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Chapter Meeting at Hospital for Special Surgery

September 2016 Chapter Meeting and Presentation

When:  September 9, 2016

Time: 6 to 8 p.m.

Where: Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS)

                535 East 70th Street

                New York, NY 10021

                Richard Menschel 2nd Floor Conference Rooms A and B   

Topic: An Introduction to Hand and Foot Surgery: Nursing Best Practices

This interactive presentation highlights nursing best practices in orthopedic nursing, particularly in hand and foot surgeries. The presenters will discuss ankle and wrist ORIF, sports-related injuries, total ankle and elbow replacement and brachial plexus injury. You will meet the talented nurses who get their patients get back in the game and find out about the rewards and challenges in working in Magnet-designated HSS.


Michael Castro, BSN, RN, CNOR

Michael has been an RN in the hand and Foot Surgery unit of HSS for eight years. He also worked in the in-patient care unit. In 2015 he received a Nursing Excellence award during Nurses’ Week.

John Frankelis, BSN, RN, OCN

John is a Clinical Nurse III at HSS and has extensive experience working with orthopedic patients. He currently works in the Hand and Foot Surgery post-op unit.


Refreshments will be served

1.0   Continuing Education Contact Hour is Provided by NYU College of Nursing

The NYU College of Nursing Center for Continuing Education in Nursing is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses’ Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.