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Introduction To Dermal Filler Hands-On Course

Type: Other/Blended Learning Activity: Online, In-Person, Hands-On
Duration: 5 days
Accreditation:31.5 CEs (expected)
Location: FACE Aesthetic Institute - 70 Speedwell Avenue, Morristown, NJ 07960
Book: Secure Your Spot for upcoming training courses

UNDERSTAND THE WHY

Discover the fundamentals of dermal fillers with this introductory course that extends beyond filler foundations, building critical thinking in anatomy, and understanding the why you are doing what you are doing. Designed for beginners and providers seeking to strengthen their understanding of working with dermal filler.

Type: Other/Blended Learning Activity: Online, In-Person, Hands-On
Duration: 5 days
Accreditation: 31.5 CEs (expected)
Location: FACE Aesthetic Institute – 70 Speedwell Avenue, Morristown, NJ 07960
Book: Register online for upcoming training courses

WHY THIS COURSE IS FOR YOU!

  • Are you interested in incorporating dermal filler into your practice?
  • Do you learn best in intimate, small-group settings? 
  • Did you receive enough hands-on injecting experience with live models to prepare you to treat patients with confidence? 
  • Have you invested in a course and left feeling uneasy, underwhelmed, and unready to practice with competence?

COURSE AND TRAINING OVERVIEW

Evolving in your career as an injector using dermal filler can be confusing and intimidating. Not to worry – we have the premier educational training experience designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills required to inject dermal filler safely and confidently. Our Introduction to Dermal Filler Hands-On Course is a comprehensive and immersive training program boasting a curriculum that is heavily-focused on the most important foundation of dermal filler injection – facial anatomy. We believe that understanding why you are doing what you are doing is crucial for strengthening your competencies and providing exceptional patient outcomes. By participating in this course you will learn how to apply your extensive new knowledge to each unique patient that walks into your treatment room. This blended training program suits all learning styles through online coursework, collaborative discussions, in-person didactic education, and a robust hands-on workshop over a five day period (or 40 hours) of instruction and training, effectively enhancing your approach at both consultation and injection from an anatomical and artful perspective.

We are excited for you to start your journey at the FACE Aesthetic Institute. 

You must be licensed in the State on New Jersey or hold a compact license that includes the State of New Jersey in order to participate in the Hands-On Skills Lab. Observational spots are available. Inquire within for more details. 

Designed for Physicians, Dentists, Nurses, Physician Associates, and Nurse Practitioners.

YOU WILL WALK AWAY WITH…

  • 8 hours of online learning. 
  • 8 hours of in-person didactic education. 
  • Up to 24 hours of hands-on skills lab with live models.
  • 1:1 experience with your instructors.  
  • 4 days of community building, networking, and practicing with your peers. 
  • 31.5 accredited CEs. 
  • Confidence in your knowledge of facial anatomy required to artfully perform treatments using dermal filler in the cheeks, chin, lips, marionettes, nasolabial folds, and perioral area. 
  • Knowledge of on-label and off-label indications for dermal filler. 
  • Exposure to bonus lecture addressing incorporating skincare into your consultations.

THIS COURSE IS ACCREDITED FOR CONTINUING EDUCATION

This Other/Blended Learning Activity: Introduction to Dermal Filler Hands-On Course is designated for 31.5 continuing education credits by AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare. 

Activity Overview

This course is for licensed healthcare professionals who want to start their journey into the Medical Aesthetic specialty, or for those who wish to gain a stronger foundational knowledge into dermal fillers.  This class is 3 parts, online, in person didactic and Hands on Skills Lab. You must complete all three to obtain your CEs.  You must be licensed in the state on NJ to participate in the Hands-On Skills Lab.

Target Audience

This activity is designed for an audience of Physicians, Dentists, Nurses, Physician Assistants, and Nurse Practitioners.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Identify the different layers and facial muscles in facial anatomy, as well as their roles in facial animation. 
  • Discuss how gender, ethnicity differences, and age-related changes in facial structure need to be considered when injecting dermal fillers. 
  • Review the history and current application of aesthetic medicine, with a focus on dermal filler injection treatment.
  • Identify key components, observations, and questions that are part of a thorough medical history for a patient who will receive dermal filler injections.
  • Educate the patient on pre- and post-procedures and expectations when receiving dermal filler treatment. 
  • Identify appropriate medical documentation for dermal filler procedures.
  • Discuss storage, supplies, rheology and dosage for dermal filler injections.
  • Explain and demonstrate safe injection technique of dermal fillers.

Criteria for Success 

To obtain a certificate of completion, you must complete the required online enduring prerequisite to proceed to the live events. Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully completed this program, completed the post-test and evaluation, and have received a digital copy of your certificate. You must participate in the entire activity to receive credit. A score of 70% or better on the post-test is required. If you have questions about this activity, please contact AKH Inc. at tbrignoni@akhcme.com.

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Description automatically generated CE credit provided by AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare. 

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Description automatically generated In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and Face Aesthetic Institute. 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.

Physicians
AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare designates this other/blended learning activity material for a maximum of 31.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses

Credit being awarded: 31.5 ANCC contact hours

Physician Associate

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Description automatically generated AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare has been authorized by the American Academy of Physician Associates (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This other/ blended activity is designated for 31.5 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

Nurse Practitioners
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Description automatically generated 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 Face Aesthetic Institute.  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 31.5 contact hour(s) (which includes TBD-pending approval hour(s) of pharmacology).

Dental

page1image2750779760 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 31.5 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.

Disclosures
Christina Nalbone, MSN, FNP-C, CANS
FACE Aesthetic Institute – Co-Founder
Westfield, NJ
Christina Nalbone has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:
Speaker, Advisor, and Trainer: Allergan

Jennifer DeMaio, MSN, FNP-C, CANS
FACE Aesthetic Institute – Co-Founder
Westfield, NJ
Jennifer DeMaio has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:
Speaker, Advisor, and Trainer: Allergan

Dorothy Caputo, MA, BSN, RN, Lead Nurse Planner/Reviewer: has nothing to disclose.
Bernadette Marie Makar, MSN, NP-C, APRN-C, Nurse Planner/Reviewer: has nothing to disclose.
AKH Planners and Reviewers: have nothing to disclose.
All of the relevant financial relationships listed for these individuals have been mitigated.

Commercial Support
Any funding from commercial support received will be disclosed prior to the activity.

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