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ISPAN's 38th Annual Convention

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An application has been submitted to the Georgia Nurses Association for approval of 25 contact hours.
Please call Crystal Beatrice at the ISPAN National Office for more information.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25
12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Chambers I
CPSN Review Course
Marcia Spear, DNP, CPSN, ACNP-BC, CWS
 
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Crescent City Foyer
Registration
7:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Chambers III
ISPAN Workshop: Essentials of Skin Care
Facilitators: Debbie Marinucci, RN, CPSN
Wesley Cook, BSN, RN
Speakers: Stephanie G. Holden, BSN, RN
Karen Davis, Aesthetician
Debbie Marinucci, RN, CPSN
Claudio Pinto, Master Aesthetician
Objectives:
  • Identify common skin care conditions seen in a plastic surgery setting.
  • Demonstrate application of chemical peels used in a plastic surgery setting.
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Huey P. Long Boardroom
ISPAN Board Meeting
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Chambers I
CPSN Exam
12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Roosevelt Foyer
Registration
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Chambers I
ISPAN Workshop: ANCC-accredited program
Foundational Competency in the Safe Use of the KCI ActiV.A.C.® and InfoV.A.C.® Therapy Systems with the basic Application and Removal of a V.A.C.® GranuFoam™, V.A.C. GranuFoam Silver® or V.A.C.® WhiteFoam Dressing
Supported by KCI

This program is an accredited nursing skills competency confirmation program, with the participant earning a certificate of completion of this unique ANCC –accredited nursing skills competency. It is a product specific course therefore it does not meet the ANCC standards for continuing education (CE) credit.
Facilitator: Amanda Bailey, ACNP-BC, CWS, CPSN

This program is designed to confirm the competency of wound care practitioners providing V.A.C.® Therapy through the administration of the ANCC (American Nurses Credentialing Center) Accredited Nursing Skills Competency Program. The participant will demonstrate their knowledge and skill in wound assessment for the proper application of the V.A.C.® Therapy System. There will be a focus on learner accountability in this 3-part program which consists of two presentations with post-test and a lab-based assessment of specific skills.

Participant Prerequisites: Clinicians experienced in the use of V.A.C.® Therapy in the management of patients with wounds. Upon registration for this program, you will contacted to complete a prescreen evaluation. Join us in this session and obtain your certificate of competency.

 
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Roosevelt I Foyer
Registration
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Baronne
Speaker Ready Room
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Roosevelt Promenade
Exhibits
8:00 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.
Roosevelt IV-V
Welcome & Formal Opening of 2012
8:45 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.
Roosevelt IV-V
General Session I:
Founders Lecture: Dottie Henderson: An APRSN Founder and Leader (16mb)
Lynne A. McCain, BSN, RN
Objectives:
  • Identify the name of one of our Founding members.
  • Describe the characteristics and qualities of the Founding nurse in which this award is given.
  • Discuss the evolution of the field of Plastic Surgical Nursing and the impact our Founders played in this development.
9:45 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
Roosevelt Promenade
Coffee Break visit Exhibitors
10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Roosevelt IV-V
General Session II: Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy
Scott L. Spear, MD, FACS
Objectives:
  • Identify the indications and contraindications for Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy for Women undergoing Mastectomy for Breast Cancer.
  • Recognize the risks and complications associated with Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy and how they can be avoided.
  • Analyze the rationale and potential benefits of Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy in the treatment of Breast Cancer patients.
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Roosevelt IV-V
Roundtable Discussions

The Importance of Certification
PSNCB Board of Directors
Objectives:

  • List the advantages of being certified in your field of practice.
  • Demonstrate how certification can impact your practice.

Peds Hot Topic--Use of Propranolol to Reduce or Stop the Growth of Hemangiomas
Patricia M. Terrell, MSN, CPNP, CPSN
Objectives:

  • Discuss advantages and disadvantages of current treatments for hemangiomas vs propranolol treatment.
  • Discuss protocols for dosing and health surveillance while on propranolol for hemangioma treatment.

