Program Description

This is a full-day, CME-certified course designed to teach residents/fellows the fundamentals of facial rejuvenation through the safe and effective use of dermal fillers and neuromodulators. The goals of the CME-certified AestheticSAFE™ initiative are:

  • To provide residents/fellows in the core specialties a comprehensive program that focuses on attaining a fundamental knowledge of injectable aesthetic treatments using FDA-approved soft tissue fillers and neuromodulators.
  • Allow residents in the different core specialties an opportunity to mingle and learn from each other.

Educational Objectives

After the program, participants should be better able to:

  • Identify signs of facial aging that occur in the bony structures, muscles and fat compartments of the face as it ages
  • Describe the various FDA-approved neuromodulators and soft tissue fillers (Hyaluronic Acid fillers)
  • Incorporate various tools for use during the aesthetic consultation session with a goal of bettering the physician-patient communication process
  • Assess patient safety and satisfaction by developing appropriate injection techniques when using dermal fillers and neurotoxins
  • Describe standard protocol to effectively handle adverse events

Target Audience

This activity is primarily intended and designed to educate residents and fellows from the core aesthetic specialties (Dermatology, Facial Plastic Surgery, Oculoplastic Surgery, Ophthalmology, Otolaryngology, and Plastic Surgery) as well as any core aesthetic physicians in the local community who have been in practice 3 years or less.

Continuing Education

Continuing Education Credit - Physicians

Southern Medical Association designates this Live activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.

Certificate of Attendance – Non-Physicians

All non-physician participants will receive a certificate of attendance/participation.

Jointly Provided

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of Southern Medical Association and xMedica, LLC. Southern Medical Association is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.