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Neuromodulators for Facial Aesthetics

This course provides an educational opportunity for established health care providers (physicians, physician assistants, registered nurses, nurse practitioners and DMD’s) to discover the mechanism of action of neuromodulators, patient selection, the facial muscles most often injected and the associated facial anatomy. Participants will garner an understanding of safe injection technique, management of adverse outcomes and injection technique necessary for optimal patient outcomes.

 

This is a day-long, in-person course in Las Vegas, NV.


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Registration options will be available soon. For more information, please contact nursing.ce@unlv.edu


Details

Course Objectives

 

  • Discuss trends in medical aesthetics

  • Review the history of neuromodulators and the mechanism of action

  • Examine skeletal, muscular, vascular and neurological structures of the face

  • Demonstrate aptitude in assessment and consultation for a facial aesthetic treatment

  • Describe evidence based techniques utilized to achieve natural patient outcomes

  • Explore mechanism of action of neuromodulators

  • Identify the indications of use for neuromodulators

  • Discuss the cosmetic versus medical indications of FDA approved

  • Establish safe dosing of neuromodulators based on clinical findings

  • Employ effective strategies to manage complications

  • Apply learned techniques in a supervised learning environment


Presenting

Stacy E. Garrity, RN, MS, WHNP-BC

Photograph of Stacy Garrity

Stacy E. Garrity, RN, MS, WHNP-BC, is a Board Certified Nurse Practitioner with over 25 years of clinical nursing experience practicing Cosmetic Dermatology/Medical Aesthetics in New York City.  She is  the lead Nurse Practitioner at the flagship of a modern cosmetic dermatology practice with multiple sites throughout Manhattan.  Stacy holds a BS in Nursing from the University of Massachusetts and an MS in nursing from the Connell School of Nursing at Boston College where she studied Women’s Health. In addition to practicing aesthetic medicine, Stacy is an Independent Nurse Consultant, who provides support to aesthetic medicine practices and educational programs for strategic planning and policy development nationally.  

Prior to developing her expertise in aesthetics, Stacy’s nursing career was primarily focused on sexual assault and sexual violence. She spent a decade practicing as a sexual assault nurse examiner and is the former Director of a national telemedicine center where she led a team of 40 providers on a multi-million-dollar Department of Justice grant funded project to develop the nation’s first telemedicine center providing real-time support to providers caring for recent victims of sexual assault.  Stacy is a past Clinical Assistant Professor at the Connell School of Nursing at Boston College where she taught in the undergraduate and graduate nursing programs for over 10 years and is a former staff nurse at Brigham and Women’s hospital where she practiced in high-risk obstetrics. 

Stacy lives in NYC and is the proud mother of two adult children.  



Financials

Registration fees for this course will be revealed soon. Stay tuned!


Continuing Education

Nursing CEU: Contact Hours - 8



This course is comprised of 5 hours of in-person didactic learning and 3 hours of in-person clinical practicum.



CE is offered by the School of Nursing, University of Nevada Las Vegas. The UNLV School of Nursing is an accredited provider of continuing Nursing Education by the Nevada State Board of Nursing.


Location

Clinical Simulation Center of Las Vegas

1001 Shadow Lane, Building B
Las Vegas, NV 89106

702-774-2150


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