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2019 Webinars

October 30, 2019

In this webinar, Courtney Cowan and Kita McCray of ByrdAdatto provide an overview of what medical spas need to consider when choosing to employ telemedicine and how to navigate the laws that regulate it.

October 23, 2019

Dr. Dianne Quibell of MD TLC of Wellesley, MA, helps attendees determine which aesthetic treatments they should be offering and then talks about the best ways to implement these treatments into their practices.

October 16, 2019 (Sponsored Webinar)

In this webinar, Warren Danforth of Spa 35 Med Spa shares insights and data on the rapidly changing consumer dynamics and emerging market opportunities encountered by today’s medical spa owners. Discover techniques to sort through the massive influx of new devices and technologies to ensure your choices create exceptional outcomes for your customers and support your business success. Develop device purchasing strategies to enter the industry or to develop a winning niche for your established medical spa.

October 9, 2019

In this webinar, Bryan Durocher will discuss How much should be spent in three key areas of the business; How to work with your budget when it is out of line; The formula for correct service and product pricing, and more.

September 25, 2019

In this webinar, Aly Boeckh and Michela Bailey will teach attendees how to create a business account on Instagram for their medical aesthetic practice. They will cover the basics on what content to post and how to use hashtags, and explain the features and benefits within the app to help grow your following.

September 18, 2019 (Sponsored Webinar)

In this webinar, Tim Sawyer of Crystal Clear Digital Marketing discusses Google's recently made alarming announcement, saying it will officially be banning all paid advertising for speculative and experimental medical treatments, beginning in October 2019. This includes some popular regenerative medical treatments, including PRP, stem cell therapy, gene therapy and more. Tune into this webinar to find out how this will affect your practice, as well as strategies you can implement today to prevent damage from Google Ads bans in the future.

September 11, 2019

In this webinar, Sam Pondrom of ByrdAdatto discusses some of the common issues med spas face when using social media as part of their marketing and branding mix. First, Sam focuses on content creation and the importance of obtaining appropriate patient consent when using their images. Then, he addresses the current regulatory requirements for social media posts that blur the lines between content and advertising.

August 28, 2019 (Sponsored Webinar)

Join Spa 35 owner Warren Danforth as he shares research on the surprising lack of consumer understanding of aesthetic treatments. Find out how to narrow this understanding gap and reveal business opportunities. See how energy-based technologies and marketing both play key roles in changing current market paradigms in the Med Spa business.

August 21, 2019 (Sponsored Webinar)

What’s the difference between “flexibility” and “affordability?” Why does it matter? How does a patient accepting only partial treatment effect your ROI? This webinar with Jean Moody discusses how knowing the answers can influence how many patients accept complete recommendations and help increase full treatment acceptance.

August 14, 2019

Your medical spa or aesthetics practice needs to be run as a business. And in the world of retail medicine, this means you must have a unique selling proposition to differentiate your practice from your local competition. Discover the 10 steps to creating a world-class patient care and sales culture in this powerful webinar by Tim Sawyer.

July 3, 2019

This webinar by Jessica Nunn shows how budgeting can be helpful in running your practice through setting revenue goals, planning for expenses and creating a clear financial path for your practice.

June 26, 2019

This webinar by Leslie Baumann looks closely at cleansers, moisturizers, serums and sunscreens, and discuss factors that should be considered when designing a regimen. Careful consideration should be made about the order of products used be in the regimen (step 1, step 2, etc.). Issues such as pH, type of fatty acids, penetration enhancers, and the presence of reactive molecules such as peptides and benzoyl peroxide need to be considered when designing a step-by-step skin care regimen. This talk will discuss product categories but not any particular brands. Understand the various considerations when choosing the order of products in a regimen; Learn which ingredients affect the efficacy and side effects of other ingredients; and Learn what order to apply products in a regimen to improve efficacy.

June 19, 2019

In this webinar, Jeffrey Segal, MD, JD, covers Why practices cannot dismiss a patient without following a formal process; Good reasons to dismiss a patient; Nailing down the process to dismissing a patient; Chemical Safety Data Sheets and Exceptions to the rule for quickly terminating the doctor-patient relationship.

June 5, 2019

In this webinar, OSHA expert Christie Hutchison, RN, covers OSHA’s role in your medical spa or medical aesthetic facility regarding lasers, exposures, injury and illness prevention plans, chemical safety data sheets, Pro-Nox and environment of care.

May 22, 2019

In this webinar, Terri Ross discusses how to sell in the aesthetic market without being “salesy.”

