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Aesthetic Medicine Training: Step 1
Upon completion of the American Board of Aesthetic Medicine (ABAM)’s comprehensive Step 1 training, participants will gain enough knowledge and basic techniques to complement their current practices with aesthetic medical procedures (Botox, Restylane/Juvederm/Radiesse, Laser/Light therapies, IPL, Radiofrequency/RF, Chemical Peel) or to start a stand-alone medical spa practice. A Certificate in Aesthetic Medicine will be issued by the American Board of Aesthetic Medicine on completion of all course work.
Step 1 training will entail basic knowledge in skin and hair anatomy, basic botox techniques, basic demalfiller techniques, basic laser and light therapy techniques, laser and light devices safety, the business of aesthetic medicine, and office set up for aesthetic medical procedures. We are the only aesthetic medicine training program to offer hands on training and demonstration in an actual medical spa setting. Tour of a functioning medical spa will also be given. Our graduates from the Step I aesthetic medical training will have the necessary knowledge and confidence to start practicing in the exciting field of aesthetic medicine. ($2,500, 19.25 CME)
Advanced Aesthetic Medicine Training: Step 2
Graduates of The American Board of Aesthetic Medicine (ABAM)’s Step 1 program or those who already have the basic skills in aesthetic medicine can participate in our Step 2 training. Participants will increase their knowledge in aesthetic medicine and acquire the newest and most up to date aesthetic techniques. Facial contouring using botox and dermal filler, and advanced laser and light therapy procedures will enable graduates of our Step 2 to take their skills in aesthetic medicine to the next Step.
Step 2 Botox training will cover procedures such as botox eyelift, scar reduction with botox, botox treatment for gummy smile. Dermal filler training will include aesthetic medical procedures such as teartrough injection, nonsurgical nasal augmention using Radiesse/ Juvederm/Restylane, cheek and facial contouring. Advanced laser training will consist of combination skin rejuvenation techniques, treatment of vascular conditions, and Photodynamic therapy (PDT).
An in depth coverage of basic surgical techniques and equipments for office aesthetic procedures will be offered. Basic dermatology and teeth whitening for the medical spa setting is an integral part of our Step II Aesthetic Medicine Training program. ($3,500, 19.25 CME)
Anti-Aging Medicine & Stem Cell Therapy: Step 3
A 6 months waiting period is required after completing Step 2 before Step 3 can be taken. Knowledge in Anti-Aging Medicine and Stem Cell Therapy is essential for today’s aesthetic and cosmetic physicians. More and more patients are either seeking anti-aging treatment or are already receiving anti-aging therapies. Step 3 is the final training program for participants in the process of obtaining Board Certificcation from The American Board of Aesthetic Medicine. It is also designed for those who would like to add Anti-Aging Medicine & Stem Cell Therapy to their current practices. Basic concept in stem cell therapy and hormone replacement will be thoroughly covered in this 3 days program. Participants will receive the most current knowledge in hormone replacement for the management of aging. Evaluation of the aging patient, the female hormonal system, stem cell fucntions, stem cell harvesting, nutrition, and fitness are thoroughly covered. ($3,000, 21.75 CME)
Fellowship in Aesthetic Medicine
Fellowships are issued by The American Board of Aesthetic Medicine to physicians with passing scores on the written fellowship examination. To qualified for the examination, candidates must have completed Step 1 & Step 2 aesthetic medicine training from ABAM, and have a 6 months practicing period. One case each of dermal filler injection, botulinum injection, and skin resurfacing are required to be submitted prior to the examination.
A Fellowship from ABAM let the patients khow that his/her physician is knowledgeable and has undergone proper training in the practice of aesthetic medicine. Written Examination: 4 Hours. (Examination fee $2,000)
Board Certification in Aesthetic Medicine
Board Certifications are issued by The American Board of Aesthetic Medicine to physicians with passing scores on the written board examination. Completion of Step 1, Step 2, and Step 3 aesthetic medicine training from ABAM is a requirement regardless of previous experience.
Delegates will take Step 1 and Step 2 after which there is a required 6 months waiting period before Step 3 can be taken. A 6 months practicing period is mandatory after completing all 3 Steps . During the practicing period delegates will have to collect and submit 1 case from each procedure of dermal filler injection, neuromodulator injection, and laser or chemical resurfacing before they can sit for the Board Examination.
Board Certification is a milestone for physician in the field of aesthetic medicine. Patients are assured that physicians in possession of Board Certification from The American Board of Aesthetic Medicine have met the highest standard in the field. Written Examination: 4 Hours. (Examination fee $2,000)