American Association of Plastic Surgeons
Program
Thursday, September 27
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
CANS Review Course
(*Separate Registration Required)
Grant/Lincoln


Hermine Warren, DNP, APRN, CANS, CNM

*To sign up for the CANS exam, you must complete the application process provided by the Plastic Surgical Nursing Certification Board: CANS Exam Application
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Workshop I
Astor Room
Talk to the Hand: How Motion and Function Correlate with Common Hand Injuries
(*Separate Registration Required)
Amanda Young, DNP, FNP-BC; Vishal Thanik, MD
  • Identify the anatomical functions of the hand associated with the most common hand injuries.
  • Demonstrate how the internal physical exam of the hand translates to improved diagnostics with common hand injuries.
12:30 pm - 5:00 pm
CPSN Review Course
(*Separate Registration Required)
Grant/Lincoln


Kristi Elliott, RN, FNP-C, CPSN

*To sign up for the CPSN exam, you must complete the application process provided by the Plastic Surgical Nursing Certification Board: CPSN Exam Application
1:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Workshop II
Astor Room
Hands-On Cadaver Workshop
(*Separate Registration Required)
Jory Kaplan, MD, FACS; Julie Bass Kaplan MSN, RN, CPSN, CANS, HCMT, PHN, FNP-S
  • Identify facial muscles of expression commonly injected with neurotoxins, including origination and insertion points.
  • Describe the proper depth of injection, and indicate surface landmarks for injection of neurotoxins and fillers.
Friday, September 28
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Registration
Grand Court
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Speaker Ready Room
Caucus Room
7:30 am - 8:30 am
Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors
Grand Ballroom C
7:30 am - 11:30 am
Exhibit Hours AM
Grand Ballroom C
8:00 am - 8:30 am
ISPAN President's Welcome
Introduction of New Members & Formal Opening of 2018 Meeting

Grand Ballroom AB
Georgia M. Elmassian, MSN, MA, APRN, CPSN, CFLE
8:30 am - 9:30 am
General Session 1
*Human Trafficking Credit
Grand Ballroom AB
An Introduction to Nurses' Vanguard Role in Addressing Human Trafficking
Charles E. Hounmenou, PhD, MS., MEd, MA
  • Discuss human trafficking and health consequences experienced by trafficking victims.
  • Recognize and assist potential trafficking victims among patients in health care settings.
9:30 am - 10:15 am
General Session 2
Active Shooter Awareness
Ray Najera, Special Agent
Grand Ballroom AB
  • Identify options on what to do in an Active Shooter event.
  • Identify law enforcement response to an Active Shooter event.
10:15 am - 10:40 am
Coffee Break with Exhibitors
Grand Ballroom C
10:45 am - 11:30 am
General Session 3
Grand Ballroom AB
*Patient Safety Credit
Don't Bug Me: Avoiding Infectious Complications in Clinical Practice
Titus L. Daniels, MD, MPH, MMHC
  • Identify the epidemiology of key infectious complications in plastic and aesthetic clinical practice.
  • Incorporate evidence-based best practices for the use of antiseptic and antimicrobial agents.
11:30 am - 12:00 pm
General Session 4
Grand Ballroom AB
*Pain Credit
Opioids-How Did We Get Here and Where Are We Going
Robert Thomsen, MD, FASA
  • Discuss the opioid analgesic medications and their alternatives
  • Discuss the evolution of the use of opioid medications and the development of the current epidemic.
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Grand Ballroom AB
Lunch Symposium (Not for CNE)
Supported by Galderma

The Art of Innovation: Introducing Restylane® Lyft for Hand
Kevin Harrington, ARNP, FNP-C; Dawn Sagrillo, AGNP-C, CANS, CPSN
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
PSNCB Meeting
Executive Room
1:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Exhibit Hours PM
Grand Ballroom C
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
General Session 5
Grand Ballroom AB
*Pharmacology Credit
Alcohol Withdrawal Prophylaxis and Treatment
Brian Phan, MD
  • Identify signs and symptoms of Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome.
  • Discuss different prophylaxis and treatment strategies for patients with Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
General Session 6
Grand Ballroom AB
*Pharmacology Credit
Opioid-Sparing Pain Management
Jamie Micheletto, MD
  • Discuss non-opioid analgesic options to administer either perioperatively or postoperatively to optimize pain management in postoperative patients.
  • Describe the multimodal pain management approach and the benefits associated with such strategy.
2:30 pm - 2:50 pm
Concurrent Session 1
Concurrent 1A Concurrent 1B

Grand Ballroom AB

Consistency in Nursing Education Standards
Leah Hirsch-Cotter, RN, BSN
  • Identify the opioid analgesic medications and their alternatives.
  • Discuss the evolution of the use of opioid medications and the development of the current epidemic.

