ISHRS 2021 Surgical Assistants Program

Date: Saturday, October 2, 2021

Time: 8:00am-11:00am CDT/Chicago (time zone conversion assistance)

Co-Chair: Laura Krys, RN | Spain
Co-Chair: Marwan Noureldin, MD | Egypt

This program is an excellent opportunity to watch and learn from experts around the world as they demonstrate the different steps of the hair restoration process via video and lecture. As a participant, you can watch live and engage in discussion via Zoom meeting. Plus, you will be able to access the program on demand through December 1, 2021.

Cost: $25 USD for ISHRS Members/$50 for ISHRS Pending Members/ $75 for Non ISHRS Members

Course Description

This year’s Surgical Assistants Program is aimed for technicians of all skill levels, with the key elements covering from the basics to topics for assistants with many years and high levels of experience under their belts. The program will have interactive component, so technicians can put forward questions to the faculty for a panel review.

This year is an opportunity to update your staff’s knowledge, inspire and enthuse them to come back to work with an open mind to implement new ideas into practice. It will also help build empathy skills so patients can have a more wonderful experience.

The program will be recorded, so participants can review the material again at their convenience.

Program objectives

  • Learn new/different surgical techniques.
  • Understand hair transplant holistically – from basic nursing care, to surgery, to ensuring a quality patient experience.
  • Get motivated and excited! 

Please Note

  • This is not a certification course; certificates of attendance will not be offered for this program.
  • The recording will be made available to those who register before October 2, 2021. It will not be available for purchase on demand after the program concludes.

Technical Requirements

  • The Surgical Assistants Program will take place via Zoom
  • Download this pre-course checklist for Zoom
  • Enable your microphone and camera to participate in live sessions.
  • Establish a strong Internet connection, wired if possible, for the strongest connection.

This Year’s Faculty

Co-Chair: Laura Krys, RN | Spain
Co-Chair: Marwan Noureldin, MD | Egypt

Laura Caicedo Albarello, MD | Spain
Laura Burdine (Dr. M. Dauer) | USA
Márcio Crisóstomo, MD, FISHRS | Brazil
Aman Dua, MBBS, MD, FISHRS | India
Sam Gaffey (Drs. N. & B. Farjo) | UK
Laurie Gorham, RN (Bosley) | USA
Tina Lardner (Dr. J. Harris) | USA
Saranya Manochai, RN (Dr. D. Pathomvanich) | Thailand
Ifigenia Protopapa (Dr. G. Zontos) | Denmark
Felipe Reynoso | USA
Sara Roberts, RN (Drs. N. & B. Farjo) | UK
Elisabeth Romero (Dr. M. Speranzini) | Brazil
Ilona Schur (Dr. G. Zontos) | Denmark
Christina Smith (Dr. P. Mohebi) | USA
Alex Stokes (Drs. N. & B. Farjo) | UK
Aileen Ulrich (Dr. S. Gabel) | USA
Salome Vadachkoria, MD | Georgia
Emina Vance (Dr. S. Lam) | USA
Brandi Watts (Dr. J. Cooley) | USA