  • What does it mean to sell in the aesthetic market?;
  • The seven steps of the patient experience;
  • The LAER Model—A method of effective client-centered communication;
  • The five steps of the engaged approach; and
  • The value of using treatment plans

May 8, 2019

The aesthetic market has become an attractive option for many entrepreneurs with little background in the medical industry. They are partnering with physicians looking for more lucrative and flexible jobs. However, Med Spas are subject to a host of regulations, including advertising restrictions. Being an owner or medical director in a medical spa will subject you to both federal and state laws. Before you start your advertisement campaign, make sure you understand these limitations. Join Bradford E. Adatto and Bala Mohan of the ByrdAdatto law firm on learning how to avoid the pitfall of coming under investigation for the using the wrong words, images or statements.

April 24, 2019

In this webinar, Dr. Steven F. Weiner will discuss the supplies, staffing, marketing, training, room requirements, and benefits of offering IV therapy in your medical spa or medical aesthetic practice. It will also cover the commonly used ingredients in IV therapy treatments, including the history and science of IV therapy. Indications and clinical outcomes will also be addressed.

April 17, 2019

In this webinar, Renee Coover will cover the frequently asked questions surrounding dentists providing aesthetic medical treatments in the med spa space, including:

  • Can dentists perform injectables, fillers, lasers and other aesthetic medical treatments?
  • Can dentists serve as medical directors in med spas?
  • Can dentists own med spas?

April 10, 2019 (Sponsored Webinar)

In this webinar, Wendy Lewis of CareCredit discusses ways to grow your practice through digital marketing and the benefits of offering client financing options like CareCredit. Wendy will share insights on the following:

  • How to grow your practice through marketing and social media
  • Ways to attract new patients
  • Tips on keeping your practice top of mind among clientele
  • Ways to keep clientele happy so they return and book additional services
  • Benefits of offering client financing options like CareCredit and how it can help grow your practice

March 27, 2019

In this webinar, Patrick Armstrong O’Brien, AmSpa’s Legal Coordinator, and Samuel Pondrom, Associate at ByrdAdatto Law Firm, will discuss the background and details of contentious Texas Senate Bill 2366 that would affect the practice of medical spas.

March 20, 2019 (Sponsored Webinar)

Understand how the Nitronox nitrous oxide and oxygen analgesia system allows for an enhanced experience by offering your clients the most comfortable treatments possible while reducing overall procedure time and providing an opportunity to add an additional revenue stream.

Sponsored by Cynosure

January 30, 2019 (Sponsored Webinar)

Have you ever considered branding your own skin care line? If Private Labeling is a good fit for you, it might be the best business decision you will ever make. This class is an insight on the do's and don'ts when you consider launching your own private label skin care products. Join Manon Pilon, renowned author of 2 books, International Educator and Med Spa consultant, who possesses 35 years of medical spa industry experience for this webinar where you’ll learn how to get started and avoid costly mistakes and grow your business. Gifts and certificate for all participants.

Sponsored by Nelly De Vuyst

January 16, 2019 (Sponsored Webinar)

In this webinar, Amanda Dunson and Lauren Stopher from The Newsletter Pro cover the top 3 resources practice owners have available to them but go underutilized. You will uncover takeaways that are free to implement and be given access to tools that can help deliver results. We are taking it beyond just the books, beyond dollars and cents, and we are showing you how your patients are the key to building a thriving practice.

Sponsored by The Newsletter Pro

January 9, 2019 (Sponsored Webinar)

As a medical spa, laser hair removal should be one of your largest profit-drivers—and this probably is the same for your competition, too. You have to stand out from the crowd by offering laser hair removal services that are faster and more comfortable that the rest. In this webinar, learn about a solution that can help you do just that. In this webinar, Amanda Perry from Solta Medical will talk about why the Clear + Brilliant Pélo is five times faster than traditional diode lasers used for hair removal, and flexible enough for effective treatment on all skin types, hair thickness, and hair color except white and gray hair. For patient comfort, it has an integrated contact cooling system that minimizes pain on contact. It also has an intuitive navigation on a user-friendly touchscreen, and it’s compact.

Sponsored by Solta Medical

2018 Webinars

December 27, 2018

It is important for any new or existing business to understand how to best protect themselves, which often begins with forming an entity to shield oneself from personal liability. However, there are many considerations that go into selecting the entity type as well as how to properly structure it once that type is selected. Additionally, there are many other business considerations that influence the type of entity and entity structure. This webinar, presented by Brad Adatto, highlights common pitfalls regarding entity type and structure and provides insights on issues to flag for legal counsel, including differences and qualifications in tax elections (disregarded, C-corp, S-corp, partnership) and their applicability to each formation type.

December 12, 2018

Presented by Michael Byrd.

