Accreditation Information - Dermal Filler Training
This activity is jointly provided by Medical Education Resources and Empire Medical Training.
Title of Activity
Complete Hands-On Dermal Filler Training
Date and Location
Please see individual dates from calendar above
This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of Health Care Practitioners involved in the care of the patients with Aesthetic requests.
The Hands-On Dermal Filler 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 Dermal Fillers 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.
To provide learners with a foundation for following correct standards of care and to learn proper methods to safely administer Dermal Fillers.
- Practice procedures such as dermal filler injections competently, safely, and effectively for their patient. Each participant will understand and learn how to avoid risks and associated complications with these treatments.
- Identify the generally accepted protocols for the administration of the HA dermal fillers for various aesthetic conditions. 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.
- Identify the mechanism of action and basic facial anatomy, differences between the product characteristics and areas of injection, patient preferences, managing expectations, and after care for follow up after the dermal filler procedure.
- Assess who is a candidate for the dermal filler procedure, patient benefits, and anatomical areas that dermal fillers are acceptable for treatment. Increase patient awareness and offer enhanced patient care in relation to the dermal filler procedure and their desires aesthetically.
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8:30am-9:00am • Registration
9:00am-9:10am • Introduction by Empire Medical Training, History & Overview of Empire Medical Training, Review of Agenda/Objectives
9:10am-9:20am • Introduction of Instructor
9:20am-10:30am • Anatomy of the Face and Skin, Aging of the Skin, Approach to the Rejuvenation of the Aging Skin. Discussion of the range of Dermal Fillers used to augment the face, bio-degradable, semi-permanent and permanent dermal fillers
10:30am-10:45am • Break
10:45am-12:00pm • Specific Injection Techniques to correct each indication, features of the aging face that are treated effectively with dermal fillers, Adverse responses and treatment guidelines including all protocols. Anesthesia Options: Topicals, Mixing of Lidocaine in syringes or Infraorbital and Mental Foramen Dental Blocks
12:00pm-1:00pm • Lunch
1:00pm-3:15pm • Demonstration of volume enhancement for the face, cheeks and lips including; Cupid’s bow enhancement (Vermillion Border), Lip Plumping (Volume Enhancement), Correction of Naso Labial Fold, Oral commissures, Cheek Augmentation Procedures (Apex, Apple (Malar), and Hollows), Tear Trough (Eye Hollows), Hands, and Pre-jowl Sulcus. Pre and Post Treatment Protocols, Review of Medical History and Patient Consent Forms, Photography Considerations
3:15pm-3:30pm • Break
3:30pm-6:00pm • Hands-On Sessions. Small group break out sessions with live patients.6:00pm-6:30pm • Questions and Answers
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.
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.
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  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.