Aesthetics 101 Training Course

Certification for Botulinum Toxin, Dermal Fillers & Chemical Peels

Aesthetics 101 two-day comprehensive course on facial aesthetics with certification for Botulinum Toxin, Dermal Fillers & Chemical Peels conducted by experienced physician instructors. This course is intended for practitioners with minimal to no previous experience performing aesthetic procedures that are looking to acquire the proper knowledge, skills and certification to inject. It is a comprehensive hands-on training course where each attendee gets a real patient to conduct a facial analysis, treatment plan and injectables. AAAMS offers the support, resources and consent forms to help you get started!

 

Online Learning Combined with Hands-On Training on Facial Aesthetics

Where Is This Course Held?

The AAAMS Headquarters | 9478 W Olympic Blvd Suite 301, Beverly Hills, CA 90212

When Is This Course?

Saturday and Sunday, March 18 – 19, 2017 – 8:30 AM – 6:30 PM Register Today!

Saturday and Sunday, May 13 – 14, 2017 – 8:30 AM – 6:30 PM Register Today!

Saturday and Sunday, July 22 – 23, 2017 – 8:30 AM – 6:30 PM Register Today!

Saturday and Sunday, September 9 – 10, 2017 – 8:30 AM – 6:30 PM Register Today!

Saturday and Sunday, November 11 – 12, 2017 – 8:30 AM – 6:30 PM Register Today!

Course Agenda

Prerequisite: Online Training

Day 1

Day 2

Self-Paced Online Didactic Training Session

Upon registration, attendees will be granted access to the online learning management system and enrolled in The Facial Aesthetics Master Program by Dr. Sam Assassa, President of The American Association of Aesthetics Medicine and Surgery. This online program is a comprehensive series of online training programs designed to provide members with a robust foundation for understanding facial aesthetics. Dr. Assassa provides his knowledge and professional expertise with over 11-hours of training video content to cover these essential facial aesthetic topics. These comprehensive online aesthetics courses serve as a prerequisite didactic session for the hands-on training course and are designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of contemporary facial aesthetics on both a fundamental and an advanced level. The online aesthetics courses include a required assignment at the conclusion that will measure the attendee’s level of understanding and test his or her knowledge. The online aesthetics courses not only help prepare attendees for the advanced hands-on session but they maximize on the whole approach to facial aesthetics.

The Facial Aesthetics Master Online Program includes the following three programs:

Introduction to Aesthetics 101 Online Program

This program starts with a brief introduction describing how the art of aesthetics directly ties into the field of facial aesthetics. This program introduces members to the concept of facial BeautiΦication, with an emphasis on the Greek symbol Φ, which represents Phi, described in this program as the Golden Ratio of Beauty. This program also introduces members to the ideal facial dimensions and how they relate to the overall appearance of the face. In addition, this program provides an in-depth look at the facial anatomy described as Facenatomy. Lastly, members will understand the aging process and how to apply the 4R’s of Aesthetics to restore beauty and youth in the face.

Botulinum Toxin 101 Online Program

This comprehensive program covers the history of neurotoxins, molecular structure, mode of action, indications and contraindications. In this program, members will learn about BotoxNatomy™, which details the different facial expression muscles anatomy and their associated actions. Members will also look at the clinical application of neurotoxins covering the proper clinical assessment, markings, dosage, the art of injecting neurotoxins to soften expressive lines and create upper and lower facelift, pitfalls and how to address them. Lastly, members will have a first-hand look at a collection of videos that demonstrate the art of injecting the forehead, droopy eyebrows, crow’s feet, frown lines, bunny lines, gummy smile, lips definition, chin enhancement, jawline and lower face contouring and platysma bands. This online program is designed to provide unexperienced practitioners with a comprehensive understanding of neurotoxins and further enrich the knowledge experienced injectable practitioners.

Dermal Fillers 101 Online Program

This detailed program explores the facial aging process and facial analysis pertinent to dermal fillers, classification of dermal filers, indications and contraindications. Also covered is the anatomy and techniques of regional nerve blocks of the face, injection techniques of upper, middle and lower face and how to avoid and treat dermal fillers complications. Lastly, members will be able to watch a series of demonstration videos covering eyebrow lift, glabellar and forehead lines, nasolabial folds and marionette line corrections. Members will see proper injection techniques for treating hollowness under the eyes, tear trough deformity, enhancement of the cheeks, creating natural fuller lips, and contouring the chin and jaw line. Lastly, members will have access to a series of improvised reality videos, where Dr. Sam Assassa straps a GoPro camera to his head while consulting and injecting patients. This unique experience provides a first-person perspective of day-to-day practice as an aesthetic practitioner.

