Trainee Program – Unit 1 – Now Open for Study
This entry level course provides the underpinning knowledge to prepare the doctor for cosmetic practice as a cosmetic physician. There is a focus on multi-disciplinary practice examining the scope of practice for each cosmetic professional, including allied health workers who further support cosmetic patients. Lectures encompass the governance surrounding cosmetic practice with attention to appropriate marketing strategies, medical indemnity and the cosmetic physician’s role in a supervisory capacity.
This course is ideal for doctors considering expanding their scope of practice to cosmetic medicine.
The Preliminary Essentials of Cosmetic Medicine course is delivered online via an interactive e-learning portal.
Course Entry Requirements
Applicants must hold an MBBS and current AHPRA registration as a medical doctor.
Course Duration and Study Commitment
The Preliminary Essentials of Cosmetic Medicine course is delivered over 6-weeks though can be fast-tracked if time allows. Doctors will need to commit to approximately 3 hours of study per week over 6 weeks.
On completion of the Preliminary Essentials of Cosmetic Medicine course, doctors will gain a comprehensive understanding of the scope and governance of the aesthetics industry and be able to make an informed decision about pursuing a career in cosmetic medicine.
Further Learning Pathways
The CPCA in partnership with Niche Education Group (RTO provider number 51373), are in the process of developing the Graduate Certificate of Cosmetic Medicine, which forms an integral part of the Registrar Training Program (RTP).
On completion of the Preliminary Essentials of Cosmetic Medicine course, doctors will gain credit into RTP.
Course Enrolment and Payment
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Please note; once payment has been processed and finalised, your 6-week access to the course commences immediately.