CE Approved Facial Aesthetics Master Program
The CE Approved Facial Aesthetics Master Program by Dr. Sam Assassa, President of The American Association of Aesthetics Medicine and Surgery, is a comprehensive series of online training programs designed to provide AAAMS members with a robust foundation for understanding facial aesthetics. Dr. Assassa provides over 20 years of aesthetic medicine and surgery expertise and extensive knowledge with over 15-hours of training video content to cover essential facial aesthetics topics. Earn up to 17 Hours of CE. Get unlimited access today!
This activity is designed to meet the needs of physicians, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners and dentists.
Upon completion of the educational activity, participants should be able to:
- Identify the anatomy and physiology of the face, with special attention to blood vessels and nerves so they can be avoided during treatment.
- Recognize the important structures of the face with regards to botulinum toxin and its appropriate use.
- Identify key facial muscles and formulate a treatment plan to inject botulinum toxin based on the units of botulinum toxin to use in mixing and administration.
- Inject botulinum toxin safely and reduce the risk of complications.
- Recognize the important structures of the face with regards to dermal fillers and their appropriate uses.
- Identify key facial muscles and fat layers to build a treatment plan based on how much filler substance to use per area.
- Apply different filler injection techniques for optimal patient outcomes while avoiding/reducing the risk of complications.
When Is This Course?
This program is immediately available upon registration and can be accessed at anytime. Program is approved for CE from March 1, 2018 through December 31, 2019.
|Sam Assassa, M.D.
The American Association of Aesthetic Medicine and Surgery
|N/A||Nothing to disclose|
|Dorothy Caputo, MA, BSN, RN – CE Director of Accreditations||N/A||Nothing to disclose|
|Bernadette Marie Makar, MSN, NP-C, APRN-C- BC- Nurse Planner||N/A||Nothing to disclose|
|The AAAMS Staff and Planners||N/A||Nothing to disclose|
|AKH Planners and Reviewers||N/A||Nothing to disclose|
CE Approved Facial Aesthetics Master Program topics
This program starts with a brief introduction describing how the art of aesthetics directly ties into the field of facial aesthetics. This program introduces members to the concept of facial BeautiΦication, with an emphasis on the Greek symbol Φ, which represents Phi, described in this program as the Golden Ratio of Beauty. This program also introduces members to the ideal facial dimensions and how they relate to the overall appearance of the face. In addition, this program provides an in-depth look at the facial anatomy described as Facenatomy. Lastly, members will understand the aging process and how to apply the 4R’s of Aesthetics to restore beauty and youth in the face.
This comprehensive program covers the history of neurotoxins, molecular structure, mode of action, indications and contraindications. In this program, members will learn about BotoxNatomy™, which details the different facial expression muscles anatomy and their associated actions. Members will also look at the clinical application of neurotoxins covering the proper clinical assessment, markings, dosage, the art of injecting neurotoxins to soften expressive lines and create upper and lower facelift, pitfalls and how to address them. Lastly, members will have a first-hand look at a collection of videos that demonstrate the art of injecting the forehead, droopy eyebrows, crow’s feet, frown lines, bunny lines, gummy smile, lips definition, chin enhancement, jawline and lower face contouring and platysma bands. This online program is designed to provide unexperienced practitioners with a comprehensive understanding of neurotoxins and further enrich the knowledge experienced injectable practitioners.
This detailed program explores the facial aging process and facial analysis pertinent to dermal fillers, classification of dermal filers, indications and contraindications. Also covered is the anatomy and techniques of regional nerve blocks of the face, injection techniques of upper, middle and lower face and how to avoid and treat dermal fillers complications. Lastly, members will be able to watch a series of demonstration videos covering eyebrow lift, glabellar and forehead lines, nasolabial folds and marionette line corrections. Members will see proper injection techniques for treating hollowness under the eyes, tear trough deformity, enhancement of the cheeks, creating natural fuller lips, and contouring the chin and jaw line. Lastly, members will have access to a series of improvised reality videos, where Dr. Sam Assassa straps a GoPro camera to his head while consulting and injecting patients. This unique experience provides a first-person perspective of day-to-day practice as an aesthetic practitioner.
Online Statement of Credit
Criteria for Success
This CE Facial Aesthetics Master Online Program is an online aesthetics program that combines all of the above online training programs providing a comprehensive approach to facial aesthetics. In order to receive credit, participants should watch all videos in each section and complete each online exam that follow. A passing score of 70% on the exam is required to receive credit. Following the last exam, you will be required to fill out an online evaluation. A Statement of Credit will be emailed to you upon successful completion of the exams and evaluation. In addition, successful members will receive a virtual badge of completion showcasing their achievements. Activity is jointly-provided by AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and The American Association of Aesthetic Medicine and Surgery (AAAMS). Earn up to 17 Hours of CE.