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PSN Journal Online
PSN Journal Online
Current Issue:
July/September 2017
Volume 37
Issue 3
Invest to the PSNF!
Invest in the PSNF!
ISPAN is moving forward, a dream has become a reality! We are excited to announce our newest “product” PSNF!
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Georgia Elmassian, MSN, MA, APRN, CPSN, CFLE, ISPAN President A Message from the President: Holiday Edition
Every year at this time, I feel a mix of emotions (as I am sure many of you do!). Some of these emotions come from stress: getting everything done on my to-do list, trying to be three places at once, and even finding time to see family and friends. Some of these emotions are joyous because, after all, this is the most wonderful time of the year! And, even more so than years before, I feel a heavy dosage of "grateful emotions" this year – which outweighs everything else... Read More

Important News & Resources

Abstract Submission Abstract Submission
The International Society of Plastic and Aesthetic Nurses (ISPAN) is now accepting presentation abstracts for the 44th Annual Meeting to be held at the Westin River North Hotel in Chicago, Illinois from September 27 – October 1, 2018.
Submit Abstract
Submission Deadline: Monday, March 5, 2018 at 11:59 PM (EST)

CANS & CPSN Study Guide CANS & CPSN Study Guide
CANS & CPSN Study Guide The online version of the 4th Edition Core Curriculum for CANS & CPSN is now available for purchase! This material is the main study guide for both the Certified Aesthetic Nurse Specialist and Certified Plastic Surgical Nurse exams. The Core book is a resource for every aspect of patient care, the development of educational materials, and a guide for self-development. Each chapter includes principles upon which to base an effective plan for patient care. Purchase your copy and sign up for the CANS or CPSN fall exams today!

Career Resource Career Resource
Check out this great career advice article featuring 34 influential nurses' unique perspectives including ISPAN President, Georgia Elmassian!

Ask a nurse you admire how they got to where they are and more often than not, they'll point to a mentor or preceptor who helped them along the way. Advice from someone who has overcome the challenges that go along with being a nurse can be invaluable in helping you succeed. Read More

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Group Memberships Group Memberships
ISPAN membership is comprised of both Individual and Group members. Individual and Group membership are interrelated in that Regular individual membership requires membership of that individual's associated office/practice, and the group membership requires the association of at least one Regular individual member. Group members must be willing to support ongoing initiatives sponsored by the Society by the payment of annual group dues. Sign up for a group membership! More Information

PSNF Grant/Scholarship Application PSNF Grant/Scholarship Application
Over the past four decades, the ISPAN has continued to evolve and provide continuing education, research opportunities, international recognition, and professional camaraderie for plastic surgical nurses. In an effort to strengthen the position and the voice for plastic surgical nursing, the ISPAN realizes the importance of specialty recognition. The PSNF has developed a grant program for continuing education. Apply today!

Committee Volunteers - Join Today! Committee Volunteers - Join Today!
Get involved and join an ISPAN committee today! Our committees support the mission, vision, and values of the ISPAN and work towards completing tasks that ultimately shape the future of the society. Each committee works closely with the Board of Directors and is recognized as a contributor to the overall success of the ISPAN. Join Today!

Certification Preparation Course Certification Preparation Course
The Certification Preparation Course is a five hour course designed to help prepare plastic surgical nurses to take the plastic surgical nursing certification examination. More Information


Join the ISPAN!
Join the ISPAN!
ISPAN consists of licensed registered nurses who are dedicated to the practice of plastic surgical nursing.
Learn More

PSN Journal Online PSN Journal Online
Current Issue:
July/September 2017
Volume 37
Issue 3

Invest in the PSNF! Invest in the PSNF!
ISPAN is moving forward, a dream has become a reality! We are excited to announce our newest "product" PSNF!

Read More