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Introduction to Dermal Fillers

The Leader in Aesthetic Medical Training

Course Cost


Course Format

On Demand

4 hours
4 CMEs

On Location

6 hours
6 CMEs

Hands-On Training

Student to Instructor Ratio

Models for Every Student


Licensed Medical Professional, Introduction to Neurotoxins or equivalent

CME Credits

16 CME Maximum

**Required Day 1 = 10 CMEs; Optional Day 2 = 6 CMEs**

Optional Day 2

Students may purchase additional Day 2 Training that includes 6 CMEs and 6 hours hands-on training

Introduction to Dermal Fillers Overview

Incorporate filler treatments into your aesthetic revenue stream with Aesthetic Mentor's “Introduction to Dermal Fillers” course, an accredited medical aesthetics curriculum with unparalleled hands-on training, on-going career development, and up to 16 CMEs.


“Introduction to Dermal Fillers” is Aesthetic Mentor's CME accredited certification course for medically licensed professionals interested in learning the foundational skills for safe and effective dermal filler treatments.

“Introduction to Dermal Fillers” is the next step along the Aesthetic Mentor Course Roadmap after completing the “Introduction to Neurotoxins” foundational course.


  • Hybrid course format consists of 4-hours of online didactic presentation and 6-hours in-person clinical training.
  • Areas of treatment reviewed: lips, cheeks, and nasolabial folds.
  • Small class learning environment and 2:1 student-to-educator ratio for all hands-on training including a personal performance assessment.
  • Instructor supervised patient treatments of 4 or more.
  • Optional Day 2 clinic available for those interested in gaining an additional 6-hours of accredited clinical training.
  • Ongoing support and resources including compliance, safety, continuing education, business development leadership, and access to professional and patient marketing tools.


Founded in 2011 by Harvard-trained, board certified plastic surgeon Dr. Joseph A. Russo, Aesthetic Mentor has successfully trained over 3,000 medical professionals over the past 10 years. Our mission is to cultivate safe, successful medical aesthetic providers with industry-leading hands-on training and post-certification career development.

When you choose Aesthetic Mentor for your advanced training in aesthetic medicine, our investment in you continues far beyond the classroom, with ongoing support resources including compliance, safety, continuing education, employment assistance, business development leadership, and access to professional and patient marketing tools.


Injectable fillers have become a popular fixture in the cosmetic treatment landscape in recent years. Depending on the formulation used, facial fillers are temporary to long-lasting solutions for cosmetic lip enhancement, facial volume loss, correction of age related static wrinkles and scars. Some of the most popular dermal fillers available in the United States are marketed under the names Juvéderm, Restylane, Belotero, Radiesse, and Sculptra.

Upon completion of Introduction to Dermal Fillers, students can continue to develop their skills by advancing to our Intermediate class offerings. Our student advisors are always available to direct you along your learning path and answer any questions you may have.

Introduction to Dermal Fillers at Aesthetic Mentor is a CME accredited course for medical professionals interested in learning the foundational skills for safe and effective dermal filler treatments.

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What are our Graduates Saying?

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I felt the discussion with Dr. Russo and his staff was great and very informative. All in all, it was a blast and I'm thrilled that I finally took the steps to move into this field of medical aesthetics, as it's been a goal of mine for the past few years. As you know, most courses for nurses trying to break into this field are not offered in Massachusetts, so ‘hooray' for Dr. Russo and his staff!

- Linda Vecchione, RN.
Co-Owner, RN Esthetics

My instructors made me feel so comfortable and helped walk me through every step. Dr. Russo used his own experiences to help train us which was so helpful.

- Meghan M

Prerequisite Requirements

Introduction to Dermal Filler is designed for medical professionals holding an active and unrestricted medical license in their field of practice. Completion of Introduction of Neurotoxins, an equivalent class, or demonstration of comparable professional experience is required.


Upon completion of Introduction to Dermal Fillers, participants are able to identify anatomical landmarks for safe injection of dermal fillers, become familiar with the array of hyaluronic acid (HA) and non-HA fillers available in the United States, learn techniques to optimize safety for mid-face and lip injections with dermal fillers, manage adverse events, and practice basic techniques with a variety of HA fillers.


  • Describe the pharmacology and mechanism of action of soft tissue hyaluronic acid-based dermal fillers.
  • Review the mechanism of action of the soft tissue dermal fillers.
  • Identify patient characteristics that support or contraindicate use of HA dermal fillers.
  • Identify facial areas for which treatment with dermal fillers is appropriate.
  • List the proper dosing regimens for various dermal fillers.
  • Describe injection techniques for the various dermal fillers per injection site.
  • Explain the differences in dosing regimens for various dermal fillers.
  • Discuss the duration of action and potential side effects for each dermal filler per injection site.

Course Length

A combination of on-demand didactic and a clinical practicum offers a unique learning environment to quickly expand the learner's knowledge base.


4 CME: On-Demand Didactic: 4 hours
6 CME: Clinical Practicum: 6 hours


6 CME: Day 2 Clinical Practicum: Additional 6-hours hands-on training.


Your tuition includes:

  • On-demand access and all course materials
  • Dr. Russo's go-to clinical guide, ‘The Face: Pictorial Atlas of Clinical Anatomy'
  • Aesthetic Mentor certificate of completion
  • A maximum of 16 CME credits

Our student advisors are available to direct you along your learning path and will be with you every step of the way as you pursue an exciting new career in aesthetic medicine.

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Continuing Medical Education (CME) Credits

Introduction to Neurotoxins is jointly provided by Aesthetic Mentor and the Global Education Group and has been approved for a maximum 16 CME credits.

Physician Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Global Education Group (Global) and Aesthetic Mentor. Global is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Physician Credit Designation

Global Education Group designates this live activity a maximum of 16.0 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 as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's COA. This educational activity for a maximum of 16.0 contact hours is provided by Global Education Group. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Physician Assistants

AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 16.0 hours of Category 1 credit for completing this program.

Aesthetic Mentor Cancellation Policy

On-Demand Training:
Course tuition is non-refundable once the training has been accessed. Once on-demand training has begun, you have agreed to complete the on-demand and on-location course in its entirety. No partial refunds will be considered.

On-Location Training:
No refunds or changes will be honored within 7 days of the scheduled course or clinic date. No exceptions.

Cancellation or rescheduling requests within 8-10 days of the scheduled course or clinic date will result in a 10% cancellation fee.

High standard COVID safety and health measures are taken for all on-location events. If you or a household member are exposed to COVID or exhibiting any symptoms, please contact us at 339.674.1134 to discuss rescheduling.

Incomplete training, no-shows, or early leave will result in an automatic forfeit of tuition. CME certificates will not be issued for partial or incomplete training.

Although unlikely, scheduled course or clinic dates are subject to cancellation or change based on required minimums or limitations.

Cancellations and changes must be requested via email to

For more information, please contact us.