ISPAN Committees

Aesthetic Ad Hoc Committee
The Committee is tasked to develop aesthetic educational content and grow aesthetic member involvement within the Society.

Clinical Practice Committee
The Clinical Practice Committee supports the mission of ISPAN to promote practice excellence and optimal patient safety and outcomes in plastic surgical nursing by using evidence-based practice as the foundation of care. The committee will develop evidence-based clinical practice guidelines, position statements, consensus statements, recommendations and/or protocols utilizing the best and most current research evidence that can be utilized by plastic surgical and aesthetic nurses in all practice settings. The committee will address current issues as they arise and monitor trends in clinical practice that affect the delivery of optimal care.

Communications Committee
The Committee is tasked to create the plan that will upgrade and expand the uses of social media, increase the visibility of the Society with the media via press releases and an effective public relations plan.

Membership Committee
The Membership Committee works on developing a membership recruitment plan/materials. They also create retention plans and formulate ways to maintain members.

Nominating Committee
The Nominating Committee selects a final slate of candidates for the national election ballot through a process of assessment that is consistent with the criteria and requirements set forth by the society. The committee reviews every application with the goal of developing a qualified slate of candidates comprised of individuals representing a variety of geographical locations, practice settings, and educational levels.

Scientific Sessions Committee
The Scientific Sessions Committee reviews evaluations of past programs, trends, needs assessment, literature, and develops format and content of program for the annual meeting. They collaborate with Staff in the development of a call for abstracts for concurrent sessions/posters and review and select the program content from the call.