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ISPAN 2020 Meeting Update
The environment around travel and meetings during this current pandemic seems to change frequently. Although we are hopeful to have our meeting, we are also monitoring the situation intensely and prepared to respond and act should we need to if the situation warrants. More details to come.
Program
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 14
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
CANS Review Course
(*Separate Registration Required/ Must Have Ticket to Attend)
Gerrie Obi, MSN, ARNP, RN, CPSN, ISPAN-F
*To sign up for the CANS exam, you must complete the application process provided by the Plastic Surgical Nursing Certification Board: CANS Exam Application
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
CPSN Review Course
(*Separate Registration Required/ Must Have Ticket to Attend)
Kristi Elliott, RN, FNP-C, CPSN
*To sign up for the CANS exam, you must complete the application process provided by the Plastic Surgical Nursing Certification Board: CPSN Exam Application
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Workshop I
PART I: Foundations of Laser and Light Based Devices
(*Separate Registration Required/ Must Have Ticket to Attend)
John E. Hoopman, CMLSO;
Patricia A. Owens RN, BSN, MHA, CMLSO, CNOR
  • Discuss how different laser and light based devices operate.
  • Identify how to control tissue responses through the "Five Laser Parameters" available on your device.
  • Discuss how to increase efficacy while decreasing the risk of complications.
  • Review the risk assessment measures conducted in performing a laser hazard evaluation
  • Evaluate the efficacy of your facility's Laser Safety Program.
  • Patient demonstrations will be conducted showcasing different laser techniques on patient problem areas.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 15
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Registration
7:00 am - 11:00 am
Workshop I
PART II: Foundations of Laser and Light Based Devices

(*Separate Registration Required/ Must Have Ticket to Attend)
John E. Hoopman, CMLSO;
Patricia A. Owens RN, BSN, MHA, CMLSO, CNOR
  • Discuss how different laser and light based devices operate.
  • Identify how to control tissue responses through the "Five Laser Parameters" available on your device.
  • Discuss how to increase efficacy while decreasing the risk of complications.
  • Review the risk assessment measures conducted in performing a laser hazard evaluation
  • Evaluate the efficacy of your facility's Laser Safety Program.
  • Patient demonstrations will be conducted showcasing different laser techniques on patient problem areas.
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Workshop II
Examination of the Hand: Understanding How Motion and Function Correlates with Common Hand Injuries- Hands-On Cadaver Hand

(*Separate Registration Required/ Must Have Ticket to Attend)
Amanda Young, DNP, FNP-BC
  • Identify the anatomy and explain the function of an uninjured hand.
  • Identification of motor and physical impairments of an uninjured hand.
  • Discuss preliminary next steps of care.
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
CANS & CPSN Exams
(*Approval Required through CNet to take the Exam)
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Workshop III
Hands-On Cadaver Head Workshop/ BONUS LECTURE

(*Separate Registration Required/ Must Have Ticket to Attend)
Applied Anatomy of the Face: The Skin Surface and Beyond
Jonathan Sykes, MD
  • Discuss the facial anatomy for a noninvasive procedure.
  • Discuss safe and effective was to perform filler injections.
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Workshop III
Hands-On Cadaver Head Workshop (PART 1 Didactic Lecture)

(*Separate Registration Required/ Must Have Ticket to Attend)
Jory Kaplan, MD, FACS; Julie Bass Kaplan FNP-BC, MSN, CPSN, CANS, HCMT, PHN
  • 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.
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Workshop III
Hands-On Cadaver Head Workshop (PART 2 Hands-On)

(*Separate Registration Required/ Must Have Ticket to Attend)
Jory Kaplan, MD, FACS; Julie Bass Kaplan MSN, RN, CPSN, CANS, HCMT, PHN, FNP-S
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Galderma Product Showcase/ Networking Reception (Not for CEU)

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 16
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Registration
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Speaker Ready Room
7:30 am - 8:30 am
Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors
7:30 am - 11:30 am
Exhibit Hours AM
7:30 am - 8:00 am
ISPAN President's Welcome & Opening Ceremony of 2020 Meeting
President: Amanda Bailey, ACNP-BC, CWS, CPSN, ISPAN-F
8:00 am - 8:30 am
General Session 1
Inflated Praise and Painful Criticism: The Truth Lies Somewhere Between

Amanda Bailey, ACNP-BC, CWS, CPSN, ISPAN-F
  • Discuss navigating praise and criticism.