Too Pooped to Participate? Not Really!
Georgia M. Elmassian, M.A., RN, CPSN, CFLE
Objectives:

  • The learner will be able to explain the value of volunteerism.
  • The learner will be able to discuss and explore different venues for becoming active within their nursing specialty.

What Dressings for What Wounds
Amanda Bailey, ACNP-BC, CWS, CPSN
Objectives:

  • Discuss dressing categories and give examples of each.
  • Demonstrate what dressings work for what types of wounds and how.

Nursing Certification in Nonsurgical Aesthetics
Connie M. Brennan, RN, CPSN
Objectives:

  • Analyze the eligibility requirements of the CANS-Certified Aesthetic Nurse Specialist exam.
  • Discuss clinical content included in the CANS exam.

Laser & Skin Care Services: Bundle to Your Advantage
Lori V. Lankford, MSN, RN, BC-FNP
Objectives:

  • Participants will identify current laser treatments and skin care procedures/products that work in tandem to create optimal outcomes.
  • Participants will identify different marketing strategies to promote these treatments to increase revenue in their practices.

Social Media & The Aesthetic Practice
Keith C. Humes, CEO
Objectives:

  • Identify social media sites that benefit the aesthetic practice.
  • Learn Facebook basics and best practices.

Local Chapters: Making a Comeback??
Nancy Radoslovich, M.A., RN, CPSN
Objectives:

  • Identify 3 reasons to form a local ISPAN chapter.
  • Discuss steps to take to form a local ISPAN chapter.

Volunteerism in Plastic Surgery
Robert Gilman, MD, DMD
Objectives:

  • Explain the need for third world medical missions.
  • Describe what is needed from to be involved in a third world medical mission.

Strategic Patient Care Approaches for the Cosmetic Practice
Joshua A. Elmassian, MBA & Lisa Stout, BA
Objectives:

  • Describe how a successful business strategy is equally critical to a practice as is the quality of patient care.
  • Distinguish how personal performance and growth within an aesthetic practice utilizing a business strategy.
12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Roosevelt IV-V
Luncheon Symposium-NOT For CNE
Supported by Allergan
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Concurrent Session I

Roosevelt IV-V
Using Fillers, Fat Transfer, and Facial Implants in Facial Rejuvenation
Robert K. Sigal, MD
Objectives:
  • Explain the differences between the various volumizing agents currently used in the market of facial rejuvenation.
  • Distinguish the risks and benefits of volumizing modalities used in facial rejuvenation.
Roosevelt II
Soft Tissue Reconstruction in Facial Trauma
Roberto L. Flores, MD
Objectives:
  • Describe surgical options for facial trauma reconstruction.
  • Discuss outcomes and complications in facial trauma reconstruction.
Roosevelt III
Plastic Surgery Nursing 101: Are you New to the World of Plastic Surgery?
Sue Kunz, BS, RN, CPSN
Objective:
  • Discuss the role of the plastic surgical nurse in a variety of settings.
  • Identify "Red Flag" patients.
2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Roosevelt Promenade
Exhibits
2:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Conti
PSNCB Meeting
3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Roosevelt Promenade
Coffee Break visit Exhibitors
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Concurrent Session II

Roosevelt IV-V
Basic Cosmeceutical Chemistry for the Non-Chemist (aka Chemistry for People Who Hate Chemistry)
John E. Kulesza, PhD
Objectives:
  • Define the concept basic chemical terminology and how it relates to skin care ingredients.
  • Debate between valid science and marketing hyperbole and how it will help to better serve the patient.
Roosevelt II
Hair Restoration
Jack Fisher, MD, FACS
Objectives:
  • Identify good candidates for hair restoration.
  • Categorize proper solutions for patients who have hair restoration problems.
Roosevelt III
Pearls for a Successful Office (3mb)
Guy R. Williams, CMPE
Objectives:
  • The learner will be able to communicate more effectively with colleagues to make the plastic surgery practice run more efficiently and successfully.
  • The learner will evaluate how federal government guidelines and other factors are impacting plastic surgery practices.
4:40 p.m. - 5:40 p.m. Concurrent Session III

