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ISPAN is moving forward, a dream has become a reality! We are excited to announce our newest "product" PSNF!
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Important News & Resources

YOUR Journal Has a New Name and New Design! YOUR Journal Has a New Name and New Design!YOUR Journal Has a New Name and New Design!
The ISPAN is excited for members to experience the new design and name for YOUR Journal! The Plastic and Aesthetic Nursing Journal better reflects all our members in the Society and we hope you will consider contributing to the pages and take time to read past issues and keep up with your colleagues. If you want to know more about how to write an article for the Journal, please visit the Members Only Area to view the video by Editor, Sharon Van Wicklin "Submitting a Manuscript is Not as Hard as Your Think it is!"
ISPAN Position Statements ISPAN Position Statements
  • Scope of Practice For The Plastic and Aesthetic Registered Nurse And Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Read More
  • COVID-19 Resumption Of Practice Read More
  • COVID-19 Read More
Center for Nursing Education & Testing Update Center for Nursing Education & Testing Update
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Center for Nursing Education and Testing (CNET) is transitioning both the CPSN and CANS examinations to a computer-based testing format. Due to the complexities of this task, this will not be finalized until early 2021. As a result of this, CNET will not offer CPSN or CANS examinations in the fall of 2020.

If you applied to take the spring exam, and your application was pushed to the fall examination dates, or if you have already applied for the fall examinations, CNET will carry your application forward to the 2021 examinations.

As additional information is received, both the ISPAN and PSNCB websites will be continually updated accordingly.
ISPAN is pleased to announce Assessment Cosmetic Injection Safety Tool! COVID-19 PPE Relief Fund

The Plastic Surgical Nurses Foundation has established the COVID-19 PPE Relief Fund to address the critical need of facemasks and personal protective equipment currently facing our Practice. Click here to learn how you can contribute and for step-by-step instructions.

Spread the word of ISPAN membership! ISPAN membership brochureSpread the word of ISPAN membership!
Download the ISPAN membership brochure and hand out to potential members and share your ISPAN experience!
Special offer for new ISPAN members ISPAN/CSASN Joint Membership
Join ISPAN & CSASN
The International Society of Plastic and Aesthetic Nurses (ISPAN) and Canadian Society of Aesthetic Specialty Nurses are pleased to offer a joint membership opportunity to Nurses interested in joining both societies at a discounted rate. Visit our Membership page for more information!
CANS & CPSN Study Guide CANS & CPSN Study Guide
CANS & CPSN Study Guide The online version of the 5th 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 exams 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 and aesthetic nursing.
Learn More