The importance of injectable products such as Botox® and dermal fillers being provided by properly trained medical professionals is back in the news again this week.
Industry body BAAPS (the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons) have previously spoken out about the desperate need for regulation of a sector in which there is no need for any formal qualifications prior to injecting botox or dermal fillers.
Although the law has changed to stipulate that Botox must be prescribed by a doctor who has seen a patient, this does not in most peoples’ opinion go far enough. The Botox can still be injected by a non-medical person and when it comes to dermal fillers there is no need for any form of review by a doctor or a prescription before treatment.
The Keogh report issued earlier this year laid down a series of recommendations which are likely to improve regulation in the sector, although these are yet to be introduced.
Cosmetic Treatments Training
With the cosmetic treatments industry preparing to tighten up and implement regulations to better protect consumers, there is a gap in the market for high quality training for those medical professionals who wish to train in non-surgical techniques.
SkinViva Training Academy Manchester
SkinViva Training Ltd is a new company from the team at SkinViva, which was set up to offer a range of professional training courses for cosmetic and medical skin treatments.
Courses are directed at suitably qualified and registered medical professionals who wish to learn and build on their skills in delivering these procedures.
Led by Dr Tim Pearce MB ChB BSc (Hons) MRCGP, the SkinViva Training team upholds high standards of clinical training providing a combination of fully-supervised practical experience together with essential theory. SkinViva Training provides high quality, value-for-money courses at all levels from entry to advanced; preparing candidates to deliver safe, effective non-surgical cosmetic treatments. Popular courses include training in Botox, dermal fillers, injectable lip enhancement and anaesthetics.
For further information, to discuss which course is right for you, to enquire about availability or to book a training course please call 0161 850 2491, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Dear sir, send me propectus and all i need to start the course. Thanks.
Hi, you can learn more about our Foundation course here: Foundation BOTOX® & Dermal Fillers Course and also browse our other training courses. These courses are delivered at our Manchester training school and you can view availability and book a place on our course dates page. Please note our entry qualification requirements which are listed in our Entry Requirements FAQ. You will be required to state proof of eligibility when you book a course.
If you have any questions or would like to discuss your requirements further, you can either email email@example.com with your contact number, or else call direct on 0161 850 2491.
Hi can you help me please I have a access to nursing course do I qualify to do Botox an filler course ??
Hi, we train Nurses with active registration with the NMC and would be delighted to hear from you if that’s the case.
If not, we are always looking for Models on our Training Days who benefit from vastly discounted Model Treatments and you may find this of interest. Please call 0161 850 2491 if you’d like to discuss either of these options further.
I am fully qualified in Micropigmentation, but am not a medical professional. Does this mean I am unable to train in Botox?
I look forward to hearing from you.
Hello Lucy, Thank you for your enquiry. Unfortunately we’re restricted in who we can train despite other professions often being confident with procedures such as these. As such we can only train qualified dentists, doctors, nurses or midwives. Wishing you well.