American Society of Plastic Surgical Nurses

The American Society of Plastic Surgical Nurses - ASPSN 41st Annual Convention, organized by the American Society of Plastic Surgical Nurses Association - ASPSN will take place from 16th October to the 19th October 2015 at the Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel in Boston, United States Of America.


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Jennie Layacan

Jennie Layacan

Andrea Dolfini

Andrea Dolfini

Farroupilha, Brazil


Haley Wood

Haley Wood

Nurse Practitioner at Allergan at Allergan
Dawn Sagrillo

Dawn Sagrillo

at ReFresh Aesthetic Center at ReFresh Aesthetic Center

Schedule & Agenda

Fri, 16 OctDay 1
Fri, 16 Oct 08:00 AM - 12:00 PMCANS Exam
Fri, 16 Oct 08:00 AM - 12:00 PMASPSN Board Meeting
Fri, 16 Oct 10:00 AM - 05:00 PMRegistration
Fri, 16 Oct 12:30 PM - 02:00 PMInjectables DemonstrationSeperate Registration RequiredFaculty:Dawn P. Sagrillo, MSN, AGNP, CANS, CPSNJill Jones, RN, CANS, CPSNSusan Fallon, BSNSean Doherty, MDThe purpose of this workshop is to familiarize the audience with the injectable aesthetic products. The topics discussed during lecture will be: pertinent facial anatomy; chemical makeup of each product; safety considerations of each application of the products; potential adverse events and treatment of products. There will be live demos utilizing each of the products.Objectives:Identify key facial anatomical structures by location and function.Demonstrate the proper application of each of the dermal fillers, bioactivator and BoNTA.Recognize potential AE of each procedure and the standard common treatment protocols.
Fri, 16 Oct 01:00 PM - 06:00 PMCPSN Exam
Fri, 16 Oct 02:00 PM - 02:30 PMCoffee Break
Fri, 16 Oct 02:30 PM - 05:00 PMProduct Injection Demos
Sat, 17 OctDay 2
Sat, 17 Oct 07:00 AM - 05:00 PMRegistration
Sat, 17 Oct 07:00 AM - 08:00 AMNew Members/First Time Attendees
Sat, 17 Oct 07:00 AM - 08:00 AMContinental Breakfast with Exhibitors
Sat, 17 Oct 07:00 AM - 05:00 PMSpeaker Ready Room
Sat, 17 Oct 07:00 AM - 11:00 AMExhibit Hours
Sat, 17 Oct 08:00 AM - 08:30 AMWelcome & Formal Opening of 2015
Sat, 17 Oct 08:30 AM - 10:00 AMGeneral Session 1Advocacy in Surgery - Breast Reconstruction Awareness DayMitchell H. Brown, MD, Med, FRCSCObjectives:Discuss the origins of Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day.Examine the principles of health advocacy in plastic surgeryBRA Support and Other Elements of FoundationJeanine DiGennaroObjectives:Examine relevant educational opportunities for plastic surgery nurses to enhance breast cancer awareness within their community.Develop nurse-patient communication tactics surrounding breast cancer awareness and options available for breast cancer reconstruction
Sat, 17 Oct 10:00 AM - 10:30 AMCoffee Break Visit Exhibitors
Sat, 17 Oct 10:30 AM - 11:30 AMGeneral Session 2Founders Lecture: ASPSN: A Collective Collaboration of VolunteersJoanne Gladfelter, RN, CPSNObjectives:Identify the effective contributions of voluntary leadership.Discuss the necessity of supporting professional nursing organizations
Sat, 17 Oct 11:30 AM - 12:30 PMPanel IThe Reconstructive Plastic Surgery Experience in the Boston Marathon BombingsMatthew J. Carty, MD; Kyle Eberlin, MD; Samuel Lin, MD, MBA; Amir Taghinia, MD; Juan Mello, MDObjectives:Explain the impact of multidisciplinary care on the management of complex injuries.Relate the breadth of injuries witnessed in the Boston Marathon bombings.