  • Learn how to be a mentor in ISPAN
8:30 am - 9:30 am
General Session 2
New Efforts to Mitigate Aesthetic and Surgical Plume Hazards

Patricia Owens BSN, RN, MHA, CNOR, CMLSO
*Patient Safety Credit
  • Explain the clinical effects of exposure to noxious plume.
  • Describe the state's legislative efforts to control surgical and aesthetic plume.
9:30 am - 10:00 am
General Session 3
Improving Patient Satisfaction through Preliminary Screening
Leslie Fletcher, RN, NP
  • Identify highly critical patients as well as those who are at risk for Body Dysmorphia Disorder (BDD)
  • Discuss the multi-phasic, cryptic pre-screening collection tool to their patients
  • Discuss the results to use as a deterrent to high-risk patients.
10:00 am - 10:30 am
Coffee Break with Exhibitors
10:30 am - 11:00 am
General Session 4
Scopes and Standards 3.0

Katie Soso, MSN, RN, CPSN-R, ISPAN-F, CNE;
Sharon Ann Van Wicklin, PhD, RN, CNOR, CRNFA(E), CPSN-R, PLNC, FAAN, ISPAN-F;
Dawn Sagrillo, MSN, AGNP-C, CANS, CPSN, ISPAN-F
  • Describe the process of revising a nursing specialty document for publication by the American Nurses Association.
  • Discuss the revisions to the third edition of Plastic and Aesthetic Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice.
11:00 am - 11:30 am
General Session 5
Medicinal Cannabis: It's Healing Properties and Uses

Nina Diez, Doctor in Pharmacy, Master in Public Health
*PharmD Credit
  • Identify the mechanisms of its healing properties.
  • Discuss its different uses as a topical, inhaled, and oral agent.
11:30 am - 12:00 pm
General Session 6
Life After a Diagnosis of BIA-ALCL
Kimberly Platt, MSN, RN, CAPA
  • Discuss how to identify signs and symptoms of potential BIA ALCL from a consultation with a patient who has textured implants.
  • Discuss the informed consenting rational for breast implants separate from surgical informed consent.
12:00 pm -1:30 pm
Lunch Symposium (Not for CNE)
Supported by Galderma
12:00 pm -3:00 pm
PSNCB Meeting
1:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Exhibit Hours PM
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
General Session 7
Facial Anatomy for the Plastic Surgery and Aesthetic Provider
Christopher Surek, MD
  • Discuss relevant facial anatomy for those who assist in facial procedures
  • Identify fat compartments, ligamentous, vascular and lymphatic anatomy of the face as it relates for facial filler injections.
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Concurrent Session 1
Concurrent 1A Concurrent 1B Concurrent 1C
Nonsurgical Rhinoplasty: Basic and Advanced Techniques (Part 1)
Umang Mehta, MD
  • Discuss the indications and applications for hyaluronic acid filler injection in the nose.
  • Review nasal vascular anatomy and safe injection practices to minimize the potential risks.
Standardized Patient Pathway Facilitates Diagnosis and Management of Breast Implant Associated ALCL
Caitlin Lange Fabian, PA-C
  • Identify the confirmation tests of breast implant associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma.
  • Provide key points for educating a patient on this rare disease.
Plastic Surgery and Artificial Intelligence
Akash Chandawarkar, MD
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Concurrent Session 2
Concurrent 2A Concurrent 2B Concurrent 2C
Rhinoplasty: The Art And The Science (Part 2)
Umang Mehta, MD
  • Discuss the indications for aesthetic and functional nasal surgery.
  • Review the basic principles of open structure rhinoplasty.
Post ISPAN Conference: New Information, New Technology, Now What?
Hermine Warren, DNP, APRN, CANS, CNM, ISPAN-F
  • Identify the foundations of a successful practice.
  • Identify whether integration of new technology and/or techniques provided at any conference will enhance their practice.
