This activity is jointly provided Medical Education Resources, Inc., a non-profit medical education company, and Aesthetic Extender Program.

Education Grant

Full notification of commercial support will be provided in the final course syllabus.

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.

Program Overview

The Aesthetic Extender Symposium 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.

Educational Objectives

After completing this activity, participants should be better able to:

Discuss injection techniques for specific regions including the aging face, and minorities such as the male aesthetic.

Review the latest developments in non-surgical treatments for facial aesthetics, to include chemical peels, medications and cosmeceuticals.

Discuss strategies and techniques for specific regions including the aging face.

Explain strategies for prevention and treatment of complications from a variety of aesthetic procedures.

Review available options for non‐invasive and minimally invasive body contouring including radiofrequency, acoustic wave, ultrasound, laser, and infrared energy.

Analyze current and emerging treatment options for atopic dermatitis.

Discuss available laser and light technologies for facial rejuvenation, skin resurfacing and treatment of scars, acne, and other dermatologic conditions.

Review the latest developments in non-surgical treatments for facial aesthetics, to include chemical peels, medications and cosmeceuticals.

Explain treatment strategies for moderate-to-severe psoriasis.

Discuss the current and future treatment options for Hyperhidrosis.

Discuss indications, contraindications, and properties of filling agents currently approved for use in the US.

Review the latest advanced techniques in lasers, light, ultrasound, and radiofrequency devices.

Review the best treatment options and prevention methods for biofilms following injectables.

Identify practice management tools, business strategies, and compliance issues for successfully maintaining and growing a medical practice

Compare and contrast treatment approaches for female vaginal rejuvenation

Physician Accreditation

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 provider-ship of Medical Education Resources (MER) and LC Medical PLLC. Medical Education Resources is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation

Medical Education Resources designates this live activity for a maximum of 18 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses Accreditation

Medical Education Resources is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This CE activity provides 18 contact hours of continuing nursing education.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 12299, for 18 contact hours.

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

It is the policy of Medical Education Resources to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of its educational activities. In accordance with this policy, MER identifies conflicts of interest with its instructors, content managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of an activity. Conflicts are resolved by MER to ensure that all scientific research referred to, reported, or used in a continuing education activity