Aesthetic Applications of Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP)

All Levels
1 Day
MD | NP | RN | PA | IMG

Join the IIAM faculty to learn about the power of plasma and the potential of Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP). Explore the theoretical and practical components of aesthetic applications of Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP).

The techniques taught in this course include micro-needling, and PRF via needle and cannula injections. An emphasis on facial rejuvenation, anti-aging treatments, and hair restoration makes this a comprehensive, hands-on learning experience for medical professionals looking to offer PRP services.

This hands-on introductory course covers PRP and its natural healing processes and growth factors, medical/clinical applications of PRP, aesthetic and facial rejuvenation, and hair restoration. This course will provide interested physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, and other qualified medical professionals with insights into future applications of PRP, and clinical implementation, including expected costs as well as pricing of your services.

All injections are performed on live models, fostering an ideal learning environment, interactive discussions between instructors and clients, and the experience required to build 100% confidence.


For anyone considering a new career in Aesthetic Medicine, this hands-on introductory course covers topics including medical/clinical applications of PRP, such as aesthetic and facial rejuvenation and hair restoration. IIAM provides beginners and professionals with the opportunity to learn about the latest techniques and procedures, such as Platelet-Rich Plasma treatments.


College of Family Physicians of Canada
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The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) has accredited the Aesthetic Applications of Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Program for up to 7.5 Mainpro+ Professional Development Credits. Any physician that completes one full day of the program is eligible to claim 7.5 credits.
Canadian Nurses Association
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Nurses who take the Aesthetic Applications of Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) course will receive 20 credits.
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
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This workshop is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) and Self-assessment and Simulation (Section 3) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by The Michener Institute of Education – CPD Accreditation Office. You may claim a maximum of 4 Section 1 hours group learning, 12 Section 3 hours Self-assessment and 3 Section 3 hours Simulation (credits are automatically calculated).

Learning Objectives

Self Paced Virtual Learning
  • Differentiate Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP), Plasma Rich in Growth Factor (PRGF) and Platelet Fibrin (PRF).
  • Identify the broad medical indications of PRP and explain the various indications in aesthetic medicine.
  • Explain the mechanism of action for PRP.
  • List the clinical requirements and medical contraindications for PRP.
  • Identify the components of PRP, (PDGF, TGF-ß1, TGF-ß2, FGF, VEGF, PDEGF, PF-4, IGF) and explain the effects of each.
  • Differentiate the different preparation methods for PRP and recognize the clinical consequences of errors in preparation.
  • Select the most appropriate PRP technique for facial rejuvenation and hair restoration. Manage the possible complications of PDP and mitigate risks to the patient.
Practical Training: Facial & Hair Rejuvenation
  • Participant correctly prepares the PRP solution considering the device mechanism in use.
  • Participant selects the correct needle gauges. 
  • Participant accurately landmarks the face and hair region with lines/dots accounting for application technique.
  • Participant injects into the correct skin layer for each procedure, target area and device.
  • Participant determines the correct volume for each procedure and target area of the face.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the prerequisites of this course?
Please note that physicians are required to consult with their licensing College prior to training to ensure that they will be eligible to perform the procedures taught in this course.
What can students do after taking this course?
Upon completion of this PRP course, students will gain access to our Medical Director Matching Program and be closer to a career in aesthetic medicine. Post-completion, practitioners are encouraged to integrate the acquired expertise into their respective practices.
Our Introduction to Energy-Based Devices is recommended to pair with this course. Please contact our program advisor to learn more about our current and upcoming course pairings.

Hands On Training Designed For Your Success

Course Fee
$2,495 CAD
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Call us at +1 (705) 535-2159 to register or book online. Courses fill up quickly.
Course Location
The International Institute of Aesthetic Medicine
B-526 Bryne Drive, Barrie, Ontario

Total Time For Course
  • Self-Paced Virtual Learning: 12 hours
  • Practical Training: 8 hours

Course Curriculum
  • Self-Paced Virtual Learning: Theoretical Lecture
  • 9AM – 10AM: Review Lecture
  • 10AM – 2:30PM: Facial Rejuvenation (Microneedling, Needle and Cannula Techniques)
  • 2:30PM – 5PM: Hair Restoration (Needle)

Other Details

  • Please note that physicians are required to consult with their licensing College prior to training to ensure that they will be eligible to perform the procedures taught in this course.
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