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COSMETIC MEDICINE COURSES | AUSTRALIA & NZ







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Dermal Distinction Academy
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Cosmetic Injecting Courses

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Cheek Filler Course
The CHEEK STRUCTURE MASTER will teach you everything you need to create sculpted cheeks, creating perfect mid-face structure for your patient. Treatments include dermal filler and muscle relaxants.
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3 day hybrid course
| 2 days e-learning, 1 day practical |

Cheek Filler cosmetic injecting course for:
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Treatments you will learn at a glance
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3 days

Hybrid course

2 days e-learning, 1 day practical

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Techniques learnt
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Details
Cheek Structure eModules:

Module One: A guide to Facial Rejuvenation and Skin Ageing
Module Two: Anatomy of the face and cheeks
Module Three: Treatment planning
Module Four: Cheek analysis and diagnosis
Module Five: Toxin - The Basics
Module Six: Toxin - The Techniques
  • Crow's feet
  • Brow Lift
  • Gummy Smile
  • Masseter
  • Temporalis
Module Seven: Dermal Filler - The Basics
Module Eight: Dermal Filler - The Techniques
Cheek Enhancement – Learn three techniques and when to use them. Techniques included are Cheek bone, anterior and lateral cheek enhancement.
*Multi-layering: The deep and superficial fat pads, and how to determine which layer needs augmentation
Module Nine: Complications
Module Ten: Advertising and Legalities
Module Eleven: e-Learning Assessment and Certificate

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CPD
Scientific CPD 24 hrs [16 hrs e-learning, 8 hrs practical]

Please allow 2 weeks to complete the mandatory e-Learning programme before the practical session.


Course Calendar

**Please note that date availability varies with different course pathways



Course Details
  • Prerequisites
    Experience needed

    This is a course for new injectors, or limited experience


    Prerequisites

    Most courses we offer are available to new and experienced injectors. We cover areas that have never been studied before in many courses, and in very high level detail. Everyone can learn from us.
    You must be AHPRA registered for Australian based courses, or have a practicing certificate issued by the Dental Council of NZ for Auckland courses.

  • Practical Session
    Step 1: e-Learning

    The e-learning is a deep dive into the anatomy, technique and practical steps you need to understand for the treatments you are learning. We focus on treatment planning, safety and complications.
    You MUST complete the e-Learning online component of the course BEFORE you attend the live Practical sessions with your patient.

    Step 2: The Live practical session

    • Spend the day in clinic with your trainer
    • We supply everything! No need to bring pharmaceuticals or any consumables to the practical.
    • Detailed online practical manual, you can access from anywhere
    • Revise theoretical knowledge from e-learning
    • Patient treatment in Clinical environment
    • Marketing, Advertising & Prepare for 'practice' session
    • Two-to-one training (two course delegates, one trainer whilst you treat your patient)
    • Catering provided
    • Take-home 'goodie' bag included
    • Printed manual will be provided

  • Inclusions
    Inclusions

    • Printed training manual for the face-to-face learning session
    • Access the e-learning modules for twelve months following your practical session
    • Join our exclusive Members Aesthetics Chatroom
    • Access to the Resource Vault, with option to upgrade to Pro-Membership.
    • Mentorship to help continue and guide your journey.

  • Location
    Where is the training facility?

    Dermal Distinction Clinic

    3 Belmore Road, Balwyn North VIC 3104

    8.30am to 5.30pm


    Our training facility is accredited

    On July 1, 2023, AHPRA has made strict stipulations about where cosmetic procedures should take place, and this also applies to our training facility. Each premise should have a "fit-for-purpose" structure, with safety and procedure readiness at the heart of the requirements. Our training facility and our lecture theatre are located in an Accredited dental practice. Our trainers are all AHPRA registered. This is important to keep you and your patients safe and compliant.

  • Models
    Models

    We will source a model for you. You may treat multiple models depending upon model requirements.

    We recommend models that are aged between 25-65, with mild to moderate changes in their skin. You may bring a model with you by letting us know when you enrol.


    Advanced PrivateTraining: Models

    Focused Skill Development: The delegate can concentrate on mastering specific techniques or procedures, which is particularly valuable for honing advanced injection skills. We will source at least 2-3 models for you to treat.

    Accelerated Learning: The intensive and focused nature of private training can lead to accelerated learning, enabling delegates to gain expertise more quickly.

  • What happens when I enrol?
    What happens when I enrol?

    On registering for any of our injecting courses, you will be directed to the course dashboard and log-on information to access the course. Access to the online course may take 24 hours.
    Once you have access, work your way through the e-learning material. We require successful completion of the pre-practical e-learning material before you treat patients. This ensures that you understand the procedures, pharmacology, anatomy, techniques, as well as complications and risk factors.

  • Can I bring a team Member?
    Can I bring a team member?