Promenade AB

How To Grow Your Business 50-100% By Next Year
Leslie Fletcher, BSN, RN
  • Discuss new tactics to target conversion procedures of existing patients as well as converting new patients.
  • Identify new ways to inspire their patient to move from "consultation" all the way through to "implementation" and finally to "validation" of procedures received.
2:50 pm - 3:10 pm
Concurrent Session 2
Concurrent 2A Concurrent 2B

Grand Ballroom AB

Joining an Aesthetic Practice; Integration tips for the New and Experienced Aesthetic Provider
Mary Beth Hagen, MBA
  • Identify ways a novice or experienced injector can quickly integrate into a new aesthetic practice.
  • Discuss how to communicate goals, opportunities and areas of concern to others within a new practice.

Promenade AB

Creating Patients for Life: Applying the Ritz Carlton Service Standards to Your Practice
April Linden, BA
  • Discuss the Ritz Carlton service standards and how they apply to retail medicine.
  • Engage your practice's current people, processes and tools to internalize the culture and "live" the culture consistently.
3:10 pm - 3:35 pm
Coffee Break
Grand Ballroom C
3:40 pm - 4:00 pm
Concurrent Session 3
Concurrent 3A Concurrent 3B Concurrent 3C

Grand Ballroom AB

It's All in the Details: Maximizing Resources for Your Aesthetic Injectable Practice
Dawn Sagrillo, MSN, AGNP-C, CANS, CPSN
  • Explain the value of a systematic approach to the patient's aesthetic experience.
  • Discuss tangible resources available to the aesthetic nurse that can impact the success of her/his injectable practice.

Promenade AB

Business Models for the Aesthetic Nurse
Wendy Pickett, CEO
  • Identify educational requirements unique to the aesthetic nurse.
  • Identify a wide variety of business structure options for a career as an aesthetic treatment provider.

Promenade C

Managing Pain and the Opioid Epidemic (Part 1)
*Pain Management Credit
Rebecca Cogwell Anderson, PhD
  • Discuss strategies to communicate with patients about the rationale for an opioid taper.
  • Describe several integrated approaches to the management of pain without the use of opioids.
4:00 pm - 4:20 pm
Concurrent Session 4
Concurrent 4A Concurrent 4B Concurrent 4C

Grand Ballroom AB

Standards of Practice in the Nurse Lead Aesthetic Clinic
Oriol Rhodes RN,CCRN, BAS, MBA; Tracey Hotta, BScN, RN, CPSN, CANS
  • Identify the need for Standards of Practice in the aesthetic field.
  • Implement a framework for standards of practice in your respective region of practice.

Grand Ballroom AB

How to use Movement Technique to Obtain Natural Filler Results
Rand Rusher, RN BSN CANS
  • Discuss movement to know exactly where to place cosmetic filler.
  • Identify areas to avoid injecting cosmetic fill on a patient.

Promenade C

Managing Pain and the Opioid Epidemic (Part 2)
*Pain Management Credit
Rebecca Cogwell Anderson, PhD
  • Discuss strategies to communicate with patients about the rationale for an opioid taper.
  • Describe several integrated approaches to the management of pain without the use of opioids.
4:20 pm - 4:40 pm
Concurrent Session 5
Concurrent 5A Concurrent 5B

Grand Ballroom AB

The Do's and Don'ts of the Behavioral Interview
Moderator: Teresa Barroca, MSN, RN, CPSN
Panelists: Georgia M. Elmassian, MSN, MA, APRN, CPSN, CFLE; Amanda Bailey, ACNP-BC, CWS, CPSN; Linda Duffy, RN, CPSN, CPN; Connie M. Brennan, RN, CPSN, CANS; Kristi Elliott, RN, FNP-C, CPSN; Gerrie Obi, MSN, ARNP, RN, CPSN
  • Evaluate the selection of a suitable new job hire.
  • Identify the components of the successful job hire.

