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The course objectives for basic training are:


* To train Doctors, dentists and registered general nurses to be competent in the administration of botulinum toxin type A.


* Name the principal muscles involved in the treatment of the forehead, glabella and crow’s feet, using botulinum toxin type A for cosmetic treatments.


* Define the mode of action of botulinum toxin type A, explain its therapeutic effects including its limitations of use and any concerns with toxicology.


* Select patients suitable for botulinum toxin type A, identifying contra-indications and cautions, side effect and possible adverse reactions.


* State any pre-treatment care and recognise the need for consent.


* Demonstrate the safe use of botulinum toxin type A in the forehead, glabella and crow’s feet, including the correct equipment, dose and injection techniques.


* Summarise with appropriate written and verbal aftercare advice to patients who have received botulinum toxin type A.


* 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 used.


* Explain the insurance requirements to practise these treatments.


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