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<p>The California Department of Health Services certifies Patient Care Technicians to assist patients in dialysis treatments. Certification by the department is all that is required for a licensed Registered Nurse to perform dialysis, but a Licensed Vocational Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse must have a certificate to perform phlebotomy and intravenous injections.</p><br>
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<p>The California [http://www.dhs.ca.gov/ '''Department of Health Services]''' certifies Patient Care Technicians to assist patients in dialysis treatments. Certification by the department is all that is required for a licensed Registered Nurse to perform dialysis, but a Licensed Vocational Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse must have a certificate to perform phlebotomy and intravenous injections.</p><br>
<p>Department of Health Services licenses Patient Care Technicians to perform dialysis.</p><br>
<p>Department of Health Services licenses Patient Care Technicians to perform dialysis.</p><br>
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<p>Department of Consumer Affairs, Board of Registered Nursing licenses RNs who are certified  
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<p>Department of Consumer Affairs, [http://www.rn.ca.gov '''Board of Registered Nursing]''' licenses RNs who are certified  
by Health Services to perform dialysis.</p><br>
by Health Services to perform dialysis.</p><br>

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The California Department of Health Services certifies Patient Care Technicians to assist patients in dialysis treatments. Certification by the department is all that is required for a licensed Registered Nurse to perform dialysis, but a Licensed Vocational Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse must have a certificate to perform phlebotomy and intravenous injections.


Department of Health Services licenses Patient Care Technicians to perform dialysis.


Department of Health Services
Licensing and Certification Division
ATCS-MS 3301
1615 Capitol Avenue
Sacramento, CA 95814


Mailing address:
P.O. Box 997416
Sacramento, CA 95899-7416
(916) 327-2445
(916) 552-8811 Licensing
www.dhs.ca.gov


Department of Consumer Affairs, Board of Registered Nursing licenses RNs who are certified by Health Services to perform dialysis.


Board of Registered Nursing
1625 N. Market Blvd. Suite N217
Sacramento, CA 95834
(916) 322-3350
(916) 322-1700 TDD
(916) 574-8637 Fax
www.rn.ca.gov


Department of Consumer Affairs Licensed VNs must be certified to perform phlebotomy and intravenous injections.


Board of Vocational Nurses
2535 Capitol Oaks Drive, Suite 205
Sacramento, CA 95833
(916) 263-7800
(916) 263-7859 Fax
www.bvnpt.ca.gov



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