Promenade AB

A Modern Day David & Goliath Story: How Nurses Defeated the Texas Medical Board
Anne Bechtold, BBA, RN, CANS
  • Discuss how nurses have the power and voice to be heard and create change at the state and liscensing board level in the aesthetic arena.
  • Discuss the importance of group influence and benefits of becoming an active member within your local chapter.
4:40 pm - 5:15 pm
General Session 7
Grand Ballroom AB
Malpractice and the Ripple Effects - Proactive Steps to Manage Your Risk
Michael S. Byrd, JD; Bradford E. Adatto, JD; Alex R. Thiersch, JD
  • Identify best practices to better protect against malpractice and to be protected in the event of malpractice.
  • Discuss far reaching business risks that arise out of an unhappy patient and learn best practices to minimize this risk.
5:15 pm - 6:30 pm
President's Welcome and Recognition Reception in Exhibit Hall
Grand Ballroom C

Saturday, September 29 - Non-Surgical Track Day
7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Registration
Grand Court
7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Speaker Ready Room
Caucus Room
7:30 am - 8:30 am
Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors
Grand Ballroom C
7:30 am - 11:30 am
Exhibit Hours AM
Grand Ballroom C
8:00 am - 8:30 am
ISPAN Membership Meeting
Grand Ballroom AB
8:30 am - 10:00 am
Non-Surgical General Session 1
Grand Ballroom AB
Poly-L-lactic Acid Face and Beyond
Moderator: Hermine Warren, DNP, APRN, CANS, CNM
Shino Bay Aguilera, DO
  • Demonstrate the different applications of PLLA on and off the face.
  • Discuss the different application of PLLA as a skin conditioner.
10:00 am - 10:25 am
Coffee Break with Exhibitors
Grand Ballroom C
10:30 am - 11:00 am
Non-Surgical Concurrent Session 1
Non-Surgical Concurrent 1A Non-Surgical Concurrent 1B

Grand Ballroom AB

Surface Landmarks In Relation To Underlying Structures
Tracey Hotta, RN, BScN, CPSN, CANS LNC
  • Identify the surface landmarks for determining the danger zones.
  • Illustrate the pathway of the facial vessels, nerves and isolate muscles.

Promenade AB

The Sherlock Holmes Approach to Facial Assessment
Sheila Anderson, RN, MSN, CANS
  • Identify clues to assist with assessment techniques.
  • Discuss the natural aging process and how extraneous variables can contribute to asymmetry.
11:00 am - 11:30 am
Non-Surgical Concurrent Session 2
Non-Surgical Concurrent 2A Non-Surgical Concurrent 2B

Promenade AB

Living under the Scope and Becoming One Part of the Solution
MK Maloney, RN, BA, CANS
  • Discuss the importance of working according to his/her state's Scope of Practice for Nurses and it's relationship to malpractice coverage.
  • Discuss the importance of having an aesthetic nurse representative on their state's Scope of Practice Commitee within their State Board of

Promenade AB

Post Paralytic Hemifacial Spasm; A Case Study
Kathryn Woodcock, RN
  • Identify the impact of neuromodulation, muscle modulation and compensation on facial symmetry.
  • Discuss how to individualize a treatment plan.
11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Non-Surgical Concurrent Session 3
Non-Surgical Concurrent 3A Non-Surgical Concurrent 3B

Grand Ballroom AB

How to Choose a Filler or Neuromodulator to Treat Your Patient's Aesthetic Concerns
Gerrie Obi, MSN, ARNP, AGPCNP-BC, CPSN
  • Identify the science behind various FDA approved injectable products.
  • Discuss the FDA approved uses as well as off-label uses of injectables to achieve efficacious and safe outcomes to their patients' aesthetic concerns.