Psychology of the Aesthetic Patient: Patient Behaviors That Influence Provider Interactions - Managing
Amie Neumaier, BSN, RN, CANS
  • Identify 'reg flag' patient behaviors and recognize when to decline treatment or alter a treatment plan to ensure patient satisfaction.
  • Discuss difficult patient interactions while minimizing potential harm to the provider or practice reputation.
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Coffee Break
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Concurrent Session 3
Concurrent 3A Concurrent 3B Concurrent 3C
The Male Aesthetic, Non-Surgical
Sachin Shridharani, MD, FACS
  • Identify barriers to male patients seeking aesthetic plastic surgery.
  • Discuss frequently performed procedures.
Cosmetic Enhancement Or Breast Reconstruction? Optimizing the Aesthetics After Segmental Mastectomy
Alexander Mericli, MD, FACS
  • Identify common deformities created by segmental mastectomy.
  • Explain a number of surgical techniques that can be used to restore a normal breast appearance and the situations in which one technique may be better suited than another.
Social Media - Letting It Work For You. Don't Just Get More Patients, Get More Educated Patients
Jessica Lundgren, RN, BSN, CPSN
  • Discuss why social media is a game changer for patient education and buy-in to your practice, it's not just about marketing.
  • Identify simple ways to engage patients and incorporate social media practices in your daily workflow.
4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Concurrent Session 4
Concurrent 4A Concurrent 4B Concurrent 4C
The Male Aesthetic, Surgical
Sachin Shridharani, MD, FACS
  • Identify barriers to male patients seeking plastic surgery.
  • Discuss frequently performed procedures.
Making Uneven Skin Pigmentation Seem Like a Figment of the Imagination
Samantha Lucero-Daga, DNP
  • Discuss different types of Skin Pigmentation Issues: Rosacea, Melasma, PIH, and Sun Damage
  • Identify alternative, cost-effective treatment modalities that do not involve lasers and can easily be added to any practice: Microneedling, Chemical Peels, and Skincare Products.
The Importance of Advocating for Yourself, Not Just Your Patients
Jodi Sawyer, RN; Cindi Berry, RN
  • Discuss how to implement and utilize nursing standardized procedures.
  • Discuss and identify ways to advocate for yourself for the importance of your license and livelihood.
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Welcome Reception in Exhibit Hall
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Attendee Party

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 17
7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Registration
7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Speaker Ready Room
7:30 am - 8:30 am
Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors
7:30 am - 11:30 am
Exhibit Hours AM
7:30 am - 8:30 am
ISPAN Membership Meeting
8:30 am - 10:30 am
Workshop IV:
AquaGold® Fine Touch™ Microneedling Delivery System
(*Separate Registration Required/ Must Have Ticket to Attend)
Connie M. Brennan, BSN, RN, PHN, CPSN, CANS, ISPAN-F
Hermine Warren, DNP, APRN, CANS, CNM, ISPAN-F
  • Discuss the safety and efficacy of the device.
  • Identify the benefits of a microneedling delivery system.
8:30 am - 9:30 am
Concurrent Session 5
Concurrent 5A Concurrent 5B Concurrent 5C
How I scaled my Aesthetic Practice
Haley Wood, WHNP, CPSN, CANS
  • Discuss why hiring a business coach is important
  • Explain the process of creating a print magazine for marketing.
Lessons From La Romana: How International Medical Mission Work Changed My Thinking
J. Bradford Hill, MD
  • Identify both the importance and challenge of maintaining continuity in international medicine.
  • Discuss basic principles of flexor tendon staged reconstruction.
Careful, That Dog Bites!
Rhoda Powell, MD, Pediatric Plastic Surgery
  • Describe the incidence and common inciting factors of dog bite injuries in children.
  • Discuss the general principles of immediate and distant treatment of dog bite injuries in children
9:30 am - 10:30 am
Concurrent Session 6
Concurrent 6A Concurrent 6B Concurrent 6C
Reducing Dermal Filler Adverse Events by Utilizing Blunt Tip Micro Cannulas
Georgia Cirese, RN, CANS, CLT
  • Identify the need for blunt tip micro cannulas for proper usage and placement
  • Explain the need for the aesthetic provider to utilize cannulas for dermal fillers for safety
  • Assess the different types of dermal fillers and the proper size cannula to use with the viscosity of the filler.
