To provide an overview on the use of HA dermal fillers for cosmetic uses.
•Name the layers of the epidermis and describe the therapeutic effects of HA dermal fillers, including their limitations when used as a cosmetic treatment.
•Define the mode of action of HA dermal fillers, explaining their therapeutic effects including limitations of use and any concerns with toxicology.
•Select patients suitable for HA dermal fillers, including contra indications and cautions, side effect and possible adverse reactions.
•State any pre-treatment care and recognise the need for consent.
•Identify the need for topical or local anaesthesia and demonstrate the safe administration.
•Demonstrate the safe use of H A dermal fillers, describe the rationale behind the choice of product, dose and injection technique.
•Summarise appropriate written and verbal aftercare advice to patients who have received HA dermal fillers.
•Demonstrate the appropriate use of clinical record taking and recall good practice, in relation to handling complaints.
•Describe safe storage and disposal methods for products and equipment.
•Explain the insurance requirements to practice these treatments.
•To train Doctors, dentists and registered general nurses in the administration of dermal fillers.