Promenade AB

Using Aesthetic Sutures To Provide An Uplifting Result For Your Clients
Rebecca Suess, RN, CPSN, CANS
  • Identify the different types of aesthetic sutures.
  • Explain how aesthetic sutures will compliment existing, non-invasive treatments provided in your office.
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Lunch Symposium (Not for CNE)
Supported by Allergan
Grand Ballroom AB


Guiding Your Patients' Facial Aesthetic Journey
Tapan Patel, MD, MBBS, MRCP, cosmetic dermatologist, has agreed to be our speaker. He is founder and Director at PHI Clinic in London, UK
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
PSN Editorial Board Meeting (Editorial Board Members only)
Executive Room
1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Exhibit Hours PM
Grand Ballroom C
1:30 pm - 1:50 pm
Non-Surgical General 2
Grand Ballroom AB
Vascular Complications of Injectables: Mitigating Risk
Moderator: Hermine Warren, DNP, APRN, CANS, CNM
Glenn Vallecillos, MD, FACS
  • Identify salient features of facial anatomy.
  • Identify dermal vascular complications in the acute period and develop an action plan for early treatment and close follow-up.
1:50 pm - 2:50 pm
Non-Surgical General Session 3
Grand Ballroom AB
Filler Complication Panel
Moderator: MK Maloney, CANS
Panelists: Tracey Hotta, RN, BScN, CPSN, CANS LNC; Gerrie Obi, MSN, ARNP, AGPCNP-BC, CPSN, Julie Bass Kaplan MSN, RN, CPSN, CANS, HCMT, PHN, FNP-S; Rana Kennelly, BSN, BSc (Hons), CANS; Mike Clague, Aesthetic Nurse BSc
  • Discuss the most frequently occurring serious adverse events in aethetic nursing and the optimum treatment algorithms.
  • Discuss the rapidly changing world of aesthetics that many nurses do not have current knowledge of.
2:50 pm - 3:10 pm
Non-Surgical Concurrent Session 4
Non-Surgical Concurrent 4A Non-Surgical Concurrent 4B Non-Surgical Concurrent 4C

Grand Ballroom AB

What Is A Biofilm And How To Prevent During Neuromodulator And Dermal Filler Injections
Kathleen Marie Mortl, RN, CPSN, CANS
  • Explain Biofilm and their causes.
  • Discuss what a nurse should do prior, during and post injecting neuromodulators or dermafillers.

Promenade AB

Body Dysmorphic Disorder In Your Aesthetic Practice
Angela Haff, RN
  • Discuss the etiology of BDD and be able to identify it in patients.
  • Demonstrate certain skills necessary to consult with these patients in their practices and provide appropriate care.

Promenade C

Using Make Up Contour Lines For More Beautiful Dermal Filler Outcomes - A Novel And More Aesthetic Injection Pattern For Malar Cheek Volume Restoration
Mike Clague, Aesthetic Nurse BSc
  • Identify methods of marking out cheek contour lines Hinderer's lines.
  • Discuss how makeup artists mark out cheek contours and how we can use this technique to enhance our results with dermal fillers.
3:10 pm - 3:30 pm
Non-Surgical Concurrent Session 5
Non-Surgical Concurrent 5A Non-Surgical Concurrent 5B

Grand Ballroom AB

Tear Trough Filler And Complications
Jenny Cajucom, RN, BScN, CANS;
Emily Schultz, RN, CANS
  • Explain tear trough injections when using a micro-cannula.
  • Identify and manage complications of tear trough fillers.

Promenade AB

PRP For Hair Restoration
Jeanine L. Harrison, BScN, MN, RN-EC NP
  • Identify the physiology that leads to hair loss.
  • Discuss treatment methods using plasma to treat hair loss
3:30 pm - 3:55 pm
Coffee Break with Exhibitors
Grand Ballroom C
4:00 pm - 4:20 pm
Non-Surgical Concurrent 6
Non-Surgical Concurrent 6A Non-Surgical Concurrent 6B Non-Surgical Concurrent 6C

Grand Ballroom AB

Neuromodulator Use In The Lower Face: Full Face Considerations
Rachel M. Duke, RN, MS, ACNP-BC, CANS
  • Identify areas of the lower face in which neuromodulators are used effectively and safely.
  • Explain the benefits of using neuromodulators in the lower face and how it helps in achieving full face enhancements.

Promenade AB

Beyond SPF - The Skin Health Impact Of Expanded Light Pollution
Patricia Boland, VP of Research Development
  • Discuss the key contributing external factors that impact skin health.
  • Explain how to protect skin from outside elements.

