CBAM Authorized Centre in UAE
More about Institute of Medical Aesthetics (IMA)
IMA is a fully accredited academic & training institute which offers International level training programs for all healthcare professionals in the latest aesthetic medicine procedures. IMA was established to meet the growing demand for gold-standards in the rapidly developing field of aesthetics.
We are diligent in procuring and sharing the latest scientific advancements in knowledge, best practices and latest products through our global experts, research affiliates, institutional partners and renowned clinical practitioners in the fields of medical aesthetic and anti-aging.
At IMA we believe in a “hands-on” approach to education and are confident that our practical expertise, garnered over several years of successful experience in the field, can effectively enhance the proficiency of our students in various surgical, minimally invasive and laser procedures that form the cornerstone of aesthetic medicine.
The CBAM Diploma Program Structure in the UAE Centre (IMA)
Step 1 and 2
Steps 1 and 2 (CBAM Diploma Program) in Dubai is delivered through 3 modules usually within 3 months. After successful completion of these 3 modules, the applicant will receive the Diploma in Aesthetic Medicine (After receiving the Diploma, they also become eligible to register for Step 3 if they would like to become Board Certified in Aesthetic Medicine.)
Here are the 3 Modules:
2 days: Basic Injectables (Neurotoxin and Fillers)
This Module includes online theory, a virtual training session and hands-on training on live models at the local centre.
2 days: Mesotherapy, Laser Treatments, Chemical Peel
Module 2 includes online theory and hands-on training at the local centre.
2 days: Advanced Injectables
Module 3 consists of online theory, and hands-on training on Advanced Injectables.
After completing all the modules, the students have to complete the MCQ online exam. The questions in this exam include all the materials which are taught online and also during in-class programs plus some questions from the CBAM virtual aesthetic discussion panels (see the courses here).
After the successful completion of this exam, the applicants will be eligible to start Step 2 (Advanced Fellowship) in the designated centres.
Online and Virtual sections
There are 8 courses which are delivered in this section. As soon as you register for the package and pay the payment, you will get access to the materials.
Note: Your access to the online materials will remain until 6 months after the beginning of Step 1 or 3 months after the completion of Step 3 exams (if you have registered for all 3 steps)
- Basic Injectables: Basic Botox and Fillers (Online Materials)
- Advanced Injectables: Advanced Botox and Fillers (Online Materials)
- Skin Treatments & Chemical Peel (Online Materials)
- PRP, Mesotherapy & Microneedling Training (Online Materials)
- Sclerotherapy Course (Online Materials)
- Laser Training Certification Program (Online Materials)
- Cosmetic Dermatology (Online Materials)
- Aesthetic Business for Beginners (Online Materials)
In addition, you will get access to all ongoing Virtual aesthetic discussion panels. (see the page here)
After completion of this activity, your faculty(ies) will sign your evaluation sheet and submit to the CBAM head office.
At this point, the graduates will receive a certificate as Diploma in Aesthetic Medicine (This is an online certificate and students who would like to receive the hard copy of the Diploma certificate will have to pay an extra amount of $90 USD). At this stage, the name of the applicant will not appear on CBAM website, unless completing the Step 3 as well.
Notes: According to the DHA regulations and based on the results of the needs analysis carried out by the CBAM UAE centre, the following adjustments were applied to the CBAM Diploma Program in the UAE.
- Laser treatments in Module 2 include hands on training on Nd Yag long pulsed for Vascular indications and Q Switch Nd Yag for tattoo removal/rejuvenation and hair bleaching.
- Module 3 (Advanced Injectables) does not cover Migraine headaches as it is related to the Neurology field. Indications of the aging in the neck area are covered in this Module, instead.
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(Final Step of Board Certification Program)
A Road to Aesthetic Designations
Step 3, the last stage of the CBAM International Board Certification Program, is designed for the aesthetic physicians and practitioners who have completed the CBAM Diploma in Aesthetic Medicine Program (Step 1 and 2) at one of the CBAM international centres around the world, or for the specialists who would like to apply for the Fast track Board certification process.
By demanding the applicants to have sufficient exposure to academic sources and multiple sessions of practice on live models, the purpose of Step 3 is to help the CBAM Diploma holders to expand their academic knowledge and hands-on experience in the field even further.
By completing Step 3 successfully, the applicants become CBAM Board Certified and their names are displayed on the CBAM official website.