    When you add treatments to your practice, you need to make sure your whole team understands the workflow, how to deal with patient questions and how to set up your practice. When you enrol a team member is our cosmetic team training e-course, you have a head start into the area of cosmetic injecting. We will teach your staff:

    • How to set up the treatment room
    • Product supplies and ordering
    • Social media marketing
    • Website advertising
    • Answers to frequently asked questions
    • How to bring up the conversation
    • The 101 of basic skin care: incorporating the full model
    • How to take patient photos before and after treatment

  • FREE Membership after the course
    What is included in membership?

    Our standard membership includes the following:
    Resource Vault
    The resource vault is a library of introductory guides and articles.

    Coaching
    Once you attend an injectable course with us, you may return for a session with your trainer to refine and revise your skills. This is only available to members.

    Product Support
    Purchase cosmetic products and consumables for your clinic at group member pricing.

    Aesthetics Chatroom
    Our chatroom hosts our Community of injectors, where you can Post cases, ask questions and Stay up-to-date with the latest research and releases. You will find out about new protocols and have access to the ARCTA checklist.


    What is included in Pro-membership?

    Our Pro-Membership is loaded with extras. You can read all the inclusions in detail by clicking the button below.

  • How do I know which course to study?
    Compare courses side by side

    We have split the face into thirds. Our injecting courses are designed to completely cover the area you have chosen to study in full detail. This means that if you choose the Cheek course, it will cover all the dermal filler and Botulinum applications for the middle third. Similarly, the Chin and Jawline course will cover all the lower third, and so on.


    Interested in a particular area of the face?

    When you would like to cover a particular area of the face, but not sure which course to study, our course finder will help. Simply click on the area of the face you would like to study, and our course guide will assist you in determining the courses that will cover the area of the face you are interested in.

  • What if I need a payment plan?
    Payment plan options
    Option 1: DDA Payment plan

    We will set up a short subscription for your course. Every 2 weeks, we will deduct a quarter of the course fee from your credit card.
    With the final payment, the entire online learning modules will be released to you and now be yours. In addition, you will then gain access to the Aesthetics Chatroom and members benefits.

    The payment plan will be interest free* over 8 weeks in length. This is similar to LayBuy.

    *Dermal Distinction Academy do not charge you interest and is independent from you credit card provider.


    Option 2: ZipPay

    We have also partnered with ZIPpay.

    ZipPay offers loans up to $5000 as well as other payment options. For more details, click on the button below to explore.

  • What happens after the course? Do I get any support?
    Coaching sessions & Aesthetics Chatroom

    Once you complete the practical session with us, you have just started your journey. You can elect to return to us with a patient for a coaching session. Sessions are held once a month, where you can treat one or two patients in your 2 hour session.

    We also encourage you to join our Aesthetics Chatroom where you can ask questions, post cases and also read about the latest developments in aesthetic medicine and dentistry.

    The main thing to remember: You are not alone after the course. We want you to succeed, and to do that, you need support!

  • What are the members benefits?

    See your Member benefits!


    COACHING SESSIONS
    AESTHETICS CHATROOM

    ++++ MUCH MORE ….
    Free after your course

  • Do you offer training in New Zealand?
    New Zealand

    We love travelling to New Zealand and can offer our training on demand. Here are the steps:
    1. Pick a date that suits you. Fill in the form below to book the date
    2. We will use your clinic as our training base.
    3. We require a minimum of 4 practitioners to undertake the same training course.
    4. Organise a patient per practitioner. We will undertake screening and begin the consenting process for you.
    We will do the rest.

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Olivia, our virtual assistant from Dermal Distinction Academy, discusses the course benefits, including:
1. Course structure and content
2. The practical day
3. Membership
4. Access to the e-learning material
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Cosmetic Injectables Training Courses in Australia

Our cosmetic injecting courses are perfect for AHPRA registered Medical, Doctors, Dentists, and Nurses looking to start practicing in Dermal Filler & Anti-Wrinkle Injections. Our internationally awarded courses will launch your career and assist with the knowledge and skills to carry out the most commonly requested cosmetic injectable treatments confidently. Once you complete your cosmetic injecting training, you will receive a certificate of attainment of your training.

Comprehensive courses: Structured cosmetic injectable training courses for doctors from foundation through to each zone of the face, including cosmetic injecting Anti Wrinkle and Dermal Fillers treatments. Learn all the most common, most sought after and advanced cosmetic injectables treatments in the industry.

Landmark Based Education: We use our specifically mapped injection references and safe zones for all Botulinum and dermal filler treatments throughout our cosmetic nursing courses. Making sure you’re safely injecting your own patients every time, with anatomical knowledge and mentorship along the way.

Startup and Support: We provide cosmetic injecting advice and tips on building a patient client base, providing a professional service, marketing, insurance, keeping patient records, working for a cosmetic injecting clinic, setting up your own practice or clinic, post-graduate support and much more.