Promenade C

How and Why a Medical Spa Should Work With a Plastic Surgeon
Alex R. Thiersch, JD
  • Discuss the details on partnering with a plastic surgeon in a medical spa.
  • Provide insight into whether it is a good decision to partner with a plastic surgeon in a medical
4:20 pm - 4:40 pm
Non-Surgical Concurrent 7
Non-Surgical Concurrent 7A Non-Surgical Concurrent 7B Non-Surgical Concurrent 7C

Grand Ballroom AB

The Wu Way to MicroBotox: Wu-tiful Necks
Sheila Anderson, RN, MSN, CANS
  • Explain the technique developed by Dr Woffles Wu for MicroBotox Injections of the lower face and neck.
  • Discuss the anatomy of the lower face and neck in the treatment with MicroBotox.

Promenade AB

Laser and Energy Devices and Their Role in Aesthetic Nursing
Janine Pawlus, BSN, RN, CANS
  • Describe different energy devices using laser, radio frequency, and ultrasound and when to apply their use to various skin conditions to assist in rejuvenation procedures.
  • Discuss why facial rejuvenation is life altering, and how it impacts the quality of life.

Promenade C

Top 5 Reasons You're Going to Get Investigated
Alex R. Thiersch, JD
  • Discuss the top give reasons medical spas and medical aesthetic facilities get investigated by the state board.
  • Identify proper behaviors to adopt in order to avoid being investigated by the state board.
4:40 pm - 5:00 pm
Non-Surgical Concurrent 8
Non-Surgical Concurrent 8A Non-Surgical Concurrent 8B Non-Surgical Concurrent 8C

Grand Ballroom AB

Administration of Deoxycholic Acid using Cannula: A Novel and maybe Better Approach
George Baxter-Holder, DNP, ARNP
Connie Brennan, RN, BSN, CPSN, CANS, CPC
  • Identify facial anatomy, body structures, and danger zones associated with the use of Kybella.
  • Discuss the use of Kybella for comprehensive facial rejuvenation.

Promenade AB

Vaginal Laser Therapy For The Management Of Pelvic Floor Disorders
Jeanine Harrison, BScN, MN, RN-EC, NP
  • Identify the female pelvic floor anatomy and physiology.
  • Discuss the evidence based protocol for the vaginal laser procedure.

Promenade C

Dermatology 101 for the Aesthetic Practitioner
LouAnn Perugini, ACNP, FNP, DCNP, CANS
  • Identify common lesions seen in the aesthetic practice.
  • Discuss treatment options including when to refer a patient out to another specialist.
5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Moderated Posters, Wine & Cheese
Grand Ballroom Foyer
P2. Nursing Leadership ABC's in Preparing Staff for Cutting Edge Transplantation
Kristen M. Haack, MAN, RN, CMSRN, NE-BC; Beverly A. Kaehler, MAN, RN; Jean S. Shue, MSN, RN, NE-BC; Sharon K. Prinsen, MSN, RN, NEA-BC
P3. Benefits of Reiki In a Medical Setting
Alexandra McLeish-Deuters CMRM
P4. Facing the Future: How Communication Played an Important Role in the Success of a Face Transplant
Stephanie Prinsen, BSN, RN, CMSRN; Sarah Livingston-Garcia, BSN, RN, CMSRN
P5. Lipedema - A Commonly Misdiagnosed Fat Disorder
Marcelle Caruana, RN, CANS
P6. Diagnosing Your Practice Patient Experience
Alisha Rose Merlo, Director of Professional Relations, Colorescience
P7. Implementation of an Educational Toolkit
Sharon Fritzsche DNP, RN, FNP-BC, CPSN
P8. OnabotulinumtoxinA for Treatment of Forehead and Glabellar Lines: Patient Satisfaction and Impact
Steven Dayan, MD; Patricia Ogilvie, MD; Alexander Rivkin, MD; Steven Yoelin, MD; Julia Garcia, PhD, MS
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Cocktails, Conversation, and Networking
Grand Ballroom AB

