frequently asked questions
Our mission is to lead the aesthetic education industry by teaching delegates evidence-based practice coupled with anatomy-focused education, leading to the highest standard of client care. We help approved licensed medical professionals achieve clinical competency of foundational skills so that they can successfully integrate the aesthetic application of neuromodulators and dermal fillers into their current practice. We also offer advanced programming for current aesthetic providers to elevate their basic skills to expert levels.
MAIA injection TRAINING FAQS
Who can take MAIA injection courses?
MAIA offers neuromodulator and dermal filler training and certification courses for registered medical practitioners, including medical doctors, registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and nurse practitioners. Clinician’s scope of practice may differ from province to province, so if you don’t find yourself on the above list, please contact us for more information. Depending on your injecting experience, MAIA can build a customized learning experience tailored to your individual needs and goals as an aesthetic clinician.
Does everyone who takes the course pass?
Successful completion of both virtual and in-person training will be determined by a written exam and demonstrated practical techniques.
Who is qualified to administer injections in Canada?
This can vary province by province, but generally speaking, licensed medical physicians, nurse practitioners (depending on province) and dentists (depending on province) that have received appropriate training may inject independently. Registered nurses (RN) or licensed practical nurses (LPN) who have completed an appropriate injection course are also eligible to administer injectable cosmetic treatments under the supervision and recommendation of a physician or nurse practitioner (depending on the province).
Do you offer training on other procedures?
Currently, MAIA only offers foundational and advanced training on neuromodulator and dermal filler injections.
How big are the class sizes?
At MAIA, we employ a 3:1 trainee to trainer ratio for all our hands-on trainings. This allows our students to get the most out of their training, with intimate access to their trainers to ask questions, and with plenty of hands-on injection time. It provides maximum safety and comfort for our models and ensures all learner questions are answered.
What training methods are used in the injection courses?
MAIA utilizes a balance of online pre-course material, in-person classroom instruction, and hands-on injection training. We believe that this approach gives our clinicians the best opportunity to read, learn and consolidate theoretical knowledge before attending the hands-on training session where the focus is on practical skills.
How much to Cosmetic Nurse Injectors make in Canada?
Professional rates will vary based on clinician experience, expertise and clinical agreements. According to Glassdoor, cosmetic nurse injectors earn an average of $85,662 per year.
Is the Hyaluron Pen safe to inject with?
In short, NO, they are not authorized to be sold or used in the country by Health Canada and should be avoided because of their questionable safety and effectiveness. Multiple complications have been reported from use of these devices. They are marketed under multiple names and often used by individuals who are not medically trained and prepared to deal with potential complications.
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We help approved licensed medical professionals achieve clinical competency of foundational skills so that they can successfully integrate the aesthetic application of neuromodulators and dermal fillers into their current practice. We also offer advanced programming for current aesthetic providers to elevate their basic skills to expert levels.