Business and Products: We have great pricing for registered practitioners for dermal filler, muscle relaxants and other injectables, where you can order directly from us. We will provide you with assistance for scripting if you are a registered nurse, to help the transition into cosmetic injecting as smooth and easy as possible.

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Why should I learn to use a cannula for dermal filler?

When you undertake cosmetic injections, patient safety is the key to both great outcomes and reduction of risk.
Using a cannula to inject dermal filler will significantly reduce the risk of a vascular incident. In a recent study, the risk of a vascular incident when using a needle is 1:6410. However when using a cannula, the risk of a vascular incident (vascular occlusion) is around 1:40,882. This risk reduction is huge.
Whilst there may be occasions where the use of a needle is warranted, it is important that cosmetic injectors learn to use a cannula to deliver results in a safer way. The Global cosmetic injecting consensus is to use a cannula to improve patient safety and outcomes.

Cannula training benefits:

  • Improved safety
  • Improved patient satisfaction due to increased comfort
  • Reduced bruising
  • One entry point for wide treatment area
  • Change from superficial to deeper plane from one entry point

  • Reduced incidence of vascular event/occlusion [Needle risk 1:6410], [Cannula risk 1:40,882]
  • Multiple widths and lengths to suit all patients
  • Increased perceived level of care by patients due to higher satisfaction and reduced pain
  • Medical standard [Global injecting consensus compliant]

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Hear from our Alumni

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  • Dr Jamie Workman,
    Maroubra Dental Centre

    ★★★★★

    “Dr Giulia D’Anna practices what she preaches in her beautiful private practice and delivers superb results with minimal downtime for her patients. She will teach you to do the same. Her training is comprehensive yet practical and with her extensive knowledge of the latest techniques, products, safety and legislation you will feel confident you chosen a true professional to guide you.”
    Dr Aoibheann O'Brien
    Highgate Hill Dental

    ★★★★★

    “If you are interested in adding cosmetic injectables to your practice look no further than Dr Giulia. Not only does she provide exceptional hands on courses to ensure you are competent and confident in providing the treatments but also the know how to integrate them into your practice. Paired with continuous support and guidance, her courses are invaluable."

    Dr Jai Kaushik,
    MBBS, SCHP, FRACGP

    ★★★★★

    “A comprehensive training course which lays emphasis on patient safety, thorough anatomy and latest techniques. Personal mentorship, even after courses, gives you immense confidence.”

    Dr Hanlie Engelbrecht,
    Oral Surgeon
    BChD, DipOdont(MFOS), FCMFOS(SA), MDent(MFOS), ADC

    ★★★★★

    "The Botulinum toxin course is the best out of three courses I have done (South Africa, NSW and VIC). The smaller group size and focus on patient care stood out. The emphasis on regulations, sterility and practicing within scope was exceptional. I can highly recommend this course."
  • Annalise Rose, Registered nurse
    Australian Skin Clinics

    ★★★★★

    “An incredible educator! If anyone is considering improving their skills and learning new techniques, Dr Giulia is the educator you want! She provides a really down to Earth approach and comfortable environment to learn complex information in easy, bite-size pieces. I'll be going back again because I trust and respect her!”
    Dr Cheryl Liew,
    Brisbane Dental

    ★★★★★

    “If you are looking to do an injectables course, I highly recommend Dr. Giulia D’Anna. I did her course as a refresher and learnt so much from her!
    She is highly knowledgeable, skilful (her work is just beautiful) and runs a vey successful dental and skin clinic. She also offers great support after the course.”


    Dr Vy Phan,
    Sunshine Family Dental Clinic

    ★★★★★

    “You can tell Dr. Giulia is one of the best cosmetic injectors in the industry when doing her course. She is friendly, knowledgeable, passionate and so precise! I’ve recommended her countless times and appreciate all the ongoing support she provides.”


    Dr Brooke Parker,
    Oral Medicine Regstrar

    ★★★★★

    “Loved Dr Giulia’s course! Held in her beautiful practice, it was a fantastic learning environment with a small group and plenty of guidance from Giulia herself. Well organised and I would highly recommend this course!”


  • Brenda Song
    Registered Nurse
    Cosmetic Art Clinic

    ★★★★★

    “I highly recommend Giulia to anyone in aesthetics who wants to take their craft to the next level. She is a consummate professional who is very generous with her knowledge and expertise.”