Roosevelt IV-V
Upper Face, Eyelids, and Periorbital Rejuvenation: Surgery vs. Fillers - What You Should Know
Patrick K. Sullivan, MD, FACS
Val Lambros, MD, FACS
Objectives:
  • Attendees should be able to analyze surgical and non-surgical options for rejuvenation of the upper face, eyelids, and periorbital region.
  • Attendees should be able to attain a more comprehensive patient history and improve patient education.
Roosevelt II
Positive Thinking in a Negative Pressure Environment (12mb)
Karen L. Winn, MSN, RN
Judy L. Placek, MSN, APRN
Objectives:
  • Identify appropriate versus inappropriate uses of NPWT.
  • Discuss options available for wound fillers and contact layers used with Negative Pressure devices.
Roosevelt III
Avoiding the Slings & Arrows of Online Reviews
Marie B.V. Olesen, CEOP
Objectives:
  • Define Health or Medicine 2.0 and its inpact on how providers and patients relate to one another.
  • Evaluate patients using a 5-point scale to validate quality and optimize patient care.
  • Report on results of over importance of benchmarking to validate performance
  • Demonstrate how survey content can enhance your website and demonstrate the true level of patient care within the practice.
6:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Blue Room
38th National Convention Meet & Greet Reception
Supported by Marena
 
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 28
6:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Roosevelt I Foyer
Registration
6:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Baronne
Speaker Ready Room
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Roosevelt Promenade
Exhibits
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Roosevelt IV-V
General Session III: Labiaplasty (21mb)
Valerie J. Ablaza, MD
Objectives:
  • Discuss indications for labiaplasty.
  • Describe surgical options for labiaplasty.
  • Review post-operative care for labiaplasty patients.
9:10 a.m. - 10:10 a.m.
Roosevelt IV-V
General Session IV: Strategies in the Management of Pain: A Focus on Surgical Patients* (26mb)
Katherine Jennings, PharmD
Objectives:
  • Compare the different classes and routes of administration of pain medications.
  • Discuss new alternatives or strategies for analgesia in surgical patients.
10:10 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Roosevelt Promenade
Coffee Break visit Exhibitors
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Roosevelt IV-V
General Session V: Anesthetic Considerations in Plastic Surgery** (5mb)
David Broussard, MD, MBA
Objectives:
  • Identify high risk patients that qualify for anesthesia in plastic surgery.
  • Recognize the early and late signs of local anesthetic toxicity.
11:40 a.m. - 12:40 p.m.
Roosevelt IV-V
Membership Meeting
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Bienville
PSN Editorial Board Meeting
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Roosevelt IV - V
Luncheon Symposium (Not for CNE)
Supported by Baxter
2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Roosevelt Promenade
Exhibits
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Concurrent Session IV

Roosevelt IV-V
Legislative Updates on Aesthetic Nursing Practice
Melanie L. Balestra, BSN, MN, JD
Objectives:
  • Explain the legislative process as it relates to scope of practice for non-surgical aesthetics.
  • Identify the steps a nurse may make in effecting legislative decisions as it relates to non-surgical aesthetics.
Roosevelt II
Multidisciplinary Approach to Sarcoma Resection and Reconstruction
Eric C. Liao, MD, PhD
Objectives:
  • Identify requirements of the different surgical teams in complex resection and reconstruction.
  • Identify patient risk factors and potential complications.
Roosevelt III
How to Run An Effective Staff Meeting (1mb)
Wesley Cook, BSN, RN
Objectives:
  • Identify key effective elements of a staff meeting.
  • Explain how understanding staff personality types adds to the success of meetings.
3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Roosevelt Promenade
Coffee Break, visit Exhibitors
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Concurrent Session V

