Pacific Northwest Aesthetics Academy (PNAA) offers aesthetic injection courses for licensed medical professionals.
There’s no better way to add to your level of expertise and expand your marketability in this rapidly growing field of medical aesthetics.
An overview of the history of neuro-toxin is followed by extensive classroom discussion of mechanism, efficacy, adverse reactions and treatment considerations of neuro-toxin injections. Instruction on patient assessment and injection techniques will be followed by hands on experience with models.
Day two includes, an introduction to the many different types of dermal filler and a demonstration of consultation techniques to determine the best course of treatment to maximize your patient’s satisfaction. Students will learn how to exam facial structures and discuss anatomical changes as people age.
Whether you’re starting an aesthetics practice full-time, beginning to inject part-time, or simply exploring your options, the training staff at PNAA can answer all your marketing, business structure, and legal questions to enable you to feel completely confident, and competent, as you embark on your new career.
Wonderful Instructors. Extremely knowledgeable. Helpful. They really enjoy what they are doing and the positive impact they are having in people's lives. Highly recommend them. So happy to work with them!! Go team!!!!
Wendy takes great personal pride in her instruction. She will let you know if you are doing a good job, but also what you have yet to learn. This she does in a calm and professional manner. Her years of practical hands-on experience, allows her to share tips that only come with time and experience on defining the perfect profile.
Wendy is a registered nurse with over twenty years of experience in the emergency department. In 2012 she entered the field of aesthetics part-time while continuing to work in the ER. In less than one year, Wendy was co-owner at a successful medical spa on the Oregon coast and was soon able to quit her job in the hospital. Now, Wendy has been able to combine her love of aesthetics, medical care, and teaching at Pacific Northwest Aesthetics Academy.
Mike started his career in California attending the UCLA School of Medicine before relocating to Oregon for surgical training at Oregon Health & Science University. He has spent the last two decades treating patients in an emergency setting and brings a unique, compassionate touch to every situation. He’s also trained in aesthetic – and advanced aesthetic – injections and due to his background in repairing minor and major facial trauma, has extensive knowledge in facial anatomy.
After 27 years of nursing in critical care, trauma and emergency medicine, Kathy’s interest turned towards aesthetics. In 2010, she switched careers and devoted her time to learning cosmetic injection and laser skills. In 2014, she earned her Certified Aesthetic Nurse Specialist Certification through the Plastic Surgical Nursing Certification Board.
After seven years in the field, working at two of the premiere facial plastic surgery clinics in the Portland area, Kathy has developed a large, loyal clientele.