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2024 Continuing Medical Education Accreditation

This activity is jointly provided by Global Education Group and Informa Connect.

Vegas Cosmetic Surgery
May 30 - June 1, 2024
Fontainebleau Las Vegas

  • This activity is jointly provided by Global Education Group and Informa Connect.
  • This activity is supported by educational grants from AbbVie Inc. and Merz North America, Inc.
  • This activity is supported by educational, in-kind grants of neurotoxins, provided by AbbVie Inc., Galderma Laboratories and Merz North America, Inc.
  • This activity is supported by educational, in-kind grants of dermal fillers, provided by AbbVie Inc., Galderma Laboratories, Merz North America, Inc., and Revance Therapeutics, Inc.

Target Audience 
This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of those Board Certified or Board Eligible in Plastic Surgery, Facial Plastic Surgery, Dermatology, and Oculoplastic Surgery, and Allied Health Professionals working directly with one of those specialists. 

Statement of Need/Program Overview 
Physicians and professional medical staff practicing aesthetic medicine need the educational tools to acquire the knowledge necessary for effective, safe and high-level patient care. The education of physicians and professional medical staff is essential to providing effective patient care in a medical aesthetic practice. There is a lack of educational conferences where physicians and their entire staff of medical professionals can attend together to learn the same information at the same time via didactic sessions.

Vegas Cosmetic Surgery & Aesthetic Dermatology (VCS) is the leading multispecialty forum addressing the science, practice and techniques of aesthetic surgery and medicine. With a faculty featuring the foremost researchers, educators and practitioners, this conference provides cutting-edge content to advance knowledge, enhance skills and techniques, and improve outcomes.

Educational Objectives 
After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:

  • Review best practices for using regenerative treatments alone or in combination with in-office cosmetic treatments and cosmeceuticals.
  • Outline both established and emerging energy-based treatment protocols.
  • Describe gender-affirming facial and body treatments and techniques that serve transgender patients’ needs effectively.
  • Outline indications and treatment of photodamaged skin, including chemical peels, dermabrasion, and topical therapies.
  • Discuss techniques for avoiding or managing treatment of common complications related to injectable treatments and/or thread lifts.  
  • Recall the most common aesthetic uses of micro needling technology.
  • Describe the indication of Body shaping treatments and their benefits.
  • Review of functional and aesthetic indications and treatments (surgical and nonsurgical).
  • Recall controversial and conflictive surgical procedures and best practices to tackle them.
  • Explain the benefits of available energy-based devices in aesthetic procedures.
  • Outline the nuances and approaches to common aesthetic surgeries that improve surgical results and safety.
  • Discuss surgical complication management.
  • Describe how to achieve the best outcome with surgical combination treatments in aesthetic practices.
  • Review practical guidance on the use of injectable products for facial rejuvenation.
  • Review updates and advances in oculoplastic procedures.
  • Recall proper injection techniques that minimize complications and maximize safety.
  • Review advanced techniques for surgical facial interventions, including facelift, neck lift and rhinoplasty procedures.
  • Explain the progressive developments decreasing invasiveness, scarring, incisions, pain, complications, downtime, and recovery in traditional surgery.  
  • Identify tried and true non-invasive combination protocols to treat common aesthetic concerns with minimal downtime or complications and maximum results. 
  • Review specific insights and knowledge that you can apply immediately to better serve a more diverse range of skin types.  
  • Outline the most updated nonsurgical combination techniques for facial and body rejuvenation.
  • Discuss the role of integrative therapies in aesthetic practices, as well as the effects of nutrition on anti-aging and aesthetic outcomes.

For more information, please check out the conference agenda and the faculty page.

Physician Accreditation Statement
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Global Education Group (Global) and Informa Connect.  Global is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Physician Credit Designation
Global Education Group designates this live activity for a maximum of 21.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing Continuing Education 
Global Education Group is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

This educational activity for 21.75 contact hours is provided by Global Education Group. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Global Contact Information 
For information about the accreditation of this program, please contact Global at 303-395-1782 or [email protected].

Instructions to Receive Credit  
In order to receive credit, participants must attend the meeting, and score at least a 70% on the posttest an submit it, along with the credit application and evaluation. A link to complete the posttest and evaluation will be emailed to participants following the completion of the meetings. Statements of credited will be emailed within 4-6 weeks following completion of the survey. If you do not receive a link following the meeting, please contact Deborah Sharkey at [email protected].

Fee Information& Refund/Cancellation Policy 
There is a fee for this educational activity.


Cancellation Policy
For individuals and for group registrations: Cancellation must be notified in writing via email to [email protected]

  • Until 30 days before the Event: 20% processing fees on the total registration 
  • Between 30 to 15 days before the Event: 50% cancellation fees on the amount paid
  • From 15 days before the Event date or no show: No refund – except in case of “force majeure”, conditions detailed below.

For the purpose of this cancellation policy, the relevant dates shall be fixed by reference to the originally scheduled opening date of the Event and not any newly scheduled opening date of the Event that has been changed as a result of the force Majeure conditions below.

“Force Majeure”
Refunds may be granted by the organizer, after evaluation, if the participant is unable to attend the event due to a severe accident, close relative illness (children, husband/spouse, brother/sister), or family death. Refunds may be granted by the organizer if it determines that the Event shall be cancelled or postponed due to an event of force majeure, or alternatively, the Organizer may, acting in its sole discretion, decide to transfer all registrations to the next scheduled edition of the Event. In all cases, refunds will be subject to a minimum deduction equal to 20% of the booking charges by way of a processing fees.

For any assistance in such circumstances, please contact us at [email protected].

Disclosures of Relevant Financial Relationships
Global Education Group (Global) adheres to the policies and guidelines, including the Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited CE, set forth to providers by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and all other professional organizations, as applicable, stating those activities where continuing education credits are awarded must be balanced, independent, objective, and scientifically rigorous. All persons in a position to control the content of an accredited continuing education program provided by Global are required to disclose all financial relationships with any ineligible company within the past 24 months to Global.  All financial relationships reported are identified as relevant and mitigated by Global in accordance with the Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited CE in advance of delivery of the activity to learners. The content of this activity was vetted by Global to assure objectivity and that the activity is free of commercial bias. 

All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.

The faculty have the following relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies:

The planners and managers have the following relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies:

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use
This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. Global Education Group (Global) and Informa Connect do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications.

The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of any organization associated with this activity. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of patient conditions and possible contraindications on dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.