BONENT 2019 Northeast Regional Seminar

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Sunday, August 25, 2019
DoubleTree by Hilton Newark Airport
128 Frontage Road, Newark, NJ 07114

Separate BioMed Session

Join your dialysis colleagues and get at least 8 hrs of Continuing Education — all in one day — in Newark NJ. This seminar is for BONENT members and non members too!

Choose from 2 concurrent presentation sessions for:

  • Technicians and Nurses
  • CHBTs and BioMed Technicians

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

Seminar Registration

How to Register

  • Fill out this form and follow directions to fax by 5pm, Wednesday, August 21st.
  • Go to “My Info” section at the top of this page to Register online (BONENT Members Only)
Early Bird
Received by
7/20/19 - 8/21/19
$119. $129. $139.
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 7/24/19. No refunds after 7/24/19.

Click photos to see slide show from 2018 NE Seminar.

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Presentations Overview

Clinical and Joint Sessions

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Make No Bones Without It - Take Those Binders!

The presentation will help you understand the relationship of Vitamin D to calcium and parathyroid in order to prevent renal bone disease and subsequent complications associated with hyperphosphatemia.
Lynda K. Ball MSN, RN, CNN
Quality Improvement Director, ESRD Network 13

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The Patient Experience: How Patient Satisfaction & Outcomes are dependent on Interdisciplinary Team Harmony

Learn how to improve team harmony, respect, and how that leads to improved patient outcomes.
Joe Sala BSc, Ed, CWS, CWR
Senior Director, Mount Sinai Kidney Center, Mount Sinai Health System

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PD- The “Good Catheter”

Learn best practices for preparation, catheter selection and performance for Peritoneal Dialysis catheters.
Jacquie Logue, BS, RT-R(ARRT)
Sr Director Clinical Education-Peripheral Intervention, Merit Medical

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The Role of the ESRD Network

Learn about the ESRD Network. Its relationship to CMS, 2019 Projects, Intro to the ESRD QIP and more!
Annabelle Perez, BSN, RN
Quality Improvement Director, Renal Network 3

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Implicit Bias in Healthcare: What is It and How Can We Combat It?

We each make snap judgments when we look at others – and these help us differentiate between our own “tribe” and “outsiders.” But, these judgments can and often are harmful. Learn how we can help to redefine our tribe in ways that help us AND our patients.
Dori Schatell, MS
Executive Director, Medical Education Institute, Inc.

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Emergency Preparedness and Management

Learn about CMS Goals for ESRD Networks, Emergency and Disaster Responsibilities of the ESRD Network, Emergency Preparedness Expectations of the Dialysis Facilities, Facility Emergency Event Reporting to the Network and Building Partnerships.
Yessi Cubillo
Patient Services Coordinator, Renal Network 3

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The Benefits of Home Hemodialysis, The Patient Perspective

Hear my journey through Kidney Disease and how life drastically improved after choosing home therapy.
Dawn Pl Edwards
Patient Advocate, NxStage Medical

More presentations coming soon!

BioMedical Sessions

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Ensuring Safe Water

Learn the importance of providing consistent safe water and the methods to ensure consistent delivery of safe water.
Rich Benner
Sr. Manager, Strategic Accounts, Life Sciences Division, CANTEL

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The Biomedical Role in Emergency Preparedness

Learn the Biomedical and Technical elements of the Emergency Preparedness Regulation. Understand the CMS Condition Level Regulation, elements within, and the responsibility of Technical and Biomedical Departments. Focus will be on Chronic Incenter Hemodialysis as well as Home Therapy.
Joe Sala BSc, Ed, CWS, CWR
Senior Director, Mount Sinai Kidney Center, Mount Sinai Health System

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BiBag V104/V108 Troubleshooting

Learn about causes and solutions to V104/V108 Stuck Closed alarms.
William LePard, BSEE, ASEE
Technical Trainer, Fresenius Medical Care

More presentations coming soon!

Hotel Info & Reservations

DoubleTree by Hilton Newark Airport

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 $139 per night for the newly-renovated single/doubles (includes internet), taxes additional. Self-parking is free.

Reservation Deadline: August 12, 2019

IMPORTANT: Be sure to mention BONENT Northeast Regional Seminar (or Reference BON) to get the discount:
Call DoubleTree at 1-800-222-8733, or
Click here to reserve online