Warfield Weekly Update
Oct. 14, 2011

What you need to know about patient confidentiality
The NCEA Commission on Accreditation (COA) approved these webinars for 1.0 CE through March 8, 2013. For more information on the COA, please visit www.NCEACertified.tv.

What You Need to Know About Patient Confidentiality
Presented by Paddy Deighan, MBA, JD, PhD

This webinar will review HIPPA and recent expansion and amendments to it. We will also review HIPPA applicability to non-medical procedures and why this important for estheticians working in medical setting. Bring your practice questions on patient confidentially protocols to implement in your office. 1.0 CE through March 8, 2013.

At the conclusion of this webinar the skin care specialist will be able to:
1) Identify HIPPA issues.
2) Implement updates and understand the expansion of HIPPA rules.
3) Apply HIPPA in various situations.
4) Distinguish non-medical treatments and HIPPA applicability

To order this CE webinar:
(Once purchased, the Webinar link will only be valid for 24 hours)

SDSS Member Fee: $19.95 - Click here

Non-member Fee: $24.95 - Click here

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California bans indoor tanning for minors
The New York Times
California just became the first state in the country to ban indoor tanning for anyone under 18, a move that drew praise from health organizations. About 30 other states have laws that place limits on indoor tanning for children and teenagers, but California's new law will be the strictest in the nation, prohibiting any minor from using a tanning bed, even with a parent's permission. The bill was signed by Gov. Jerry Brown over the weekend and goes into effect on Jan. 1. More

Study: Genes responsible for increasing the risk to skin cancer
TopNews United States
A recent research conducted by the researchers from the Queensland Institute of Medical Research (QIMR) has found a gene responsible for the difference in the susceptibility to melanoma form of skin cancer among people. More

Fillers help rejuvenate aging hands
Skin & Allergy News
When patients ask about fillers for their face, it presents the opportunity to also talk to them about their aging hands, according to Dr. Dee Anna Glaser, a professor and vice-chairman of the department of dermatology at St. Louis University School of Medicine.More

Tanning beds may be even riskier than thought
USA Today
New research published online Oct. 6 in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology suggests that the main type of ultraviolet rays used in tanning beds—UVA1—may penetrate to a deep layer of skin that is most vulnerable to the cancer-causing changes caused by UV rays. More

More effective tissue repair treatments likely following discovery of how tissue cells detect and perfect
Medical News Today
Scientists have discovered how cells detect tissue damage and modify their repair properties accordingly. The findings, published in the journal Developmental Cell, could open up new opportunities for improving tissue repair in patients following illness or surgery.More

10th Anniversary Meeting Registration Open,
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    Meeting Registration Fees:
    Meeting registration fee is for Monday & Tuesday only - Post-conference class requires additional registration fee for Non Members. SDSS Members need only to reserve a spot for the Certification Prep Class on Wednesday. (see below)

                                         Prior to January 19th                                 After January 19th

    SDSS Members                             $300   *or use Installment Plan                 $395

    (add'l member same office)           $180                                                        N/A

    Non-Member                                $375                                                      $495