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Introduction to Botulinum Toxin


To provide the learner an introduction to Botulinum Toxin.


By the end of the course, the student should be able to:
  • Provide a brief history of Botulinum Toxin
  • Describe the molecular structure of Botulinum Toxins and explain the mode of action
  • Explain the mechanism of action of Botulinum Toxin including their effects at neuromuscular junction and acetylcholine blockade
  • Describe the uses of Botulinum Toxin
  • Be aware of the different Botulinum Toxin brands used in the UK and internationally
  • Describe the biochemistry and pharmacology (i.e. dilution, diffusion, onset and duration of action, metabolism, toxicity) of Botulinum Toxin


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Aesthetics CPD
All Levels
CPD hours
30 Minutes

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