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Advanced Certificate of Aesthetic Medicine

  • : Sydney NSW 2000
COURSE OVERVIEW

The Advanced Certificate of Aesthetic Medicine is designed to meet the needs of medical practitioners who are interested in increasing their clinical knowledge and competence in aesthetic principles and the safe practice of latest evidence-based aesthetic medicine procedures. The two-day face-to-face course combines interactive lectures, case discussions, live demonstrations, and practical sessions. Topics covered include laser physics and laser safety, hair removal techniques, facial nerve blocks, management of vascular complications, use of botulinum toxin (including masseters, Nefertiti lift, bunny lines and gummy smile), dermal fillers for the cheeks, tear troughs, chin, jaw line and hand rejuvenation, selection of appropriate cosmeceuticals for various clinical conditions, marketing of the aesthetic services.

This course is the second part of the three-part Professional Diploma of Aesthetic Medicine. The education pathway is Professional Certificate of Aesthetic Medicine, Advanced Certificate of Aesthetic Medicine and Professional Diploma of Aesthetic Medicine (Coming soon).

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS AND COURSE REQUISITES

This course is for general practitioners only. Participants must have completed the Professional Certificate of Aesthetic Medicine course (or a qualification deemed equivalent) and HealthCert also highly recommends successful completion of at least 25 cases of aesthetic medicine prior to enrolment.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Professionally accredited qualifications and prior studies may be recognised for entry into this course. Please send an email to credit(at)healthcert.com for an individual assessment of your prior qualifications and experience. This email should contain information about your educational history and work experience that specifically pertain to the content and procedures covered in the Professional Certificate of Aesthetic Medicine. Please include any applicable certificates and course outlines from previous education. The relevant Course Chair will make a determination on your application within three working days.

COURSE CONTENTS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

This Advanced Certificate course will provide the clinician with a range of skills including:

  • Laser physics and laser safety
  • Safe hair removal techniques
  • Facial anatomy and implications for safe treatment
  • Nerve blocks and facial nerve anatomy
  • Vascular anatomy and management of complications
  • Botulinum Toxin for the lower face
  • Dermal fillers for various anatomical sites
  • Cosmeceutical ingredients and their uses
  • Business plan for the set-up of an aesthetics clinic

Course participants will:

  • Observe experts performing Aesthetic Medicine techniques on a large screen with close-up camera
  • Perform aesthetic techniques in a simulated environment and receive feedback
  • Participate in online discussion of patient cases, evaluate and make decisions
  • Receive a comprehensive course folder and research/readings in the field
  • Receive ongoing support post-course through webinars and case review
  • Optional aesthetics clinical attachments are also available at dedicated aesthetics clinics
COURSE OUTLINE Saturday
Time Session Topic
8:15am - 8:45am Registration  
8:45am - 10:015am Session 1  Skin aeging principles, conditions and problem solving
10:15am - 10:45am Morning Tea  
10:45am - 12:15pm Session 2 Facial Anatomy and implications for treatments
12:15pm - 1:15pm Lunch  
1:15pm - 2:45pm Session 3  Botuminum Toxin: Review uses and allergic reactions
2:45pm - 3:15pm  Afternoon Tea  
3:15pm - 4:45pm Session 4  Peals: Conditions and treatments
Sunday
Time Session Topic
8:15am - 8:30am Arrival  
8:30am - 10:00am Session 5  Lasers: Conditions and treatments
10:00am - 10:30am Morning Tea  
10:30am - 12:00pm Session 6 Dermal fillers: Revision and research
12:00pm - 1:00pm Lunch  
1:00pm - 2:30pm Session 7  Lasers: Conditions and treatments
2:30pm - 3:00pm Afternoon Tea   
3:00pm - 4:30pm Session 8  Business consideration for an Aesthetic Clinic

 

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTORS

Our team of exceptional instructors consists of highly trained sub‐specialised general practitioners who have successfully incorporated aesthetic medicine services into their practice. You will have access to valuable 12 month web-based support with the opportunity to ask the instructors any questions you may have as you implement your learning.

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Dr Jenny Kimmins
MBBS, FRACGP, Dip. Derm

Fellow of the Cosmetic Physicians College of Australasia
Aesthetic Medicine Physician and Medical Director at Southern Cosmetics, VIC. HealthCert Course Chair for Aesthetic Medicine.

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A/Prof Norman Eizenberg
MBBS, FRACS (Hon.).

Project Leader of Anatomedia. Centre for Human Anatomy Education, Department of Anatomy & Developmental Biology, Monash University.
Head of Clinical Teaching and Supervision, Melbourne Clinical School, The University of Notre Dame.

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Dr Isabelle Jonsson-Lear
MBChB FRACGP FACRRM FACSCM FSCCA, M.Med in Primary Skin Cancer Medicine

Senior Lecturer University of Queensland.
Director Skin Cancer College Australasia.

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Dr Anthony Rixon
DMBBS (QLD), FRACGP, DipObs (UK)

B.Biomed Sc. Medical laser specialist with extensive hospital and clinical training experience.

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