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Continuing Education Programs
BONENT 2018 Northeast Regional Seminar
Sunday, August 19, 2018
DoubleTree by Hilton Newark Airport
128 Frontage Road, Newark, NJ 07114

Join your dialysis colleagues and get at least 8 hrs of Continuing Education — all in one day — in Newark NJ.

Choose from 2 concurrent presentation sessions for:
  • CHTs and CHNs
  • CHBTs and BioMed Technicians

Registration: 7am - 8am
Seminar: 8am - 4:30pm

New! Separate BioMed Session

Seminar Registration
How to Register
  • Fill out this form and follow directions to fax or mail before the deadline.
  • Go to "My Info" section at the top of this page to Register online (BONENT Members Only)
  • FEES*
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    BONENT Certified** $109. $119. $129.
    Other $139. $149. $159.

    * Includes Lunch       ** Annual Certification Fees are paid up-to-date

    Refund Policy: A $50 cancellation fee applies for cancellations received by fax or mail on or before 7/24/18. No refunds after 7/24/18.
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    Get a Facility Discount!
      • Based on # attendees:
          • 5-9 employees - $5 off each
          • 10-15 employees - $8 off each
          • 16+ employees - $10 off each
      • Must register before July 13, 2018
      • Send items below altogether by mail or Fedex:
          • Letter from facility confirming employment of attendee list
          • Facility Registration Form (for each attendee)
          • One payment for all, or individual payments
      • Discount not available online
      • No refunds after submission
    Save up to $10 each!
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    Presentations Overview

    Clinical and Joint Sessions

    Bonent Regional Seminar
    The New World of Vascular Access

    Learn the changes occurring in hemodialysis with regards to vascular access creation, new needle designs, and access devices to all for more successful cannulation of permanent accesses.
    Lynda K. Ball MSN, RN, CNN
    Quality Improvement Director, ESRD Network 13

    Bonent Regional Seminar
    Professionalism and the Role of the Technician

    The presentation will look at the history of the technician's role and how it has evolved throughout the renal industry over the past several decades, as well as its current status and and future possibilities
    Joe Sala, BSc, Ed, CWS, CWR
    Administrator, Mount Sinai Kidney

    Bonent Regional Seminar
    Part 1: Women’s Sexuality and Fertility
    Part 2: Men’s Sexuality and Fertility

    Learn how standard in-center hemodialysis can affect sexuality and fertility in both women and men—and what can help, including peritoneal dialysis and home hemodialysis.
    Dori Schatell, MS
    Executive Director, Medical Education Institute, Inc.

    Bonent Regional Seminar
    Renal Network Overview

    Learn about CMS Regulations related to Quality Improvement, ESRD Networks and CMS, Role of the ESRD Network, Network 2018 Projects and Activities.
    Karen Ripkey BSN, RN, CNN
    Quality Improvement Coordinator
    Renal Network 3

    Bonent Regional Seminar
    Making Dialysis Safer For Patients: A Closer Look at Infection Control

    Explore and discuss infection control practices in dialysis facilities to reduce infections and how technicians and nurses can make a difference. We will be discussing best practice infection control practices including, but not limited to background information on infections, basic infection prevention practices to reduce infection, and use of audit tools and checklists to improve care.
    Stephanie Booth, HCA
    Infection Control Educator, Center for Dialysis Care


    Biomedical Session

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    Machine Alarms - What's All the Noise About?

    Learn about dialysis machine alarm classifications, the actions needed to remedy them, and their relevance to patient treatment outcomes.
    Joe Sala, BSc, Ed, CWS, CWR
    Administrator, Mount Sinai Kidney

    Bonent Regional Seminar
    Electrical Safety Testing

    Learn the reasons and importance of proper electrical safety testing. Shock hazards vary in severity and range from a tingling sensation to a lethal jolt. Identifying, correcting, and eliminating shock hazards are the primary reasons for electrical safety testing.

    Bonent Regional Seminar
    Overview of Troubleshooting

    Learn the most common troubleshooting techniques with RO systems.


    More presentations to come.

    Hotel Info & Reservations
    DoubleTree by Hilton Newark Airport

    NEW Location this year!
    DoubleTree by Hilton Newark Airport
    128 Frontage Road, Newark, NJ 07114
    The DoubleTree by Hilton Newark Airport offers BONENT seminar attendees a special group rate of $134 per night for the newly-renovated single/doubles (includes internet), taxes additional. Self-parking is free.
    IMPORTANT: Be sure to mention BONENT Northeast Regional Seminar (or Reference B18) to get the discount:
    Call DoubleTree at 1-800-222-8733, or
    Click here to reserve online.
    Deadline for this rate is: July 31st, 2018

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