Professional Qualification in Botulinum Toxin

Level 7 Course (for GMC, GDC, Nurses and All Health Care Professionals):
Administer botulinum toxins under supervision of independent prescriber

A professional Award in Botulinum Toxin will equip you with the comprehensive knowledge, fundamental principles and skills of performing advanced Botulinum Toxin treatments. The course covers important aspects of anatomy, pharmacology, safety, clinical practice, and protocols for dealing with different cases and possible complications.

Course Dates
20th & 21st March 2021
22nd & 23rd May 2021
10th & 11th July 2021
16th & 17th October 2021 (TBC)

Study Mode
Online hours: 12
Teaching days: 2
Self-directed learning hours: 123
Credits: 15

Course Fee
Fee per student: £3000

Course Leader
Visiting Professor Ali Ghanem

Course contact for further information

Loji Thebe
T: +44 (0) 121 345 9847+44

Awarding Institution
College of Medicine and Dentistry

A level 7 Professional Qualification in Botulinum Toxin will provide you with not only the essential knowledge and fundamental skills on Toxins but also now to integrate them into your practice. Teaching encompasses cutaneous anatomy and physiology, skin aging and related disorders, types of botulinum toxin along with their mode of action, professional treatment options and devices, medical and dental council rules and regulations, professionalism with clinical management strategies and clinical demonstration followed by a hands-on session.

Practical Workshops

As part of the course, you will be exposed to unique practical training, benefiting from the experience of performing procedures on patients and simulated models.

Clinical Training

You will be exposed to clinical training in our state-of-the-art dental hospital in central Birmingham, where facial aesthetics procedures are undertaken by expert academic and specialists.

A Professional Award in Botulinum Toxin

This course is delivered online and you will attend one or two days of teaching comprising of clinical demonstrations followed by hands-on sessions under the supervision of our qualified consultants. You will be able to attend synchronous and recorded seminars on our advanced virtual learning platform. The practical sessions are also recorded with all the relevant materials posted for you to complete the practical’s in your practice.

Contents of the Course:
  • Anatomy and Physiology of the Face
  • Principles of Non-Surgical Interventions
  • Skin conditions and patient expectations with Botulinum Toxin treatment including Hyperhudrosis, bunny lines, poppy chin, gummy smile, brow lift and Nefertit lift
  • Treatment protocols
  • Business management and Career development in Aesthetic Medicine
  • Practical Skills of Facial Aesthetics
  • Ethics and Law in Aesthetic Medicine

Entry Requirements

(a) Registered medical doctors, registered dentists, or level 6 degree in Oral Sciences, Pharmacy, Biomedical science, a healthcare field, or equivalent,

(b) Competence in written and spoken English assessed internally by the Institute academics

All applicants need to demonstrate:

  • Evidence of professional indemnity cover and,
  • Health to be able to perform clinical practice
  • A current evidence of satisfactory DBS check
  • A valid professional registration number to practice in the UK

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