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Tue, May 24


Chicago SOHO House

Normalize It! A Discussion On Filler Complications with VIP International Guest Gillian Murray

With host Rana Kennelly and VIP international guest Gillian Murray 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.

Normalize It! A Discussion On Filler Complications with VIP International Guest Gillian Murray
Normalize It! A Discussion On Filler Complications with VIP International Guest Gillian Murray

Time & Location

May 24, 2022, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM CDT

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

About The Event

This event will take place on two days May 23rd and May 24th, from 9:00-4:00pm. It is only necessary to attend one session

Join Rana Kennelly and guest speaker Gillian Murray in a safe, comfortable, informative environment for questions and discussion about filler-related emergencies. Participants will be encouraged to share personal experiences about aesthetic complications and ask any and all questions about how to address emergencies

This session will cover: 

Vascular Events

Pathophysiology, stages of an occlusion, assessing the situation, key to good management, minimizing risks, and the patient experience

Visual Disturbance

Why does happen, suggested pathophysiology, different ocular presentations, assessment and action, bedside vs secondary care, and risk reductions


Minimizing bruising, medication, importance of medical history, hyaluronidase and hematomas, vascular occlusion and hematomas


Pharmacology and pharmacokinetics (made fun!), different hyaluronidases and how they differ, dosage differences, elective and emergency use


Pathophysiology, triggers, HSV1 vs Varicella-zoster, minimizing risks, contraindications and cautions, differential diagnosis, managing and prevention

Acute Infection

Pathogenesis, risk factors, skin disinfecting, assessment and diagnosis, abscess vs cellulitis, treatment considerations, and management

Delayed Onset Nodules/reactions

Pathology of normal response and description of the different pathological mechanisms for DONs. Assessment and an attempt at diagnosis. Risk assessment and management


Vascular occlusion, acute infection, chronic herpes, various delayed onset presentations

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 16 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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Do I need proof of vaccination


As of Feb 28 2022  individuals ARE NOT required to show proof of vaccination to dine indoors, visit gyms, or enjoy entertainment venues where food or drink are being served in Chicago ***

Who is the target audience?

This workshop has been developed for physicians, nurses and physician assistants who want to increase their knowledge of Vascular Events, Visual Disturbance, Bruising, Hyaluronidase, HSV1, Acute Infection and Delayed Onset Nodules/reactions

I saw this course is offered in two days. Do I need to come to both?

No. Each day is the same course, so it’s only necessary to come to one day only. 

Do I need to bring anything with me?

No. Handouts, paper, publications and pen will be provided.

What is the cost?


Can I video or photograph the event?


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 8.45am for registration. The workshop will start promptly at 9.00am and conclude at 4:00pm

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 is provided

Is this a hands-on injection training workshop?

This is an educational program. Live injections will not be performed although video demonstrations and case studies will be discussed


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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