Board Certified Roadmap – Canadian and US Physicians

Board Certified Aesthetic Practitioner

This designation is for Canadian and US Physicians*

* If you are a Nurse Practitioner (NP), please read this:

Nurse practitioners (NPs) in most provinces in Canada and also some states in USA are able to practice independently. As a result, they are welcome to either select the Board Certified or CAMP designations.

What is the difference?

  • If you select Board Certified designation, you will be evaluated among other physicians:
    • You must submit 25 patients in your portfolio (rather than 20 patients for CAMP)
    • Your Step 3 exam contains 2 parts: the MCQ section (60 questions) and also practical OSCE exam with 4 rooms (Injectables, Anatomy, Laser and Cosmetic dermatology)
    • Your package price will be slightly higher.
  • If you select CAMP designation, you will be evaluated among other nurses:
    • You must submit 20 patients in your portfolio (rather than 25 patients for Board Certified)
    • Your Step 3 exam contains only one part: practical OSCE exam with 3 rooms (Injectables, Anatomy and Laser)
    • Your package price will be slightly cheaper. click here to see the details

Step 1

Step 2

  • To submit 25 patients of aesthetic injectables who have been directly treated and followed up by the applicant.
  • Each submitted patient must have the following documents:
    • Assessment and treatment plan
    • Treatment administration documentation
    • Follow up treatment documents and management of complications (if applicable)
    • Photos:
      • Before treatment
      • Immediately after treatment
      • Follow up treatment(s)

 

Submit your patients here

Notes: 

  • At least 10 patients must be submitted before attending the practical part of the advanced injector course (in step 2).
  • The remaining of the patients (25 in total) must be submitted before the final designation is awarded.
  1. Online materials
  2. Online exam
  1. Online materials
  2. Online exam
  3. Practical part (2 full days): including practical workshops and practice on live models
  1. Online materials
  2. Online exam
  3. Practical part (1/2 day): including practical workshops and live demo on models*

* The practical part of this course is not mandatory for the process of designation and it is only available in head office (Toronto)

  1. Online materials
  2. Online exam
  3. Practical part (1/2 day): including practical workshops and practice on live models
  1. Online materials
  2. Online exam
  3. Practical part (1/2 day): including practical workshops and practice on live models
  1. Online materials
  2. Online exam

Note: This course and its examination is not mandatory for the process of designation.

Step 3

Part 1: MCQ exam

60 question Multiple choice exam which covers all the topics have been studied in the following materials:

  • Step 1 courses
  • Step 2 courses
  • Virtual case discussion courses
  • Articles have been published in CBAMJ (CBAM Journal) by the date of the exam (in the last 1 year issues)

Part 2: Practical OSCE exam

  • Live virtual 4 rooms (Injectables, Laser, Cosmetic dermatology and Anatomy)

Topics covered in the examination:

    • Aesthetic injectables (basic and advanced)
    • Complications and management
    • Skin aging, skin products and skin treatments
    • Chemical peel
    • Cosmetic dermatology
    • Anatomy
    • Laser and EBD (Energy-Based Devices)
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