The CQC and Aesthetic Clinics – an overview of registration, benefits, and legal requirements

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Interested in learning more about the Care Quality Commission (CQC), but not sure where to start?  Wondering how becoming a CQC registered clinic may benefit your clinic?  Presented by Richard Banyard, Managing Consultant at CQCassist Limited, this webinar will help demystify the registration process and provide information about how the CQC relates to aesthetics. We will also offer a question and answer session following the presentation.

Learning Objectives:

Understand what the CQC is 

Understand legal obligations regarding the CQC

Understand what parts of your clinic the CQC will evaluate

Learn what treatments require CQC registration

Understand the benefits of becoming CQC registered

Basic Life Support and Anaphylaxis

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Overview

Our Basic Life Support & Anaphylaxis course gives delegates 1 year of certification, perfect for medics who need to keep this up to date, but is also a great course for other clinic members to enable them to give basic life support, spot the signs of anaphylaxis and how to use an AED (Automated External Defibrillator) to those visiting the clinic, thus potentially spotting and preventing any catastrophic events occurring.

Objectives and content

  • Recognise and manage an unconscious patient who is breathing normally
  • Recognise and manage an unconscious patient who is not breathing normally
  • The recognition of allergic reactions and anaphylaxis
  • Management of anaphylaxis

Learning outcomes

  • Be able to manage an unresponsive patient who is breathing normally
  • Be able to manage an unresponsive patient who is not breathing normally
  • Know how to recognise a patient with allergic reactions and anaphylaxis
  • Be able to manage a patient with anaphylaxis

Complications Management

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Overview

The Complications Management in Injectables course is aimed at medical practitioners who deliver aesthetic injectable treatments to clinics. The course will enable to practitioners to understand what may cause complications to arise, how to prevent them from arising and also how to manage a complication should one appear. We also include protocols for practice, which are recommended by the Aesthetic Complications Expert Group (ACE).

Objectives and content

  • Causes of complications
  • Prevention of complications
  • Management of complications – bacterial infections, biofilms, granulomas, lumps & nodules, vascular occlusion and herpes
  • Protocols for practice (as recommended by ACE guidelines)

Learning outcomes

  • Have refreshed knowledge on anatomy and physiology
  • Identify potential causes of complications
  • Be able to prevent complications arising
  • Be able to manage complications if they do occur
  • Learn how to manage mild, moderate and serious complications – bacterial infections, biofilms, granulomas, delayed onset lumps & nodules, vascular occlusion and herpes, bruising, swelling, tyndell effect,
  • Know about protocols for practice (as recommended by ACE guidelines).

Practical Applications of Psychology in Aesthetics

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Course Summary

This course is brought to you by Dr Louay Azoo MBBS, MRCPsych, a leading Psychiatrist and Aesthetic Doctor, who will explore why psychological and mental health considerations are so important for aesthetic clinicians.

Objectives and content

  • Understanding the psychological drivers that lead a patient to seek aesthetic treatments
  • Understanding the importance of recognising psychiatric illness in patients
  • Understanding the effect of botulinum toxin on emotional state
  • Understanding the Medical Model in aesthetic assessments

To access your certificate there is a small training fee of £25 pounds or €25 plus VAT to take the assessment after you have attended the course.

Please call to make payment:

(Monday – Friday 9-5) UK: 01613932345 / 0118 3043456 Or Ireland: 00353 1 456 8360

Psychological Aspects of Aesthetic Medicine Course – Part 1

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This course is aimed at doctors, dentists and nurses working in the field of aesthetic medicine and is in two parts. The course aims to give an overview of the psychological assessment of aesthetic patients, including presentation of psychological illnesses,  the impact of aesthetic treatments and assessment of psychological conditions in aesthetics.

On Part 1, Dr John Curran, gives you an insight on the importance of medical practitioners undertaking this training and a background into the importance of being able to provide evidence of training in this field.

To access your CPD Certificate (4 hr’s) there is a small training fee of £25 pounds or €25 plus VAT to take the quiz. A requirement is to please listen to both webinars to access the quiz, which is available on Part 2 on the On Demand event page.

