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Dec. 17, 2010

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Feb. 7-9, 2011
9th Annual Meeting
Society of Dermatology SkinCare Specialists
Inn on Bourbon Hotel in New Orleans, La.

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Meeting Registration Fees:
Meeting registration fee is for Monday & Tuesday only - Post-conference classes require additional registration. SDSS Members need to register for the Certification Prep Class on Wednesday. (see below)

                                        Prior to Jan. 15             After Jan. 15
SDSS                                         $250                       $395

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

Non-Member                                $350                       $495

Post-Conference Class Fees:For Full Post-Conference Class Description click here
Wednesday, Feb. 9 - 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Note: Attendees of post-conference classes do not have to attend Monday and Tuesday conference.

Class 1: Laser & Light Therapies - What You Need to Know Before Performing Procedures
Click here for full class description

Fee: $199.00

Class 2: NCEA Certification Prep Class *Includes FREE Records Verification
This class is an interactive study group that prepares the NCEA Certified Candidate to "brush-up" on their skills and prepares them to sit for the National Certification Examination.
Fee: $99.00 (This class is FREE to SDSS Members, click here to save your space at no charge)
Training Manual Fee: $109.00

*Class Prerequisites: Attendees must have completed the NCEA Certification Training Manual Knowledge Reviews. Go to for more information.

Registration Cancellation Policy: A written notice of cancellation must be received to the SDSS Executive Office , 484 Spring Avenue, Ridgewood, N.J. 07450, no later than Jan. 7, 2011. We will issue your refund less a $100 administrative fee, after the annual meeting.

Hotel Room Rate: $169
*Rooms MUST be booked through the SDSS Executive office. Download Hotel Registration Form here

SDSS members able to 'brush-up' skills for FREE
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The Society of Dermatology SkinCare Specialists has arranged to have members attending the 9th Annual Meeting, Feb. 7-9, 2011, to proctor the National Certification Prep Class—for FREE! This joint collaboration between the National Coalition of Estheticians, Manufacturers/Distributors & Associations (NCEA) is in an ongoing effort to raise the standards for skin care licensure in this country. All current SDSS members attending the annual meeting can bring their completed Candidate Application to the Prep Class and be given their Authorization-to-Test (ATT) to sit for their national exam within 90 days. "This is a great opportunity for the membership and will show that estheticians working in dermatology practices want to achieve the highest standards available for their profession," stated Susanne S. Warfield, executive director. For more information on the NCEA Certified credential, visit More

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Susanne S. Warfield, President/CEO of Paramedical Consultants, Inc. ( Official Publication of the Society of Dermatology SkinCare Specialists. Warfield has over 29 years experience, is a leading expert on business, legal and liability issues that affect physician and esthetician relationships. She has authored over 400 articles and 15 books for the consumer, medical and skin care sectors. More


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