Aesthetic Extender Symposium Accreditation Information

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

Target Audience: This symposium is designed for an audience of physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, aestheticians and physicians who work in dermatology and aesthetic medicine.

Statement of Need: In recent years aesthetic products and treatment options in injectables, devices and minimally invasive techniques have continued to dramatically increase in popularity. With the influx of new therapies, technologies and procedures in dermatology and aesthetic medicine it is imperative for aesthetic physician extenders to remain up to date on the safety and efficacy of these products for the best patient outcomes. The Aesthetic Extender Symposium will provide innovative education, skills and techniques that attendees can immediately adapt into their current practice environment to provide safe, effective, and high-level patient care. This will be done utilizing several proven learning techniques, such as hands-on learning, cadaver dissection sessions, expert panel discussions, and didactic lectures.

Program Overview: The Aesthetic Extender Symposium is an annual educational conference aimed to educate and train an audience of aesthetic physician extenders by providing innovative education on the newest therapies, technologies and procedures in dermatology and aesthetic medicine. The symposium will provide attendees with skills and techniques that can be immediately adapted to their current practice environment.

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

  • Discuss indications, contraindications, and properties of existing and emerging neuromodulators and dermal fillers.
  • Identify a variety of complications arising from the use of neuromodulators and dermal fillers and strategies for prevention and treatment of complications.
  • Review the latest advanced techniques in lasers, light, ultrasound, and radiofrequency devices.
  • Discuss available laser and light technologies for facial rejuvenation, hyperpigmentation, skin resurfacing, treatment of acne, and other dermatologic conditions.
  • Compare and contrast available options for non‐invasive body contouring.
  • Compare and contrast various options for cosmeceuticals and topical skincare.

Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Medical Education Resources (MER) and Aesthetic Extender Program. MER is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE)

This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 15 Interprofessional continuing Education (IPCE) credit for learning and change

Physician Credit

Medical Education Resources designates this live activity for a maximum of 15 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing Credit

Medical Education Resources designates this live activity for a maximum of 15 ANCC nursing contact hours. Nurses will be awarded contact hours upon successful completion of the activity.

Medical Education Resources is a provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CEP 12299, for 15 contact hours.

Physician Assistant Credit

Medical Education Resources has been authorized by the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 15 AAPA Category 1 CME Credits. Physician Assistants should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

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 mitigated by MER to ensure that all scientific research referred to, reported, or used in a continuing education activity conforms to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection, and analysis.


The content and views presented in this educational activity are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of Medical Education Resources, Aesthetic Extender Program and the educational supporters. The authors have disclosed if there is any discussion or published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA in their presentations. The opinions expressed in this educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of Medical Education Resources, Aesthetic Extender Program and the educational supporters. Before prescribing any medicine, primary references and full prescribing information should be consulted. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities. Information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management.