Sat, 17 Oct 12:30 PM - 02:00 PMLunch Symposium,Supported by Galderma (Not for CEU)
Sat, 17 Oct 12:30 PM - 02:00 PMPSNCB Meeting
Sat, 17 Oct 02:00 PM - 03:00 PMConcurrent 1 APacific Ballroom EWound Healing for the Plastic Surgery Nurse - Wound Healing 101Valentina S. Lucas, PhD, RN, ANP-BCObjectives:Discuss proper wound care procedures.Identify wound care products on the market.
Sat, 17 Oct 02:00 PM - 03:00 PMConcurrent Session 1
Sat, 17 Oct 02:00 PM - 03:00 PMConcurrent 1 CAtlantic Ballroom II & IIIAMBRA Augmentation Mammoplasty by Reverse Abdominoplasty and TABA - Transabdominal Breast AugmentationRichard J. Zienowicz, MD, FACSObjectives:Explain how the augmentation is performed.Explain the concept of TABA.Discuss the risk benefits to eligible patients.
Sat, 17 Oct 02:00 PM - 07:00 PMExhibit Hours
Sat, 17 Oct 02:00 PM - 03:00 PMConcurrent 1 BAtlantic Ballroom INegotiating a Killer, but Very Pretty, Injector ContractHaley J. Wood, MSN, WHNP, CPSN, CANSObjectives:Explain key business terms for negotiation.Identify the requirements for fair compensation.
Sat, 17 Oct 03:00 PM - 04:00 PMConcurrent Session 2
Sat, 17 Oct 03:00 PM - 04:00 PMConcurrent 2 CAtlantic Ballroom II & IIIUsing Technology and Topicals to Treat Laser Complications and Side EffectsSean Doherty, MDObjectives:Discuss the side effects and complications of cosmetic lasers treatments.Identify ways to treat laser complications with topicals and technology.
Sat, 17 Oct 03:00 PM - 04:00 PMConcurrent 2 BAtlantic Ballroom IRethink Ink: The Aesthetic-Medical Tattoo (Micropigmentation)Marie D. Barbuto, BSN, RN, CANS,FAAMObjectives:Identify how Aesthetic Medical Tattooing will aesthetically improve problematic areas and conditions.Discuss the process for planning facial fillers and neurotoxin injections as it relates to permanent makeup.
Sat, 17 Oct 03:00 PM - 04:00 PMConcurrent 2 APacific Ballroom EA Look at Advance Wound Healing Modalities - Wound Healing 201Valentina S. Lucas, PhD, RN, ANP-BCObjectives:Demonstrate proper advanced wound healing therapies.Discuss appropriate patient care selection.
Sat, 17 Oct 04:00 PM - 04:30 PMCoffee Break, visit Exhibitors
Sat, 17 Oct 04:30 PM - 05:30 PMConcurrent 3 BAtlantic Ballroom IQualities of a Successful Aesthetic LeaderMarie Czenko, MAObjectives:Identify the basic concepts of leadership.Apply positive intent to the core daily engagement a nurse encounters with physicians, team, staff, patients, and others who come into your practice.
Sat, 17 Oct 04:30 PM - 05:30 PMConcurrent 3 APacific Ballroom EAwe Without Shock: Rehabilitating Pediatric Burn Scars and ContracturesMatthias B. Donelan, MDObjectives:Diagnose different types of burn scars and clinical contractures.Identify how scars can be rehabilitated with lasers and minimally morbid reconstructive surgery.
Sat, 17 Oct 04:30 PM - 05:30 PMConcurrent Session 3
Sat, 17 Oct 05:30 PM - 07:00 PMWelcome Reception in Exhibit Hall
Sun, 18 OctDay 3
Sun, 18 Oct 07:30 AM - 08:30 AMContinental Breakfast with Exhibitors
Sun, 18 Oct 07:30 AM - 05:00 PMSpeaker Ready Room
Sun, 18 Oct 07:30 AM - 05:00 PMRegistration
Sun, 18 Oct 07:30 AM - 04:00 PMExhibit Hours
Sun, 18 Oct 08:00 AM - 09:00 AMGeneral Session 3ntegrative Health CareRebecca Cogwell Anderson, PhDObjectives:Explain the scope of Integrative health care.Review options available to incorporate integrative health care into their practice.
