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Botox® training is a very popular form of medical education for physicians interested in further developing their skills in aesthetic medicine. That’s because such training allows them to become certified to administer Botox®. Botox® injections are the most popular cosmetic treatment on the market today with dermal fillers such as Restylane® running a close second. Increasingly people turn to Botox® and dermal fillers to help them feel and look better by minimizing or eliminating facial wrinkles, fine lines and crows feet.
Botox® CME (Continuing Medical Education)
The actual administering of Botox® injections requires very little time -- usually about 10 minutes. Nevertheless, administering Botox® requires an experienced hand and reasonable caution. Any physician administering Botox® should ideally be trained in cosmetic procedures and certified to work with Botox®.
Botox® treatments will typically begin after a physician certified to administer Botox® consults with a prospective patient. The physician will conduct a detailed examination of the patient's facial characteristics, study the patient's frown and smile lines and decide on an effective Botox® course-of-action.
Elements of Comprehensive Botox® Training
The physician will normally be thoroughly versed in all relevant issues associated with administering Botox® injections particularly the health risks and the side effects that can result from an excessive dosage or improper application method. Because the risk always exists of an accidental low dose or overdose when Botox® is administered, a physician must apply just the right dose to the correct part of a patient's face. It is all important that Botox® injections be administered with precision and accuracy. Comprehensive Botox® training helps a physician learn to do this competently and professionally.
One thing that physicians learn in Botox® training is the importance of gathering patient information. Doing so allows a physician to make a clinical judgment and plan out a medical strategy designed to reduce risks. In an ideal situation, a physician offering Botox® treatment will have patients fill out a form that asks questions pertaining to skin type, UV exposure and other health concerns. In those circumstances where a patient's health is questionable, a good Botox® physician will require the patient to supply a full medical report from his or her family doctor. It is the Botox® certified physician's job to decide which precautions and patient needs are given priority.
Other Aspects of Botox® Training
Professional Botox® training should not only include everything a physician must know to administer Botox® injections properly but should also include instruction on how to do everything from interact with a prospective Botox® patient to how to build a Botox® practice and capitalize on the Botox® market. The more a Botox® patient understands Botox® and its side effects, the better prepared the patient will be when the time comes for Botox® treatment.
Botox® is administered by plastic surgeons, cosmetic surgeons, general practitioners and medical spas. Professional Botox® training is available online, in medical centers and at professional Botox® training institutes and workshops for medical professionals interested in learning how to administer Botox® injections. Botox® training is ideal for doctors, medical students and nurses.