Academy for Injection Anatomy

The Fear Of Injections is the Fear of Anatomy

The Academy for Injection Anatomy trains injectors to be safe, competent and legally compliant. No matter the stage of your career in medical aesthetics, AIA is your path to being the best injector you can be.

  • Understand facial anatomy and visualize the structures of the face beneath the skin for safer injections.
  • Learn techniques from some of the leading trainers in the field to deliver outstanding results.
  • Get to know the laws that govern your medical aesthetic practice to protect your patients and your license.
  • Unlock your potential in the classroom, in the lab or in the comfort of your own chair.

Choose the Training That Fits You Best

AIA Foundations of Injection Anatomy and Practice

These small-group trainings at AmSpa's Chicago headquarters teach you the basics of injection anatomy and how to build your practice as an aesthetic injector.

  • Understand the fundamentals of facial anatomy, neuromodulator science and rheology;
  • See live in-person demos from two of the leading trainers in the industry: George Baxter-Holder, ARNP, DNP, CANS and Hermine Warren, DNP, APRN, CANS;
  • Learn the basics of medical aesthetic legal compliance;
  • Gain the tools you need to build your career as an injector;
  • Earn 10.75 hours of CME.
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AIA Advanced Cadaver Course

Get an in-depth understanding of facial anatomy for safe and spectacular results. This course, designed for established and advanced injectors, features didactic lecture and hands-on experience diving deep into the layers of the face. See a cross-sectional view of structures and vessels as you inject real product into real tissue and dissect down to get a 3-D understanding of the face below the skin.

  • Get up close experience with facial anatomy in the hands-on cadaver lab;
  • Find out about the next wave of injection safety: Ultrasound for the Injector;
  • Learn directly from some of the leading minds in the industry: Chris Surek, DO, FACS; Steven Weiner, MD, and 7 other aesthetic luminaries;
  • Earn 13 hours of CME.
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AIA Virtual Anatomy Lecture Series

Chris Surek, DO, FACS and Steven Weiner, MD teach facial anatomy like you've never seen it before, streaming online and on-demand. These 9 modules of virtual education will deepen your anatomy knowledge through lecture, an over-the-shoulder view of cadaver dissection and a demo of ultrasound for the injector.

  • See facial anatomical structures below the skin;
  • Enhance your understanding of the major danger zones of the face;
  • Access this resource at any time, on-demand for six months;
  • Earn 5.5 hours of CME.
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Why Attend

"This program has depth, it has knowledge, but most importantly it has passion."

Hermine Warren, DNP, APRN, CANS

“People come to your practice with the understanding that you’re going to keep them safe. When you go to this course you are living up to that. You’re saying, I am doing everything I possibly can to be the best injector, to be the safest injector and to have techniques that I know are going to have amazing results.

Jennifer Fleming, MSN, FNP-BC JLF Aesthetics

Faculty

Christopher C. Surek

DO, FACS

Dr. Surek is a board-certified plastic surgeon and internationally recognized facial anatomist. He is an assistant professor of anatomy at Kansas City University and clinical assistant professor of plastic surgery at the University of Kansas Medical...

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Steven Weiner

MD

Steven F. Weiner, MD, is a board-certified head, neck and facial plastic surgeon. He interned and spent his residency at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, where he became an instructor for two years. In mid-2005, he laid...

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George Baxter-Holder

ARNP, DNP, CANS

George Baxter-Holder, ARNP, DNP, CANS, has first-hand knowledge of how beauty-obsessed today’s Hollywood actors are. As a child actor in Hollywood he played the role of a genetically perfect boy on Star Trek: The Next Generation...

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Carl Clarke

MHS, RPA-C

Carl Clarke, MHS, RPA-C, is a board-certified physician associate who graduated from St. John’s University, Bayley Seton Medical and, later, St. Francis University, where he earned his master’s degree in health science/education. He is an aesthetic...

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Michelle Doran

MSN, APRN, BC, CANS

Michelle Dyment Doran is a board-certified nurse practitioner and certified aesthetic nurse specialist. She is the co-founder, owner and clinical director of RN Esthetics. In addition, she is a trainer for Allergan Aesthetics, serves on the...

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Kevin Harrington

MSN, APRN, FNP-C

Kevin Harrington is a licensed practitioner and pioneer in aesthetic injectables with over 18 years of experience. As CEO and founder of Face-Time Aesthetics he is a highly sought-after, innovative leader. A faculty trainer for Allergan...

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Morgan Renfro

RN, CANS

Morgan Renfro, RN, CANS, completed her registered nursing degree at Carrington College, where she graduated at the top of her class. As the training lead and senior injection specialist for a top-10 practice in the nation...

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Sarah Safa

MS, PA-C

Sarah Safa MS, PA-C is a Certified Physician Assistant, Aesthetic Specialist and National, Expert Injector. With over 16 years of plastic and reconstructive surgery experience she is one of the top expert injectors in the Mid-Atlantic...

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Hermine Warren

DNP, APRN, CANS

Hermine Warren, a doctor of nursing practice (DNP), has been in nursing since 1974, with an advanced practice degree since 1980. She is also a certified aesthetic nurse specialist (CANS) in Southern California, an educational/clinical trainer...

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Anita Wolf

RN

Anita Wolf, RN is the owner of Face It Medical Spa and co-founder of The Central Connecticut Aesthetic Training Center. She has been an aesthetic medicine practitioner since 2004 and has earned the coveted spot of...

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