Our basic introductory course in aesthetics to get you started

Over 12

LeARNING OUTCOMES

10

Videos

Beginner

Skill Level

14 Hours

Duration IN CLINC

12 hours

E-LEARNING

Overview

A popular combined course run over 2 full days in clinic.

This course is an ideal place  to start if you are completely new to injectables or you have attended courses elsewhere  but need more knowledge and hands on injecting experience to treat your patients safely. 

This course will give you the hands on training that no other course offers. First you will learn the theory through our interactive e-learning suite. Next you will attend our state of the art training facility where our tutors will guide you through live sessions treating your patients. 

Our course includes 1 day introduction to botulinum toxin a practical and 1 day dermal fillers practical.

We want to give you the best training possible and by this we give you an e-learning platform as well as continued professional development and ongoing support post course. We do not combine both on the same day. 

You will learn the very basics of BOTOX treating the 3 main areas of the upper face. Next you will learn the basic techniques of a lip augmentation as well as treating the Naso labial folds and oral commissures. 

Completing this course will help you:

Who is the course for?

We accept medical professionals with a valid  NMC, GDC and GMC registration. 

We offer this course to Doctors, Dentists, Nurses ONLY 

Those looking to start with the very basics. If you are looking for more in depth that includes cheeks then our 3 day course is more suited. This course will get you ahead of your competitors. 

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Learning Path

The history of dermal fillers. Learn the main differentiators for HA fillers, the source of HA; concentration of HA in each syringe being utilised; the particulate size of the HA; whether the HA is cross-linked; the type of cross-linking agent used in the HA; whether the HA is monophasic or biphasic; and whether there is an anesthetic in the HA syringe.

Learn  about the different types of toxin on the market and how they differentiate from each other. Learn how to correctly store botulinum toxin a and reconstitution.

Learn how to inject the NLF, Oral Commissures and Lips as well as the 3 main areas of the upper face using botulinum toxin a.

Watch our interactive videos.

The Ageing Face

The facial skeleton provides the structural support for overlying soft tissues, and changes to facial appearance manifesting as hollowing, folds, creases and rhytids, are usually preceded by bony changes.

We will discuss how the face ages and how the loss of facial fat along with gravity and repeated activity leads to deep wrinkles of the face. 

Know the difference between a static line and a dynamic line. We look at the 3 man areas for the face- Crows Feet, Frown Lines and Forehead Lines with botulinum toxin a and naso labial folds, lips and oral commissures with dermal fillers. 

Anatomy and Physiology Of The Face

 Knowing the facial anatomy is fundamental  to performing aesthetic treatments. An understanding of the facial muscles, nerves, arteries and veins  are taught.

Without a comprehensive anatomical understanding, a practitioner injecting dermal fillers might inject into a vessel, causing a catastrophic event, and in turn make a  relatively simple injection technique, filler, into a serious complication.

The facial skeleton provides the structural support for overlying soft tissues, and changes to facial appearance manifesting as hollowing, folds, creases and rhytids, which are usually preceded by bony changes.

How To Select Your Patient

How to best select your patient for treatment, take before and after pictures, consent, expectations, costs and much more.

Also discussed will be the consultation with your patient, the facial thirds, the ideal patient, patients with asymmetries, the patient you do not want to treat and the dysmorphic patient.

Side Effects/Contraindications/Complications. 

Learn the side effects to dermal fillers and botulinum toxin a, how to avoid complications and what to do in an emergency situation. 

Learn about the main side effects as well as uncommon and rare side effects in dermal fillers. Oedema,Pain,Erythema, Swelling, Bruising, Infection and Inflammation. How to utilise hyaluronidase in an emergency or elective procedure. Hyaluronidase is an enzyme which catalyses the depolymerisation of HA and occurs naturally inhuman tissue.

Learn about the contraindications to receiving treatment as well as the common side effects that can happen with botulinum toxinin a. What if you have an unhappy patient and how to resolve.

Aftercare

Aftercare is a fundamental part of  your treatment plan as well as how to review your patient. 

How to follow up your patient and avoid any adverse reactions or infections. What to do if something goes wrong.

Practical Hands On Experience

Our practical sessions give you the hands on experience that is crucial to your practice. Watch our tutors inject on a live model  prior to your delegate session. Here you will learn the basics in lip fillers an have a minimum of 4 patients to treat naso labial folds, lips and oral commissures. First you will learn on our mannequins prior to injecting under the supervision of your tutor.

Treating the frown, forehead and crows feet with botulinum toxin a with a minimum of 4 patients to inject on the day.

E-Learning

Our comprehensive e-learning  suite is the first  step prior to your practical day in our state of the art clinic. You will be fully prepared and have the piror knowledge to inject.

E-Learning will allow you to return to your notes time and time again. With interactive quizzes and test your knowledge questions this platform is the next step in your learning. Product knowledge will also be included.safely. 

You will learn about Azzalure botulinum toxin a as well as Teoxane dermal fillers. Azzalure is indicated for the temporary improvement in the appearance of moderate to severe: • Glabellar lines (vertical lines between the eyebrows) seen at maximum frown and/or • Lateral canthal lines (crow’s feet lines) seen at maximum smile in adult patients under 65 years, when the severity of these lines has an important psychological impact on the patient.

We believe in delivering the best and to do this we have to use the best quality products. Using Teoxane RHA 2/3 and Kiss within this module to treat lips, naso labial folds

Business and Marketing

We will let you into our trade secrets and how we succeeded as a medical aesthetic clinic and the Do’s and Dont’s in business

We will supply you with the tools to get you started. Insurance, PDF hand outs, how to create a website, leaflets, flyers and how to get your first patient and retaining them. 

Financial Considerations

What does it actually cost to get started?. Here we discuss costs such as products, sharps, PPE, collection, flyers, website and much more. 

 

Healthcare Improvement Scotland 

Healthcare Improvement Scotland regulates independent healthcare services in Scotland. Healthcare Improvement Scotland started to regulate independent clinics in Scotland as of April 2016.

Here we guide you smoothly through the process with policies and procedures making the transition as easy as possible. 

Are You Ready To Start?

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