COURSE OVERVIEW

Sclerotherapy effectively treats varicose and spider veins. It’s often considered the treatment of choice for small varicose veins.

 

Sclerotherapy involves injecting a solution directly into the vein. The sclerotherapy solution causes the vein to scar, forcing blood to reroute through healthier veins. The collapsed vein is reabsorbed into local tissue and eventually fades.

 

After sclerotherapy, treated veins tend to fade within a few weeks, although occasionally it may take a month or more to see the full results. In some instances, several sclerotherapy treatments

 

On the course you will learn what veins can and cannot be treated and how to and where to inject in a safe manner.

THE COURSE COMPONENTS

Theory Components

  • What thread veins can be treated
  • Layers of the skin
  • Treatment areas
  • Advantages of treatment
  • Risks and side effects

Theory Components 

  • Client suitability and consultation
  • Needle insertion techniques
  • Aftercare
  • Hygiene, sharps disposal and legal aspects

Practical Components:

  • Injection techniques
  • Live demonstrations
  • 2 Practical Live Models

Treatment Areas:

  • Legs

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Nurses, Doctors, Pharmacist, Dental Nurses, Podiatrist, Radiologist’s, Paramedic, Occupational Therapist, Aesthetic Practitioner

COURSE DURATION & COST

8 hours pre-study with 3 hours guided online learning (done via video link with a tutor) and 4 hours practical

 

Course Cost: £1,500.00

All aspects of the course are mandatory