Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) is one of the most in-demand services in medical aesthetic. PRP is produced when plasma, a component of blood with unique proteins that stimulate and increase the number of reparative cells of the body, is injected into the patient. PRP stands out from other aesthetic solutions stimulates collagen production for total facial rejuvenation rather than individual wrinkle improvement and is used to volumize faces.  PRP can be injected in areas hyaluronic acid filler cannot always reach or be injected safely.

PREREQUISITE

Injecting with PRP is designed for medical professionals (RN, NP, PA, MD, DDS) holding an active and unrestricted license in their field of practice. Completion of Introduction to Dermal Filler, an equivalent class or demonstration of comparable professional experience is required.

*Students are required to bring one model to class to practice learned skills.

 GOALS

Upon completion of this course, providers will have learned new injection techniques utilizing PRP to volumize a patient face, areas that are beginning to show signs of aging including under-eye hollows, poor skin texture, hollow cheeks, and general lack of facial skin tone.

OBJECTIVES

  • Review the aging process
  • Review criteria to identify good candidates
  • Examine the difference between PRP and PRFM
  • Discuss PRP and how it is used
  • Explore PRP systems available
  • Learn the latest techniques, protocols, and procedures for safe administration
  • Observe the techniques of utilizing a centrifuge to creating PRP/PRFM (Platelet Rich Fibrin Matrix)
  • Participate in a hands-on clinical practicum and injecting of PRP/PRFM

CLASS LENGTH

3 hours

  • Didactic: 1 hour
  • Clinical Practicum: 2 hours

CME’s

CME are not currently offered for this class.