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Biostimulants (CaHa, PLLA) Hands-On Training + Didactic

(Calcium Hydroxyapatite & Poly-L-Lactic Acid)

CaHA + PLLA Injection Hands-On Course will provide you a comprehensive understanding of what CaHA + PLLA truly are; the many uses of CaHA + PLLA; medical vs aesthetic, uses and approvals, facial anatomy, patient selection, age and expectations, injection safety, techniques, and adverse events.  You will gain valuable insight and techniques to prepare you for the hands-on practice sessions.

Accredited CE


Foundations of Advanced Aesthetics - One-on-one training
One-on-one training
Up to 1 hour of personal training with our experts
Foundations of Advanced Aesthetics - Products
Training products provided for this hands-on course
Foundations of Advanced Aesthetics - Live Q&A
Live Q&A
With Dr. Kwok and Lori Robertson
Foundations of Advanced Aesthetics - Live Demos
Live Demo
Neurotoxin and dermal filler demonstrations
Foundations of Advanced Aesthetics - Breakfast Pastries & Lunch
Breakfast Pastries & Lunch
Coffee, drinks, snacks and lunch provided
Foundations of Advanced Aesthetics - Workbooks included
Included to follow along with training
Foundations of Advanced Aesthetics - 10 hrs.
2 Hours
On-demand didactic training on anatomy, safety, and more
Foundations of Advanced Aesthetics - CME Credits
8.5 Accredited CE's
Awarded upon successful completion
One year access to hands-on training videos


Who is this training designed for?

This training is designed for MDs, DOs, DMDs, DDS, NPs, PAs, and RNs.

Is this course CE Accredited?

Yes! For completion of the Didactic (Activity #1) and the Hands-On training (Activity #2), you will receive 15.5 Accredited CE's.

Can providers outside of CA and the US attend?

Yes! According to the State of California Business and Professions Code Section 2729, nurses licensed in another state or country are eligible to take this training for CE accreditation.


In-Person Workshop (9 AM-6 PM* PST)

Hands-On Aesthetic Training + Didactic

This course helps you gain an in-depth understanding of CaHa and PLLA, FDA-approved injectables. We will teach you where to best utilize the product, what complications may arise, and complication management. You will also learn injection techniques, how to properly assess your patients as it relates to the aging process, and how to treat your patients for beautiful results. For completion of the Didactic (Activity #1) and the Hands-On training (Activity #2), you will receive 8.5 Accredited CE's.

Course Agenda:

Morning 9 AM - 1 PM: You will first observe a live demonstration of various injection techniques used by Dr. Gideon Kwok, DO, Lori Robertson MSN, FNP-C, or Rio Calvert MSN, FNP-C.

1 PM - 1:30 PM: BREAK

Afternoon (1:30 PM - 6 PM): During your scheduled training time, our instructors will guide you on how to:
- Perform patient assessments.
- Provide patient education regarding the treatment your model is about to receive.
- Choose the product most appropriate for the patient's needs.
- Safely and properly perform injections

While you are not being trained, you will be able to observe your peers being trained. This will be an excellent opportunity to listen and learn while in the background.

*length may vary depending on class enrollment.

Total Price: $2,497*

*length may vary depending on class enrollment.


As a result of these activities, the participant should be better able to:

On-Demand Didactic

  • Analyze anatomical landmarks, fat, complications, ligaments, and muscles related to CaHa and PLLA use.
  • Describe the aging process and how to utilize volume replacement with CaHa and PLLA.
  • Explain facial muscle assessment origins, insertions, and muscle action/function as it relates to CaHa and PLLA use.
  • Assess and evaluate for adverse events/reactions as they pertain to CaHa and PLLA.

Hands-On Activity

  • Demonstrate proper injection techniques for collagen stimulators: CaHa and PLLA.
  • Verbalize and express understanding of the aging face and how to appropriately rejuvenate with CaHa and PLLA.
  • Verbalize and express understanding of bone and soft tissue loss that are related to collagen stimulation with CaHa & PLLA and their outcomes.


Foundations of Advanced Aesthetics - Dr. Gideon Kwok, DO

Dr. Gideon Kwok, DO

Dr. Gideon Kwok, DO has more than 15 years experience performing medical aesthetics and is co-owner and Medical Director to 8 Skin Perfect Medical Clinics in Southern California. He is a national trainer for GAIN (Galderma), Cutera, Bioform (Radiesse), Merz, as well as a faculty member and trainer for MINT threads. The drive and desire to help others, whether it be his patients or fellow providers, is what keeps him at the forefront of the industry.

See full bio by clicking here.

Rio Calvert, MSN, FNP-C

Rio Calvert, MSN, FNP-C

Rio Calvert is a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner. Rio works in the field of aesthetics as an aesthetic provider. She is also an international aesthetic laser trainer as well as a certified PDO thread lift trainer for multiple industry-leading companies. She also trains aesthetic practices on the latest injectable procedures, techniques, and best practices. Rio has a passion for teaching and empowering others to reach their highest potential. Rio’s hobbies are camping, fishing, hiking, dirt bike riding, water sports, and cooking.


Accredited CE's

By completing the on-demand didactic and hands-on training, you will be awarded:
Activity #1

On-Demand Didactic
Upon completion of didactic, students
will be mailed a required survey to
receive their first 4 Accredited CE's.
Activity #2

Hands-On Training
Upon completion of hands-on training, students will be emailed an additional required survey to receive their additional 4.5 Accredited CE's.
Jointly Accredited Provider - Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE)

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Medical Education Resources (MER) and Ai. MER is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team. Learners will receive 8.5 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit for learning and change.



Watch and read some testimonials from past students of our course.

Bridget H., R.N.

"Lori and Dr. Kwok are very thorough and patient with people who are new to the industry!"

Ailleen J.

"I already have a foot in the door, I just didn't feel confident doing injections and now after this, I feel really confident about where things are, how to even approach someone and how to even assess. This was amazing!"


The AI Difference

In-Person Workshop (9 AM-6 PM*)

Replay Recording of 1-on-1 Training

A huge advantage of training with The Aesthetic Immersion is that your 1-on-1 training will be recorded live. After the training has ended, we will edit your recording and provide access for you to watch replay and re-learn for up to 1 year

In-Person Workshop (9 AM-6 PM*)

1-Year Access to Virtual Didactic

These on-demand trainings provide you with 2 hours worth of content covering various topics such as anatomy, product safety, patient assessment, product knowledge, injection tips and techniques.



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Includes Hands-On, One-On-One training (worth 5.5 Accredited CE's) and on-demand didactic course (10 Accredited CE's).

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These dates include the Virtual Observation portion ONLY. Accredited CE's awarded for didactic portion ONLY (10 Accredited CE's).

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Includes Hands-On, One-On-One training (worth 5.5 Accredited CE's) and on-demand didactic course (10 Accredited CE's).

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DIDACTIC ONLY (10 Accredited CE's)

Our virtual didactic offers students a premier training experience, 100% online. you will get access to our 10-Hours of courses that cover topics like anatomy, product safety, patient assessments, product rheology, and much more. Students will be given access to didactic courses for 1 year from purchase date.

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