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Supplementary Course: Medical Director/AOA Role & Responsibilities
April 5 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
One event on January 18, 2021 at 6:00pm
An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until June 1, 2021
This Supplementary Course will introduce Nurses, Nurse Practitioners and Medical Doctors to an evidence and practice-based didactic understanding of the Role and Responsibilities of the Medical Director or Authorizer with Ordering Authority (AOA) in the field of medical aesthetics.
This 3-hour online course will outline the constructive planning needed to ensure a standardized and collaborative team approach to treatments while also minimizing inaccuracies, discrepancies and mistakes. Participants will also discuss how authorized injectors (or delegates) must be accountable and show knowledge, skill and judgement to perform delegated acts.
The interactive instruction and discussions will also ensure that medical directives follow the highest standards of professional and regulatory responsibilities.
- Professional Colleges: Expectation and Responsibility
- The Role of Medical Director/AOA in Medical Aesthetics
- Development of the Medical Directive Document
- Clinical Implementation of the Medical Directives
- Barriers to Practice as a Medical Director/AOA
- References and Resources
A Medical Director/AOA is mandatory to a medical aesthetics clinic when there are RNs or RPNs working within their scope of practice. Medical Directors/AOAs must be fully trained by a third-party training company to acquire the regulatory knowledge, skill and judgement to meet requirements for proficiency in patient safety and ethical care. Medical Directors/AOAs should take the role extremely serious and consider the value of their license when assuming directorships.