This course is Directed by Alexa Nicholls Costa and Hosted by Northeastern University
This continuing education course is designed from the perspective that all areas of nursing practice-including aesthetic practice-should be held to the highest degree of evidenced-based practice, safety, ethics and innovation. Consistent with this perspective, the course will focus on the cosmetic indications and use of neurotoxins.
This course didactic and hands-on course will cover a carefully-constructed curriculum around the use of neurotoxins-namely BOTOX Cosmetic and Dysport.
Participants will engage with an experienced team of advanced practice nurses throughout the course. Upon successful demonstration of content understanding, hands-on skills, and a written examination, students will be granted a Certificate of Completion.
Unique Course Features:
Course Dates: February 22nd from 8-6PM
Registration fee: $2,000
Professional liability insurance for this training is included in the cost for this course and is provided by Alexa Nicholls Costa under a CINCH group policy.
Registration also includes: materials, light breakfast and lunch and continuing education credits
Northeastern University School of Nursing is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurse Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation (ANCC).
Information about conflict of interest and commercial support for each program is identified on registration.
Alexa is a Board-Certified Nurse Practitioner and one of the leading ladies of LexRx. She has both clinical and research experience in aesthetic practice. Alexa graduated from Boston University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Pre-Medicine/Health Science, and received both a BSN and MSN from Regis College. Alexa was also the recipient of the MSN Excellence Award at Regis College- an honor awarded to one candidate each year. She was a featured panelist/speaker at the 2018 NP Conference held at Northeastern University.
Prior to attending graduate school, Alexa worked at MGH in the Plastic Surgery Research Laboratory alongside the Division Chief; during her three years in the laboratory, she gained first-hand clinical/surgical experience, in addition to many professional/academic publications. Presentation and publication platforms include- International Federation of Adipose Therapeutics and Science, Boston Breast Workshop, New England Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons Conference, Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons, Harvard Surgery Research Day Symposium, American Society of Plastic Surgeons, and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. During her clinical training for her Masters, Alexa trained alongside the lead Nurse Practitioner in the MGH Plastic Surgery Clinic, where she perfected the art of injectables.
Alexa also served as a fellow in the emergency medicine fellowship program (EMPED) through Brown Medical School. As a part of her fellowship, she worked as a NP in the emergency departments at Rhode Island Hospital, Hasbro Children's Hospital, and the Miriam Hospital. Since completing her fellowship, Alexa has been working as an NP in the Emergency Department at MGH. Many of her clients find comfort in knowing that she not only has expertise in BOTOX/dermal fillers, but also has training and experience in an ER setting. Alexa brings personality, intelligence, motivation and passion to both her teaching and clinical practice
Behrakis Health Science Center
30 Leon Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, United States