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Fri, Jun 07


Chicago SOHO House

Don't miss this opportunity to put safety first with VIP International Guest Gillian Murray - SOLD OUT!

With host Rana Kennelly and VIP international guest Gillian Murray don't miss this opportunity to learn how to put safety first in your practice. safety seminar promises a unique, up to date and evidence based practical insight, making complex concepts accessible and actionable.

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Don't miss this opportunity to put safety first with VIP International Guest Gillian Murray - SOLD OUT!
Don't miss this opportunity to put safety first with VIP International Guest Gillian Murray - SOLD OUT!

Time & Location

Jun 07, 2024, 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM CDT

Chicago SOHO House, 113-125 N Green St, Chicago, IL 60607, USA

About The Event

Join Rana Kennelly and guest speaker Gillian Murray in a safe, comfortable, informative environment for questions and discussion about how to put safety first in your practice

This session will cover: 

Visual Disturbance: Your Worst Fear

- Explore the causes, underlying pathophysiology, and ocular case studies discussed.

- Learn about assessment, immediate actions, and when to refer to secondary care.

- Discover strategies for risk reduction ensuring patient safety.

Bruising: Beyond the Basics

- Master techniques for minimizing bruising and understand the critical role of medication and medical history.

- Dive into the use of hyaluronidase in managing hematomas and preventing vascular occlusion.

Hyaluronidase: The Game Changer

- Unravel the pharmacology and kinetics in a fun, engaging session.

- Compare different types of hyaluronidase, their uses, dosages, and their role in elective and emergency situations.

Understanding HSV1

- Get to grips with pathophysiology, triggers, and prevention strategies for HSV1.

- Distinguish between HSV1 and Varicella-zoster, focusing on risk minimization and management.

Acute Infection Insights

- Pathogenesis, risk factors, and key considerations in treatment.

- Learn the differences between abscess and cellulitis and effective management.

Delayed Onset Nodules (DONs)

- Examine the normal responses versus pathological mechanisms leading to DONs.

- Be prepared with assessment tools, diagnostic attempts, and management.

Real-world Cases: See it for yourself

- Learn through case studies on vascular occlusion, acute infection, chronic herpes, and varied presentations of delayed onset nodules.

This course is a must-attend for aesthetic professionals who are committed to being well-equipped for any emergency and offering the most current, high-quality service for patients. 

My commitment to safety in the aesthetic world means bringing in collaborative, engaging guests to share the most updated information and techniques for keeping patients safe and healthy. I could not be happier to introduce the highly-qualified Gillian Murray to my community here in Chicago! If your not following her already, you must! 


–– Rana Kennelly

About Gillian

Gillian Murray (MPharm PG Dip Clin Pharm PG Dip Minor Illness INP) has been working in aesthetics since 2014.  In addition to her aesthetic practice she holds both a senior lecturer and clinical academic position at Kings College London University, where she undertakes research and supports the delivery of the clinically enhanced prescribing programme (CEPIP) for nurse practitioners and advanced clinical pharmacists. 

Gillian has 18 years’ experience working in acute trusts within the NHS predominately in her speciality areas of surgery and intensive care medicine. As an advanced clinical pharmacists her areas of prior practice include plastics, burns, vascular, dermatology, rheumatology and infection.

She has vast experience in critical appraisal of literature and guideline writing pertaining to areas of surgical and non-surgical medicine, and has consulted on education strategies at local, regional, and national level.

Gillian held a position on the ACE (Aesthetic Complications Expert) board where she gathered experience managing complications. Currently she is a founding board member of CMAC (Complications in Medical Aesthetics Collaborative), a global membership organisation which supports medical professionals in need of help. CMAC is a collaborative who work together to provide guidance and further education for those who need it.

She has a specialist interest in hypersensitivity reaction in aesthetics, covid related complications, hyaluronic acid gel chemistry, rheology, and behaviours, and through her position at KCL she is currently undertaking research toward her PhD.

She has already lead and co-authored publications related to vascular occlusion, Hyaluronidase, delayed onset nodules, acute bacterial and herpes simplex infection, facial wounds and rheology.


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What is the cost?


Patreons of naturally_rana have been given a unique discount code and first opportunity to sign up. 

Location Details

Soho House Chicago, 113 N Green Street, Chicago, IL 60607

Held in the Cinema/Screening room on the 4th floor

Your full name will be at club reception which will allow you access to the cinema


Please arrive at 9.15am for registration. The workshop will start promptly at 9.30am and conclude at 4:30pm

Dress Code

Soho House is a members club for people working in the creative industries and they have a relaxed dress code (no suits)

Is there Parking?

Soho House offers valet parking

Are food and drinks provided?

Lunch and drinks are provided


Who is the Sponsor of this training program?

This program is not sponsored and without bias

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?


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