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Advanced Certificate of Aesthetic Medicine

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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 in aesthetic principles and the safe practice of latest evidence-based aesthetic medicine procedures.

Topics covered in the course 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, and chin, jaw line and hand rejuvenation along with a selection of appropriate cosmeceuticals for various clinical conditions and 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.  

COURSE CONTENTS

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

  • Complications including relevant anatomy
  • Sclerotherapy
  • Advanced Botulinum toxin techniques and hyperhidrosis
  • Advanced dermal filler techniques
  • Advanced chemical peels
  • Laser use for hair and tattoo removal
  • Laser use for vascular and pigment conditions
  • Business strategies to set up an aesthetic practice

All topics are covered online and during the web live tutorials. *These topics are also covered during the hands-on practical sessions in the optional skills workshop.

COURSE DELIVERY 

The Advanced Certificate of Aesthetic Medicine comprises of three parts featuring 1) flexible online learning at your own pace, 2) interactive live web tutorials with additional content and demonstrations of procedures as well as 3) an optional small group practical workshop.

ONLINE LECTURES

Start your online studies anytime and complete the eight modules at your own pace. The video lectures cover clinical theory, demonstrations of procedures and case study discussions and are set up in such a way that you are not required to be online at specific times but can view and replay the video lectures at your convenience. Exam extensions available to suit your busy schedule. 

LIVE WEB TUTORIALS

Reinforce your learning and ask any questions you might have in four interactive webinars with the presenters, covering real patient case discussions and additional video demonstrations of procedures that you can follow along in your office or home. The tutorials offer the opportunity to join and interact with the presenters online in real-time and can also be reviewed later.

OPTIONAL WORKSHOP

To cement your knowledge, attend an optional practical workshop available at select locations across Australia. The workshops offer the ideal opportunity to apply theory in practice and are delivered in a small group setting with demonstrations and hands-on skills practice of various procedures on pork parts and simulated models under expert supervision and guidance.

COURSE INCLUSIONS

For your one-off investment, you will receive unlimited access to all course content, additional learning materials, ongoing post-course support and more.

  • Online pre-course activity to be completed in your own time.
  • Eight online video modules to be viewed, replayed and completed at your convenience.
  • All presentation slides and further learning materials available for permanent access and download.
  • Instruments and consumables for practical sessions in the optional practical workshop.
  • Post-course online assessment to be completed in your own time within six months of the cohort.
  • Ongoing post-course support in monthly webinars with the opportunity to discuss cases with course presenters.
  • Access to the HealthCert Alumni Portal with additional free learning opportunities, special offers and other benefits.

CHOOSE DATE AND DELIVERY FORMAT

AVAILABLE FULLY ONLINE OR WITH PRACTICAL WORKSHOP

FULLY ONLINE – START STUDIES ANYTIME

From $2,395
JOIN COHORT 3

ONLINE + WORKSHOP IN MELBOURNE

From $2,995

27 March 2021

23 October 2021

ONLINE + WORKSHOP IN SYDNEY

From $2,995

10 April 2021

18 September 2021

ONLINE + WORKSHOP IN BRISBANE

From $2,995

17 April 2021

21 August 2021

SPECIAL RATES AND PAYMENT OPTIONS

EARLY BIRD
RATE

Save up to $200

Only available for “online & workshop” option if registered 30 days prior to workshop date.

REGISTRAR S
SCHOLARSHIP

Save up to $500

For doctors in training who are on a pathway to General Practice Registration through a recognised training provider.

COURSE
BUNDLES

Save up to $1,535

Enrol in two or three courses within the same education pathway to optimise your savings.

DEFERRED
PAYMENTS

Monthly from $695

Enrol in one, two or three courses within a pathway now and pay later in small monthly instalments.

*The individual offers and special rates cannot be used in conjunction with any other specials.

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTORS

Your course instructors are widely regarded as leading specialists in aesthetic medicine and business management. The optional practical workshops will be led by esteemed practitioners and surgical assistants in the respective location.

