Botulinum Toxin Type A
•To provide an overview on the use of Botulinum Toxin type A for cosmetic uses
•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.
•To train Doctors, dentists and registered general nurses to be competent in the administration of botulinum toxin type A.