BONENT 2022 Northeast Regional Seminar

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Davita Sponsor
WavelinQ Sponsor


Merit Medical Sponsor

SBLC Health Sponsor

Sunday, September 25, 2022
Holiday Inn Newark Airport
FORMERLY: Ramada Plaza at Newark Airport
160 Frontage Road, Newark NJ 07114
NEW Location!

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
Separate BioMed Session

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Entity of CKD Malnutrition

Protein Energy Wasting (PEW) is a multi-factorial syndrome that significantly affects dialysis patients’clinical outcomes. Learn about PEW prevalence, causes, and impact on morbidity and mortality in ESRD patients. An evaluation of current approaches and obstacles in addressing PEW in this population is also discussed.
Deborah Degree BSN,RN
Clinical Renal Educator, IDPN and Home Hemodialysis
Pentec Health

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Professionalism in Dialysis Care:
How to manage diversity in a changing world

Kay N. Gardner, RN, BS, CHN
BONENT Board of Directors

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Surfacer to Super HeRO:
An option to move patients off of Tunneled Dialysis Catheters

What if you could reliably and repeatedly access the Right Internal Jugular Vein and avoid using other veins which compromise permanent AV access? AND…What if you could reduce femoral dialysis catheters and provide patients with a solution clinically proven to maintain long- term access for hemodialysis patients with central venous stenosis? Then this is the lecture for you!
Jacquie Logue, BS, RT-R(ARRT)
Sr Director Clinical Education-Peripheral Intervention
Merit Medical

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Exploring Opportunities to Join Home Dialysis Programs

Learn more how being part of the movement to home therapies can add to your resume and value along with giving patients a better quality of life.
Dawn Edwards
Patient Advocate and Wellness Ambassador
Fresenius/NxStage, The Rogosin Institute

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Cannulation of Endovascular AV Fistulas

Learn about appropriate cannulation techniques for endovascular (non-surgical) AV fistulas. We’ll also review guidance for endoAVF identification and assessment.
Adam Wilson RN, BSN
Hemodialysis Nurse
WavelinQ Dialysis Specialist

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Emergency Management

This presentation includes a basic review of the Condition for Emergency Preparedness; responsibilities within In-Center Programs, Home Therapy, as well as Supply Chain/Logistics and staffing challenges presented by the global pandemic.
Joseph Sala
Senior Director
Mount Sinai Kidney Programs


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Dialysis Machine Alarm Evolution and Management

Learn how to define alarm responsibility and identify the classifications of machine states. We will discuss regulatory updates and evolution of alarm programmatic design, alarm occurrences and mode, staff reaction to alarms and the potential impact to patient outcomes and consequences. Learn improved clinical/technical communication and examples of technology advances.
Joseph Sala
Senior Director
Mount Sinai Kidney Programs

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The BioMedical Technician Role in Creating a
Culture of Safety & Survey Readiness

The biomedical technician plays a critical role in keeping both patients and employees safe in the dialysis unit. This “Culture of Safety” has evolved along with our technology and enables the BMT to routinely reduce treatment errors & injury. Learn strategies on how Biomed technicians review, analyze and act on data trends noted within the dialysis unit and empower teams to avoid errors and augment system designs.
Andrew Lleras MPH, CHT, CBNT
Renal Consultant

Seminar Covid Precautions


The Holiday Inn has a commitment to cleanliness and Covid.

Seminar Onsite Procedures

BONENT is taking all precautions to ensure the safety of its seminar attendees, including:

  • We ask that you wear a mask at all times throughout the hotel, except while eating or drinking.
  • We recommend that you’ve received 2 Covid vaccinations.
  • There will be social distance seating in the seminar.
  • Pre-packaged boxed lunches will be provided to have at your seats during the seminar.

At the Registration Desk

We recognize that this may slow down our registration process and that it may mean longer waiting time. But, we also know that inconvenience is a small price to pay to get back to in-person events. The earlier you come, the faster the process will be.

  • We will take your temperature.
  • We will provide you with:
    • A mask if you did not bring one.
    • Small bottles of hand sanitizer if you require one.
    • A separate pen to keep for the day.
  • We ask that you sign a form onsite saying:
    • You have not been exposed to someone with Covid in the past 2 weeks;
    • You do not have a cough, fever, headache, muscle pain, etc.
    • You have not traveled internationally in the last 2 weeks.

Seminar Cancellation or Postponement

If, due to the COVID 19 pandemic, the seminar is postponed (date to be determined), we will inform you by email well in advance, followed by another email when the new date has been chosen.

If you do not think you will be able to attend the postponed seminar:

  • We will cancel your registration and you will receive a full refund. OR…
  • You may apply your registration to our Fall Virtual Seminar (Sunday, Nov. 13th).