Dermatology

Best Practices for Reducing Complications with the Aesthetic Use of Hyaluronic Acid Fillers

Hyaluronic acid (HA) fillers used in aesthetic medicine are effective and generally well-tolerated, but complications do arise. Discussion of key prevention strategies is warranted, as the most common adverse events are closely related to specific injection strategies, and may therefore be preventable. This program reviews the potential complications that clinicians may encounter following procedures with […]

DURATION

1.25 hr

PROFESSION

Physician, Nursing

# OF CREDITS

1.25

ACCREDITATION

Mainpro+

EXPIRY DATE

2024-01-24

Hyaluronic acid (HA) fillers used in aesthetic medicine are effective and generally well-tolerated, but complications do arise. Discussion of key prevention strategies is warranted, as the most common adverse events are closely related to specific injection strategies, and may therefore be preventable. This program reviews the potential complications that clinicians may encounter following procedures with HA fillers, and describes strategies to prevent and manage these potential complications. The goal of this online program is to support physicians, nurses, and the medical aesthetic community in optimizing patient outcomes following procedures with HA fillers.


This program has received an unrestricted educational grant or in-kind support from Allergan.

Faculty

Jason K Rivers, MD, FRCPC, FAAD

Lisa Kellett, MD, FRCPC, DABD
Mike Roskies, MD, MSc, FRCSC

Chandi Chandrasena, MD, CCFP, FCFP

John Axler, MD, CCFP, FCFP

Anas Nseir, MD, CCFP, FCCP, B.Pharm

Arawn Therrien, MSc, MD, CCFP

Learning objectives

Upon completion of this continuing education program, participants will be better able to:

  1. Implement best practices to prevent the occurrence of potential complications related to the use of HA fillers. 
  2. Conduct a thorough patient assessment and ensure appropriate placement of HA filler injections. 
  3. Perform a differential diagnosis of complications associated with the aesthetic use of hyaluronic acid (HA) fillers. 
  4. Apply strategies to manage complications related to the use of HA fillers.

Accreditation

This Self-Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 1.25 Mainpro+ Credit(s). 

Cert+ Program ID#: 198808

Cost of course:  
Free
# of credits: 1.25
Duration: 1.25 hr

FAQs & HELP

MDBriefCase Group specializes in accredited, online continuing professional development (CPD) programs, custom tailored for specific international markets and available on a convenient online platform.

All content is developed by leading specialists and peer-reviewed by experts at respected institutions, which keeps more than 280,000 global healthcare professionals at the forefront of the latest evidence and protocols worldwide.

The vast majority of our programs are accredited by one or more respected institutions. We do provide unaccredited content to ensure that healthcare professionals have access to relevant practical resources in addition to accredited learning.

Specific accrediting information (including the accrediting body, along with the type and number of credits) can be found on the “Main” page and/or “Accreditation” page of each program. In order to qualify for accreditation and obtain your certificate, you must successfully complete the requirements listed on the “Accreditation” or “CME Information” pages available in each program.

MDBriefCase Group works with various institutions to provide peer-reviewed, up-to-date accredited content. Our programs and resources are provided via collaboration between medical writers, faculty members, associations, universities and other relevant organizations. The content you were recommended is likely valued by your society or association and is conveniently provided to you free of charge on an MDBriefCase Group platform.

Specific accrediting information (including the accrediting body, along with the type and number of credits) can be found on the “Main” page and/or “Accreditation” page of each program. In order to qualify for accreditation and obtain your certificate, you must successfully complete the requirements listed on the “Accreditation” or “CME Information” pages available in each program.

No, registration with MDBriefCase is free!

To access your profile, visit My Profile. If you would like to update the information here don’t forget to hit the ‘save’ button when you are finished. Your profile is where you can control what email communications you receive.

If you have forgotten your password, you can reset your password. To access this page from the Login page, click Forgot password. Enter the email address you registered with and you will receive an email with a link to reset your password.

Please note: if you submitted multiple password resets, only the link on the most recent email is valid.

You can unsubscribe from MDBriefCase Group emails by clicking the unsubscribe button located at the bottom of each of our emails.