Get Your Hand Out Of Your Patients' Purse: How to Improve Patient Outcomes and Increase Practice/VIRTUAL
Kevin Harrington, APRN,FNP-C
  • Identify and list varying fiscal behaviors and how they can translate into our recommendations of care and aesthetic outcomes.
  • Create and record different strategies to improve the patient consultation and the quality of patient outcomes
Can You Hear Me Now? Overview of Surgical and Nonsurgical Approaches to Congenital Ear Anomalies
Kim Giordano, MSN, CRNP, CORLN; Anne DeLeo, MSN, CRNP, CRNP
  • Identify Congenital Ear Anomalies and stages of microtia and atresia
  • Explain the current trends in surgical and nonsurgical management.
10:30 am - 11:00 am
Coffee Break with Exhibitors
11:00 am - 11:30 am
Concurrent Session 7
Concurrent 7A Concurrent 7B Concurrent 7C
Living as a Transgender Person: A Clinical And Personal View
Julie Easton, RN, CMSRN
  • Discuss physical, emotional and psychological impact of transitioning.
  • Discuss the complex process regarding management from diagnosis to treatment to reassignment.
  • Identify challenging relationships, employment, and societal perceptions.
Neuromodulator Nation
Lynn Bartels, NP
  • Discuss complications and unexpected outcomes
  • Identify tips and tricks for neuromodulators.
Periorbital Rejuvenation: Favorable Long Term Outcomes
Glenn Vallecillos MD, FACS Board Certified American Society of Plastic Surgery; Carrie Clifford-Bennett, APRN, ANP-C, MSN
  • Identify patients who are appropriate candidates for tear trough filler procedure after contributing factors have been diagnosed and treated to correction.
  • Recognition and implementation for best practices and management of periorbital hyaluronic acid rejuvenation procedures
11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Concurrent Session 8
Concurrent 8A Concurrent 8B Concurrent 8C
A Broad Overview Of Transgender Surgery From The Plastic Surgeon's Perspective
Sara Danker, MD
  • Discuss the various components of care for transgender patients from the perspective of a plastic surgery provider.
  • Explain the basic principles and methods of transgender surgical reconstruction, including breast, facial, and genital surgery.
Subcision with Platelet Rich Fibrin
Mari Lippig - Singewald, RN CANS; Ashley Harper NP
  • Discuss techniques using before and after photographs.
  • Demonstrate the procedure on a model with acne.
Liability Issues in both Plastics and Aesthetics
Melanie Balestra, JD, NP, MN
  • Identify the most common complaints in reconstructive and aesthetic enhancement.
  • Discuss risk management strategies to prevent complaints in reconstructive and aesthetic enhancement.
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Lunch Symposium (Not for CNE)
Supported by Allergan Aesthetics, an AbbVie Company
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
PSN Editorial Board Meeting (Editorial Board Members only)
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
PSNF Meeting (Board Members only)
1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Exhibit Hours PM
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Concurrent Workshop V: Reconstruction Tips and Techniques using Tissue Expanders
(*Separate Registration Required/ Must Have Ticket to Attend)
Jonlyn Nation, RN, BSHA
  • Identify various types of reconstruction, tissue expanders, techniques, complications and considerations for the procedure.
  • Demonstrate techniques for locating, handling, accessing port using needle, s/s of possible complications, anatomy of the breast, and surgical techniques.
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Concurrent Session 9
Concurrent 9A Concurrent 9B Concurrent 9C
Paving the Way as Aesthetic Nurse Entrepreneurs: Roles, Rewards & Roadblocks Panel (Part 1)
Moderator: Dawn Sagrillo, MSN, AGNP-BC, CANS, CPSN
Panelists: Connie Brennan, BSN, RN, PHN, CPSN, CANS, CPC, ISPAN-F; Jill Jones, RN, CANS; Haley Wood, WHNP, CPSN, CANS
  • Identify aesthetic nursing entrepreneurial roles in medical aesthetics.
  • Discuss both the rewards and challenges of aesthetic nursing opportunities.
