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Accreditation Information - Complete Botulinum Toxin Training

This activity is jointly provided by Medical Education Resources and Empire Medical Training.

 

Title of Activity

Complete Botulinum Toxin Training

Date and Location

Please see individual dates from calendar above

Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of Health Care Practitioners involved in the care of the patients with Aesthetic requests.

Program Overview

The complete Botulinum Toxing seminar is a combination lecture and workshop where learners will participate in didactic lectures in the morning followed by hands on training in the afternoon. Learners will understand how to use Botulinum Toxin for various cosmetic indications and will also gain a proficiency in the administration as well. The purpose of the training is to help learners provide enhanced patient care to those who present themselves with various cosmetic conditions. Procedures which have not been taught in their previous medical education.

Learning Outcome

To provide learners with a foundation for following correct standards of care and to learn proper methods to safely administer Botulinum Toxin.

Educational Objectives

    1. Practice procedures such as aesthetic botulinum injections competently, safely, and effectively for their patient. Each participant will understand and learn how to avoid risks and associated complications.
    2. Apply the generally accepted protocols for the administration of the botulin toxin for various aesthetic and medical conditions (i.e. orofacial pain). Learn the proper guidelines for the acquisition, patient charting, administration issues (i.e. medical intake forms, informed consents) and the corrective measures for adverse events.
    3. Describe the mechanism of action and basic facial anatomy, differences between the product characteristics, patient preferences, managing expectations, and after care for follow up after the botulinum toxin procedure.
    4. Identify who is a candidate for the botulinum toxin procedure, patient benefits, and long-term use of the prescription. Increase patient awareness and offer enhanced patient care in relation to the botulinum toxin procedure.

Faculty

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Program Agenda

Agenda

8:30am-9:00am • Registration.
9:00am-9:45am • Speaker Introduction, History of Botulinum Toxin, Type A. Overview, Current FDA Approved Applications and Off-Label Uses.
9:45am-10:00am • Patient Consultation Process. Communicating expected results of Botox® Treatments. Learn which techniques that will satisfy your patient's goals. Learn to properly mark facial zones.
9:45am-10:30am • Product Characteristics, Mechanism of Action, Dilution and Reconstitution, Standard of Care Considerations, and Proper storage for Botulinum Toxin, Type A, Facial Anatomy, Dosing for Glabellar Complex area, Male and Female Differences, Before and After Review.
10:30am-10:45pm • Break.
10:45am-12:30pm • Lateral Canthus, and Forehead Treatment protocols guidelines, understanding the medical model, safety techniques and indications, Male and Female Differences, Before and After Review.
12:30pm-1:30pm • Lunch.
1:30pm-2:15pm • Other Facial Treatments; Gummy Smile, Dimpled Chin, Marionette Lines, and Platysmal Band protocols guidelines, Medical Protocols for Bruxism and Migraine Headaches, safety techniques and indications.
2:15am-2:30pm • Hyperhydrosis (excessive sweating) Overview. Learn simple techniques to treat the Axillae and Palms.
2:30pm-3:00pm • Patient Consultation Process. Communicating expected results of administering Botulinum Toxin Treatments. Learn which techniques that will satisfy your patient's goals. Learn to properly mark facial zones.
3:00pm-3:15pm • Break.
3:15pm-6:30pm • Hands‐On Sessions. Small group breakout sessions with live patients. Attendees will be required to administer Botulinum Toxin, Type‐A FDA Approved Products understanding the unique approach to each patient.

Physician Credit

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Medical Education Resources (MER) and Empire Medical Training, Inc. . MER is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Accreditation

Medical Education Resources designates this live activity, for a maximum of 8.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing Credit

Medical Education Resources is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This CE activity provides 8.0 contact hours of continuing nursing education.

Medical Education Resources is a provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CEP 12299, for [8] contact hours.

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

It is the policy of Medical Education Resources to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of its educational activities. In accordance with this policy, MER identifies conflicts of interest with its instructors, content managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of an activity. Conflicts are resolved by MER to ensure that all scientific research referred to, reported, or used in a continuing education activity conforms to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection, and analysis.