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Nursing/Allied Health - Course

Thursday, April 6 | 8:00 AM - 5:10 PM | Room: 31 B/C

Educational Needs

  • The activity is designed to offer an interactive forum for the exchange of clinical information pertaining to new and established energy-based technology.
  • This activity will explore the collaborative roles of Nursing/Allied Health personnel in providing optimum patient care utilizing evidence based standards of practice.
  • This activity will explain the safety regulations and controls for the use of lasers and energy based devices in a variety of clinical settings.

Participants The activity is designed for nurses, clinicians, and other allied health professionals who use laser, light and other energy-based technologies.

Background Requirements Attendees should possess a basic understanding of laser, light and energy-based technologies for cutaneous applications.

Instructional Content/Expected Learning Objectives After this session, attendees should:

  • Establish a sound understanding of the principles of lasers and other energy based devices.
  • Learn the role of the Laser Safety Officer (LSO) and how to achieve safety compliance in the workplace.
  • Understand the national and state regulations and non-governmental controls that can influence one's clinical practice.
  • Discover the latest technological application of lasers energy based devices in the surgical and aesthetic fields.
  • Gain an understanding of the biophysical mechanisms surrounding the use of low light therapy.

Director(s) Laura McDermott, BIS, LE, MA; Patricia A. Owens, RN, MHA, CMLSO, CNOR

Faculty Kathy Anderson, MD; Natalie Curcio, MD; Richard P. Felten; John Hoopman, CMLSO; Raymond J. Lanzafame, MD, MBA, FACS; David McDaniel, MD; Natasha Mesinkovska, MD; Leslie Pollard, BSMT, LEOT; E. Victor Ross, MD; Penny Smalley, RN; Rebecca Sprague, RN, NP-C; Mary Stoll, AS, BS; Jill Waibel, MD; Christopher Zachary, MD

Time  ABSTR Activity
8:00 AM - 8:05 AM   Introduction
8:06 AM - 8:15 AM   Nursing / Allied Health Information Session - Mary Stoll 
8:16 AM - 8:37 AM   Selective Photothermolysis / Maximizing Your Outcomes - John Hoopman 
8:38 AM - 9:00 AM    Laser Safety Officer (LSO) Role and ANSI Z13.6 Update - Raymond J. Lanzafame  
9:01 AM - 9:20 AM    Laser Plume / Smoke, One Voice Advocacy - Penny Smalley
9:21 AM - 9:40 AM   FDA Medical Devices: What Is That All About? - Richard P. Felten
9:41 AM - 10:00 AM   Post Laser/Light Patient Management and Care - Rebecca Sprague
10:01 AM - 10:15 AM   Q&A
10:16 AM - 10:30 AM   BREAK
10:31 AM - 10:50 AM    The Coming of Age: An Insight Into Laser Technology in Medicine Today - Leslie Pollard
10:51 AM - 11:15 AM   Feminine Rejuvenation - Kathy Anderson 
11:16 AM - 11:35 AM   Skin Care Revolution - Natalie Curcio
11:36 AM - 11:50 AM   Needling and Hair Rejuvenation - Natasha Mesinkovska
11:51 AM - 12:00 PM   Q&A 
12:01 PM - 1:29 PM   LUNCH

EXCELLENCE IN LASER NURSING / ALLIED HEALTH AWARD RECIPIENT

1:30 PM - 1:50 PM   Talk Title TBD - Laura McDermott
1:51 PM - 2:10 PM   Picosecond Technology For Tattoos, Rejuvenation, Pigmentation - E. Victor Ross
2:11 PM - 2:30 PM   Laser Assisted Drug Delivery With Fractional Lasers - Jill Waibel 
2:31 PM - 2:50 PM   Different Angles Of Body Contouring, Reduction And Cellulite - Christopher Zachary 
2:51 PM - 3:10 PM   Overview / Research With Low Level Light Therapy - David McDaniel
3:11 PM - 3:20 PM   Q&A
3:21 PM - 3:36 PM    BREAK

ABSTRACTS AND CASE STUDIES

3:37 PM - 3:46 PM   NURSING CONSIDERATIONS FOR ULTRASOUND TECHNOLOGIES Shannon Hernandez★, Anne Chapas | Union Square Laser Dermatology, New York, NY
3:47 PM - 3:56 PM    ADJUNCTIVE TOPICAL AGENTS IN LASER THERAPY Tamara Ammon★, Iwona Drazila, Tracy Ovtcharov, Clare McGrath, Hana Jeon, Daniel Belkin, Roy Geronemus | Laser & Skin Surgery Center of New York, New York, NY
3:57 PM - 4:06 PM    EVALUATION OF EFFECTIVENESS OF LASER ACUPUNCTURE ON OSTEOARTHRITIS KNEE PAIN - RANDOMISED, DOUBLE BLINDED, PLACEBO-CONTROLLED TRIAL Meikin Rees★, Peter Meier | University of Technology Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 
4:07 PM - 4:16 PM    NURSING CONSIDERATIONS FOR PHOTOGRAPHY  Katherine Corradini★, Anne Chapas, Jennifer MacGregor | Union Square Laser Dermatology, New York, NY
4:17 PM - 4:26 PM    SCAR TREATMENTS UTILIZING LASERS AND RELATED TECHNOLOGIES Tracy Ovtcharov★, Iwona Drazila, Tamara Ammon, Clare McGrath, Daniel Belkin, Hana Jeon, Roy Geronemus | Laser & Skin Surgery Center of New York, New York, NY
4:27 PM - 4:36 PM    ADVANCED ANESTHESIA TECHNIQUES FOR LASER PROCEDURES Clare McGrath★, Tracy Ovtcharov, Iwona Drazila, Tamara Ammon, Daniel Belkin, Hana Jeon, Roy Geronemus | Laser & Skin Surgery Center of New York, New York, NY
4:37 PM - 4:46 PM    THE USE OF NAIL SURGERY AND LOW LEVEL LASER FOR THE TREATMENT OF STUBBORN FUNGAL NAIL INFECTION - CASE STUDY Marion Yau★, Win Leung Siu | University of Portsmouth, London, United Kingdom 
4:47 PM - 4:58 PM   Q&A
4:59 PM - 5:10 PM   Conclusion and Evaluation




Schedule and rooms subject to change without notice

Presenter | ✈ ASLMS Travel Grant Recipient

The American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery is the world’s largest scientific organization dedicated to promoting research, education and high standards of clinical care in the field of medical laser applications. It provides a forum for the exchange of scientific information and participation in communicating the latest developments in laser medicine and surgery to clinicians, research investigators, government and regulatory agencies, and the public.

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