AMA PRA Category1 Credits™
Maximum of 6 attendees per workshop to assure adequate hands-on opportunity for all attendees
* Botulinum Toxin Type A
* Restylane and other cosmetic fillers
* Laser & Intensed Pulsed Light treatments for hair removal, facial veins, rosacea, pigmented lesions, acne, tissue tightening
* Chemical Peels
* Microdermabrasion and Cosmeceuticals
* Leg Vein Treatment (sclerotherapy)
* Body Contouring
The didactic portion along with the clinical hands-on exposure will allow attendees to gain a comprehensive understanding of the procedure. The format used in this activity is an effective method for knowledgeable physicians to expand their surgical abilities safely.
Office-based Cosmetic Procedures Learning Objectives:
1. Describe which aesthetic procedures may be safely integrated into a primary care practice.
2. Use Botulinum Toxin Type A and Cosmetic Fillers to provide effective facial rejuvenation for patients of all ages.
3. Integrate laser and light source hair removal into a primary care practice.
4. Use light source photorejuvenation procedures for treatment of rosacea, facial telangectasias, pigmented lesions, and acne.
5. Treat cosmetic leg veins using sclerotherapy, laser, or combination of the two modalities.
6. Define advanced light source treatments for tissue tightening, semi-ablative and ablative procedures.
7. Integrate spa type services into a medical office practice including microdermabrasion, chemical peels, computerized facial analysis, and use of cosmeceuticals.
8. Define and discuss the differences between mesotherapy and tumescent liposuction for body sculpting.
9. Define issues of medical malpractice and how it relates to the incorporation of cosmetic procedures for primary care physicians. Assess the financial benefit of the fee-for-service cosmetic procedures.
10. Discuss the business and marketing aspects of adding cosmetic procedures.
11. Explain effective methods to manage dissatisfied or challenging patients.
National Society of Cosmetic Physicians 8040 South Kolb Road Tucson, AZ, USA Tel: (520) 574-1050 Fax: (520) 545-1254
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