Sunday, August 27, 2023
Holiday Inn Newark International Airport
160 Frontage Road, Newark, NJ 07114 United States
Long-Term Hemodialysis Catheter Care and Maintenance
Hemodialysis catheters, like any other access, have pros and cons. We’ll examine catheters in detail, as well as discuss the care, maintenance, and complications associated with hemodialysis catheters.
Jeff Myers RN, BSN
WavelinQ Dialysis Specialist, BD
My Dialysis Journey
Hear how I started my journey in dialysis, as told from a technical point of view.
Charles Torres, CHT
An Introduction to Crit-Line Technology
Learn how blood volume monitoring works utilizing Crit-Line technology and how it can benefit the hemodialysis patient.
Joseph M. Lewis RN, CDN
Dir. of Clinical Support
Fresenius Care Enablement
Benefits of UF Profiling
Hear how the use of UF profiling changes the way fluid is removed from the patient. UF profiling helps to prevent or relieve hypotension and cramping.
Emily Michalak CHBT
BONENT Presidential Advisor
Thinking Outside of the Box:
Exploring Ways to Decrease Dialysis Infections
The world of hemodialysis care and the recommended infection prevention practices, strike fear into the hearts of many. In this presentation, we will be looking at some infection prevention practices that are often overlooked. We will also examine infection prevention tools and resources available to help prevent infections.
Stephanie Booth CCHT, HCA, CIC
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Reducing Catheter Rates: It Takes a Village
Recent data suggests Central Venous Catheter rates and hospitalizations are continuing to rise. There are multiple contributing factors to this, but we can each play a role in reducing catheter rates and keeping our patients healthier longer.
Azura Vascular Care
Emergency Management for the BioMed Technician
Biomedical Staff are essential to Emergency Management in Dialysis. 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.
Mount Sinai Kidney Programs