AestheticMed Consulting International LLC and Administrative Consultant with Dr. Mark Sofonio
AestheticMed Consulting International
Patti Owens, the business owner of AestheticMed Consulting International LLC provides consultation services in the areas of medical safety programs along with in-office management services. She is presently a national consultant for a variety of medical laser companies and organizations including Rockwell Laser Industries. Patti is presently working with Dr. Mark Sofonio, Board Certified Plastic Surgeon, as a clinical, compliance, and administrative consultant in Rancho Mirage, California. Patti’s past employment includes 15 years as the perioperative Surgical Educator and Laser Manager at Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia, WA.
Patti has been an active member of AORN for 29 years, serving both in Olympia, WA, and now #9991 eChapter. In 2015 Patti became CNOR recertified through AORN and she has served as the Chairman of the eChapter Education Committee from 2017-2019. Patti is presently the acting secretary for the eChapter Board of Directors. In addition, Patti is the AORN representative on the ANSI SSC-3 “Safe Use of Lasers in Health Care”. She also was selected as a Subject Matter Expert for the 2021 new AORN “Guideline for Laser Safety”. In addition, Patti has just been notified that she is the new recipient for the 2020 AORN Outstanding Achievement in Perioperative Clinical Nursing Practice award. She has co-lectured the last 2 years at AORN on laser safety and compliance along with being an eChapter delegate in 2019.
Patti has also been active in a variety of professional organizations and societies including ASLMS and ISPAN. She has served as the past Safety and Nursing/Allied Health Board representative to the ASLMS from 2008-2011 and 2012-2016. She has recently been appointed as the ASLMS Safety Director for 2019-2022. She received her recertification as a Certified Medical Laser Officer (CMLSO) in 2013. Patti also received her Continuing Education Providership (CEP) accreditation from the state of California in 2015.
As an elected committee member with ANSI, she is the acting secretary for the Z136.3, “Safe Use of Lasers in Health Care” standard. She is also an active elected member of the IEC TC 76-WG 4 and 12 standards committees. In 2019 she received the distinguished 1906 Award for her work in international laser safety standards.
Wednesday, April 10
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Wednesday, April 10
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM