Frequently Asked Questions
Q: How do I register for a class?
A: You may register online at facialaesthetics.org or by calling our toll-free number 1 800-952-0521.
Q: Is AAFE accredited?
A: Yes, please see our CME page on Facialesthetics.org to see all accreditations.
Q: What are the legal requirements or licenses necessary for adding injectables to my practice?
A: The requirements vary by state and profession which always includes physicians (MD, DO), dentists
(DMD, DDS), Registered nurses (RN), Physician Assistant (PA), Nurse Practitioners (NP). In some states It
could include medical estheticians, dental hygienists, medical assistants, and others. It is the
participant’s responsibility to understand and comply with these requirements.
Q: Do you offer financial Aid?
A: Payment plans may be available for qualified individuals.
Q: Where do you hold your courses?
A: Courses are held in either our training facilities, medical offices, or hotel conference rooms. The exact location depends on the course schedule and location.
Q: Can I change the date for a training course with AAFE after I have registered?
A: Yes, you can reschedule a live patient training course up to one week before your selected date at no additional fee.
Q: What happens if I need to reschedule within one week of my selected course date?
A: If you reschedule within one week of your selected course date, there will be a $299 per course reschedule fee, contingent on receiving approval by the AAFE.
Q: What’s the policy for no-shows or cancellations within one week of the scheduled course?
A: We do not provide refunds for no shows or cancellations within one week of a scheduled live patient training.
Q: Can I combine offers with AAFE All Access Membership Training Packages?
A: No, offers cannot be combined with All Access Membership Training Packages.
Q: Is there a time frame for attending all level courses with the membership plan?
A: Yes, there should be a minimum of two weeks between attending all level courses.
Q: What happens if I don’t show up for a scheduled live patient training course with an All-Access Membership plan?
A: If you don’t show up, you will lose the course from your All Access plan.
Q: When does my All-Access Membership Plan begin, and how long do I have to use it?
A: Your All Access Membership Plan starts the month of your first course under your plan, and you have
one year from that month to take advantage of the courses available on that plan.
Q: Is there a refund policy for OnDemand/Live Patient courses if I haven’t started the OnDemand portion within 30 days?
A: Yes, if you haven’t started the OnDemand portion or selected a live patient training location within 30 days, the course tuition is refundable, minus a $995 cancellation fee.
Q: Are there refunds after starting the OnDemand Coursework or after 30 days of registration?
A: No, there are no refunds once the OnDemand Coursework has been started or after 30 days of registration for any OnDemand or OnDemand/Live Patient course.
Q: Can I pay for courses with a credit or debit card?
A: Yes, participants may pay with a credit or debit card at any time.
Q: Can I pay with a check?
A: Participants can pay by check up to two weeks before each course. Checks are not accepted for payment within two weeks from the start date or on the day of the course. Checks are not accepted for payment for materials used in the course.
Q: Can I share my On-Demand content or course materials with other healthcare professionals?
A: No. Please, don’t. Sharing your on-demand access or course materials will result in denied access, forfeiting tuition, and may subject you to prosecution.
Q: When will I receive course completion certificates and continuing education credits?
A: Certificates and credits will be awarded when all course tuition, team member verification, and course/product fees have been reconciled.
Q: How much do additional materials like Botulinum Toxin and dermal filler cost?
A: Additional materials cost $634 per vial of Botulinum Toxin, $317-$833 per box of dermal filler, and $10-$68 per solid filler PDO thread, depending on the brand requested. Prices are subject to change.
Q: Does the AAFE provide liability coverage for state board requirements?
A: No, The AAFE assumes no liability regarding state board requirements, and it’s the participant’s responsibility to ensure you meet these requirements for prescription-based products and procedures.
Q: Are these courses eligible for Continuing Education Credit?
A: Please, refer to the facialesthetics.org website for more information continuing education credit.
Q: Is the AAFE responsible for continuing education credits for individual patient treatment?
A: No, the AAFE does not award continuing education credits for individual patient treatment at their courses.
Q: Will I need a model patient for the training courses?
A: Yes. You should bring your own model patient for the best learning experience. AAFE does not provide model patients.
Q: Who can serve as model patients?
A: You and your team members, including front office staff, medical/dental assistants, and those not licensed to inject, may serve as model patients. Other medical or dental professionals, whether they can inject or not, may not be your team members.
Q: What documentation do attendees need to provide when attending an AAFE course?
A: Attendees must provide proof of professional license and current malpractice insurance to attend an AAFE course.