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1 CPD Hour

Key Learning Outcomes (KLO’s)-

  • Understand the knowledge of anatomical and aesthetic differences between Asian and Caucasian face
  • Identify the aesthetic approach with muscle relaxants for the Asian face
  • Understand and analyse the aesthetic approach with dermal fillers for the Asian face
  • Understand the dangers of treating the Asian face
  • Understand the awareness of cultural contexts in cosmetic treatments for the Asian face

1 CPD Hour

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  • Describe the pathophysiology of menopause.
  • Identify signs and symptoms of vaginal atrophy post menopause.
  • List the benefits and risks of HRT and understand the current view on HRT.
  • Explain the effects of micro-ablative fractional CO2 laser on the vaginal canal.
  • List the advantages of fractional CO2 for vaginal rejuvenation.

1 CPD Hour

Key Learning Outcomes (KLO’s)-

  • Understand what labiaplasty surgery involves and the increasing demand for this surgery
  • Understand the common demographic characteristics of labiaplasty patients
  • Understand common surgical motivational categories (appearance, physical, sexual, and psychological)
  • Understand the factors that are proposed to promote genital appearance concerns (media and peer comments)
  • Understand body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) and why BDD is considered to be a contraindication to cosmetic treatment

2 CPD Hours

Key Learning Outcomes (KLO’s)-

  • Understand the structural composition of fat
  • Define and explain the difference between saturated and unsaturated fats
  • Identify the health benefits of unsaturated fats
  • Define and explain the difference between essential and non-essential fatty acids
  • Understand the role of essential fatty acids in common skin conditions
  • Understand the importance of the Omega 3 to 6 ratio in reducing inflammation

3 CPD Hours

Key Learning Outcomes (KLO’s)-

  • Describe the pathophysiology of all components of the cell.
  • Analyse the importance of cell ultra-structures
  • Interpret cellular responses and how they can contribute to changes in skin quality and ageing
  • Summarise the theories associated with the ageing process and why they are important.
  • Explain the effects of cellular ageing/damage and how it results in illness or disease.
  • Examine the role of the practitioner in this area.
  • Discuss how this contributes to the holistic care of the patient

2 CPD HOURS

Key Learning Outcomes (KLOs) :-

*Understand what constitutes a healthy gut microbiome

*Understand the importance of maintaining a healthy gut microbiota in order to avoid conditions associated with dysbiosis

*Identify the difference between probiotics and prebiotics

*Make appropriate recommendations based on the treatment protocol to improve acne conditions

*Make appropriate recommendations based on the treatment protocol to improve rosacea conditions

 

2 CPD Hours

Key Learning Outcomes (KLO’s)-

  • Understand the clinical examination of Melasma utilizing various systems
  • Analyse the differential diagnosis.
  • Analyse and compare the different treatment modalities available - topical and therepeutic.
  • Learn how to combine treatments in ourder to maximise patient outcomes.
  • Explain how to achieve a practical working algorithim for an approach to a patient with Melasma.

2 CPD Hours

Key Learning Outcomes (KLO’s)-

  • Understand the concept of body image and body image dissatisfaction.
  • Understand the diagnostic criteria for body dysmorphic disorder (BDD).
  • Understand some of the adverse outcomes for patients with BDD who undergo cosmetic procedures 
  • Understand some of the strategies that canbe used to identify and assist patients with BDD.
  • Understand the diagnostic criteria for Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa.
  • Understand that patients with eating disorders may not benefit from cosmetic interventions.
  • Understand some of the strategies that can be used to identify and assist patients with eating disorders.

1 CPD Hour

Key Learning Outcomes (KLO’s)-

  • Describe the benefit of maintaining optimum nutrient levels for positive health outcomes. 
  • Identify key nutrients associated with positive health.
  • Outline the functions of key nutrients and describe any consequences of deficiency
  • Evaluate patient requirements for deit and suppmentation of key nutrients.

Identifying suitable injectables techniques for jawline rejuvenation 

Evaluating best practice for Lip Symmetry and Balance 

Determining suitable treatment options for Peri-ocular and mid face rejuvenation regions

Review of anatomical variations in male vs female facial features 

Analysis of injectable modalities for the treatment of hyperhidrosis with neurotoxin

Ahpra's has new guidelines in cosmetic procedures which are effective from the 1st July 2023.  This micro-learning module will provide you with an overview of the guidelines, however it is also recommended that you download and read the guidelines available from Ahpra's website 

Please note this is a Self Directed Learning Activity and has no quiz. Hence there is no certificate awarded for this activity. 

Author:  Ekta Tandon

Key Learning Outcomes:

As a first-time manager, you likely feel a mixture of excitement and apprehension about your new role. What changes should you expect? How can you build rapport and make a good first impression with your new team? And above all, how can you become an effective boss? 

 This guide will help you transition seamlessly from employee to manager. First, you’ll learn about your new responsibilities and key differences between employee and manager roles. You’ll then explore the first steps every new manager should take, followed by some top tips to help you thrive. Finally, you’ll examine a few common challenges new managers face and how to overcome them. 

Please note this is a Self Directed Learning Activity and has no quiz associated with it. Hence there is no certificate awarded for this activity. 

Can you identify your emotions and understand why they’re happening? What about the emotions of others? Are you skilled at spotting and responding to their cues? 

Those with high emotional intelligence readily recognize their feelings, manage their reactions, and build positive interactions with others. A skill that leads to success inside and outside the office, emotional intelligence is well worth refining.

In this course, you’ll first unpack what emotional intelligence is. Then you’ll learn to boost your emotional intelligence skills by strengthening your personal and social competence. 

Please note this is a Self Directed Learning Activity and has no quiz associated with it. Hence there is no certificate awarded for this activity. 

Key Learning Outcomes:

What is Dermoscopy 

Dermoscopy, Basic Understanding 

Dermoscopic Clues of Common Skin Lesions

Please note this is a Self Directed Learning Activity and has no quiz associated with it. Hence there is no certificate awarded for this activity. 

Key Learning Outcomes:

  • How to evaluate a skin lesion
  • Common benign skin lesions
  • Common skin cancers

Please note this is a Self Directed Learning Activity and has no quiz associated with it. Hence there is no certificate awarded for this activity. 

 

Key Learning Outcomes 

Introduction to the Skin Microbiome

Skin Microbiome Composition at Different Stages

Gut-Skin Axis and its Microbiota Composition

Preserving a Health Skin Barrier

Nine Strategies to Promote the Health and Integreity of the Skin's Microbial Communities 

Please note this is a Self Directed Learning Activity and has no quiz associated with it. Hence there is no certificate awarded for this activity. 

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CPD Points Allocation

Each lecture has a certain number of CPD hours allocated. On successful completion of the assessment, you will receive an e-certificate from Aesthetics CPD as evidence of a CPD activity.

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Lecture Access

Lectures are accessed through the Member’s Portal and can be viewed once payment is made.

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Assessment

Each lecture is assessed with a timed, online assessment of approximately 20 multiple-choice questions.

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Additional CPD Points for Practical Workshops &
Skill Set Courses

Additional CPD Points can be earned through some AACDS practical workshops and courses. Please note, not all AACDS practical workshops or Skills Set courses have CPD points allocated to them.