Sun, 18 Oct 09:00 AM - 10:00 AMGeneral Session 4mproving the Culture of Safety in the Office Based Surgical and Procedural SettingFred E. Shapiro, DO; Richard D. Urman, MD, MBAObjectives:Explain the necessity and role that team training contributes to a safe office environment.Identify methods to improve safety in the office based surgical and procedural setting
Sun, 18 Oct 09:30 AM - 10:30 AMCoffee Break, visit Exhibitors
Sun, 18 Oct 10:30 AM - 11:30 AMGeneral Session 5Understanding Biofilm in the Healthcare SettingRobert B. Dybec, RN, MS, CPSN, CNORObjectives:Describe common incidents of Healthcare-Associated Infections.Define Bioburden and Biofilm.Describe challenges in dealing with Biofilms in the healthcare setting.
Sun, 18 Oct 11:30 AM - 12:00 PMMembership Meeting (Not for CEU)Pacific Ballroom E
Sun, 18 Oct 12:00 PM - 01:30 PMLunch with Exhibitors (Not for CEU)Pacific Ballroom E
Sun, 18 Oct 12:00 PM - 02:00 PMPSN Editorial Board MeetingCaspian
Sun, 18 Oct 01:30 PM - 02:30 PMConcurrent 4 APacific Ballroom EReview of the Surgical Procedure Available for RhytidectomyThomas C. Cochran Jr., MDObjectives:Describe facelift strategies and surgical techniques.Identify the important role of the nurse for the surgical patient.
Sun, 18 Oct 01:30 PM - 02:30 PMConcurrent Session 4
Sun, 18 Oct 01:30 PM - 02:30 PMConcurrent 4 CAtlantic Ballroom II & IIIDeactivating Peripheral Nerve Triggers: A Surgical Solution to Refractory HeadachesWilliam G. Austen Jr., MDObjectives:Explain the background of surgery for migraines.Explain the anatomy mechanism of nerve compression.Discuss how to select the ideal patient and for migraine treatment.
Sun, 18 Oct 01:30 PM - 02:30 PMConcurrent 4 BAtlantic Ballroom IEnhancing your Patient's Knowledge on Breast Implant SelectionsScott Chapin, MD, FACSObjectives:Identify the different generations, types and shapes of breast implants.Identify nurse's role for promoting breast implant patient education within the practice.
Sun, 18 Oct 02:30 PM - 03:30 PMConcurrent 5 APacific Ballroom EFacial Filler Complication Update: Beyond Biofilmu2026 Systemic Sequela and Retinal EmbolizationMK Maloney, RN, CANS; Suzanne Ramsey, RN, BSN, CPSN, CANSObjectives:Define the formation of serious adverse events beyond biofilms.Define serious adverse events.
Sun, 18 Oct 02:30 PM - 03:30 PMConcurrent Session 5
Sun, 18 Oct 02:30 PM - 03:30 PMConcurrent 5 CAtlantic Ballroom II & IIIPlastic Surgery in Trauma: What Happens after the ABCDE'sBranko Bojovic, MDObjectives:Identify the scope of plastic surgery related problems in the trauma patient.Discuss the various state-of-the art tools and techniques used by plastic surgeons in a trauma patient.
Sun, 18 Oct 02:30 PM - 03:30 PMConcurrent 5 BAtlantic Ballroom IBest of Breast Reconstruction OptionsGinger Mars, RN, MSN, CCRN,CPSN, NP-cObjectives:Discuss the surgical options for breast flap reconstruction.Identify potential breast flap donor site complications and their treatment options.
Sun, 18 Oct 03:00 PM - 04:00 PMCoffee Break, visit ExhibitorsPacific Ballroom A
Sun, 18 Oct 04:00 PM - 05:00 PMGeneral Session 6Pacific Ballroom ENew Trends in Male Aesthetic SurgeryRichard G. Reish, MDObjectives:Identify trends in male aesthetic surgery.Describe anatomic differences in goals of male and female cosmetic surgery.
