To participate in the Hemodialysis Patient Care Technician Program at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., applicants must:
- Have a high school diploma or equivalent
- Be certified in Basic Life Support (BLS)
- Be a certified nursing assistant or have comparable patient care experience
It is also preferred that students have previous health care training and knowledge of medical terminology. Applicants are selected based on grades, work and volunteer experiences, leadership qualities, and representation of personal qualities and skills as communicated in a personal letter.
In addition to general quality standards, applicants will be screened for their ability to distinguish color. Documentation of these program-specific standards is available from the program director.
See the Mayo School of Health Sciences international applicants policy.
See further Mayo School of Health Sciences admissions policy information.