Why take courses from the American Board of Aesthetic Medicine (ABAM)?
We offer comprehensive training with live demonstrations and hands on sessions. Our certificate courses in aesthetic medicine are designed for practitioners from all specialties. Aesthetic medical training from ABAM are complete and standardized. Basic skin & hair anatomy to laser physics & safety are some of the important topics which other aesthetic medicine courses or certification program do not offer. All graduates of the American Board of Aesthetic Medicine will have enough knowledge in all areas of aesthetic medicine to start practicing in this rapidly growing and exciting field. Botulinum injection (Botox, Dysport, Xeomin), dermal filler injection (Restylane, Juvederm, Radiesse, Voluma, Belotero), chemical peeling, laser/IPL/light therapies, and the business of aesthetic medicine are among the many topics that are taught.
Our aesthetic medicine courses are given in an actual clinical environment such as a cosmetic center or a medical spa for a more realistic hands on experience. A tour of a medical spa is a part of most courses.
Who may attend aesthetic medical training from the American Board of Aesthetic Medicine (ABAM)?
Physicians (M.D. / D.O.), Nurses, Physician Assistants, and Dentists.
I am from another country can I take courses from ABAM?
We welcome all practitioners regardless of country of origin.
Who can get board certification by the American Board of Aesthetic Medicine (ABAM) ?
Only physician can be board certified. To be board certified by the American Board of Aesthetic Medicine, physicians will have to complete Step 1, Step 2, and Step 3 aesthetic medicine training regardless of prior experiences. Candidates must then collect one case each of dermal filler, botulinum toxin, laser/light therapy prior to being allow to sit for the board examination. A score of 70% is required to for passing.
What does board certification by the American Board of Aesthetic Medicine (ABAM) means?
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 met the rigorous standard set by ABAM. Board Certifications are issued by ABAM to physicians with passing score on the written board examination. Candidates must have completed all three aesthetic medicine training courses (Step 1-3) from ABAM regardless of previous experience.
Do I have to take courses in a particular order?
Courses from ABAM do not have to be taken in order. Practitioners who are experienced in the field of aesthetic medicine may register for the advanced Step 2 certification. However, to be qualified for board certification by ABAM, all Steps (Step 1 – 3) must be completed regardless of experience.
Is one-on-one individualized training available?
Yes, for those who wants to have more time with our physician instructors or to learn a particular technique. ABAM offer individualized training that can be tailor to your schedule. Please E-mail or call us for scheduling.