CME INFORMATION

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Medical Education Resources (MER) and Global Aesthetics LLC. Medical Education Resources is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Medical Education Resources designates this live activity for a maximum of 30 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity is jointly provided by Medical Education Resources and Global Aesthetics.

TARGET AUDIENCE
This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of those Board Certified or Board Eligible in Plastic Surgery, Facial Plastic Surgery, Dermatology, and Oculoplastic Surgery, and Allied Health Professionals working directly with one of those specialists.

LEARNING OUTCOME
To build a bridge of knowledge between similar specialties, that should involve cross-training for best practice and outcomes.

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES
At the conclusion of this symposium, the participant should be able to:
– Compare options for skin rejuvenation through the use of modern lasers and other skin tightening devices, fillers, injectables, and minimally invasive lifting techniques
– Estimate which patient are better candidates for surgical rejuvenation versus which may benefit from non-invasive approaches
– Distinguish various face lifting techniques as they relate to anatomy
– Demonstrate an improved understanding of how to avoid common problems with Rhinoplasty
– Differentiate the various approaches to blepharoplasty and browlifting to determine which technique is best suited for the patient
– Assess controversial topics in facial aesthetic surgery for more informed decisions as related to patient outcomes
– Explain breast augmentation and methods to combine implants and lipo filling
– Discuss the truths and limitations utilizing injectable fillers and non-invasive devices
– Discuss refinements in Abdominoplasty and Brachioplasty in the non-massive weight loss patient

STATEMENT OF NEED
The 2019 Global Aesthetics Conference is unique in that it provides truly multi-disciplinary cross talk , sharing, and cooperation. This is the only educational venue that features the best and brightest in the fields of dermatology, facial plastic surgery, oculoplastic surgery, plastic surgery, practice management and business development. Our educational offerings run the gamut from specific technique discussions and complications to emerging technology. This educational conference addresses the need that these specialists face for in-depth technique discussions to meet higher standards of care and produce better results for their patients.

PHYSICIAN ACCREDITATION
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of Medical Education Resources (MER) and Global Aesthetics Conference. Medical Education Resources is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CREDIT DESIGNATION
Medical Education Resources designates this live activity for a maximum of 30 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

NURSING ACCREDITATION
Medical Education Resources is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This CE activity provides 30 contact hours of continuing nursing education. Medical Education Resources is a provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CEP 12299, for 30 contact hours.

AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS:
The AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physician Assistants may receive a maximum of 30 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ for completing this activity.

DISCLOSURE OF CONFLICTS OF INTERESTS
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 conflicts of interest with its instructors, content managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of an activity. Conflicts are resolved by MER to ensure that all scientific research referred to, reported, or used in a CME activity conforms to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection, and analysis.