Foundations of Clinical Skin Care
$750 per person for new registrants
$700 per person for AAI Alumni*
*AAI alumni are those who have previously taken another AAI course. Verification by AAI is required to receive discount.
Time of Course
Who Should Attend
This course is intended for physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, aestheticians, and other health care professionals interested in developing OR expanding their clinical skin care skills and medical aesthetic practices.
This comprehensive, eight-hour course provides you with the basic principles and practices of clinical skin care essential to every successful aesthetic practice. The course content is formulated from basic skin care principles as well as acquired clinical knowledge and experience. The course is presented in a small group setting that is conducive to learning. The morning session will focus on the anatomy and physiology of the skin. Key elements to the client consultation and treatment process will be covered. Skin care products and treatment options will be described in detail while incorporating pathophysiology of the skin. The afternoon session will provide both discussion and interaction with live demonstrations of the most current treatment modalities. The importance of combination therapy, client safety and management of adverse outcomes will be presented throughout the program.
Each Participant Will Receive
- Course manual
- A CD containing templates for all appropriate forms
- Laminated pearl sheets and quick reference guides
- Certificate of course completion
Course Content Includes
- Incorporating skin care into your practice
- Business and compliance considerations
- Anatomy and physiology of the skin
- Classifications of skin types: Fitzpatrick model
- Skin Disorders
- Aging process: influencing & preventative factors
- Elements of the client consultation
- Comprehensive Client Charting
- Treatment considerations
- Skin care product options
- Skin care treatment options
- Chemical Peels
- Alpha-hydroxy acids (glycolic, lactic, fruit acids)
- Beta-hydroxy acids (salicylic acid)
- Trichloracetic acid (TCA)
- Additional treatment modalities
- Combination therapies
- Prevention and management of adverse outcomes
Acceptance, Payment, and Cancelation Information
Full payment or a $500 deposit is required in order to secure your spot in the course. Full payment must be received by AAI no later than 14 days prior to scheduled course. If you prefer to only pay a $500 deposit, then you cannot register online - please contact us directly for paper/fax registraiton. If you have to cancel 14 days prior to the start date of your training, there is a non–refundable $150 administrative fee. Cancelations less than 14 days or "no shows" will not qualify for a refund. Online registration is subject to terms and availability and does not guarantee acceptance into the course. Your registration is not finalized and accepted until you receive the official confirmation PDF document from our staff. You will receive notification from AAI if the course is at capacity and will be placed on a waitlist. For our full cancellation policy and answers to frequently asked questions, please visit http://www.aestheticadvancements.com/aai-live-training-courses-faq/.
If you have any questions about this course or the registration process, please contact Anne Marie Camp at 770-365-3319 or firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also call our main line at 800-714-4811.