The Journey to Smoothness – New Standards in Treating Cellulite
Juliya Fisher, MD
Juva Skin & Laser Center
Body Contouring Center
New York, NY
Bruce Katz, MD
Juva Skin & Laser Center
Body Contouring Center
New York, NY
Statement of Need/Program Overview
The goal of this CME certified course is to focus on proper patient selection with a goal of helping learners distinguish between cellulite and skin laxity when treating cellulite, proper injection technique for both buttocks and thighs, dilution parameters when injecting thighs, post-treatment patient care, and avoiding and managing AE’s.
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
Jointly Provided by:
Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to:
- Describe proper patient selection when treating cellulite
- Identify dilution strategies when injecting the thighs with CCH-aaes for cellulite
- Describe appropriate injection techniques when using CCH-aaes for treating cellulite in the buttocks and thighs
- Discuss management of potential patient side effects of CCH-aaes
Commercial Support Acknowledgement
This activity is supported by an educational grant from Endo Pharmaceuticals.
This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of physicians and extenders (mid-level professionals) involved in the care of patients with cellulite. Primary specialties include dermatology, plastic surgery, and cosmetic and aesthetic medicine.
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Medical Education Resources (MER) and xMedica, LLC. 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.
Medical Education Resources designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)
The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) Certification Board recognizes and accepts continuing education (CE) 1.0 contact hours from activities approved by AMA, ACCME, ANCC, AANP, AAFP and AACN.
Medical Education Resources designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.0 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 1.0 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 1.0 AAPA Category 1 CME Credits. Physician Assistants should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.
Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest
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Method of Participation
There are no fees for participating in and receiving credit for this activity. During the period April 2022 through April 2024, participants must 1) read the learning objectives and faculty disclosures, 2) study the educational activity, 3) complete the posttest by recording the best answer to each question, and 4) complete the evaluation form.
A statement of credit will be issued only upon receipt of a completed activity evaluation form and a completed posttest with a score of 80% or better. Statements of credit will be issued at the end of the program.
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