Roosevelt IV-V
Aesthetic Laser, IPL, and LED Comparison and Development: Just the Facts, Ma'am (2mb)
Patrick J. Clark, CMLSO
Objectives:
  • Explain how lasers, IPL, and LED are best applied and why changes in technology change how we look at the best device for the application.
  • Describe how wavelength(s), power, spot size, pulse time(s), and cooling impact successful treatment.
Roosevelt II
Cleft Lip & Palate: Diagnosis & Management During the Pre- and Post-Natal Period
Julia Corcoran, MD, FACS, FAAP
Objectives:
  • Identify the critical team members involved in the overall care of the cleft patient.
  • Examine the indications/timing of surgical intervention of both cleft lip and cleft palate patients.
  • Identify the needs of the cleft patient and their family members during the pre-natal, pre-op, and post-op periods.
Roosevelt III
Performance Excellence: Advantage that Can Strengthen the Identity of the Practice, Create Public Interest and Build Customer Loyalty
Devonne LaBonte, MHA, CASC, LHRM
Objectives:
  • Define what is meant by performance excellence.
  • Demonstrate the benefits of performance excellence and how it can be measured to achieve greatness.
  • Analyze real life examples and how they can influence an individual’s performance outcome.
5:10 p.m. - 6:10 p.m.
Roosevelt IV-V
SPECIAL SESSION

Standardized Rotational Photography of the Torso and Quantification of Surgical Outcomes
David Teplica, MD, MFA
Objectives:

  • The learner will be able to define the importance of standardization in patient care and how it is used for assessing surgical outcomes.
  • Learners will develop their imaging skills by trying the basic techniques on equipment provided or on their own cameras.
5:10 p.m. - 6:10 p.m.
Roosevelt Promenade
Moderated Poster Session

Timeline to Transplant
Lyndsey Farrow, BSN, RN
Objectives:

  • Identify the challenges of hand transplant and program initiation.
  • Discuss the problem solving, conflict resolution, collaboration and cohesive team work necessary to initiate a hand transplant program.

Post-Bariatric Patients - Nursing Aspects
Pnina Granat, M.A., RN
Objectives:

  • Increase the nurse’s awareness to this procedure and increase the clinical skills.
  • Examine the personal and clinical characteristics of post bariatric patients.

Does Early Discharge of Lower Leg Split Skin Grafts with NPWT Effect Graft Survival?
Gordon Lonie, Nurse Educator
Objectives:

  • Discuss the benefits of early discharge of patients using NPWT.
  • Analyze the difficulties of clinicians conducting randomized controlled trials in an acute care hospital.

Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Dental Procedures Following Breast Implant Placement-To Use or Not Use?
Amy Israelian, NP, CPSN
Objectives:

  • Identify the indications for use of antibiotic prophylaxis for patients with breast implants.
  • Discuss the recommended antibiotic regimen when indicated and length of need.

Facial Reanimation for Facial Paralysis Using Free Muscle Transfer
Karla Newton, RN
Objectives:

  • Discuss the common causes of facial paralysis in Adults and Children.
  • Explain the difference in Stage 1 procedure and Stage 2 procedure.

The Role of the Plastic Surgical Nurse and the Breast Reconstruction Patient
Ann Simler, BSN, RN, CPSN
Objectives:

  • Identify the role of the plastic surgery nurse in the collaborative care of the breast reconstruction patient.
  • Analyze the physiological and psychosocial issues the breast reconstruction patient encounters.

Wound Progress Using Honeycolloid Dressings with Active Leptospermum Honey in an Office Based Plastic Surgery
Colleen Spiller, M.A., BSN, RN, CWOCN
Objectives:

  • Identify an effective, low maintenance, low profile dressing that can be used on facelift patients with flap necrosis.
  • Demonstrate the importance of not only debriding and re-epithelializing rapidly, but also using the correct product to achieve the goal.

Understanding Biofilm in the Health Care Setting
Robert B. Dybec, RN, MS, CPSN, CNOR
Objectives:

  • Describe how Biofilms are formed and how they develop and proliferate.
  • Analyze the difficulties treating Biofilm related infections and how to effectively remove Biofilm from medical equipment.
 