Sunday, September 30 - Surgical Track Day
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Registration
Grand Court
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Speaker Ready Room
Caucus Room
7:30 am - 8:30 am
Continental Breakfast
Grand Ballroom Foyer
8:00 am - 8:30 am
Surgical General 1
Grand Ballroom AB
Modern Perioperative Management of the Head/ Neck Patient
Marco Ellis, MD, FACS
  • Discuss challenges of patient's with oropharyngeal, mandibular and scalp cancer, including but not limited to evaluation, surgical treatment, care coordination, and adjuvant chemoradiation.
  • Counsel patients throughout their reconstruction, from initial presentation to rehabilitation.
8:30 am - 9:30 am
Surgical General 2
Grand Ballroom AB
Head and Neck Reconstruction Panel - Post-Op Management
Moderator: Maegan Vaz, AGACNP-BC
Panelists: Marco Ellis, MD; Katherine Bell, NP; Denise Margiotta, NP; Brittini Carnes, SP; Farooq Shahzad, MD; Ed Ray, MD; Crystal Fuller, FNP
  • Identify key members of the head and neck reconstructive team and their roles in the patient pathway.
  • Discuss the general post-operative course for these patients, preventable complications and concerns for discharge that should be taken into account.
8:00 am - 10:00 am
Workshop III
Promenade AB
PDO Threads - Introduction of Threads and Live Demonstration
(*Separate Registration Required)
Kian Karimi, MD, FACS
  • Discuss how PDO threads can be incorporated into an aesthetic practice.
  • Demonstrate the application of PDO threads for skin tightening.
  • Demonstrate the application of PDO threads for lip augmentation.
  • Demonstrate the application of PDO threads for lifting of the midface and lower third.
  • Discuss the combination of PDO threads with other modalities.
9:00 am - 10:30 am
PSNF Meeting (Board Members only)
Executive Room
9:30 am - 10:00 am
Surgical General 3
Grand Ballroom AB
Transgender Vaginal Reconstruction
Rachel Bluebond Langer, MD
  • Discuss operative planning for transgender female patients undergoing vaginoplasty.
  • Identify potential complications/barriers in responding to post surgery care.
10:00 am - 10:25 am
Coffee Break
Grand Ballroom Foyer
10:30 am - 11:00 am
Surgical Concurrent 1
Surgical Concurrent 1A Surgical Concurrent 1B

Grand Ballroom AB

Facial Rejuvenation Surgery
Sammy Sinno, MD
  • Explain the various components of facial aging.
  • Identify different techniques to rejuvenate the face and neck.

Promenade AB

3D Printing in Craniofacial Surgery
Amir Dorafshar, MBChB, FACS, FAAP
  • Identify the applications of 3D Printing to Craniofacial Surgery.
  • Discuss how 3D Printing Technology will be applied in the future for advancement of Craniofacial Surgery.
11:00 am - 11:30 am
Surgical Concurrent Session 2
Surgical Concurrent 2A Surgical Concurrent 2B

Grand Ballroom AB

Facial Aesthetic Surgery: Current Concepts
Donald W. Buck II, MD FACS
  • Discuss current aesthetic surgery techniques for facial rejuvenation.
  • Identify common indications for facial aesthetic procedures.

Promenade AB

Congenital Craniofacial Conditions
Pravin K. Patel, MD
  • Discuss the characteristic features to clinically diagnose common craniofacial conditions.
  • Identify correct treatment principles for craniofacial conditions.
11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Surgical Concurrent Session 3
Surgical Concurrent 3A Surgical Concurrent 3B

Grand Ballroom AB

Perioral and Periorbital Adjuncts to Facial Aesthetic Surgery
Galen Perdikis, MD
  • Describe Non-surgical facial rejuvenation.
  • Discuss surgical facial rejuvenation techniques in patients.

Promenade AB

Pressure Injury Patient: Diagnosis and Treatment; To Operate... Or Not
Blair Summit, MD
  • Discuss optimal surgical pressure injury candidates.
  • Discuss pre and post operative care in patients.
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Grab & Go Lunch
Grand Ballroom Foyer
12:30 pm - 1:15 pm
Surgical General 4
Grand Ballroom AB
Reinventing Extremity Amputation in the Era of Functional Limb Restoration
Matthew J. Carty, MD
  • Explain the current capabilities for functional limb restoration in terms of prostheses and limb transplantation.
  • Discuss options to revise the way in which limb amputations are performed in order to take advantage of new functional options.
1:15 pm - 1:45 pm
Surgical Concurrent Session 4
Surgical Concurrent 4A Surgical Concurrent 4B

