This course will bring medics up to speed with the latest theory and practice to be able to deliver Hyaluronic acid dermal fillers to the lower third of the faces of their clients and Anti-wrinkle procedure to the three most common areas, namely the forehead, frown lines and crow’s feet.

A refresher and more detailed theoretical knowledge and understanding of the anatomy and physiology of the skin and face will be studied to underpin all practical training facilitated at the Cosmetic Couture clinic. The practical training will focus heavily on live models and perfecting safe techniques.

A special adverse effects course created in conjunction with medics and also featuring practical work will be included.

Pre-Study – 17hrs

Practical Course – 2 days

All aspects of the course are mandatory

Theory components:

  • Learn about hyaluronic acid (HA)
  • Anatomy and physiology of the skin and lower face and signs of ageing
  • Troubleshooting HA treatments
  • Pre and post treatment procedures
  • Injection techniques
  • Pain management protocols
  • Health & hygiene systems
  • Needle stick injuries
  • First aid and anaphylaxis
  • Industry guidelines (GMC & HEE)
  • Muscles of the face
  • Adverse effects
  • Aftercare

Practical components:

  • Client consultation protocols (medical history & client consent)
  • Managing expectations and complaints procedure
  • Hygiene and sharps disposal and legal aspects
  • Practice of injections using Zanco models (facial injection mannequins)
  • Product knowledge
  • Managing expectations
  • Injection techniques
    • Live models

Medics Only – e.g. Nurses, Doctors, Dentists, Paramedics, Dental Nurses Physiotherapists, Pharmacists, Podiatrists

This Course Cost is – £1500.00 inclusive of VAT