Marketing with Personality
Michelle Balbi, BSN, RN; Chris Balbi BS, BA.
  • Identify billboard marketing and how to produce information that draws clients to your office, check out patsjourney.com
  • Demonstrate ways to become an instagram influencer, Botoxbymeesha for instagram is almost at 10000 followers
Reconstructive Surgery after Massive Weight Loss
Galen Perdikis, MD
  • Discuss surgical needs after massive weight loss.
  • Discuss potential complications associated with weight loss surgery.
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Concurrent Session 10
Concurrent 10A Concurrent 10B Concurrent 10C
Paving the Way as Aesthetic Nurse Entrepreneurs: Roles, Rewards & Roadblocks Panel (Part 2)
Moderator: Dawn Sagrillo, MSN, AGNP-BC, CANS, CPSN
Panelists: Connie Brennan, BSN, RN, PHN, CPSN, CANS, CPC, ISPAN-F; Jill Jones, RN, CANS; Haley Wood, WHNP, CPSN, CANS
  • Identify aesthetic nursing entrepreneurial roles in medical aesthetics.
  • Discuss both the rewards and challenges of aesthetic nursing opportunities.
Lymphedema Surgery: An Update for The Lymphedema Patient and the Providers Caring for Them
Whitney Saia, MSN, FNP-C, CANS
  • Identify lymphedema symptoms, discuss current lymphedema surgical options and describe a successful surgical outcome.
  • Describe preoperative requirements (imaging, treatments, etc) and an overall post-operative care plan for the lymphedema patient undergoing surgery.
Teaching your Patients About Medical Skincare to Protect their Injectable Investment!
Ali McCoy-Stengel, LE, RN, BSN
  • Discuss how to keep injection sites clean once they leave the office, including the importance of at home skincare over these injection sites.
  • Demonstrate how some skincare products could be safer than others to use at home to help patients encourage best outcomes for their HA fillers.
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Concurrent Session 11
Concurrent 11A Concurrent 11B Concurrent 11C
Live Facial Anatomy--What Every Aesthetic Injector Needs to Know
Deborah D. Sherman MD; Lynn Bartels, NP
  • Identify major facial arteries and veins so to minimize risk of vascular occlusion complications..
  • Identify common facial musculature patterns and facial fat pads to optimize precision of aesthetic injections.
Improving Outcomes in Prepectoral Breast Reconstruction
Devinder Singh, MD
  • Discuss Prepectoral breast implant reconstruction
  • Identify the benefits of using negative pressure dressings in breast reconstruction.
Combination of Dermal Fillers, Threads, Neuromodulators And Mesotherapy for Prevention Of Facial Aging
Olga Voloshina, ARNP
  • Identify the needs of combined aesthetic approach according the client's aesthetic needs.
  • Describe the benefits of combined aesthetic interventions for natural and long lasting facial beautification.
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Concurrent Session 12
Concurrent 12A Concurrent 12B Concurrent 12C
The New Aesthetic Nurse: Integration to Productivity
Shelia Anderson, RN,MSN,CANS
  • Discuss the needs of both the aesthetic workplace and the novice provider.
  • Explain the process used in one case study of mentorship and the impact on productivity as well as job satisfaction
Evaluating Patients with Pressure Injuries for Flap Coverage
Erin Campbell, BSN, RN, AG-ACNP; Dora Jorgali, RN, BSN, FNP
  • Discuss pressure injuries and when flap coverage may beneficial.
  • Discuss flap candidacy criteria and how they are used to screen patients and promote positive outcomes.
Medical Aesthetic Legal Topics
Alex Thiersch, JD
  • Identify common legal and compliance issues and how to address them.
  • Identify the correct way to be compliant in at least one aspect of medical aesthetics.
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Coffee Break with Exhibitors
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Workshop VI: Microcannulas / PDO Threads
(*Separate Registration Required/ Must Have Ticket to Attend)
Kian Karimi, MD, FACS; Shanna Concepcion, RN, CANS
  • Discuss the indications of using a microcannula during injectable fillers injections and know which cannula to use for different fillers and areas of the face.
  • Identify safety considerations when using a microcannula - identify high risk areas (i.e. temples)
  • Discuss different types of threads and their indications and uses.
