IAPAM’s Botox Training

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Botox Training Course & Certification

If you’ve been paying attention to the latest trends in beauty, skin care and facial aesthetics, you already understand that in order to provide the best aesthetic medicine options to your patients, Botox training is absolutely essential part of any aesthetic practice. In fact, there is no single product, “anti-aging” cream or home remedy that will eliminate wrinkles, crow’s feet, glabella, frown and any other deep facial lines, or defy the aging process as quickly as Botox®. With the number of Americans ages 65 and older growing to more than double from 46 million today to over 98 million by 2060, the demand for cosmetic injectables and anti-wrinkle treatments  has never been greater.

How to become Botox certified?

1) Have the necessary Botox certification requirements:

A person must have a valid medical license in their state/province or other country where they reside to be able to be Botox certified. You will need to provide proof of your designation upon enrollment to a Botox injection class. Without a valid medical license, you are not able to get certified.

If you are unsure of this, you would need to contact your State medical board to find out what the requirements are.

For Botox training at the IAPAM, if you have a foreign medical designation, you can certainly come to any of our training events, but you cannot do any injecting during the Botox workshop. Foreign doctors who have immigrated to the USA or Canada  (and have not passed the Board exams for licensing), can attend but not inject.

Also, the IAPAM allows non-medical individuals to attend however they are not eligible to do any Botox injecting and they can only attend with someone who has an MD, DO, PA, NP, ND/NMD (depending on state) or dentist designation.

Physicians Assistants (PAs) can usually inject under the supervision of a physician (some States have restrictions, please check your local State board), Nurse Practitioners (NPs) can usually inject if they have prescribing authority in their State. Nurses all require the supervision of a healthcare provider, however, not all nurses can inject. Most States allow Registered Nurses (RNs) to inject Botox under the supervision of a Physician, and many allow Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) to inject the toxin.

Can anyone attend Botox Training? The answer is yes, however, only those who have the requirements to perform Botox injections during the IAPAM Botox course will receive CME credits and Botox certification.
2) Seek out and enroll in a course

When looking for a Botox workshop, you should look for one that is reputable, accredited and follows FDA recommendations. It is also advised to seek out one that is held in a clean medical facility and that hands-on training is provided so that you also have the opportunity to learn how to inject Botox. Many of these courses also provide CE/CME credits and certification once you have completed the course.

3) Attend a training program

The IAPAM is now  in its 10th year providing Hands-on, CME Botox Training to physicians, nurses, dentists and other licensed healthcare providers, the IAPAM’s industry-leading 5-Step Botox Training Protocol is the fastest way for you to incorporate aesthetics into an existing medical practice or stand-alone medical spa.

4) Attain your Botox certification

After you have completed your Botox CME education you will receive a certification from the training provider and in most cases CE/CME credits. Congratulations! You are now ready to start offering Botox treatments to your patients!

5-Step Protocol Overview:

Step 1: Review Facial Anatomy, Musculature (4 PDF documents to read)
Step 2: Review Current Cosmetic Fillers/Injectable Clinical Research (7 PDF documents to read)
Step 3: Review Video Overviews of Cosmetic Fillers/Injectables (2 videos)
Step 4: Attend Symposium Didactic and Hands-on Workshop
Step 5: Perform 12 upper face Botulinum Toxin injections on friends and family


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Botox Training Course & Certification Outline

  1. Hands on Botox® Training
  2. Learn the Latest Botox Injection Techniques
  3. Learn the “Top 5” Cosmetic Procedures
  4. Earn Up To 32.5 AMA Cat 1 CME’s
  5. Learn from Leaders in Aesthetic Medicine
  6. Top 5 Reasons to Chose the IAPAM for Botox Training
  7. What Recent Attendees are Saying
  8. Continued Long Term Support

The future for Botox® is promising as it is one of the most popular anti-aging face treatments. Not only is it today the most popular cosmetic injection treatment in North America but as baby boomers age and want to hold on to their youthful appearance, the demand for Botox® – and skilled Botox® practitioners – is predicted to rise even more.

We know you have limited time, and the IAPAM’s industry leading cosmetic injectables training are designed to get you up and injecting by the end of the weekend! It all starts with the pre-work you are sent before the hands-on CME workshop. Included with the program will be a take home clinical DVD set, so you can review the Botox injection techniques you learned over the weekend.

IAPAM Hands-On Workshop:

Botox techniques Unlike other Botox training programs, the IAPAM’s program is taught by board certified Dermatologists in a clean medical clinic with training stations. As per FDA guidelines, we never inject Botox in a hotel room. There are two reasons we don’t do training in hotel rooms: (1) hotel rooms are not considered “clean” environments, and (2) you cannot learn how to become a proper Botox injector if your patient is sitting in a hotel room meeting chair.

