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Level 1 Certificate Course in Aesthetic Medicine

November 8 - November 10, 2022 (Long Beach, California)

CME Credits: 21 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM

USD 2,400

Non-member: USD 2,600
General Information:

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of IAME and the American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine. IAME is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. IAME designates this live activity for a maximum of 21 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTMPhysicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Course Includes:
  • Course Syllabus
  • Course Certificate
  • Continuing Medical Education Credits
  • Products for use in Hands-On Workshops
  • Light Continental Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Coffee Breaks
Refund Policy

Note that refunds or credits for cancellation are not provided after October 18, 2022. If you cancel prior to October 18 2022, a $250 administration charge is deducted from your paid course registration. No fee will be deducted if credit is transferred to another AAAM event before October 18, 2022; credit must be used within six months. Full registration fees are forfeited after the cancellation deadline. No-shows are considered cancellations and any refund or credit is forfeited. All refunds must be requested in writing to

Hotel Information

Hilton Long Beach
701 West Ocean Blvd.
Long Beach, CA 90831

The group rate for AAAM's 18th Congress and Pre-Congress Courses is $189/night single or double, exclusive of taxes and fees, taxes are currently at 15.4%. The group rate is available until October 4, 2022, and is based upon availability. Please reserve early to avoid disappointment. 

Room reservation under AAAM includes:

  1. Complimentary Guest Room Wifi
  2. Discounted Overnight Self-Parking fee of $15/night

To make your reservations, please go to: AAAM 18th Congress Room Reservation Link 

  1. ALL Delegates must show proof of COVID-19 vaccination. You will be asked to provide a digital copy of your vaccination record ahead of your course attendance. 
  2. A copy of your medical license must be received for admittance to the course. Please email your medical license to
  3. AAAM Provides Continuing Education Units. For CE purposes, attendees must sign in at AAAM registration each morning before entering the meeting room. CE credits are awarded based upon your hours of attendance; full credits are only awarded for attending the course in its entirety.
  4. To claim your CE credits, complete the course evaluation survey delivered to you via email within 3 business days of the course. After completing the survey, you may print and save your CME statement. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  5. Your AAAM Certificate will be provided to you at the course provided that you registered no later than 31 December. Registrants after that date will receive their AAAM Certificates by mail following the course. Course attendance on each day is mandatory in order to receive your AAAM Certificate. Your AAAM Certificate will not be awarded if you miss any portion of the course, and you will have to make up the portion of the course at a subsequent course, and at your expense.
  6. Your AAAM Course syllabus will be provided to you at AAAM Registration on-site. A replacement for lost or stolen syllabus is not provided.
  7. Please note that no one, other than the registered delegate is provided admittance to the course or food functions. Your AAAM badge must be worn to all events
  8. You have agreed to all AAAM`s Terms and Conditions at time of Registration. View Terms and Conditions
Scientific Agenda
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November 8 - 10, 2022
Long Beach, California

FACULTY:  John Kim, MD (USA), Youssef Dakka, MD (USA), Alejandro Espaillat, MD (USA)


DAY 1: Tuesday, November 8,   John Kim, MD


07:30 - 08:30

Registration and Continental Breakfast

08:30 - 08:45

Introduction to the World of Aesthetic Medicine

08:45 - 09:15

Conducting Patient Consultations

09:15 -10:30

Skin Conditioning + Skin Classification

10:30 -11:00



11:00 -12:30

Chemical Peelings

12:30 -13:30



13:30 -14:45

Management of Complications from Chemical Peelings

14:45 -15:00

Daily Test on Skin Conditioning and Peelings


15:00 -15:30



15:30 -17:30

Live Demonstration and Hands-on Workshop on Chemical Peelings


Day 2: Wednesday, November 9.  Youssef Dakka, MD


08:00 - 08:30

Continental Breakfast


08:30 - 10:30

Introduction to Botulinum Toxin Type A

10:30 - 11:00



11:00 -12:15

Dermal Fillers

12:15 - 12:30

Daily Test on Botulinum Toxin A and Fillers


12:30 - 13:30


13:30 - 15:00

Live Demonstration and Hands-On Workshop on Botulinum Toxin A-Upper Face Indications


15:00 - 15:30


15:30 - 17:30

Live Demonstrations and Hands-On Workshop on Dermal Fillers


DAY 3: Thursday, November 10.  Alejandro Espaillat, MD


08:00 - 08:30

Continental Breakfast


08:30 - 09:15

Introduction to the Lasers and their Physics

09:15 - 10:00

Types of Lasers and Laser Safety

10:00 - 10:30

Laser Skin Resurfacing

10:30 - 11:00


11:00 - 11:45

Photorejuvenation Techniques

11:45 - 12:15

Fraxel Lasers

12:15 - 12:30

Laser Treatments for Vascular Lesions

12:30 - 13:30


13:30 - 13:45

Laser Tattoo Removal

13:45 - 14:00

Laser Treatments for Hair Removal

14:00 - 14:15

Body Contouring Medical Devices

14:15 - 14:30

Management of Complications from Laser and IPL

14:30 - 14:45

Physical Peelings

14:45 - 15:00

Daily Test on Lasers

15:00 - 15:30


15:30 - 17:30

Live Workshop on Lasers, IPLs, and Other Systems

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