Grand Ballroom AB

Lymphema Management with Lymph Node Transplant
Joseph Dayan, MD
  • Identify current methods used to diagnose and track lymphedema progression.
  • Discuss treatment methods that have been used in the past, and new options that are available for these patients

Promenade AB

The Anaplastology Perspective: Clinical & Surgical Considerations In Facial Prosthetic Reconstruction & Patient Rehabilitation
Rosemary Seelaus, MAMS, CCA;
Eduardo Arias, BA; Enedellia Salgado, ORT; Sharon Jaculan, RN
  • Identify when facial prosthetic reconstructive treatment is indicated.
  • Describe general concepts of facial prosthetic treatment and explain two types of retention.
1:45 pm - 2:15 pm
Surgical Concurrent Session 5
Surgical Concurrent 5A Surgical Concurrent 5B

Grand Ballroom AB

Minimizing Complications Associated With Use of Acellular Dermal Matrix in Implant-Based Breast Reconstruction
Yoon S. Chun, MD
  • Identify patient selection criteria for ADM assisted implant-based breast reconstruction.
  • Implement seroma reducing strategies to minimize post-operative complications in ADM assisted breast reconstruction.

Promenade AB

The Attractive Smile: Incorporating Cosmetic Dentistry into Perioral Aesthetics in Plastic Surgery
Oren Tepper, MD
  • Identify how dentition impacts the appearance of the midface.
  • Discuss how aesthetic surgeons and cosmetic dentists can collaborate for improved results.
2:15 pm - 2:40 pm
Coffee Break
Grand Ballroom Foyer
2:45 pm - 3:15 pm
Surgical Concurrent Session 6
Surgical Concurrent 6A Surgical Concurrent 6B

Grand Ballroom AB

Breast Reconstruction: What's Hot and What's Not
Michele A. Manahan, MD, FACS
  • Identify new trends in breast reconstruction.
  • Discuss advantages and disadvantages to current practices in breast reconstruction.

Promenade AB

The Benefit Of Closed Incision Negative Pressure Dressings
Devinder Singh, MD
  • Discuss mechanisms that support closed incision negative pressure therapy dressings.
  • Identify clinical benefits of closed incision negative pressure therapy dressings in plastic surgery.
3:15 pm - 4:00 pm
Surgical Concurrent Session 7
Surgical Concurrent 7A Surgical Concurrent 7B

Grand Ballroom AB

Flap Monitoring Panel
Moderator: Ginger Mars, MSN, RN, NP-c, CCRN, CPSN
Panelists: Nicole Sweeney, NP; Maegan Vaz, AGACNP-BC; Crystal Fuller, RN, CPSN
  • Discuss various flap monitoring methods.
  • Explain why one method may be preferred over another based on flap location.

Promenade AB

3D Nipple and Areola Tattooing Post Reconstruction
Trent Wyczawski, Medical Tattoo Specialist; Paul Bessette Medical Tattoo Specialist
  • Discuss post reconstruction nipple tattooing on post op patients.
  • Discuss variables present in post reconstruction tattooing that determine different results.
4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Surgical General 5
Grand Ballroom AB
Pediatric Hand Transplantation
L. Scott Levin, MD
  • Discuss the identification of team members involved in the care of patients.
  • Explain circumstances surrounding pediatric hand VCA.
Monday, October 1
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
CANS & CPSN Exams
Promenade C

*To sign up for the CANS exam, you must complete the application process provided by the Plastic Surgical Nursing Certification Board: CANS Exam Application

*To sign up for the CPSN exam, you must complete the application process provided by the Plastic Surgical Nursing Certification Board: CPSN Exam Application
8:00 am - 10:00 am
Workshop IV
Promenade AB
Tissue Expansion: Tips and Techniques
(*Separate Registration Required)
Jonlyn Nation, RN, BSHA
  • Identify common types of expanders and indications for usage.
  • Discuss common complications and etiology treatments.
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Workshop V
Promenade AB
Nipple Areola Micropigmentation
(*Separate Registration Required)
Kathy Jones BSN, RN, CPSN
  • Assess the reconstructed breast and map out the areola template for tattooing.
  • Demonstrate 3 different micropigmentation techniques for nipple/areola tattooing.
Adler Planetarium
Chicago Theatre
Navy Pier
Chicago Bridge