    Dr Karyne Agapito,
    Newtown Dentist

    ★★★★★

    "I'd like to thank Dr. Giulia D'Anna and her team for the excellent course in injectables. I super recommend her courses. Her knowledge, charisma and experience make the course so interesting and valuable. Her care towards my guidance during the courses make all the difference, improved my confidence, opening new doors and opportunities for my practice. Also, thanks for the mentoring, extended even after the course, that's amazing !"
    Dr Meredith Metin
    Hobson Bay Dental

    ★★★★★

    “I have completed several courses with Giulia D’anna. They were comprehensive and practical, covering everything from legislation to anatomy. The small group size meant one on one guidance for the practical part of the training. Giulia is enthusiastic and passionate about what she does. The ongoing mentoring gives you that extra confidence too. I would highly recommended these courses not just to beginners but to anyone."
    Dr Sally Afshar
    Dental Boutique

    ★★★★★

    “I have been recommending Dr Giulia’s course to all my colleagues! She is immensely knowledgeable and up to date with current guidelines on injectables. Her hands-on course is run in small groups ensuring everyone feels competent and confident. She is also very generous with her time and offers ongoing support and mentorship!"

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    Dr Jamie Workman,
    Maroubra Dental Centre

    ★★★★★

    “If you are considering training in Facial Aesthetic procedures there is no-one I could more highly recommend than Dr Giulia. Her training is comprehensive yet practical and with her extensive knowledge of techniques, products, and safety, you will feel confident you chosen a true professional.”

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    Dr Aoibheann O'Brien
    Highgate Hill Dental

    ★★★★★

    “If you are interested in adding cosmetic injectables to your practice look no further than Dr Giulia. Not only does she provide exceptional hands on courses to ensure you are competent and confident in providing the treatments but also the know how to integrate them into your practice."

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    Dr Jai Kaushik,
    MBBS, SCHP, FRACGP

    ★★★★★

    “A comprehensive training course which lays emphasis on patient safety, thorough anatomy and latest techniques. Personal mentorship, even after courses, gives you immense confidence.”

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    Dr Vy Phan,
    Sunshine Family Dental Clinic

    ★★★★★

    “You can tell Dr. Giulia is one of the best cosmetic injectors in the industry when doing her course. She is friendly, knowledgeable, passionate and so precise! I’ve recommended her countless times and appreciate all the ongoing support she provides.”


    Brooke Parker Dentist
    Dr Brooke Parker,
    Oral Medicine Regstrar

    ★★★★★

    “Loved Dr Giulia’s course! Held in her beautiful practice, it was a fantastic learning environment with a small group and plenty of guidance from Giulia herself. Well organised and I would highly recommend this course!”


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    Brenda Song
    Registered Nurse
    Cosmetic Art Clinic

    ★★★★★

    “I highly recommend Giulia to anyone in aesthetics who wants to take their craft to the next level. She is a consummate professional who is very generous with her knowledge and expertise.”


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    Dr Karyne Agapito,
    Newtown Dentist

    ★★★★★

    "I'd like to thank Dr. Giulia D'Anna and her team for the excellent course in injectables. I super recommend her courses. Her knowledge, charisma and experience make the course so interesting and valuable. Her care towards my guidance during the courses make all the difference, improved my confidence, opening new doors and opportunities for my practice."
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    Dr Meredith Metin
    Hobson Bay Dental

    ★★★★★

    “I have completed the Facial aesthetic treatment planning, Neurotoxin & Dermal filler courses with Giulia D’Anna. They were comprehensive and practical, covering everything. The small group size meant one on one guidance for the training. I would highly recommended these courses not just to beginners but to anyone wanting to develop their skills further."
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    Dr Sally Afshar
    Dental Boutique

    ★★★★★

    “I have been recommending Dr Giulia’s course to all my colleagues! She is immensely knowledgeable and up to date with current guidelines on injectables. Her hands-on course is run in small groups ensuring everyone feels competent and confident. She is also very generous with her time and offers ongoing support and mentorship!"
  • hanlie engelbrecht
    Dr Hanlie Engelbrecht,
    Oral Surgeon
    BChD, DipOdont (MFOS), FCMFOS (SA), MDent (MFOS)

    ★★★★★

    "The Dermal distinction Botulinum toxin course is the best out of three courses I have done (South Africa, NSW and VIC). The smaller group size and focus on patient care stood out. The emphasis on regulations, sterility and practicing within scope was exceptional. I can highly recommend this course."
    annalise rose
    Annalise Rose, Registered nurse
    Australian Skin Clinics

    ★★★★★

    “An incredible educator! If anyone is considering improving their skills and learning new techniques, Dr Giulia is the educator you want! She provides a really down to Earth approach and comfortable environment to learn complex information in easy, bite-size pieces. I'll be going back again and again because I trust and respect her!”
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    Dr Cheryl Liew,
    Brisbane Dental

    ★★★★★

    “If you are looking to do an injectables course, I highly recommend Dr. Giulia D’Anna. I did her course as a refresher and learnt so much from her!
    She is highly knowledgeable, skilful (her work is just beautiful) and runs a vey successful dental and skin clinic. She also offers great support after the course.”

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