Prior Attendees Include:

  • Internists and Family Practitioners
  • Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, and other Allied Health Professionals
  • Anesthesiologists
  • Emergency Medicine Specialists
  • Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  • General Surgeons
  • Dermatologists
  • Plastic Surgeons
  • Dentists and Dental Allied Health Professionals

You may attend if you are one of the following:

  • Doctor (MD, DO, OB/GYN)
  • Dentist (DDS, DMD, BDS)
  • Physician Assistant (PA)
  • Nurse (NP, RN, LPN/LVN)

Disclaimer: Please note that faculty and program are subject to change without notice.

In-Person Didactic Training Session

Botulinum Toxin Didactic Session Objectives:

  • History, action, indications and contraindications of Botulinum Toxin
  • Botulinum Toxin anatomy of facial and neck muscles
  • Botulinum Toxin Brands, formulation, preparation, safety, and storage
  • Patient selection experience and communication
  • Proper clinical assessment and marking for Botulinum Toxin
  • Botulinum Toxin injection techniques and patient preparation
  • Botulinum Toxin complications and how to manage them
  • Botulinum Toxin virtual demonstration, presentation and application
  • Facial mannequin injection technique and practice

Dermal Fillers Didactic Session Objectives:

  • History, action, indications and contraindications of fillers
  • Face anatomy for fillers
  • Filler brands, safety, and storage
  • Patient selection experience and communication
  • Proper clinical assessment and marking for fillers
  • Injection techniques, nerve blocks and patient preparation
  • Filler complications and how to manage them
  • Fillers virtual demonstration, presentation and application
  • Facial mannequin injection technique and practice

Disclaimer: Please note that faculty and program are subject to change without notice.

Hands-On Training Session

This in-person hadns-on training session is designed to build confidence in injecting, practice proper delivery on mannequins, develop technique under supervision, and test your skills on real patients. Upon completion of this session, attendees obtain confidence, and the proper skills to administer injectables and dermal peels on the very next day. To qualify for hands-on with real patients, you must show valid proof of medical licensure prior to the course.

Botulinum Toxin Hands-On Training Objectives:

  • Training of the upper and lower face
  • Proper marking and techniques are taught, including the administration to the glabellar region, lateral canthus, and forehead
  • Advanced marking areas including the aesthetic “brow lift”, bunny lines, nasolabial folds, marionette lines, gummy smile, chin, active platysma bands and decollete
  • Formulation and preparation of Botulinum Toxin
  • Injection technique
  • Facial nerve block techniques and pain management
  • Addressing unwanted folds and wrinkles

Dermal Fillers Hands-On Training Objectives:

  • The pathophysiology of the aging face and anatomy of the facial areas to be treated with dermal fillers
  • Identifying the differences and similarities of various dermal fillers
  • Determining which dermal filler is best for the client
  • Listing safety issues and complications and assess indications and contraindications for treatment and proper treatment protocols
  • Acquiring the technical skill to perform the injections
  • Injecting fillers for aesthetic enhancement of the face including lips, as well as the rectification of smokers’ and marionette lines
  • Correcting hallow eyes syndrome, sagging cheeks and receding chin

Chemical Peels Hands-On Training Objectives:

  • Describing the anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology of aging skin
  • Identifying differences and similarities of various chemical peels
  • Various indications, side effects, and contraindications of chemical peels
  • Listing safety issues and complications and assess indications and contraindications for treatment and proper treatment protocols
  • Fitzpatrick skin classifications
  • Determining which dermal peel is best for the client
  • How to treat melasma, acne scars, photo-aged skin, post inflammatory hyper pigmentation, and acne break outs
  • How to combine dermal peels with other aesthetic procedure to enhance results

Conclusion and Certification Ceremony

  • A framed certificate will be awarded upon successful completion of training

Disclaimer: Please note that faculty and program are subject to change without notice.

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Early Bird Special: $2,000

(reg. price $2,500) Extended Special Until 02/28/17

Course fee includes:

  • Course attendance
  • All hands-on materials and training supplies
  • Didactic classroom time as well as hands-on training with real patients
  • Customizable marketing tools including start up forms, patient history, consents, policy & procedures
  • Instructional videos
  • Breakfasts, lunches & day one social event dinner
  • A certificate of training completion will be awarded at the conclusion of training
  • AAAMS membership
AAAMS membership benefits include:
  • Annual Membership access with International Academy of Aesthetics (IAA)
  • Unlimited access to “Facial Aesthetics Masters” online program
  • 24-7 global access to educational content and videos
  • Unlimited messaging to fellow members, board of directors and AAAMS educators
  • Participation in the “Ask the Educator” discussion boards
  • Discounts on all AAAMS courses, future workshops, seminars, conferences and more
  • Quarterly e-newsletters including up-to-date industry information, events and educational opportunities
  • Exclusive access to the AAAMS annual online conference which covers the following:
    • Latest trends and inventions in aesthetic medicine and surgery
    • Clinical case presentations with live lectures
    • Organizational announcements and updates
    • Special offers from our partners
For the best training experience, we limit this course to 12 trainees. Register in advance to save and reserve your seat today!

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