Sun, 18 Oct 05:30 PM - 05:30 PMModerated Poster Session (Not for CEU) Pacific Ballroom FoyerP1. A Novel Approach in the Management of Adolescent Breast AsymmetryOlivia Oppel RN, BSN, CPSN P2. Unlocking the Secret to Great SEOEva Sheie P3. Extremity Replantation: Indications, Peri-operative Management, and OutcomesKyle R. Eberlin, MD & Amy Israelian, NP P4. Implementing a 5 Star Patient Education Process to Drive RetentionApril Linden P5. An Online Surgical Simulator for Craniofacial Surgery u2013 A Multipurpose Educational ResourceRoberto L. Flores, MD & Pat D. Chibbaro, NP P6. Pediatric Pressure Ulcers: Assessment, Treatment, and PreventionCatherine Noonan Caillouette, RN, MS, CPNP-PC/AC, CWON
Mon, 19 OctDay 4
Mon, 19 Oct 07:30 AM - 04:00 PMRegistration
Mon, 19 Oct 07:30 AM - 08:30 AMContinental Breakfast
Mon, 19 Oct 08:00 AM - 09:00 AMGeneral Session 7 Pacific Ballroom EAntimicrobial Surgical Prophylaxis: A Pharmacology ReviewPaul Staffieri, PharmDObjectives:Evaluate the appropriateness of antimicrobial regimens to tailor individualized care.Discuss antimicrobial coverage for the major classes of antibiotics utilized for surgical prophylaxis.
Mon, 19 Oct 09:00 AM - 10:00 AMGeneral Session 8Reanimation of the Paralyzed Smile Using Contiguous Muscle Transfer: A Review of 365 PatientsRoger L. Simpson, MD, MBA, FACS; Janet Misuraca, RN, BSN, CPSNObjectives:Identify the types of facial paralysis and the degree of facial imbalance.Discuss the benefit of dynamic paralysis reconstruction over static improvement
Mon, 19 Oct 10:00 AM - 10:15 AMCoffee BreakPacific Ballroom Foyer
Mon, 19 Oct 10:15 AM - 11:15 AMGeneral Session 9Pacific Ballroom ETriaging Skin CancersE. Phillips Polack, MD, MA, FACSObjectives:Identify the basic characteristics of squamous cell, basal cell and melanoma skin cancers.Discuss treatment strategies and the benefits and burdens associated with each of these strategies.
Mon, 19 Oct 11:15 AM - 12:15 PMGeneral Session 10 Pacific Ballroom EBotox or Burqa? Cultural and Religious Perspectives on Elective Cosmetic ProceduresDavid A. Kappel, MD, FACS; Valerie Satkoske, MSW, PhDObjectives:Discuss the importance of staying abreast of cultural and religious perspectives on elective plastic surgical procedures.Identify several ways in which facial expression impacts mood
Mon, 19 Oct 12:15 PM - 02:30 PMLunch with ASPS ExhibitorsThe Boston Convention and Exhibition Center
Mon, 19 Oct 02:30 PM - 03:30 PMGeneral Session 11 Pacific Ballroom EManaging the UNREALISTIC Patient Post Operatively in the Aesthetic WorldTracey Hotta RN, BScN, CPSN, CANSObjectives:Identify personality traits that may lead to unrealistic expectations after aesthetic procedureDiscuss a professional and systematic approach on how to deal with a client who presents with unrealistic expectations after their aesthetic procedure.
Mon, 19 Oct 03:30 PM - 04:30 PMGeneral Session 12 Pacific Ballroom Ehe Traumatic Injury to the Face - Sharing the Team Experience In The Approach to the Patient's JourneyDaren Edwards, MBE, RGN; Flordelyn Selim, BSN, RNObjectives:Discuss the influences of complex wound care on traumatic facial injuries.Reiterate the importance of a team approach to achieve the best outcomes using evidenced based practice.Discuss quality patient service from beginning to end using camouflage therapy.
Mon, 19 Oct 04:30 PM - 12:00 AMClosing Remarks and 2016 Los Angeles Sneak PeakPacific Ballroom E
Mon, 19 Oct 07:30 PM - 04:00 PMSpeaker Ready Room
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