After our dermatologist gives you the botulinum toxin training didactic, we move on to small group hands-on workshops. This gives you the opportunity to perform advanced injections on live patients. All botulinum toxin product, supplies (ie needles, gloves, charts) and patients will be provided during the Botox class.

Once completed, not only will you know how to give Botox injections the next day, you will also earn up to 32.5 AMA CME credits.

Learn the Latest Botox Administration Techniques

Hands on Botox® TrainingAt the Symposium, our Board Certified dermatologists will teach you proper techniques and expert injection tips in our medical training facility in proper patient treatment chairs (not hotel chairs, which are too low for proper injection technique). As part of our 5-Step Botox Training Protocol, you will receive facial injection charts for you to use during the hands-on training. You will also have access to our clinical library of Botox treatments, including: treating a gummy smile, hyperhydrosis, and many other in-demand treatment protocols. Since patient comfort is important, we will also cover the latest in pain management for Botox injections.

Botox Injection Techniques Video

Included: The “Top 5” Cosmetic Procedures

Tattoo Removal TrainingAs medical professionals, we know your time is limited and valuable, so we have combined the Top 5 most popular aesthetic procedures into one extended weekend. This is like getting 5 courses in one! Not only will you learn how to inject Botox, but we also cover Dermal Filler Training, Laser Hair Removal Training, Chemical Peel Training, and Microdermabrasion Training. As a bonus, we have also added: Laser Tattoo Removal Training and Body Shaping/Tightening to our program.

No other program will prepare you to open a successful, and more importantly, profitable aesthetic practice or medical spa.

Earn Up To 32.5 AMA Cat 1 CME’s

We know earning CME’s are important to you, that is why in addition to receiving international recognition for your IAPAM hands-on training, you will earn 17.5 AMA CME’s by participating in our 2-day Aesthetic Medicine Symposium. You can also earn an additional 8.5 CME’s by participating in our physician medical weight management program that takes place on the Friday prior to the weekend Symposium. And also earn 6.5 CME’s by participating in our Practice Startup Workshop. Please note, nursing boards all accept our credits as equivalents.

Our IAPAM Botox Training Will Teach You:

  • Anatomy of the skin
  • An understanding of the aging process
  • The anatomy of facial muscles
  • Physiology of Botox®
  • Best Practices for the injection of Botox®
  • Hands-on Botox® training in a medical practice

Learn from Leaders in Aesthetic Medicine

IAPAM’s faculty is comprised of leading dermatologists who are experts in current aesthetic medicine techniques. We offer you the unique and invaluable opportunity to work closely with them in a small group for individual attention to your specific needs. Their professionalism and experienced is unmatched in the industry.

At the IAPAM, we will also teach you:

  • how to safely and effectively administer Botox®
  • how to avoid potential pitfalls
  • ways to adopt established good practice
  • advanced aesthetic techniques
  • business matters relating to the set-up of your clinic

You will leave the Botox school with not only the basic knowledge and an appreciation of acceptable good practice, but also a reference and additional direction for further study. And, you will have continued access to our members section and a wealth of industry related information that is constantly expanding.

Top 5 Reasons to Chose the IAPAM

  • Reason #1 :
    We are the only Botox program that has 3 board-certified cosmetic dermatologists on their teaching faculty (and we actually identify them on our website!). Our goal is that you only learn from experts of the skin.
  • Reason #2 :
    All of our injection classes are done in a medical practice or a medical spa. Per the FDA, we never offer our classes in a hotel room.
  • Reason #3:
    In addition to aesthetics training, we combine the business aspect of running an aesthetic business, so you learn everything you need to know to be successful. At the Symposium, we cover not only Botox, but cover the Top 5 non-invasive cosmetic procedures. You are getting more for your money and time.
  • Reason #4:
    As a member of the IAPAM, you will receive unlimited practice support. In additional, medical professionals who attend the Symposium will receive a 3 DVD clinical Botox®/Filler/Microdermabrasion training set.
  • Reason #5:
    99.9% of our attendees would recommend this Symposium to their colleagues who are interested in aesthetic medicine! Just check out our Symposium Report Card below and see for yourself!

IAPAM Botox Training Video

 

Read the latest IAPAM Reviews, Check out our Report Card!

 

Long Term Support

You will never be alone! As a member of the IAPAM, you will receive unlimited support from our staff and expert faculty of physicians. Not only will you receive a large physician reference manual, best practices handouts, and DVD series, you will also be able to ask any questions at any time, as long as you are member. Over 3,800 physicians, PA’s and NP’s have attended our programs. All of our symposiums sell out fast, so please don’t wait, sign up today!

Feel free to check out the many physician, PA and NP testimonials that are on our website. Over 98% of our attendees would recommend our training to a colleague! No other Botox training program can boast that record!!

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