2017 Aesthetic Extender Symposium
October 12-October 15, 2017
Hollywood, FL


Program Overview
The 2017 Aesthetic Extender Symposium is a three-day symposium that features didactic lectures, interactive question and answer sessions and live demonstrations of the use of injectables, including new products on the market, allowing for a broad overview of products, facial analysis and technique. Specifically, the faculty will review the principles of safe and effective aesthetic treatments for facial rejuvenation that combine neurotoxins, soft tissue fillers with other modalities with advanced techniques for facial enhancement. This symposium will provide attendees with transferable skills and related techniques that can quickly and easily be adapted to their current practice environment.


Target Audience
This symposium is designed for an audience of physicians, physician assistants, nurses and nurse practitioners who work under the direct supervision of dermatologists, facial plastic surgeons, oculoplastic surgeons, and plastic surgeons, and commonly assist with cosmetic surgery and medicine.This symposium is designed for an audience of physicians, physician assistants, nurses and nurse practitioners who work under the direct supervision of dermatologists, facial plastic surgeons, oculoplastic surgeons, and plastic surgeons, and commonly assist with cosmetic surgery and medicine.


Learning Objectives
Upon completion of the educational activity, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss indications, contraindications, and properties of filling agents currently approved for use in the US
  • Compare and contrast treatment approaches for aesthetics patients based on sex, race, age and skin type
  • Appraise injection techniques for specific regions including the aging face, hands and neck
  • Describe the principles of aesthetic treatments that combine neurotoxins and soft tissue fillers with other modalities
  • Analyze available laser and light technologies for facial rejuvenation, skin resurfacing and treatment of scars, acne, and other dermatologic conditions
  • Appraise the latest advanced techniques in lasers, light, microneedling, and radiofrequency devices
  • Compare and contrast the available options for non‐invasive and minimally invasive body contouring including radiofrequency, acoustic wave, ultrasound, laser, and infrared energy
  • Review potential applications for human stem cells and platelet rich plasma
  • Discuss strategies for prevention and treatment of complications from a variety of aesthetic procedures
  • Review the latest developments in injectables
  • Analyze the range of body contouring procedures that can best be applied to an individual patient’s goals
  • Review the best treatment options and prevention methods for biofilms following injectables


Criteria for Success
Statements of credit will be awarded based on the participant's attendance, participation in the pre/post-test and submission of the activity evaluation form. A statement of credit will be available upon completion of an online evaluation/claimed credit form at http://www.aestheticextendersymposium.com/cme. You must participate in the entire activity to receive credit. If you have questions about this CME/CE activity, please contact AKH Inc. at tbrignoni@akhcme.com.


AKHCME Credit provided by AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare


Physicians
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and Aesthetic Extender Symposium. AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare designates this live activity for a maximum of 20.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Physician Assistants
NCCPA accepts AMA PRA Category I Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME.


Nurses
AKH, Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
This activity is awarded 20.75 Contact Hours.

Activity is jointly-provided by AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and the Aesthetic Extender Symposium.


Commercial Support
Full notification of commercial support will be provided in the final program.