Course curriculum

    1. Welcome

    2. Tell us about yourself

    3. What are you looking for to help you in your aesthetics practise?

    1. Introduction

    2. Your current training

    3. Training academies

    1. Insurance providers

    2. Your insurance requirements

    3. List your requirements

    1. Sole Trader v Limited Company

    1. Registered pharmacy v wholesaler

    1. Licensed medicines, unlicensed medicines and off-label use

    2. Medical devices

    3. Holding stock of medicines and medical devices

    4. Botulinum Toxin and Cosmetic Fillers (Children) Act 2021

    5. Aesthetics, medicines and medical devices

    6. Update: February 28th 2022- Potential for licensing of non-surgical cosmetic procedures

    7. Medicines and medical devices you will need

About this course

  • 26 lessons
  • £9.95


Balsam Alabassi

Aesthetics Pharmacist Prescriber

Balsam is the founder of DermRefine Skin Clinic in Mayfair, London. She is an Independent prescriber and an advanced skin specialist with a level 7 qualification in cosmetic injectables. She is also a member of the Society of Cosmetic (SCS) Scientists and the International Federation of Societies of Cosmetic Chemists (IFSCC).

She has featured in various publications such as the Aesthetics Journal, Choice Magazine, Aesthetic Medicine, as well as Guru+Go. She has also contributed to the course material for the Cosmetic Medicine Post Graduate Diploma (PgDip) at the University of South Wales, demonstrating her passion for education and development in the Aesthetics Industry.

Her love of skin has gained her the position to present at the British Medical Association (BMA) in collaboration with the London Dermatology Centre highlighting the effects of Metabolic Syndrome on the skin.

Scalp and hair health is an important part of her work. Being a clinical prescribing pharmacist, she has assessed many patients with hair loss concerns providing medical solutions to manage their conditions. This was further anchored by having trained with one of the leading hair centers in the UK.

She also has an NVQ level 4 in skin laser hair removal and advanced skin treatments.
With over 20 years of clinical pharmacy and leadership experience, her mission is to advocate the right of her patients to look and feel beautiful by providing a complete care solution for their skin health. 

You can follow Balsam on Instagram & Facebook.

Vivek Kuvelker

Aesthetics Pharmacist Prescriber

Viv is a clinical pharmacist prescriber and is regulated by the General Pharmaceutical Council. He has worked in the NHS for over 28 years and has been practising full-time in his own facial aesthetics clinic, Skinpharma Aesthetics in Stockton-on-Tees, for the last 5-6 years. This followed work in community pharmacy and GP practice work within Hambleton, Richmondshire & Whitby CCG.

With his persistence in improving his professional development, he carried out his Masters in Clinical Pharmacy Practice, looking at how information technology training could be applied more effectively in the work of clinicians. He then became a committee member on the South Tees Research Ethics Committee, which involved assessing the medical research proposals of healthcare practitioners across the north-east of England.

Viv has completed foundation, advanced and masterclass toxin and dermal filler training with Zack Ally at Derma Medical, London. He's also undergone Masterclass lip augmentation training with Julie Horne in Norway. He's also a member of the Complications in Medical Aesthetic Collaborative (CMAC) which is involved in diagnosing and managing complications in medical aesthetics.
Currently, he's investigating the use of computer generated imaging (CGI) in facial aesthetic ultrasound scanning. This should help to improve facial ultrasound training and, ultimately, the safety of patients undergoing aesthetic treatments.

His aim is to always treat his patients safely and effectively to help them feel happier and more self confident about their appearance and about themselves.

You can follow Viv on Instagram, Facebook & Spotify.

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