CME & CE Accreditation

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Jacksonville, FL 32241-4104
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For CME & CE credits, AAAMS offers 4 unique courses.

OVERVIEW
The Facial Aesthetics 101 Series by Dr. Sam Assassa, President of The American Association of Aesthetics Medicine and Surgery, is a comprehensive series of online training programs designed to provide AAAMS members with a robust foundation for understanding facial aesthetics. Dr. Assassa provides over 20 years of aesthetic medicine and surgery expertise and extensive knowledge with over 15-hours of training video content to cover these essential facial aesthetics topics.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES
Upon completion of the educational activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify the anatomy and physiology of the face, with special attention to blood vessels and nerves so they can be avoided during treatment.
  • Recognize the important structures of the face with regards to botulinum toxin and its appropriate use.
  • Identify key facial muscles and formulate a treatment plan to inject botulinum toxin based on the units of botulinum toxin to use in mixing and administration.
  • Inject botulinum toxin safely and reduce the risk of complications.
  • Recognize the important structures of the face with regards to dermal fillers and their appropriate uses.
  • Identify key facial muscles and fat layers to build a treatment plan based on how much filler substance to use per area.
  • Apply different filler injection techniques for optimal patient outcomes while avoiding/reducing the risk of complications.

CRITERIA FOR SUCCESS
To obtain a certificate of completion, a score of 70% or better on the post-test is required. Certificates of completion will be awarded based on the participant’s attendance and submission of the activity evaluation/claim credit form. You must participate in the entire activity to receive credit. If you have questions about this CE activity, please contact AKH Inc.
at kwolynski@akhcme.com

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and The American Association of Aesthetic Medicine and Surgery. AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit provided by AKH, Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare.

AAPA Credit Designation Statement
AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 17.0 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

Physicians
AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 17.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate

Nurses
Credit being awarded: 17.0 ANCC contact hours

Nurse Practitioners
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation Standards of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) through the joint providership of AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and The American Association of Aesthetic Medicine and Surgery. AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is accredited by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners as an approved provider of nurse practitioner continuing education. Provider number: 030803
This activity is approved for 17.0 contact hour(s) (which includes 10.0 hour(s) of pharmacology).

AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ADA.org/CERP.

AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare designates this activity for 17.0 continuing education credits.

Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider, or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ADA.org/CERP.

Commercial Support
There is no commercial support for this educational activity.

Disclosure
It is the policy of AKH Inc. to ensure independence, balance, objectivity, scientific rigor, and integrity in all of its continuing education activities. The author must disclose to the participants any significant relationships with ineligible companies whose products or devices may be mentioned in the activity or with the commercial supporter of this continuing education activity. Identified conflicts of interest are mitigated by AKH prior to accreditation of the activity. AKH planners and reviewers have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use and Investigational Product
This educational activity may include discussion of uses of agents that are investigational and/or unapproved by the FDA. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

Disclaimer
This course is designed solely to provide the healthcare professional with information to assist in his/her practice and professional development and is not to be considered a diagnostic tool to replace professional advice or treatment. The course serves as a general guide to the healthcare professional, and therefore, cannot be considered as giving legal, nursing, medical, or other professional advice in specific cases. AKH Inc. specifically disclaim responsibility for any adverse consequences resulting directly or indirectly from information in the course, for undetected error, or through participant’s misunderstanding of the content.