  • Describe techniques on how to perform threads.
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Concurrent Session 13
Concurrent 13A Concurrent 13B Concurrent 13C
Plastic Ophthalmology
Michael P. Grant, MD
Cultural Considerations Of Beauty And Aesthetic Treatment Implications
Rachel Duke, MS, NP, CANS
  • Identify cultural implications when providing neurotoxin and dermal filler treatments.
  • Assess patients with an increased awareness of aesthetic ideals based on culture.
Mommy Makeover - Whatever Mommy Needs!
David Boudreault, MD, FACS; Molly Boudreault, NP
  • Review current trends in a modern day abdominoplasty techniques.
  • Highlight the cooperative nature of medi-spa services to achieve a true mommy makeover.
4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Concurrent Session 14
Concurrent 14A Concurrent 14B Concurrent 14C
Perioperative Antibiotics
Emily Kaip, PharmD
*PharmD Credit
  • Discuss the proper selection and administration of perioperative antibiotics based on likely causative organisms as well as patient and drug-specific factors.
  • Identify when perioperative antibiotics are indicated in plastic surgery procedures
Addressing Body Image After Reconstructive Surgery in Cancer Patients
Tish Williams, OTR
  • Discuss the impact of body image changes that can occur after reconstructive surgery.
  • Identify strategies nurses can use to facilitate a more positive or accepted body image during the recovery process.
Filling YOUR Gaps: Creating a positive partnership with your sales representatives
Mary Beth Hagen, MBA
  • Identify practice needs and how aesthetic product sales reps can support those needs.
  • Identify how to take control of sales meetings with aesthetic representatives and ask for resources and support that will stay within industry guidelines while also supporting the needs of the practice.
5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Concurrent Session 15
Concurrent 15A Concurrent 15B Concurrent 15C
Overwhelmed with Prep Solutions
Kathleen Mortl, RN, BSN, CPAN, CANS, ISPAN-F
*Patient Safety Credit
  • Determine if the patient's skin is in the best condition for a procedure.
  • Evaluate the on-the-market prepping solutions and determine your choices for safe and best outcomes.
The Full Frontal: The ART of an Aesthetic Consultation
Michelle Doran, APRN, BC, CANS
  • Provide insight on how to conduct a full consultation during a 30 minute visit.
  • Discuss confidence in optimal correction and treatment planning.
TBD
5:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Moderated Posters, Wine & Cheese
 
P1. Got NP's?
Michelle Doran, NP, CANS
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cocktails, Conversation, and Networking
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Evening Event

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 18
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Registration
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Speaker Ready Room
7:00 am - 8:30 am
Continental Breakfast
7:00 am - 8:00 am
ISPAN Certification Breakfast Session
Amanda Bailey, ACNP-BC, CWS, CPSN, ISPAN-F
Renee Hinojosa, MSN, ACNS-BC, CPSN, CANS
7:00 am - 10:00 am
Concurrent Workshop VII: Wound Assessment & Basic Suturing
(*Separate Registration Required/ Must Have Ticket to Attend)
T. Nicole Kelley, CRNP, CCRN, RNFA, CPSN, CANS
  • Identify basic wound healing principals, common disorders of wound healing, describe approaches for pain management and infection prevention and treatment as they relate to optimizing soft tissue healing.
  • Demonstrate Single & 2-handed tying and instrument tying, interrupted, mattress, and running suture placement for soft tissue closure.
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Concurrent Workshop VIII: Pharmacology, Clinical Assessment and Injection Techniques for Neurotoxins and Dermal Fillers
(*Separate Registration Required/ Must Have Ticket to Attend)
Tracey Hotta, BScN, RN, CPSN, CANS
  • Demonstrate how to perform a thorough facial assessment.
  • Discuss the use of medical aesthetic injection products including the indications, contraindications, injection techniques, identification and management of potential complications and post-treatment expectations.
8:00 am - 8:30 am
Concurrent Session 16
Concurrent 16A Concurrent 16B
Jawline Treatment with Neuromodulators
Rachel Varga, BScN, RN, CANS
  • Discuss why the jawline is important to treatment.
