Steven R. Cohen, MD
W. Philip Werschler, MD


Course Details

Course Description/Purpose:
This CME/CE accredited course features Dr. Steven Cohen and Dr. Philip Werschler discussing the role of collagen-stimulating soft tissue fillers.  Topics covered include:

  • Review of filler characteristics
  • Role of collagen-stimulating fillers in facial rejuvenation
  • Importance of a thorough aesthetic analysis
  • Avoiding/managing complications for all soft tissue fillers
  • Injection technique demonstration

To complete this activity and receive credit, the participant should:

  • Review the materials on accreditation information, target audience, learning objectives, and disclosure information
  • Complete the entire self-study
  • Complete the post-test and evaluation/claim form


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Educational Objectives

 Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Conduct a thorough aesthetic analysis and select appropriate injection techniques when using collagen-stimulating soft tissue fillers to avoid complications, ensure patient safety, and improve patient outcomes and satisfaction
  • Develop an effective treatment plan for facial rejuvenation that demonstrates an understanding of product characteristics to optimize aesthetic outcomes when using collagen-stimulating soft tissue fillers

These learning objectives apply to all members of the target audience.


Support Acknowledgement

USF Health and Medical Education Advocates would like to thank Merz Aesthetics and Suneva Medical, Inc. for providing educational grants for this activity as well as in-kind product used for demonstration purposes. 


Target Audience

This CME/CE activity is primarily intended and designed to educate dermatologists, facial plastic surgeons, oculoplastic surgeons, plastic surgeons, Physician's Assistants, ARNPs and RNs whose practice includes filler injections.  There are no prerequisites to the activity.


Continuing Education

Physicians: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of USF Health and Medical Education Advocates.  USF Health is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

USF Health designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses: USF Health is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

A maximum of 2.0 contact hours may be earned by learners who successfully complete this continuing nursing education activity.



The information provided at this CME/CE activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical/clinical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition.


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