Dr Anthony Rixon

MBBS, FRACGP, MMed, DRCOG, B.Biomed.Sc

Medical Director, Main Street Cosmetic and Skin, Lilydale Victoria 

Dr Isabelle Jonsson-Lear

MBChB FRACGP FACCRM FACSCM FSCCA

Master degree in Primary Skin Cancer Medicine, The University of Queensland

Dr Jenny Kimmins

MBBS, FRACGP, Dip. Derm

Fellow of the Cosmetic Physicians College of Australasia

Aesthetic Medicine Physician and Medical Director at Southern Cosmetics, Victoria

HealthCert Course Chair for Aesthetic Medicine

Dr Paul Davis

MBBS FRACGP FACRRM 

ASSESSMENT

In order to meet the requirements of professional and academic learning, the course assessment includes professional requirements and two online examinations.

  • Develop a one-page report/explanation of how you will use the learning from this course in your professional work.
  • Compile a report listing the resource materials that you have collected to advance and apply your knowledge.

Online assessment

  • 104 knowledge questions based on a scenario of a medical practitioner undertaking special interest training.
    • 13 per module
      Example: The medical practitioner believes that 10% of the population … Is he correct?  Yes/No
  • 104 authentic scenario based questions based on cases of patient care at a clinic.
    • 13 per module
      Example: A patient arrives at your clinic with this problem … What should you do?  Multiple choice images based on patient cases.

The knowledge-based examination is worth 50 per cent and the application-based examination is worth 50 per cent. The overall pass mark is 80 per cent. It is therefore not possible to pass this course on knowledge alone. Knowledge must be successfully applied to patient cases in order to pass the course.

CERTIFICATION AND ACCREDITATION

Upon successful completion of the course requirements, course participants will receive the Advanced Certificate of Aesthetic Medicine certificate and below points. 

RACGP CPD Accredited Activity 40 Points

ACRRM:

- PDP units: 22 Educational activity, 6 Performance review

This certificate course:

  • Provides CPD points from the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP).
  • Provides PDP points from the Australian Council of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM).
  • Is recognised by the Hong Kong College of Family Physicians (HKCFP). The HKCFP recognises all courses endorsed by the RACGP. Points are calculated differently.
  • Is a self-submitted activity in Dubai. The number of CPD points must be stated on the certificate. Please contact PLD(at)dhcr.gov.ae for more information.
  • Is a self-submitted activity in the UK. CPD events overseas, applicable to a doctor’s scope of practice, may be submitted for revalidation. Please confirm with your Responsible Officer.
  • Is a self-submitted activity in Canada through the College of Family Physicians of Canada. Category 1 points are reported as certified and Category 2 points are reported as non-certified. Contact mainprocredits(at)cfpc.ca for more information.
  • Is recognised by the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners (RNZCGP). 
  • Meets World Federation of Medical Education standards.
  • Is quality-assured by Bond University.
  • Has been independently developed with subject specialists and does not receive education grants from any pharmaceutical company.

 

Type
Delivery
Title
Advanced Certificate of Aesthetic Medicine
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Skin cancer detection/mole scan/total skin check
Location
Provider Type
Non Profit Organisation
Duration
max 120 hours
End Date
23-Oct-2021
CPD Points
RACGP CPD Accredited Activity 40 Points
Price
2395.00
Price Details
FULLY ONLINE – From $2,395; ONLINE + WORKSHOP - From $2,995
Location
Online
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Entry Requirements / Prerequisites
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS AND COURSE REQUISITES
The Advanced Certificate of Aesthetic Medicine will meet the needs of medical professionals who are interested in enhancing their clinical knowledge in aesthetic principles and the safe practice of the latest evidence-based aesthetic medicine procedures. Ideal for practitioners who are considering working in the field, the course provides a new level of confidence and competence relevant to primary care, enabling participants to integrate cosmetic services into their day-to-day work. The course is suitable for Medical Doctors and International Medical Graduates. Participants must have completed the Professional Certificate of Aesthetic Medicine (or a qualification deemed equivalent) and HealthCert also recommends successful completion of at least 25 cases of aesthetic medicine prior to enrolment. Participants do not have to pass an IELTS test but, as the courses are delivered in English, proficiency in listening, reading and writing in English is assumed.

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 two to three weeks.
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