  • Describe facial aging over time between men and women
  • Discuss the different non-invasive treatments available to improve the jawline and what they can target.
Keeping up with Komplications
David Adelman, MD; Crystal tenCate, MS, APRN, FNP-C, CPSN; Josephine Quintayo, BSN-RN, CMSRN; Emelda Initorio, RN
  • Discuss and identify the most common post-operative complications of the cosmetic and reconstructive surgical patient.
  • Identify and describe signs and symptoms of free flap failure as well as interventions to improve outcomes.
8:30 am - 9:00 am
Concurrent Session 17
Concurrent 17A Concurrent 17B
How To Win On Social Media
Michael Guberti
  • Implement a Social Media Success Checklist of daily & weekly digital marketing strategies that can help grow their business.
  • Identify how they can leverage 3 digital marketing mega-trends to grow their business
Keeping up with Komplications
David Adelman, MD; Crystal tenCate, FNP-C, CPSN; Josephine Quintayo, BSN-RN, CMSRN; Emelda Initorio, RN
  • Discuss and identify the most common post-operative complications of the cosmetic and reconstructive surgical patient.
  • Identify and describe signs and symptoms of free flap failure as well as interventions to improve outcomes.
9:00 am - 9:30 am
Concurrent Session 18
Concurrent 18A Concurrent 18B
Injectors Roundtable (Part 1)
George Baxter-Holder, DNP, APRN, CANS
Connie M. Brennan, BSN, RN, PHN, CPSN, CANS, ISPAN-F
Hermine Warren, DNP, APRN, CANS, CNM, ISPAN-F
Julie Bass Kaplan, FNP-BC, MSN, CPSN, CANS, HCMT, PHN
  • Identify safer injection techniques including facial anatomy, dermal planes and product choices.
  • Discuss the variety of expert methods for achieving the same or similar aesthetic goal.
The Real Scar Wars of the 21st Century (Part 1)
Leigh Ann Price, MD
  • Discuss burn reconstruction and possible treatment alternatives
  • Identify the challenges associated with burn reconstruction.
9:30 am - 10:00 am
Concurrent Session 19
Concurrent 19A Concurrent 19B
Injectors Roundtable (Part 2)
George Baxter-Holder, DNP, APRN, CANS
Connie M. Brennan, BSN, RN, PHN, CPSN, CANS, ISPAN-F
Hermine Warren, DNP, APRN, CANS, CNM, ISPAN-F
Julie Bass Kaplan, FNP-BC, MSN, CPSN, CANS, HCMT, PHN
  • Identify safer injection techniques including facial anatomy, dermal planes and product choices.
  • Discuss the variety of expert methods for achieving the same or similar aesthetic goal.
The Real Scar Wars of the 21st Century (Part 2)
Leigh Ann Price, MD
  • Discuss burn reconstruction and possible treatment alternatives
  • Identify the challenges associated with burn reconstruction.
10:00 am - 10:30 am
Coffee Break
10:30 am - 11:00 am
Concurrent Session 20
Concurrent 20A Concurrent 20B Concurrent 20C
The "Nitty Gritty" of Neuromodulators and Dermal Fillers
Lori J. Robertson, MSN, FNP-C
  • Explain the differences of current FDA approved along with BONt-A mechanism of action.
  • Explain the rheological differences between the various FDA approved dermal fillers and biostimulants along with their mechanism of actions.
Drain Detective: Identifying the Normal and Abnormals of Surgical Drain Outputs
Crystal tenCate, MS, APRN, FNP-C, CPSN
  • Discuss different types of surgical drains, identify common concerns and how to manage surgical drains problems.
  • Discuss the different types of output a surgical drain may have and understand when to escalate patient care. The learner will be able to discuss how to provide patient education regarding surgical drain management.
How I Started A Cosmetic-Injection Company Without Any Business Experience Or Startup Money
Bobbi Bullock, MSN NP-C
  • Discuss how to implement a turn-key med spa business blueprint regardless of their degree, business experience, age, or startup funds.
  • Identify how to resolve cost inefficiencies, execute effective social media marketing, optimize existing and new business relationships, utilize consultations as outreach, and more.
