Understanding the Diversity of HA Fillers: An Innovative Approach to Maximizing Facial Beauty
Julius Few, MD
Derek Jones, MD
Arthur Swift, MD
Heidi Waldorf, MD
This CME/CE accredited educational initiative is designed to help core aesthetic clinicians understand the diverse applications of hyaluronic acid dermal fillers and how the use of a methodical, comprehensive aesthetic evaluation can help achieve more satisfactory patient outcomes.
The program will address the aesthetic evaluation, the patient consult and include a special presentation on injection anatomy. The faculty will review the differences among the HA fillers and how each can be utilized to achieve the best aesthetic effect with an emphasis on volumizing and reshaping the face. Live patient injection demonstrations will enhance the learning experience.
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 activity
- Complete the post-test (passing score 80%) and evaluation/claim form
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Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:
- Perform an aesthetic evaluation utilizing a comprehensive approach to global beauty that takes into consideration each patient’s beauty potential as well as the impact of facial aging.
- Compare and contrast the characteristics of HA soft tissue fillers and identify their best uses in all areas of the face: upper, mid and lower.
- Identify injection techniques with HA soft tissue fillers that have demonstrated safe and satisfactory patient outcomes for facial enhancement and/or rejuvenation and learn how to implement them in clinical practice.
These educational objectives apply to all members of the target audience
USF Health and Medical Education Advocates would like to thank Allergan for providing an educational grant for this activity. We would also like to thank Allergan and Merz Aesthetics for in-kind product used for demonstration purposes.
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.
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 3.25 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 3.25 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.
USF is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action Institution.
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