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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16-19 Oct 2015

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Dawn Sagrillo

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at ReFresh Aesthetic Center at ReFresh Aesthetic Center

Schedule & Agenda

Fri, 16 Oct08:00 AM - 12:00 PMCANS Exam
Fri, 16 Oct08:00 AM - 12:00 PMASPSN Board Meeting
Fri, 16 Oct10:00 AM - 05:00 PMRegistration
Fri, 16 Oct12:30 PM - 02:00 PMInjectables Demonstration
Seperate 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 Oct01:00 PM - 06:00 PMCPSN Exam
Fri, 16 Oct02:00 PM - 02:30 PMCoffee Break
Fri, 16 Oct02:30 PM - 05:00 PMProduct Injection Demos
Sat, 17 Oct07:00 AM - 08:00 AMContinental Breakfast with Exhibitors
Sat, 17 Oct07:00 AM - 05:00 PMSpeaker Ready Room
Sat, 17 Oct07:00 AM - 05:00 PMRegistration
Sat, 17 Oct07:00 AM - 11:00 AMExhibit Hours
Sat, 17 Oct07:00 AM - 08:00 AMNew Members/First Time Attendees
Sat, 17 Oct08:00 AM - 08:30 AMWelcome & Formal Opening of 2015
Sat, 17 Oct08:30 AM - 10:00 AMGeneral Session 1
Advocacy 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 Oct10:00 AM - 10:30 AMCoffee Break Visit Exhibitors
Sat, 17 Oct10:30 AM - 11:30 AMGeneral Session 2
Founders 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 Oct11:30 AM - 12:30 PMPanel I
The 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 Oct12:30 PM - 02:00 PMPSNCB Meeting
Sat, 17 Oct12:30 PM - 02:00 PMLunch Symposium,
Supported by Galderma (Not for CEU)
Sat, 17 Oct02:00 PM - 03:00 PMConcurrent 1 B
Atlantic 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 Oct02:00 PM - 03:00 PMConcurrent 1 A
Pacific 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 Oct02:00 PM - 03:00 PMConcurrent Session 1
Sat, 17 Oct02:00 PM - 07:00 PMExhibit Hours
Sat, 17 Oct02:00 PM - 03:00 PMConcurrent 1 C
Atlantic 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 Oct03:00 PM - 04:00 PMConcurrent 2 C
Atlantic 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 Oct03:00 PM - 04:00 PMConcurrent 2 B
Atlantic 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 Oct03:00 PM - 04:00 PMConcurrent 2 A
Pacific 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 Oct03:00 PM - 04:00 PMConcurrent Session 2
Sat, 17 Oct04:00 PM - 04:30 PMCoffee Break, visit Exhibitors
Sat, 17 Oct04:30 PM - 05:30 PMConcurrent 3 B
Atlantic 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 Oct04:30 PM - 05:30 PMConcurrent 3 A
Pacific 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 Oct04:30 PM - 05:30 PMConcurrent Session 3
Sat, 17 Oct05:30 PM - 07:00 PMWelcome Reception in Exhibit Hall
Sun, 18 Oct07:30 AM - 04:00 PMExhibit Hours
Sun, 18 Oct07:30 AM - 08:30 AMContinental Breakfast with Exhibitors
Sun, 18 Oct07:30 AM - 05:00 PMSpeaker Ready Room
Sun, 18 Oct07:30 AM - 05:00 PMRegistration
Sun, 18 Oct08:00 AM - 09:00 AMGeneral Session 3
ntegrative 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 Oct09:00 AM - 10:00 AMGeneral Session 4
mproving 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 Oct09:30 AM - 10:30 AMCoffee Break, visit Exhibitors
Sun, 18 Oct10:30 AM - 11:30 AMGeneral Session 5
Understanding 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 Oct11:30 AM - 12:00 PMMembership Meeting (Not for CEU)
Pacific Ballroom E
Sun, 18 Oct12:00 PM - 02:00 PMPSN Editorial Board Meeting
Sun, 18 Oct12:00 PM - 01:30 PMLunch with Exhibitors (Not for CEU)
Pacific Ballroom E
Sun, 18 Oct01:30 PM - 02:30 PMConcurrent 4 A
Pacific 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 Oct01:30 PM - 02:30 PMConcurrent Session 4
Sun, 18 Oct01:30 PM - 02:30 PMConcurrent 4 C
Atlantic 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 Oct01:30 PM - 02:30 PMConcurrent 4 B
Atlantic 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 Oct02:30 PM - 03:30 PMConcurrent 5 A
Pacific 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 Oct02:30 PM - 03:30 PMConcurrent Session 5
Sun, 18 Oct02:30 PM - 03:30 PMConcurrent 5 C
Atlantic 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 Oct02:30 PM - 03:30 PMConcurrent 5 B
Atlantic 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 Oct03:00 PM - 04:00 PMCoffee Break, visit Exhibitors
Pacific Ballroom A
Sun, 18 Oct04:00 PM - 05:00 PMGeneral Session 6
Pacific 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 Oct05:30 PM - 05:30 PMModerated Poster Session (Not for CEU) Pacific Ballroom Foyer
P1. 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 Oct07:30 AM - 08:30 AMContinental Breakfast
Mon, 19 Oct07:30 AM - 04:00 PMRegistration
Mon, 19 Oct08:00 AM - 09:00 AMGeneral Session 7 Pacific Ballroom E
Antimicrobial 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 Oct09:00 AM - 10:00 AMGeneral Session 8
Reanimation 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 Oct10:00 AM - 10:15 AMCoffee Break
Pacific Ballroom Foyer
Mon, 19 Oct10:15 AM - 11:15 AMGeneral Session 9
Pacific 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 Oct11:15 AM - 12:15 PMGeneral Session 10 Pacific Ballroom E
Botox 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 Oct12:15 PM - 02:30 PMLunch with ASPS Exhibitors
The Boston Convention and Exhibition Center
Mon, 19 Oct02:30 PM - 03:30 PMGeneral Session 11 Pacific Ballroom E
Managing 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 Oct03:30 PM - 04:30 PMGeneral Session 12 Pacific Ballroom E
he 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 Oct04:30 PM - 12:00 AMClosing Remarks and 2016 Los Angeles Sneak Peak
Pacific Ballroom E
Mon, 19 Oct07:30 PM - 04:00 PMSpeaker Ready Room
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