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COURSE DETAILS

LEVEL 2
Level 2 Diploma Course + 19th Congress

November 5 - November 12, 2023 (Las Vegas, Nevada)

CME Credits: 54.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM

USD 4,545

Non-member: USD 4,745
Course Fee Increase with effect from June 1, 2023
General Information:

**Pre-requisite:  AAAM Level 1 Certification Course**

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 Medical Academy LLC and the American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine. Medical Academy LLC is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Medical Academy LLC designates this live activity for a maximum of 54.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTMPhysicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Course Includes:
For Level 2 Diploma Course:
  • Course Syllabus
  • Course Certificate
  • Continuing Medical Education Credits
  • Products for use in Hands-On Workshops
  • Light Continental Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Coffee Breaks

See 19th Congress website for Congress-related information. https://www.aaamed.org/congress/index.php

Refund Policy

Cancellations for Pre-Congress Courses, Pre-Congress Workshops, 19th Congress, and Course/Workshop/Congress packages must be sent in writing by email to info@aaamed.org.  All cancellations will be processed after written request and provided 10 business days after the conclusion of the Congress.

 19th Congress, Pre-Congress Workshops and Combination Packages
Note that refunds or credits for cancellation are not provided after October 17, 2023.
*Until 45 days before the Event: 20% processing fees on the total registration
*Between 45 to 21 days before the Event: 50% cancellation fees on the amount paid.
*From 21 days (October 17, 2022) before the Event date or no show:  No refund.

Hotel Information

The Westin Las Vegas Hotel & Spa
160 E Flamingo Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89109
Westin Las Vegas Website

The group rate for AAAM's 19th Congress and Pre-Congress Courses is $189/night king or double/double, exclusive of taxes and fees, taxes are currently at 13.38%. The group rate is available until October 4, 2022, and is based upon availability. Please reserve early to avoid disappointment. 

A mandatory Destination Fee of $28.00 plus tax (13.38%), per room/per day will apply to all guest rooms.

To make your reservations, please go to: AAAM 19th Congress Room Reservation Link 

  1. A copy of your medical license must be received for admittance to the course. Please email your medical license to membership@aaamed.org.
  2. AAAM Provides Continuing Medical Education Credits. For CME 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.
  3. To claim your CME 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.
  4. Your AAAM Certificate will be provided to you at the course provided that you registered a week before the start of the course. 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.
  5. Your AAAM Course syllabus will be provided to you at AAAM Registration on-site. A replacement for lost or stolen syllabus is not provided.
  6. 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
  7. You have agreed to all AAAM`s Terms and Conditions at time of Registration. View Terms and Conditions
Scientific Agenda
Print Scientific Agenda

For 19th AAAM Congress information, visit: https://www.aaamed.org/congress/scientific-program.php


AAAM LEVEL 2 DIPLOMA COURSE + 19th AAAM Congress
November 5-12, 2023
Las Vegas, Nevada



Faculty: Marcelo Suarez, MD (USA); Michel Akl, MD (USA); Youssef Dakka, MD (USA)


Day 1: Sunday, November 5, 2023
COSMETIC DERMATOLOGY & MINIMALLY INVASIVE SURGICAL PROCEDURES

Faculty: Marcelo Suarez, MD (USA)


 

07:30 – 08:30

Registration & Continental Breakfast

 

08:30 – 10:30

Introduction to Dermatology

 

10:30 – 11:00

COFFEE BREAK

 

11:00 – 12:30

  • Sun Protection of All Skin Types
  • Pigment Disorders
  • Dark Circles

 

12:30 – 13:30

LUNCH

 

13:30 – 15:00

Acne

  • Etiology
  • Classification
  • Complications
  • Treatment

Rosacea

  • Causes of Rosacea
  • Treatments

Cellulite
Scar Management
Hair Restoration

 

15:00 – 15:30

COFFEE BREAK

 

15:30 – 16:30

Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures

  • Excisional Biopsy
  • Punch and Shave Biopsy of the Skin
  • Subcision for Acne Scars
  • Subcision for Cellulite Dimples
  • Epidermal Cyst Excision
  • Lipoma Excision
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Laceration repair

 

16:30 – 17:00

Hands-on Workshop of Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures (using skin pads)

 

17:00 – 17:30

Multiple Choice Assessment Quiz on Cosmetic Dermatology & Minimally Invasive Skin Procedures

 

Day 2: Monday, November 6, 2023
ANTI-AGING & HORMONE REPLACEMENT THERAPY IN AESTHETIC MEDICINE 

Faculty:  Michel Akl, MD (USA)


 

07:30 – 08:30

Registration and Continental Breakfast

 

08:30 – 08:45

Anti-Aging in Aesthetic Medicine

  • The reasons why we age: aging skin and beyond.
  • The hallmarks of aging.

 

08:45 – 10:30

Anti-Aging in Aesthetic Medicine

 

10:30 – 11:00

COFFEE BREAK

 

11:00 – 12:30

Anti-Aging in Aesthetic Medicine

 

12:30 – 13:30

LUNCH

 

13:30 – 15:00

Anti-Aging and Hormone Replacement in Aesthetic Medicine

  • Lifestyle changing and its effects on aging.
  • Supplements, pharmacology and Hormonal Replacement Therapy (HRT).

