Cosmetic administration of botox certification


Cosmetic administration of Botulinum Toxin type A (Botox)

BC Academy of Medical Aesthetics is a Canadian leader in Botox®  injection training for licensed medical professionals. We offer  licensed physicians, registered nurses and nurse practitioners a  comprehensive hands-on training. Trainees will go over facial muscles  anatomy, injection techniques, patient examination and facial analysis,  and treatment of complications. Botox dilution methods, preparation and  storage, safety, legislation, contraindications and side effects will  also be covered. Participants will receive a certificate upon successful  completion of the training and writing a 40-question exam. According to  the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia practicing  Botox and dermal fillers fall within the definition of the "practice of  medicine". For more information please see here


Training Day Agenda

History of Botox and related products

  • How Botox came to be used as a cosmetic treatment.
  • Botox alternatives and how they compare

How Botox works

  • Botox and other neuro-muscular modifiers will affects patient outcome

Anatomy of Facial Muscles

  • How muscle movement affects wrinkling
  • How weakening certain muscles affects aesthetic look of a patient

Injection Techniques

  • Basic injection techniques
  • Dosing, reconstitution, preparation and storage
  • Best Practice policies regarding Botox
  • Aftercare and post-treatment


Botox Injection Sites

  • Forehead, glabella lines, crow's feet, bunny lines, smokers lines
  • Hyperhidrosis, TMJ, face lift by Botox and lateral eyebrow lift

Complications and Side effects

  • Potential side effects and complications
  • How to reduce complications
  • How to treat complications
  • Contraindications

Consultation Techniques

  • How to handle a Botox consultation
  • Best charting practices

Business Practices

  • How to incorporate Botox cosmetic into the practice 
  • Pricing, ordering, costs, materials needed for practice

Lunch Break (Lunch and refreshments will be served) Non-Human Practices

  • Student will practice on "dummy" before injecting patients
  • Syringing techniques, holding positions and handling

Human Practices:

 Practice on at least 2-3 model patients. 

Course Date: On going