Foundation Dermal Filler Course
- : Online
This course is designed to provide skills and knowledge to identify suitable dermal filler treatments for patients seeking facial aesthetic injectable treatments, and to perform those treatments. The aim is to ensure that clinicians perform aesthetic treatments in an informed and ethical manner.The training sessions run in groups of 4-6 students. The course will cover:
Facial anatomy and physiology with particular focus on skin, fat pads, muscles, ligaments, nerves and vascular structures.
Assess the patient's suitability for treatment, covering both physical and mental aspects.
The dermal filler treatments available.
Injection treatments, techniques and dosages.
Communication and consultation skills.
Management of adverse events
Practical injecting experience on live models.
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Pre-learning powerpoint and quiz. Quiz to be brought to course for discussion.
Post learning quiz to be completed and provided to CPD Institute prior to issue of certifcate.
The aims and objectives upon completion are to provide knowledge and skills to:
Develop analytical and critical appraisal skills in theory of dermal filler treatments
Develop practical injecting skills in administration of dermal filler treatments
Conduct an assessment of patient's psychological suitability for non-surgical procedures including identification of body dysmorphic disorder.
Analyse an individual patient aesthetically using knowledge and understanding of facial anatomy to inform this assessment.
Develop a treatment plan based on assessment and consultation.
Execute the treatment plan using appropriate anatomically correct injection sites and depth of needle in injecting
Demonstrate professional decision making incorporating evidence based rationale in a variety of situations related to cosmetic medicine.
Develop a plan for appropriate follow up care and management of adverse events.
Dem e evaluation skills in delivery of care to patients.
Pre-learning powerpoint and quiz.
Feedback from supervising educator during course.
Quiz and case studies completed during course.
Post course quiz.