CE Approved Virtual Aesthetics 101

Certification Course for Botulinum Toxin, Dermal Fillers & Chemical Peels

Two-day comprehensive course combines Virtual Interactive Didactic session and Virtual Hands-on Training session on facial aesthetics with certification for Botulinum Toxin (Botox), dermal fillers & chemical peels conducted by experienced physician instructors.

Certification Course for Botulinum Toxin, Dermal Fillers & Chemical Peels

This virtual hands-on training courses in the field of aesthetic medicine and surgery, is the first-ever training course, exclusively offered by the AAAMS. Our goal is help you achieve a robust foundation and aesthetics skills through a practical clear-cut approach with safety in mind.

Virtual course advantages for enrollee:

  • Eliminate Long Distance Travel Time (average 2 days)
  • Eliminate Long Distance Travel cost (average $500)
  • Eliminate Hotel accommodation cost (average $350)

 

Virtual Aesthetics 101 training course consist of two-day comprehensive training 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 consists of two days:

Day1: Virtual Interactive Didactic Learning Experience:

By joining virtual interactive didactic learning, you will embark in a unique experience, that will enrich your knowledge with the most up-to-date, comprehensive, yet concise thesis sessions.  We implement all interactive teaching tools. Including power point presentation, videos displaying anatomy on cadaver, proper facial clinical assessment and demo of aesthetic techniques on live patients. In addition, the course will cover indications, contraindications of each aesthetic modality and how to avoid and manage complications.

Q&A session is conducted after each session. 

 

Day 2: Virtual Hands-on Practice

After successfully completing the interactive virtual didactic session, you will be able to virtually join a full day of supervised, one-on one hands-on training. Each trainee will be individually trained by an educator expert in the field. This a unique session would give you the opportunity to practice and master your aesthetic skills on a live patient and mannequins, while the rest of class is virtually watching your performance, which should enhance and accelerate your  injection skills.

Botox assessment, marking and injection technique, will be performed by you live on a local resident model of your choosing, whereas for dermal fillers, you will be performing injections of the upper, mid and lower facial regions, on “Margaret”, a true to life human head mannequin that will be shipped to your home, along with all medical supplies needed to perform the injection technique at no extra cost to you.

Q&A session is conducted after each clinical case

Conclusion and Graduation Ceremony

A digital certificate of satisfactory completion of the course, will be digitally sent to each participant at the end of the course, followed by virtual graduation ceremony and class photos of all participants.

When is the Virtual Aesthetics 101 Hands-on Training Course?

MONTH OF SEPTEMBER 2020

$2,250 Early Bird Special (reg. $2,500) Expires September 6, 2020 – Sold Out!

Register to Earn 17 Hours of Accredited CE!

Day 1: Virtual interactive didactic learning:

Sunday, September 20, 2020 – 7:30 AM – 6:30 PM Pacific Time

Day 2: Virtual Hands-on Training:

Friday, September 25, 2020 – 7:30 AM – 6:30 PM Pacific Time

MONTH OF NOVEMBER 2020

$2,250 Early Bird Special (reg. $2,500) Expires November 2, 2020 – Register Today!

Register to Earn 17 Hours of Accredited CE!

Day 1: Virtual interactive didactic learning:

Monday, November 16, 2020 – 7:30 AM – 6:30 PM Pacific Time

Day 2: Virtual Hands-on Training:

Friday, November 20, 2020 – 7:30 AM – 6:30 PM Pacific Time

MONTH OF DECEMBER 2020

$2,250 Early Bird Special (reg. $2,500) Expires December 2, 2020 – Register Today!

Register to Earn 17 Hours of Accredited CE!

Day 1: Virtual interactive didactic learning:

Monday, December 7, 2020 – 7:30 AM – 6:30 PM Pacific Time

Day 2: Virtual Hands-on Training:

Friday, December 18, 2020 – 7:30 AM – 6:30 PM Pacific Time

 

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 Aesthetic 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 15-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 Aesthetics 101 hands-on session but it maximizes on the whole approach to facial aesthetics.

