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Dr Sharron PhillipsonWelcome to the latest winter newsletter of the ASCM and ACAM.

Welcome to the Winter Edition of the ASCM/ACAM newsletter. This will be my last newsletter as President.

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In this newsletter.......

Media Release - CPSA applauds investigation into Cairns nurse's botox practice

cpsa8th April 2010 - The Cosmetic Physicians Society of Australasia (CPSA) applauds the Queensland Nursing Council (QNC) and the Health Quality and Complaints Commission (HQCC) for investigating a Cairns-based nurse who has allegedly been illegally importing and administering unregistered medications, without prescription, for cosmetic treatments.
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News about the nurse injector

Job fear for nurse in Botox inquiry
from The Cairns Post

ACAMA Nurse at the centre of a Botox investigation says her reputation is in tatters and she fears for her job.

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Claims of illegal cosmetic injections prompts city raid
- Party over for Botox nurse

from The Weekend Post (Cairns)

ACAMPremises believed to have been used for illegal Botox parties have been raided by police and health officials in Cairns.
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Letter about scheduling of 5-aminolevulinic acid

cpsaA letter from CPSA requested support for a public health and safety campaign concerning the possible dangers that surround the use of 5-ALA by non-medical personnel and courses promoting photodynamic therapy (PDT) for beauty therapists.

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Letter about prescribing rights for isotretinoin

cpsaThe CPSA corresponded with the TGA in November 2008 regarding the limited prescribing rights for Roaccutane (isotretinoin) which, the Society believes, has a detrimental effect on the ability of patients to access appropriate treatment in a timely fashion.

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Dr Gray now offers new FDA-cleared non invasive facial skin tightening... read more

Dr Goldman - QUALCOMM Million Dollar Bike Ride 2010

On October 16 through 22, 2010, Dr Goldman will take part in the Million Dollar Challenge presented by Qualcomm an incredible 620 mile bicycle ride down the California coastline, from San Francisco to San Diego. The ride is held annually to raise funds for the Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF) ... more information and support Dr Goldman

Kind Regards,

Signature of Sharron Phillipson

Dr Sharron Phillipson, President


educational activities

Educational Meeting

Date: Mon, 26 July
Topic: Fractional Laser Technology - The Benefits to Your Practice
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This  Educational Meeting has been approved by the RACGP QA&CPD Program. TOTAL POINTS: 2 (Category 2)


Acne Management Training

Date: 11- 12 September
Venue: Intercontinental Hotel, Macquarie Street, Sydney

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6th National Laser and Cosmetic Medicine Conference

25th to 26th September at the Marriott Resort and Spa, Gold Coast, Australia

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Laser Safety Officer Course for Nursing and Paramedical Staff

25th to 26th September at the Marriott Resort and Spa, Gold Coast, Australia

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Cosmetic Medicine Introductory 3-Day Workshop 

22nd to 24th September at the Marriott Resort and Spa, Gold Coast, Australia

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