Please call to make payment:

(Monday – Friday 9-5) UK: 01613932345 / 0118 3043456 Or Ireland: 00353 1 456 8360

You will learn:

  • An understanding of the historical and social context for the relationship of psychology and cosmetic medicine, and ethical implications of this relationship (hosted by Dr Alex Edmonds)
  • To understand the evidence of psychological impact of aesthetic treatments on patients outcomes (hosted by Dr Alex Edmonds)
  • To understand the psychiatric illnesses aesthetic practitioners are likely to come across, with a special focus on anxiety and depressive disorders which require treatment and intervention (hosted by Dr Nabila Muzaffar)

Psychological Aspects of Aesthetic Medicine Course – Part 2

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This course is aimed at doctors, dentists and nurses working in the field of aesthetic medicine and is in two parts. The course aims to give an overview of the psychological assessment of aesthetic patients, including presentation of psychological illnesses,  the impact of aesthetic treatments and assessment of psychological conditions in aesthetics.  At the end of this session there will be a Q&A.

To access your CPD Certificate (4 hr’s) there is a small training fee of £25 pounds or €25 plus VAT to take the quiz. A requirement is to please listen to both webinars to access the quiz, which is available on Part 2 on the On Demand event page.

Please call to make payment:

(Monday – Friday 9-5) UK: 01613932345 / 0118 3043456 Or Ireland: 00353 1 456 8360

You will learn:

  • An understanding of the milder presentations of anxiety and depression including personality traits which do not require intensive input but are likely to influence presentation, engagement and outcomes (hosted by Dr Khadija Mirza)
  • To understand the concept of wellbeing and management of patients’ presenting to improve self-esteem and address/improve a sense of insecurity, and the assessment of BDD (hosted by Jill Smith RGN INP)
  • To understand how to use Clever Clinic as an assessment tool (hosted by Andrew Melton)

Remote Consulting: Practicing in a Pandemic

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Course Summary

Created with the longevity of your business in mind, our NEW webinar aims to help you continue practicing successfully and as effortlessly as possible during these difficult times.

Join us for an in-depth discussion on interacting with patients remotely, the differences/similarities of the consultation, and how the right tech tools will be your best friend!  
Whether you are adding this to your practice for the first time, or a digital expert, there is something for everyone.

Objectives and Content

  • To understand the benefits and challenges of remote consultations
  • To understand how to carry out a remote consultation including assessment and medical history taking
  • To understand how to use effective tools for recording patient data
  • To understand how to use Direct to Patient and other delivery options available to clinics in the UK and Ireland

Sclerotherapy

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Overview

Aimed at doctors and nurse prescribers who would like to expand their aesthetic portfolio, this course has been designed by vascular surgeons, and is taught by a key industry opinion leader in the field. Learn about the concept of primary venous insufficiency, understand the types of varicosities found and the importance of understanding your patient. Watch a physical examination by our expert trainer and also bring your own model to take part in the practical session.

Course requirements

  • UK : Nurses, Doctors
  • Ireland: Doctors only

Objectives and content

  • Learn about the concept of primary venous insufficiency
  • Understand the types of varicosities found
  • Understand the patient/client
  • Watch a physical examination by expert trainer Dr J. Arturo Almeida
  • Understand the procedure
  • Bring own model to take part in the practical session

Learning outcomes

  • Know what the concept of Primary Chronic Venous Disease (CVD) is
  • Learn about what type of lesions there are
  • Understanding and knowing your patient
  • Learn how to observe and conduct physical examination of patients
  • Learn how to administer the practical treatment for Sclerotherapy under the supervision of the expert trainer

The Pillars of Aesthetic Injectables – Talk 1: A Complete Overview of Aesthetic Injectables

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Course Summary

An introduction to the history of Aesthetic Medicine and overview of anti-aging treatments. Followed by a Q&A and clinical questions.

Overview of content covered:

  • History of aesthetic medicine
  • The importance of ethics
  • Legislation around aesthetic medicine
  • What are toxins [for medical prescribers only]
  • What are dermal fillers
  • The supply chain and the importance of legitimate products
  • Interactive poll

Learning Objectives

  • To understand the history of aesthetic medicine
  • Introduction to the ethics in aesthetic medicine
  • To understand the legislation around aesthetic medicine
  • To understand treatment options for aging patients

The Pillars of Aesthetic Injectables – Talk 2: Choosing the Right Products for Your Patients

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Course Summary

A beginner’s introduction to consultations in aesthetic practice, including the screening tools used and a product overview. The importance of selecting the right products. Followed by a Q&A and clinical questions.

Overview of content covered:

  • Why the consultation is so important
  • At risk groups – screening tools
  • Types of toxin [for medical prescribers only]
  • Types of fillers
  • How to choose the right products for your patient
  • Morphology of aging
  • Treatment options for ageing patients
  • Dosage

Learning Objectives

  • To understand the aesthetic Consultation
  • To understand the morphology of ageing
  • To understand the types of Toxin [for medical prescribers only]
  • To understand the types of fillers
  • To understand the different types of products used for ageing