MONDAY, OCTOBER 29
6:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Crescent City Foyer
Registration
6:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Crescent City Foyer
Speaker Ready
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
Crescent City Ballroom
BRIGHT EYES SESSION

Bridging The Gap Through Collaboration (5mb)
Cynthia McDonough, RN, CPSN, CNOR, CSPDT
Objective:

  • Identify negative criticism.
  • Implement pathways of communication.
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Crescent City Ballroom
General Session VI: New Advances in Abdominoplasty
Sue Kunz, BS, RN, CPSN
Claudette Heddens, BSN, MA, ARNP, CPSN
Elizabeth St. James, AD, WCC, CPSN
Objectives:
  • Discuss all aspects of abdominoplasty including: selection process,risks/benefits,and results/expectations.
  • Identify current innovations and emerging techniques in the field of abdominoplasty.
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Conti
PSNCB Task Force
9:10 a.m. - 10:10 a.m.
Crescent City Ballroom
General Session VII: Bone Biology, Tissue Engineering and Stem Cells
Steven R. Buchman, MD, FACS
Objective:
  • Identify the elements of Tissue Engineering.
  • Discuss the applications of Tissue Engineering as it relates to Plastic Surgery.
10:10 a.m. - 10:25 a.m.
Roosevelt Promenade
Coffee Break visit Exhibitors
10:25 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.
Crescent City Ballroom
General Session VIII: Hand Transplant Panel
Cynthia McDonough, RN, CPSN, CNOR, CSPDT (moderator)
Panelists: Curtis L Cetrulo Jr., MD
Thomas A Davenport, MD, FACS
Pierre B. Saadeh, MD, FACS
Objectives:
  • Learners will identify diverse physician points of view related to the value of hand transplantation.
  • Learners will identify benefits and risks associated with hand transplantation.
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Crescent City Ballroom
General Session IX: Update on Facial Transplantation
Steven Bernard, MD
Objectives:
  • The learner should be able to identify an appropriate candidate for face transplantation based on patients who have received them up to the present.
  • The learner should have an analysis of the controversy surrounding the ethics of face transplantation.
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Convention Center
Lunch with ASPS Exhibitors
1:30 p.m. – 2:30
Convention Center
Joint ASPS/ISPAN Roundtable (Not for CNE)
Forum Roundtable- ASPS/ISPAN Collaborative Consultation: Optimizing the Role of Physician/Nurse/Coordinators in the Patient Consultation
Speakers: Annika Paskins RN
C. Bob Basu MD
Debbie Greenberg RN CPSN
Kaveh Alizadeh MD, MSc, FACS
2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
Crescent City Ballroom
General Session X: What Would the Experts Recommend? A Panel Discussion on Facial Rejuvenation Options
Haley J. Wood, MSN, WHNP, CPSN Moderator
Panelists: Daniel DelVecchio, MD
Connie Brennan, RN, CPSN
Leslie Fletcher, RN, MEP-C
Marie D. Barbuto, BSN, RN, FAAM
Objectives:
  • Identify aspects of facial aging including bone resorption, fat pad decent, skin/collagen changes.
  • Discuss the latest trends in facial rejuvenation using a multidisciplinary approach from plastic surgeons, nurse injectors, laser and skincare experts.
3:50 p.m. - 4:50 p.m.
Crescent City Ballroom
General Session XI: Plastic Surgery for the Wounded Warrior: A Modern Prospective
Trent Douglas, MD
Objectives:
  • Discuss the modern plastic surgical care of battlefield casualties.
4: 55 p.m. - 5:05 p.m.
Crescent City Ballroom
2013 San Diego Sneak Peak
5:05 p.m. - 6:05 p.m.
Crescent City Ballroom
General Session XII: How We Do things - Hospitals & Office Nursing: Similarities, Differences, Compromises & Collaboration
Moderator: Ginger Mars, MSN, RN, NP-c
Panelists: Amanda Bailey, ACNP-BC, CWS, CPSN
Debby Booth, RN, CPSN
Nancy Radoslovich, M.A., RN, CPSN
Wesley Cook, BSN, RN
JoAnn Garofalo, BSN, RN, CPSN
Debbie Marinucci, RN, CPSN
Objectives:
  • Identify the similarities and differences in nursing care in both in-patient and out-patient settings.
  • Discuss the importance of pre and post operative patient preparation in enhancing care.
6:05 p.m.
Crescent City Ballroom
Closing Remarks
Two asterisks (**) indicate Safety/Pain Management Credit
One asterisk (*) indicates Pharmacology Credit
 
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