AIA Virtual Foundations of Injection Anatomy and Practice
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Virtual Foundations of Injection Anatomy and Practice
Online Training for New Injectors in Medical Aesthetics
AIA Foundations of Injection Anatomy and Practice is a training course for new injectors designed to help you start your career with confidence. See how filler injections affect the face beneath the skin, and learn the difference between filler and toxin/neuromodulator products.
- Understand facial anatomy specific to aesthetic injections.
- Learn how to do safe injections, including live demos with industry-leading trainers.
- View 8 hours of recorded material online, at your own pace.
- On-demand access last for six months from the time of first viewing.
The Academy for Injection Anatomy Foundations of Injection Anatomy and Practice course is approved for 8 CME hours for physicians, physician assistants, advanced practice registered nurses and registered nurses. Scroll down to see full CME information.
What You'll Learn
On-demand access lasts for six months from the date of first viewing.
1. Philosophy of the Academy for Injection Anatomy
Understand AIA's approach to injections, the AIA method of building confidence as an injector and the importance of learning clinically relevant anatomy.
2. Legal Principles
Get introduced to concepts of injector scope of practice, the practice of medicine, oversight and delegation and practical pros and cons of opening your own practice.
3. Patient Consult
Learn a systemic approach to patient assessment, the importance of medical literacy among your patients and how to build trust before, during and after the treatment.
4. Critical Anatomical Structures
Get introduced to the major structures and vessels in the face, how they can be used to decide what product to use and where and see common danger zones and areas of concern.
5. Neuromodulator Science
Learn the science of neuromodulators and the differences between the various products on the market.
6. Rheology and Gel Science
Learn the science of gels and how they behave in the body, and see the differences between the different available technologies.
7. Room Setup and Photography
See a basic run down of practice setup, room setup, commonly used tools and tips for better before and after photos.
8. Injection Techniques
Get introduced to injection techniques including foundational sites for neuromodulators, using cannula vs needle and techniques for cheek, lip and chin filler.
9. Injection Demo - Neuromodulator
10. Injection Demo - Cheek and Chin Filler
11. Injection Demo - Lip Filler
- Online Enduring Archive AIA Foundations of Injection Anatomy and Practice
- April 18, 2023 - April 18, 2024
- “This activity is jointly provided by Global Education Group and American Med Spa Association.”
CME/CE activities are intended to increase competency, influence clinician performance, or improve patient outcomes. A CME/CE activity should be designed to close the gap(s) identified above. The next step is to identify the audience in which these acts exist.
Primary target audiences that will help close the identified educational gaps include physicians, physician assistants, advanced practice registered nurses and registered nurses.
Statement of Need/Program Overview
· CME/CE activities are meant to foster the continuing professional development of physicians, nurses, and other health professionals. Educational offerings are intended to increase competency, influence performance, or improve patient outcomes.
· The table below identifies (a) professional practice gaps (the difference between what actually occurs in practice and what should occur in practice); (b) knowledge, competence, or performance need that is causing the practice gap; (c) desired outcome or change that should occur because of the activity.
Knowledge = “Knowing something”
Competence = Gap in skills, “Knowing how to do something”
Performance = Gap in practice “What one actually does in practice”
George Baxter-Holder, ARNP, DNP, CANS, ISPAN-F
Hermine Warren, DNP, APRN, CANS
After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:
§ Identify patients in need of non-invasive medical aesthetic treatments.
§ Explain the most effective techniques and technologies in the field.
§ Review legal guidelines relating to practice ownership.
§ Identify patient safety concerns connected to non-invasive medical aesthetic treatments.
§ Identify the proper and legal scope of practice for various professionals relating to non-invasive medical aesthetic treatments.
Physician Accreditation Statement
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 Global Education Group (Global) and American Med Spa Association. Global is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Physician Credit Designation
Global Education Group designates this live show for a maximum of 8 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
ANCC accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Nurses may receive a maximum of 8 hours of Category 1 credit for completing this program.
Global Contact Information
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Instructions for Obtaining Credit
In order to receive credit, participants must watch each video and pass the post-test with a 70% or higher. Also, complete the post-evaluation link. Once the evaluation has been completed, a copy of the CME certificate will be emailed.
System Requirement (not required if attendees do not need to use technology)
PC 1.4 GHz Intel Pentium 4 or faster processor (or equivalent) Windows 10, 8.1 (32-bit/64-bit), Windows 7 (32-bit/64-bit) 512 MB of RAM (1 GB recommended)
Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 or later, Windows Edge browser, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome
For HTML Client – Google Chrome (v70.0 & above), Mozilla Firefox (v65.0 & above), and Edge (v42.0 & above)
MAC 1.83 GHz Intel Core Duo or faster processor 512 MB of RAM (1 GB recommended) MAC OS X 10.12, 10.13 and 10.14
Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Google Chrome
For HTML Client – Google Chrome (v70.0 & above), Apple Safari (v12.0 & above), and Mozilla Firefox (v65.0 & above)
Fee Information& Refund/Cancellation Policy
· All registration fees are in U.S. dollars. Registrations will NOT be processed without full payment.
· No refunds: all sales are final.
· Course expires six months after first accessing.
Disclosures of Relevant Financial Relationships
Global Education Group (Global) adheres to the policies and guidelines, including the Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited CE, set forth to providers by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and all other professional organizations, as applicable, stating those activities where continuing education credits are awarded must be balanced, independent, objective, and scientifically rigorous. All persons in a position to control the content of an accredited continuing education program provided by Global are required to disclose all financial relationships with any ineligible company within the past 24 months to Global. All financial relationships reported are identified as relevant and mitigated by Global in accordance with the Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited CE in advance of delivery of the activity to learners. The content of this activity was vetted by Global to assure objectivity and that the activity is free of commercial bias.
All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.
Nothing to disclose
Nothing to disclose
The planners and managers at Global Education Group have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
The planners and managers at American Med Spa Association have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Disclosure of Unlabeled Use
This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. Global Education Group (Global) and American Med Spa Association do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications.
The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of any organization associated with this activity. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.
Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of patient conditions and possible contraindications on dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.
ARNP, DNP, CANS, ISPAN-F
George Baxter-Holder, ARNP, DNP, CANS, ISPAN-F has first-hand knowledge of how beauty-obsessed today’s Hollywood actors are. As a child actor in Hollywood he played the role of a genetically perfect boy on Star Trek: The Next Generation. His “bad boy” character made all around him start to age prematurely. In real life, George plays the “good guy” role. Trained as a board certified Aesthetic Nurse Practitioner and Doctor of Nursing Practice, he helps patients reverse the signs of aging at SkinSpirit Medical Spa in Austin TX. Additionally, he is the most utilized trainer with Galderma Aesthetis and is also one of three faculty at Academy for Injection Anatomy with Chris Surek, MD. He holds a Doctorate from Duke University and a Masters from the University of Washington. And while he is no longer, “genetically perfect” he is working on aging well.
DNP, APRN, CANS
Hermine Warren, DNP, APRN, CANS, has been in nursing since 1974, with an advanced practice degree since 1980. She is also a certified aesthetic nurse specialist (CANS) in Southern California; is an educational/clinical trainer, both internationally and nationally; is a GENNow and P.A.L.E.T.T.E faculty member; and has maintained a clinical practice in the non-surgical cosmetic subspecialty field since 2004. Also, she is co-faculty for Academy for Injection Anatomy with Chris Surek, DO, FACS. Warren graduated with her master of science in nursing from the University of Colorado in 1979, and her doctor of nursing practice from Walden University in 2014.
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