About ISPAN

Vision
The definitive voice for Plastic Surgical Nursing.

Mission Statement
Promoting the competency and education of the Plastic Surgical Nurse.

Values
As nursing leaders and members of the International Society of Plastic and Aesthetic Nurses, we are committed to promoting the following values:

Nurture: We believe in advancing professional development.
Unite: We believe in unity and teamwork.
Respect: We believe respect is the cornerstone of our profession.
Support: We believe in mentoring and encouragement.
Educate: We believe in lifelong learning.

About ISPAN
The International Society of Plastic and Aesthetic Nurses (ISPAN) was incorporated as a nonprofit organization in 1975. Plastic surgical nursing is a diverse multidisciplinary field that encompasses various practice settings and educational backgrounds including pediatric reconstruction, skin care, aesthetics, burns, adult reconstruction, craniofacial, operating room, post anesthesia care, office settings, management, nurse injectors, independent practitioners, advanced practice nursing, nurse educators, physician assistants, surgical technicians, licensed practical nurses, and industry. ISPAN will help you enhance your practice by providing information on current trends, patient safety initiatives, and legislative updates. ISPAN encourages members to take full advantage of the many benefits membership has to offer.

View the History of ISPAN 2008-2016
View the History of ISPAN 1975-2007