Lower Face Cannula Training

Duration: 1 Day (9.5 hours)

Pre-Course Reading: 12-15 hours

Prerequisite: Licensed Medical Professional

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Lower Face Cannula Training

$2,750 CAD

Duration: 1 Day (9.5 hours)

Pre-Course Reading: 12-15 hours

Prerequisite: Licensed Medical Professional


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While all aesthetic practitioners require the knowledge of how to use a needle to administer dermal filler, many choose to learn the cannula technique. The cannula technique has many advantages and has been shown to reduce swelling and bruising while increasing patient safety. This course will cover all areas included in our Basic Filler Training Course but does so using the cannula. Extensive pre-course material is provided to you both through APT Injection Training and our training partner, MATA Training Academy. Further instructions are provided upon registration.

Course Overview

1. Overview of anatomy and physiology as applied to the skin

2. Types of dermal fillers, their history, FDA approval, properties/mechanism of action, indications of each product’s use

3. Emphasis on establishing client expectations, contraindications, potentials risks including use of hyaluronidase and emergency procedures

4. Proper injection techniques using a cannula

5. Understanding the consultation and treatment processes through interactive teaching

6. Practical – smoothing lines, filling creases, contouring and enhancing facial features using dermal fillers in the follow treatment sites:

  • Lips – Augmentation And Definition
  • Melomental Folds
  • Nasolabial Folds
  • Cheek Augmentation
  • Fine Lines
  • Jaw Contouring

Course Outline

APT Injection Training offers a wide range of toxin and dermal filler training and certification courses that are open for all registered medical practitioners, including, in general, doctors, registered nurses, registered practical nurses, nurse practitioners and dentists.. Each province or state has a specific list of medical professionals whose scope of practice includes aesthetic injectables, so if you dont’ find yourself on the above list, please contact us for more information. Depending on your injecting experience, APT Injection Training has a customized course for appropriate individuals interested in building a career in aesthetics.

  • Assessment of the upper, mid and lower face
  • Tissue layers and their implications in filler injections
  • Structure and function of the skin including individual cell types and wound healing
  • Skeletal anatomy and changes to bony structures affecting dermal filler injections
  • Nerves of the face
  • Muscles of the head
  • Facial Vasculature
  • Types of aging – intrinsic and extrinsic
  • Skin classification systems
  • Role of fat in the Aging process
  • Role of Bone in the Aging process
  • Role of Muscles in the Aging process
  • Legal and Ethical Consideration
  • Effective Consultation
  • Managing patient Expectations
  • BDD and OCD
  • Take a medical and drug history
  • Common skin conditions
  • Basic Dermatology terms and conditions that impact injectable therapies
  • History of fillers, current filler offerings, filler classifications, mechanism of action, dermal fillers as medical devices, indications for dermal fillers
  • Contraindications for treatment, adverse events and treatment of adverse events including the Tyndall effect, biofilms, granulomas, vascular occlusion
  • Pharmacology, rheology of fillers, crosslinking and stability of fillers, different types of fillers
  • Anesthesia for injection, injection techniques, understanding of needles and cannulas
  • Cannula choice and considerations
  • Facial areas and treatment – nasolabial, cheeks, lips, lip lines, melomental lines and folds, jawlines, chin
  • Proper injection techniques – While a combination of techniques may be used including bolus, serial puncture, retrograde and antegrade injections, linear threading, fanning, cross-hatching and layering, the emphasis is on cannula injections. 

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