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Febraury 2018
International Society of Plastic and Aesthetic Nurses

Amanda Bailey, ACNP-BC, CWS, CPSN

What will this year bring for you in 2018? Not everybody makes New Year's resolutions but for those who do, the ritual of deciding how the next 365 days will go is a vital part of starting the new year out right. More


SAVE THE DATE: ISPAN 2018 – The Meeting

Abstract Submission
The International Society of Plastic and Aesthetic Nurses (ISPAN) is now accepting presentation abstracts for ISPAN 2018 – The Meeting to be held at the Westin River North Hotel in Chicago, Illinois from September 27 – October 1, 2018.
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Submission Deadline: Monday, March 5, 2018 at 11:59 PM (EST)


ABCD: After Breast Cancer Diagnosis provides personalized, free, one-to-one support for all those affected by breast cancer – patients, families and friends. More


Kathleen Mortl, RN, CPSN, CANS

All members of the healthcare team are committed to the best possible patient outcomes. Quality peer support can be a powerful healing tool for patients and loved ones. Patient wisdom and formal studies tell us about the value of social support. More


Ginger Mars, RN, MSN, NP-c, CCRN, CPSN
Chair, SSPC

As 2018 kicks off, the SSPC has been hard at work creating what will surely be an incredible annual convention, jam-packed with cutting edge topics. More


Linda Duffy, RN, CPSN

The flu vaccine should be given to everyone over 6 months of age. The flu vaccine should be given by the end of October each year. The flu affects those under 5 and over 65 years of age more severely... More


Connie M. Brennan, RN, CPSN, CANS

Delayed Onset Nodules and how to manage them has been a prevalent topic of conversation recently. A delayed onset nodule is a visible or palpable unintended mass that occurs at or close to the injection site of dermal filler (Management of Delayed Onset Nodules, 2015). More


Kristi Elliott, RN, FNP-C, CPSN

Welcome to 2018! I hope you enjoyed the holiday season. It's the time of year when we start to make new plans and goals. Some years my goals are loftier than others. My personal goal this year is to survive home renovations while retaining my sanity. More


Teresa Barroca, MSN, RN, CPSN

A recent Human Capital Institute report found that "69% of respondents are having difficulty filling critical positions and only 20% agree that they have a strong talent pipeline for critical roles. More



According to a multidisciplinary group of experts in aesthetic treatments, facial aesthetic treatments have become increasingly popular and as the number of treatments performed increases, it is more likely the number of complications will also increase (Urdiales-Gálvez, et al., 2017). More


Renee Hinojosa, MSN, APRN, CPSN, CANS
President, PSNCB

I am proud to be serving as the new President of the Plastic Surgical Nursing Certification Board (PSNCB) and to have such an amazing group of professionals serving on the Board with me. More

ISPAN 2018 – The Meeting
September 27 - October 1, 2018
Westin River North
Chicago, Illinois

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