The Canadian Society Of Aesthetics Specialty Nurses provides members with opportunities to be professionally educated, trained and regulated to ensure patient safety in all aspects of aesthetic surgical and non-surgical procedures.
The Canadian Society Of Aesthetic Specialty Nurses’ Website
Medical aesthetic nursing is a rapidly growing field. It is extremely important that nurses have the opportunity to be properly educated, trained and regulated to ensure patient safety in all aspects of the plastic surgery industry. Membership to CSASN will provide you with this knowledge. Surgical and non-surgical aesthetic nurses function in an increasingly challenging healthcare environment and are assuming more responsibility and expanded roles.
Comprehensive assessment and excellent communication skills are essential to managing patient care and promoting optimal outcomes. Your interest in a solid foundation for Aesthetic Nursing demonstrates your dedication to expanding your knowledge and skills, achieving optimal results and promoting patient safety. You want to enhance your knowledge to ensure that patients receive the best care possible.
~ Tracey Hotta, BScN, RN, CPSN, CANS – Editor ~
The mission of the Canadian Society of Aesthetic Specialty Nurses is to provide:
- current evidence-based education
- the highest standards to protect the public in ensuring their safety
- forums to promote professional growth and personal advancement for nurses whose primary focus is in aesthetic medicine
- to provide a forum and communication tool to inform and educate aesthetic specialty nurses on surgical and non-surgical aesthetic treatments or procedures
- to unite the nursing members to establish guidelines for professional standards, promoting ethical practice, and protecting the status of the profession
- to promote and advance the qualifications and professional practice of aesthetic specialty nursing
The Canadian Society of Aesthetic Specialty Nurses is an integral society which will maintain and advance the practice of aesthetic nursing in the surgical and non-surgical aesthetic procedures and treatments.
BENEFITS OF MEMBERSHIP
- Reduced rates to attend National and Regional Meetings
- Networking with Colleagues
- Keeping updated on current trends and technologies
- Resource Center for information on surgical and non-surgical aesthetic topics, needs and employment opportunities
- List of contact information regarding medical suppliers and vendors
- Access to educational opportunities such as ACLS, Certifications Confidential email access to other members
- Advancement into a leadership role
- Registered Nurse, Nurse Practitioner or Registered Practical Nurse who has a current certificate of competence from their provincial college and upholds the philosophy of CSASN.
- RN / RPN / NP (surgical or non- surgical) working with Core Specialists (Plastics, dermatology, ENT, ophthalmology)
- RN / RPN / NP working with a non- core specialist upon provision of documentation that the Medical Director has been trained in aesthetic medicine.
REGULAR MEMBERSHIP FEES
1 YEAR: $150.00 | 2 YEARS: $300.00
Registered nurses and registered practical nurses, who have a current certificate of competence and uphold the philosophy of CSASN. They shall receive all the benefits of membership, will have the right to vote and may hold an executive position.
Note: A CV may be requested by the Executive Board to verify membership
1.) The 20th annual Toronto Annual Breast Surgery Symposium
When: April.2nd, 2020
This symposium will cover current concepts and new innovation in the field of reconstructive and aesthetic breast surgery. Our guest faculty will present information in a combination of didactic lectures, video presentations, open panel discussions and question and answer sessions.
2.) The 50th annual University of Toronto Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Symposium
When: April 3-4th, 2020
This symposium will provide a didactic, highly interactive, congenial atmosphere, where registrants are exposed to top aesthetic plastic surgeons on a global scale. The Toronto Aesthetic Meeting is the largest aesthetic plastic surgery meeting in Canada. Last year, over 200 registrants attended this program.
3.) International Society of Plastic and Aesthetic Nurses 2020 (ISPAN 2020)
When: OCTOBER 15-18TH 2020
ISPAN is currently looking for presenters and invites nurses, physicians, educators, and those in related disciplines to submit an Abstract for possible presentation at the ISPAN 2020 Meeting.
We are seeking Abstracts that address the arena of surgical and non-surgical procedures as well as medical issues specific to plastic surgical nursing with a focus on innovations, evidence-based outcomes, assessment and interventions, continuous quality improvement, research, education, work ethics, legal and legislative issues, practice management, marketing, communication, infection control, technology, managed care, patient safety, and environmental challenges for the nurse participating in the field of aesthetic and reconstructive surgery.
Visit: https://ispan.org/meeting/ for additional details
Certification Testing Sites And Dates (Canada)
Certified Aesthetic Nurse Specialist and Certified Plastic Surgical Nurse
For more information and the registration application, go to www.psncb.org
Certified Aesthetic Nurse Specialist (CANS) Exam
The Plastic Surgical Nursing Certification Board is pleased to announce the Certified Aesthetic Nurse Specialist (CANS) exam!
To be eligible to apply for certification, the candidate must:
- Be currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the United States, its territories or Canada, and
- Practice within one of the following specialties: Plastic/Aesthetic Surgery, Ophthalmology, Dermatology, or Facial Plastic Surgery (ENT)
- Have a minimum of two (2) years of nursing experience as a registered nurse within one of the listed Core Specialties above in a general staff, administrative, teaching, or research capacity within five (5) years prior to application, and
- Have spent at least fifty percent (50%) of practice hours within the core specialties during two (2) of the preceding five (5) years.
- Have your Medical Director endorse your application.
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BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Tracey Hotta, RN
Liane Nakamura, MD /
Jeanine Harrison NP
Kathryn Woodcock, RN
Dr Kenneth Smith MD
Vancouver, British Columbia
Angela Haff, RN
William McGillivary MD
Vancouver, British Columbia
Aundrea Trevors, RN
Renier van Aardt MD
Truro, Nova Scotia
Katherine Fitz, RN
Dr. Ronald G. Zelt, MD, FRCSC, Plastic Surgeon
Erin Talbot, RN
Dr. T. Wayne Sefcik, MD FCFP
Amanda Van Ham, CANS
Aundrea Trevors, CANS
Caroline Uba, CANS
Christine Bui, CANS
Christine Taylor, CANS
Claudia Price, CPSN
Deborah Elias, CANS
Denise Schaefer, CANS
Diana Phillips, CANS
Emily Schultz, CANS
Isabelle Jubert, CPSN, CANS
Jacalyn Connors, CANS
Jacklyn Sudetic, CANS
Janice Lalonde, CANS
Jennifer Cajucom, CPSN
Jenny Atkins, CANS
Katherine Fitz O’Neil, CPSN
Kathryn Woodcock, CANS
Lisa Gosset, CANS
Lorilei McNish, CANS
Marcelle Caruana, CANS
Marie Nieminen, CANS
Michele Cluff, CANS
Nancy Owens, CANS
Sharon Vandecasteyen, CANS
Shelley Clarke, CPSN
Sunny Kim, CANS
Tania Theriault, CANS
Tracey Hotta, CPSN
Vanessa Fedorchuk, CANS