The Facial Aesthetics Master Online Program includes the following 3 sections:

Section 1: Introduction to Aesthetics 101

Introduction to Aesthetics 101 starts with a brief introduction describing how the art of aesthetics directly ties into the field of facial aesthetics. Introduction to Aesthetics 101 introduces members to the concept of facial Beauti?ication, with an emphasis on the Greek symbol ?, which represents Phi, described in this program as the Golden Ratio of Beauty. Introduction to Aesthetics 101 also introduces members to the ideal facial dimensions and how they relate to the overall appearance of the face. In addition, Introduction to Aesthetics 101 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.

Section 2: Botulinum Toxin 101

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 inexperienced practitioners with a comprehensive understanding of neurotoxins and further enrich the knowledge of experienced injectable practitioners.

Section 3: Dermal Fillers 101

This detailed program explores the facial aging process and facial analysis pertinent to dermal fillers, classification of dermal fillers, indications, and contraindications. Also covered is the anatomy and techniques of regional nerve blocks of the face, injection techniques of the 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. With their knowledge, beauty practitioners could also use their new skills to do online microblading training. As this treatment focuses a lot around the eye area, including brows, and forehead, introducing microblading to their list of services can help customers feel more confident with their appearance. A smoother looking forehead with fuller brows can create a younger appearance, something most customers are looking for. 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 jawline. 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)

Virtual Interactive Didactic Training Session

Welcome and Introduction to Aesthetics 101 Lecture:

This lecture starts with a brief introduction describing how the art of aesthetics directly ties into the field of facial aesthetics. Additionally, this lecture introduces members to the concept of facial Beautification, with an emphasis on the Greek symbol Φ, which represents Phi, described in this lecture as the Golden Ratio of Beauty. This lecture also introduces members to the ideal facial dimensions and how they relate to the overall appearance of the face. In addition, this lecture 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 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

Chemical Peels 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 hyperpigmentation, and acne breakouts
  • How to combine dermal peels with other aesthetic procedure to enhance results

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

Virtual One-on-One Hands-On Training Session

This hands-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. To qualify for hands-on with real patients, you must show valid proof of medical licensure prior to the course.

Botulinum Toxin Training Objectives:

  • Hands-on training with real patients (each attendee gets their own patient)
  • 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 Training Objectives:

  • Injection technique & facial mannequin hands-on training (area by area)
  • 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

Online Introduction to the Business of Aesthetics Objectives ( Complimentary)

Introduction to the Business of Aesthetics is a comprehensive lecture that is designed to introduce members to the profitable business of facial aesthetics. This lectures covers business-related topics that are helpful to know when beginning a career in the field of facial aesthetics.

  • What’s Our Industry Worth? Billions
  • How Much Are Clients Worth?
  • Return on Investment and Profitability
  • Research Your Market
  • The Aesthetics Patient Chart
  • Aesthetics Patient Photography
  • You Are Your Aesthetics Portfolio
  • Social Media Matters
  • The Non-Medical Consultation Process
  • Effectiveness in Communication
  • Juggling Client Emotions
  • What Does Your Success Look Like Now?
  • 6 Proven Steps to Reach Success

Conclusion and Certification Ceremony

  • A digital 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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Course fee includes:

  • Course attendance
  • Didactic classroom time and hands-on training with real patient and on mannequin
  • All hands-on materials and training supplies will be provided (free shipping)
  • Mannequin Lending: under an agreement to return the mannequin within 3 days after completing the course. (forward and return shipping cost is paid by AAAMS)
  • You will provide the model of your own choosing
  • Customizable marketing tools including start-up forms, patient history, consents, policy & procedures
  • Instructional videos
  • A certificate of training completion will be awarded at the conclusion of training
  • Associate membership ($395 value)
AAAMS membership benefits include:
  • One Year AAAMS Membership certificate “Associate Member”
  • Free 24-7 global access to training and educational content and videos
  • Unlimited networking with fellow members and AAAMS educators
  • Free Quarterly access to our educational and training Webinars. 5% discount on any additional webinars.
  • Free Unlimited access to the latest articles published by prominent aesthetic and cosmetic journals
  • 5% Discounts on AAAMS training workshops, courses, preceptorship/ shadowing, and webinars
  • Free exclusive access to annual virtual seminar covering the latest trends and innovations

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