November 28, 2018

This webinar, presented by Brad Adatto, will cover Medical Board and Nursing Board Investigations. It will address who can file a complaint, how the investigation will progress and the actions a Board may take as a result of the investigation. This overview will assist doctors and nurses to better understanding the process, and ultimately provide helpful context to prepare and develop a response to their Board. The presentation will also include real world enforcement examples.

November 7, 2018

In this webinar, Renee Coover covers:

  • What is pregnancy discrimination and who is protected?;
  • How do federal and state laws intersect to protect pregnant workers? and
  • Best practices for employers to protect against pregnancy discrimination in the workplace- from hiring to firing.

October 24, 2018

Presented by Jay Reyero

October 17, 2018

Presented by Michael Byrd

October 3, 2018

Presented by Jay Reyero

September 12, 2018 (Sponsored Webinar)

In this webinar by Candace Noonan, topics include:

  • How changing skin color and geographic relocation put our skins and ourselves at high risk for many diseases, including cancer and chronic photo-aging
  • A step by step look at how skin pigment is created, for a thorough understanding of which cells and systems are involved
  • New insights into the activation of melanogenesis that have led to new insight into better clinical treatment opportunities
  • Risk vs reward evaluation (taking skin type and ethnicity into consideration) of current treatment options including laser and light therapies, cosmetic and medical needling, prescription treatments and clinical skin care options, including new ingredients available to the skin care industry
  • Benefits of combining low risk modalities and effective professional treatments with pharmaceutical grade skin car for optimal results

Sponsored by Environ

September 5, 2018

Presented by Brad Adatto.

August 8, 2018 (Sponsored Webinar)

Shaun Buck shows exactly what you need to do to grow and scale (without compromising price), get more referrals, and have patients spend more on each visit.

Sponsored by The Newsletter Pro

July 25, 2018

In this webinar, Renee Coover covers:

  • dentifying “Work Time” under FLSA
  • Employees exempt from overtime pay under FLSA
  • Misclassification of employees as “exempt” under FLSA
  • Properly paying employees for Time Off (vacation and sick time)

July 18, 2018

In this timely and practical webinar, Thomas Hitchcock, Ph.D.; and Michael McKenna of Bellus Medical will take you step by step through what you need to know about microneedling today:

  • Why and How Microneedling Works
  • Why Post-Procedure Protocol Matters
  • Why You Can’t Afford Not to Provide Microneedling

July 11, 2018

Presented by Brad Adatto

June 20, 2018

Presented by Brad Adatto

June 6, 2018

Presented by Michael Byrd

May 30, 2018

Jay Reyero covers topics including

  • The primary reasons for patient charting;
  • The information contained within a patient chart;
  • The risks of improper charting; and
  • A highlight of the ancillary issues with patient charting.

May 16, 2018

Michael Byrd, partner at the law firm of ByrdAdatto, and Bala Mohan, associate and licensed patent attorney at ByrdAdatto, cover the necessity of trademarks in the medical spa industry and the process of trademarking and protecting your brand.

May 2, 2018

Renee Coover, associate with the law firm ByrdAdatto, runs through the Dos and Don'ts of employee handbooks in a medical aesthetic practice.

April 18, 2018

The medical aesthetic industry is seeing a large increase in non-physicians owning medical spas. Certain states follow the corporate practice of medicine doctrine that prohibits a non-physician, general business corporation or LLC from owning medical spas. Even with this restriction on ownership, legal expert, Alex R. Thiersch, JD, will discuss the applicable exceptions to this rule and how to properly structure the relationship.

April 4, 2018

The rise of the #MeToo Movement in late 2017 has brought about a national conversation over sexual assault and harassment. Women and men from all industries have been revealing tragic stories of sexual assault and harassment in the workplace, and it has become far more prevalent than previously acknowledged. During this webinar we will address the ins and outs of sexual harassment and provide employers of all sizes, in all industries, best practices to prevent workplace harassment and in turn insure themselves against very costly litigation.

March 14, 2018

David Thibault discusses recent updates to U.S. tax laws included many changes affecting small businesses. Find out what that means for medical aesthetic practices.

January 24, 2018

Many medical spas and aesthetic practices struggle with the independent contractor v employee distinction when looking to bring on additional staff. There are often significant cost and tax savings categorizing workers as independent contractors, but the IRS has been focusing on businesses that miscategorize or abuse his distinction, often with hefty fines and other consequences. Presented by Alex Thiersch

2017 Webinars

November 15, 2017

AmSpa Founder/Director Alex Thiersch, JD hosts this live webinar to go over the new provisions in the law and how they might impact APRNs, medical spas, and other non-invasive medical aesthetic practices in Illinois.

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