11:00 am - 11:30 am
Concurrent Session 21
Concurrent 21A Concurrent 21B Concurrent 21C
The Dangers Of Lasers & With Different Ethnicities
Emerald Gutierrez, RN, CRNFA
  • Review safety precautions to the maximum level.
  • Describe how to use different laser options to increase confidence.
Hi-Definition Liposuction: The Newest Frontier is Surgical Body Contouring
David Sieber, MD
  • Describe new surgical body contouring technology.
  • Determine which patients are good candidates for surgical body contouring.
Avoiding the Pitfalls of Looking Injected
Linda Owsley, RN, BSN
  • Identify facial assessment skills of the aging face that will improve patient education and injector confidence.
  • Explain strategies to avoid the mistakes and pitfalls of making your patient looking injected.
11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Concurrent Session 22
Concurrent 22A Concurrent 22B Concurrent 22C
Calcium Hydroxyapatite - Friend or Foe? An Aesthetic Nurses Experience With This Complex Filler
Wendy Pickett, RN, CAI, CEO
  • Identify properties unique to Calcium Hydrosyapatite and how these traits affect the injectors clinical practice.
  • Discuss safe and effective procedures and treatment of adverse events.
Novel Approaches to Amputation
Matthew J. Carty, MD
  • Identify the limitations of traditional approaches to limb amputation.
  • Describe a host of new approaches to limb amputation, including TMR, RPNI, AMI and osseointegration.
Hashtags and Skin Influencers : Exploring Technology and Social Media's Effect on Aesthetic Practices
Jason Olandesca, BN, RN, CCPE
  • Demonstrate using SMART goals with the "Skinfluencer".
  • Identify present and emerging tools in technology and social media.
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Lunch Symposium (Not for CNE)
Supported by TBD
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Workshop IX: Billing and Coding and Workshop
Plastic Surgery: 2020 CPT Coding & Reimbursement Update

(*Separate Registration Required/ Must Have Ticket to Attend)
Kim Pollock, KarenZupko & Associates, Inc.
  • Code accurately and ethically, according to the latest CPT, CMS and NCCI guidelines.
  • Describe and differentiate breast reconstruction versus revision services when coding.
  • Accurately select surgical CPT codes for plastic surgery procedures.
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Concurrent Session 23
Concurrent 23A Concurrent 23B
Facial Transplant/ VIRTUAL
Basal Sharaf, MD
HA Filler Complications; How to Identify Them, How to Manage Them and How to Prevent Them
Meredith Harris, MSN, WHNP
  • Identify pre-existing conditions that place patients at risk of poor outcomes.
  • Discuss a treatment plan for the management of HA filler complications.
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Concurrent Session 24
Concurrent 24A Concurrent 24B
Pressure Wounds
Geoffrey Gurtner, MD, FACS
Beautiful Unique Faces
Anita East, NP
  • Identify patients Unique Facial Features to create Beautiful Unique Faces.
  • Discuss how to empower patients about what beauty is today.
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Concurrent Session 25
Concurrent 25A Concurrent 25B
Surgical Treatments Of Traumatic Facial Injuries
Arthur J. Nam, MD, MS, FACS
  • Identify distinguishing features of facial skeletal anatomy.
  • Describe and explain the treatment options for the health professionals treating patients with facial fractures.
Give Me the Kylie Jenner Look: Online Aesthetic Templates and Client Dissatisfaction
Jonathan Mavroudis, MD; Nicky Tzimas, NP
  • Discuss patient motivations and expectations from both a sociological and nursing perspective.
  • Identify patients at risk in the digital age.
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Concurrent Session 26
Concurrent 26A Concurrent 26B
Mohs Surgery Reconstruction
Wesley Thayer, MD, PhD
  • Discuss challenges Mohs Surgery Reconstruction
  • Identify Options for Reconstruction after Mohs Surgery
You May Be At Risk For Losing Your Scope Of Practice And Not Even Know It!
Anne Bechtold, RN, CANS;
Erin Spousta, MSN, BSN, RN;
Sarah Beatrice, RN
  • Identify practice issues facing RN's in the plastic surgery and aesthetics arenas.
  • Identify tools to investigate attitudes and potential political actions of the state boards of nursing, medicine and other healthcare-related regulatory boards and agencies.