 

15:00 - 15:30

  COFFEE BREAK

 

15:30 - 17:00   

Anti-Aging and Hormone Replacement in Aesthetic Medicine

 

17:00-17:15

Multiple Choice Assessment Quiz on Anti-Aging

 


 

 

Day 3: Tuesday, November 7, 2023
FACIAL ANATOMY, PAIN MANAGEMENT, SCLEROTHERAPY, and COMBINED TREATMENTS

Faculty: Michel Akl, MD (USA)


 

08:00 – 08:30

Continental Breakfast

 

08:30 – 09:15

Facial Anatomy

  • Basics on general head anatomy
  • Understanding anatomical differences in ethnic groups
  • Identifying vascular and neural danger zones to prevent complications

09:15 – 10:00

Interactive Workshop on Facial Anatomy

  • Identifying facial anatomy
  • Discussion of how treatments may vary

10:00 – 10:30

Quiz on Facial Anatomy


 

 

10:00 – 10:30

Pain Management & Nerve Blocks

  • Facial Nerve Anatomy
  • Trigeminal Nerve Anatomy
  • Supraorbital, Infraorbital, Maxillary and Mandible Nerve Blocks

10:30 – 11:00

COFFEE BREAK

11:00 – 12:00

Pain Management & Nerve Blocks Cont’d

  • Facial Nerve Anatomy
  • Trigeminal Nerve Anatomy
  • Supraorbital, Infraorbital, Maxillary and Mandible Nerve Blocks



 

12:30 – 13:30

LUNCH

13:30 – 15:00

Sclerotherapy

  • Introduction to Sclerotherapy
  • Lower Leg Vein Anatomy & Pathophysiology
  • Treatment Options
  • Sclerosing Agents
  • Complications
  • Video of Sclerotherapy Treatment

15:00 – 15:15

COFFEE BREAK

15:30 – 17:30

Combined Treatments

  • Combining Thread lift and Dermal Fillers

Day 4: Wednesday, November 8, 2023
PLATELET RICH PLASMA (PRP) + MICRO-NEEDLING

Faculty: Michel Akl, MD (USA)


08:00 – 08:30

Continental Breakfast

08:30 – 10:30

Introduction

  • Concept of Beauty
  • Aging: The Prevalent Theory
    - When and Why PRP
    - When and Why Other Rejuvenation Techniques
  • Rules of Rejuvenation
  • History of PRP Development in the Last 20 Years-What does the scientific literature show?
  • Limitations on use: FDA Guidance, ADA Position
  • Latest use by respected institutions

10:30 – 11:00

COFFEE BREAK

11:00 – 11:30

Open Discussion and Scientific Debate

11:30 – 12:30

PRP Science and Mechanisms of Action

  • Platelet Harvesting
  • Reducing Platelets Poor Plasma
  • PRP Preparation
  • Post Treatment Instructions
  • Contraindications and Complications

12:30 – 13:30

LUNCH

13:30 – 15:00

PRP Indications in Scientific Literature

  • Facial Rejuvenation
  • Hand Rejuvenation
  • Hair Restoration
  • Scar Treatment
  • Acne Treatment

15:00 – 15:30

  COFFEE BREAK

15:30 – 15:45

Multiple Choice Assessment Quiz on PRP-Closing Remarks and Course Evaluation

Day 5: Thursday, November 9, 2023
BOTULINUM TOXIN A & SKIN FILLERS: ADVANCED INDICATIONS AND TECHNIQUES

Faculty: Youssef Dakka, MD (USA) 


08:00 – 08:30

Continental Breakfast

8:30 – 10:30

Introduction: What is Beauty?
Botulinum Toxin A

  • Analysis of Facial Beauty
  • Pharmacology of Botulinum Toxin A
  • Frown Lines and Brow Lifting
  • Periocular Rejuvenation
  • Periorbital Rejuvenation
  • Platysmal Band Rejuvenation
  • Hyperhidrosis
  • Management of Complications from Botulinum Toxin A injections

10:30 – 10:45

COFFEE BREAK

10:45 – 12:15

Skin Fillers

  • Hyaluronic Acid Fillers for Facial Aesthetic Enhancement
  • Calcium Hydroxylapatite Facial Sculpting
  • Facial Sculpting with Poly-L-Lactic Acid
  • Advanced Volume Restoration of the Lower Face
  • Restoration of Lip Volume and Definition Using Facial Fillers
  • Advanced Volume Restoration of the Aging Face
  • Blunt Facial Cannula Technique
  • The Role of Tropical Agents and Regional Blocks
  • Management of Complications of Filler Injections

12:15 – 12:30

Multiple Choice Assessment Quiz Botulinum Toxin A and Skin Fillers

12:30 – 13:30

LUNCH

13:30 – 17:30

Live Demonstrations and Hands-on Workshop on Advanced Indications for Botulinum Toxin A and Skin Fillers


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