Candidates can chose between two exam methods by which to become BONENT certified:
All original, signed applications and examination fees (paid in full with application) are required to be received 45 days (60-day international examinations) before the exam date.
Paper & Pencil Exam
Your original, signed application and examination fees (paid in full with application) are required to be received 45 days (60-day international examinations) before the exam date. Applications postmarked after the deadline will NOT be accepted and will be returned, unprocessed.
Computer Based Testing
There is no deadline to submit your original, signedapplication and examination fees (paid in full with application).
PPE & CBT Faxed or photocopied applications will NOT be accepted.
Official examination results will not be released to the candidate until receipt of all application requirements and fees. NO exceptions will be made.
Applications submitted without signed letters of reference, scholastic documentation (see 6 below), license or any other information left blank on the application will be assessed a $30 incomplete application fee.
If your name has changed since High School, you must indicate your previous name in the space provided on the application and provide court documentation (i.e. marriage certificate for each name change).
Complete all sections of the application. Please type or print legibly in ink.
Request your immediate supervisor's signature as verification of your employment.
Include two signed letters of recommendation that verify length of employment, job duties and character, one from your immediate supervisor (the same person who signs this application), the other from a professional in nephrology (physician, technician, nurse, dietician).
Sign and date the application form.
Certified Hemodialysis or Peritoneal Dialysis Nurse examinations: include a photocopy of your current, valid nurse's license with the expiration date clearly visible.
Certified Hemodialysis Technologist/Technician: include a include a photocopy of your state accredited high school diploma or official high school transcript (with principal's signature and/or school seal) and/or documentation of completion of post-high school education if applicable. If your name has changed since high school, you must indicate your previous name in the space provided on the application and provide court documentation (i.e. marriage certificate or name change application).
LVN/LPN applicants must provide written verification of two years experience in ESRD in a nursing capacity.
Mail the completed original, signed application form, other materials as required, and the examination fee to:
BONENT Executive Office
100 South Washington Street
Rockville, MD 20850
Phone: (202) 462-1252 Faxed or photocopied applications are NOT accepted.
If you choose to pay by MasterCard or VISA, please complete the credit card payment information in the space provided on the application.
Application must be postmarked no later than the published deadline date. Late applications will be returned unprocessed. Indicate the date and site of the examination that you wish to appear.