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It is the policy of Medical Education Resources to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of its educational activities. In accordance with this policy, MER identifies relevant financial relationships with its instructors, content managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of an activity. Conflicts are mitigated by MER to ensure that all scientific research referred to, reported, or used in a continuing education activity conforms to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection, and analysis. 


Medical Education Resources has been authorized by the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria.  This activity is designated for 8 AAPA Category 1 CME Credits.  Physician Assistants should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.


Medical Education Resources designates this live activity for a maximum of 8 ANCC nursing contact hours. Nurses will be awarded contact hours upon successful completion of the activity.

Medical Education Resources is a provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CEP 12299, for 8 contact hours.


Medical Education Resources designates this live activity for a maximum of 8 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 8 Interprofessional continuing Education (IPCE) credit for learning and change.

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Medical Education Resources (MER) and Nicola Marie Lowrey, Physician Assistant Inc. MER is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team



This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of aesthetic medicine providers involved in the care of patients with injectable treatments.


After completing this activity, the participant should be able to:

  • Examine/ evaluate the relevant facial anatomy with the utilization of ultrasound to provide safer aesthetic procedures.    

  • Apply knowledge of ultrasound information to determine the safest procedural techniques for the patient.

  • Demonstrate efficiency with Ultrasound use, hands-on injects, and comprehension.

  • Identify how ultrasound can assist in complication management.

  • Complete hands0on injections on patients under ultrasound guidance for complication/proper placement.

  • Identity various filler related complications utilizing ultrasound as well as to gain an understanding of how to treat these complications under ultrasound guidance.


Dr. Leonie Schelke, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, NL
Nicola Lowrey, MPAP, PA-C


8:00 AM Registration/Breakfast 

9:00 Course Begins: Skin layers, vasculature, and foramen lecture

9:45 Demonstration

10 am SMAS and its connection to the skin and bone

10:30 Review microvasculature and perforators

11:15 Hands-on microvasculature 

11:30 Demonstration connection with Zygoma and Temple

11:45 Hands on chicken injections

12:15 Lunch

1:00 Presentation of SMAS complications

1:30 Demonstration of US guided complication management

1:45 to 4:45 Hands-on Model injections

5 - 5:30 Q & A / Wrap up


Providers will gain an in depth understanding of facial ultrasound as it relates to facial anatomy, ultrasound guided injections and complication management.

Cutaneous x N2 Aesthetics Advanced Ultrasound Practice for Complication Management

Manhattan Beach CA

CME Info

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