Submental Contouring
> 2 years’ experience

Program Description:
Excess fullness under the chin has been found to be one of the biggest complaints for aesthetic patients regardless of age or gender. A unique approach for clinicians to reduce submental convexity and define the cervicomental angle, these 4-hour workshops will focus on:
• Relevant anatomy
• Effective assessment of the submental area
• Techniques for subcutaneous injection of deoxycholic acid to reduce excess fat under the chin and improve definition of the jawline.

Please note: Participants must have at least 2 years prior experience with injectables and have passed the Online CME Activity “Anatomical Context of Facial Aesthetics” to participate.

Program Format:

30 minutes
Welcome and Registration
60 minutes
Didactic Session
180 minutes
Hands-on Instruction With the Experts

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of the program, participants will be better able to:

  • Interpret principles of facial anatomy and physiology, in order to assess anatomic changes related to the aging process
  • Perform comprehensive patient assessment and manage patient expectations to improve patient satisfaction
  • Demonstrate injection techniques for nonsurgical facial rejuvenation, in order to maximize product placement
  • Improve injection skills, in order to optimize patient outcomes
  • Recognize the anatomical relationship of critical vascular and neurologic structures in order to assure patient safety and avoid treatment complications

Who Should Attend:

Experienced injectors who are interested in improving the aesthetic appearance of the face and neck by reducing the fullness of submental fat. PLEASE NOTE: In order to participate, clinicians must complete the prerequisite: Anatomy Online CME activity “Anatomical Context of Facial Aesthetics” prior to the start of the live workshop.

Hands-On Injection Training Workshop Requirements:

Attendees will have the option to participate or observe during the hands-on training. If you are planning to participate, you must provide the following on-site:

  • One model (Please ask your model to arrive 1-hour after start of the program)
  • FDA-approved injectable products (obtained from a valid U.S. distributor) and medical supplies (List available under the FAQ tab)
  • A valid medical license (for the state in which the program takes place)
  • Supervisory Physician Approval Form (If you are a nurse, nurse practitioner, or physician assistant attending without an attending physician)
  • PLEASE NOTE: If you do not provide us with these Mandatory Documents, you will not be able to participate in the workshop.
  • Pre-Requisite for New Specialty Focus Workshop: In order to participate in the Submental Contouring Workshop you must complete the “Anatomical Context of Facial Aesthetics” 7 days prior to the workshop date. Please click on “Anatomical Context of Facial Aesthetics” to take this CME accredited activity. Please note your participation in the workshop is not guaranteed until you have completed the online activity. Failure to complete the online prerequisite prior to the course will mean you cannot participate in the workshop.

Injectable Product Requirements:

This is a CME-certified meeting, planned and implemented completely independent from the commercial supporter. To ensure that the integrity of this CME-certified program remains intact, please be informed:

  • Attendees approved to inject at a hands-on workshop are responsible for bringing their own product(s).
  • Please note: You must bring FDA-approved injectable products (obtained from a valid U.S. distributor) only. You will not be able to inject in the hands-on session if your injectable products are not United States, FDA-approved.
  • Neither Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, nor their joint provider Scientiae, is permitted to offer guidance on how or where to obtain product(s).

Target Audience

The program has been developed for dermatologists, plastic surgeons and ophthalmologists as well as other physicians, nurses and physician assistants who have an interest in gaining and /or increasing their knowledge and technical skill to perform facial aesthetic procedures with injectable agents.

Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Scientiae, LLC. The Albert Einstein College of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement

Albert Einstein College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.

ANCC Statement

The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) will accept AMA Category 1 Credits, on a reciprocal basis, toward their ANCC recertification.

Conflict of Interest Statement

The Conflict of Interest Disclosure Policy of Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center requires that faculty participating in any CME activity disclose to the audience any relationship(s) with a pharmaceutical, product or device company. Any presenter who has disclosed relationships that prove to create a conflict of interest, with regard to their contribution to the activity, will not be permitted to present.

Albert Einstein College of Medicine also requires that faculty participating in any CME activity disclose to the audience when discussing any unlabeled or investigational use of any commercial product, or device, not yet approved for use in the United States.

The staff at Scientiae, LLC and CCME at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center have no relevant conflicts of interest with commercial interests related directly or indirectly to this educational activity.


Albert Einstein College of Medicine and the Scientiae, LLC, fully intends to comply with the legal requirements of the American with Disabilities Act. If any participant of this activity is in need of special accommodations, please contact PALETTE at least two weeks prior to the activity at 800-401-0291.

CME Peer Reviewer

Adam Friedman, MD, FAAD
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Physiology and Biophysics
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Bronx, New York

This activity is jointly provided by Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Scientiae, LLC

Albert Einstein College of Medicine Scientiae

Supported by an educational grant and in-kind contribution of disposable and biological supplies from Allergan, Inc. and an educational grant for in-kind contribution of disposable and injectable supplies from DermaSculpt by Cosmofrance.