7th National Laser & Cosmetic Medicine Conference - 17-18 September 2011 Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre

Paramedical Workshop Course Program

(Running concurrently with the 7th National Laser& Cosmetic Medicine Conference)

Course schedule

Day One – Friday 16 September

 

1.30 pm

Welcome and Registration

2.00 pm

 

Introduction to Clinical Practice

  • New Role of the Dermal Therapist in cosmetic medicine
  • Ethical guidelines and your scope of practice
  • Role of the Cosmetic Nurses in cosmetic medicine
  • Qualifications and learning pathwaysInsurance and litigation issues

3.30 pm

Tea Break

3.50 pm

  • Risk assessment and management procedures
  • The importance of the consultation and informed consent
  • Written and photo documentation

5.00 pm

Referring to other Health Care Professionals

  • When, to whom and how to refer your clients
  •  Transfer of client records

5.30 pm

Close

 

Day Two – Saturday 17 September

 

8.30 am

Fitzpatrick Skin Types

  • Fitzpatrick skin type classification system and it’s role in dermal therapies
  • Skin analysis
  •  Post inflammatory hyperpigmentation

9.30 pm

 

Common Skin Conditions: Treatment and Referral

  • Revisiting the integumentary system
  • Common skin conditions treatable with dermal therapies
  • Selection of appropriate treatment options

10.15 pm

Morning tea

10.30 pm

  • Dermatologic conditions requiring referral
  • Skin assessment/analysis techniques

12.00

Lunch

1.00 pm

Microdermabrasion

  • The mechanics of MDA machines
  •  Crystal vs. non-crystal
  • Physiological  and histological effects

3.00 pm

Afternoon Tea

3.20 pm

  • Principles of MDA
  • MDA treatment levels (levels 1 to 3)
  • Indications and contraindications
  • DVD demonstration

5.00 pm

Close

 

 

Day Three - Sunday 18 September

 

8.30 am

Superficial Chemical Peeling

  • Classification of peeling strengths
  • Classification and type of peeling agents
  • Physiological and histological changes

9.30 pm

 

  • Alpha Hydroxy Acids
  • pH and pKa
  • Clinical application
  • Indications and contra-indications

10.00 pm

Morning Tea

10.20 pm

  • Process of epidermal repair post AHA peels
  • DVD presentation

12.00

Lunch

1.00 pm

Superficial Chemical Peeling Continued

  • TCA and Jessner’s Solution
  • Clinical application
  • Indications and contra-indications
  • Process of epidermal repair post Jessner’s or TCA peeling
  • Risk assessment and management
  • DVD presentation

3.00 pm

Afternoon Tea

Please Note: Attendees needing to travel home may continue the following Skin Needling lecture online

3.20 pm

Skin Needling

  • Devices used for percutaneous collagen induction (or skin needling)
  • Physiological and histological changes
  • Risk assessment and management of needle stick injuries
  • Clean vs. sterile – which method is more appropriate?
  • Indications and contra-indications
  • DVD presentation

5.00 pm

Close

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