BC Academy of Medical Aesthetics & SkinCare 

Canada's leading expert in Medical Aesthetics Technology®.

Training and Certification Program

BC Academy of Medical Aesthetics is a Canadian leader in Botox® injection training for healthcare providers. We are committed to offering licensed physicians, registered nurses, physician’s assistants and nurse practitioners comprehensive, hands-on training. This workshop consists of an intense, comprehensive day course in Botox cosmetics. Participant will go over facial muscles anatomy, injection techniques, patient examination and facial analysis, and treatment of complications. Botox dilution methods, preparation and storage, safety, legislation, contraindications and side effects will also be covered. Participants will receive a certificate upon successful completion of the training and writing a 40-question exam. According to the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia practicing Botox and dermal fillers fall within the definition of the “practice of medicine". For more information please see here.

Outline of the training

10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

History of Botox and related products

  • How Botox came to be used as a cosmetic treatment.
  • Botox alternatives and how they compare

How Botox works

  • Botox and other neuro-muscular modifiers will affects patient outcome

Anatomy of Facial Muscles

  • How muscle movement affects wrinkling
  • How weakening certain muscles affects aesthetic look of a patient

Injection Techniques

  • Basic injection techniques
  • Dosing, reconstitution, preparation and storage
  • Best Practice policies regarding Botox
  • Aftercare and post-treatment

Botox Injection Sites

  • Forehead, glabella lines, crow’s feet, bunny lines, smokers lines
  • Hyperhidrosis, TMJ, face lift by Botox and lateral eyebrow lift

Complications and Side effects

  • Potential side effects and complications
  • How to reduce complications
  • How to treat complications
  • Contraindications

Consultation Techniques

  • How to handle a Botox consultation
  • Best charting practices

Business Practices

  • How to incorporate Botox cosmetic into the practice
  • Pricing, ordering, costs, materials needed for practice

Non-Human Practices

  • Student will practice on “dummy” before injecting patients
  • Syringing techniques, holding positions and handling

Lunch & Coffee Break

2:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Human Practices

Practice on at least 2-3 model patients.

Each student will be provided with at least 100 unit of Botox.

Admission Requirements:

Licensed Medical Doctor (MD)
Licensed Dentist (DDS)
Registered Nurse (RN)
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
Registered Naturopathic Doctor (ND)
International  / Out of country MD holders and other Medical professionals may take the course as a Continuing Medical Education but may not be eligible to practice injection of Botox and Dermal filler in Canada. A Waiver form is required to be submitted with the registration form.    

Next Training Session:

January 13, 2018. (10 AM - 6 PM)

Registration: BC Academy of Medical Aesthetics & Skin Care Inc. Limited to 2-4 trainees in one group. 

Tuition fee: $995.00 plus $495.00 for the course materials, product for practice and Tax. Total fee: $1490.00 CAD.

Certificate: Attendees will receive a certificate from the BC Academy of Medical Aesthetics & Skin Care.