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Dr Sharron PhillipsonWelcome to our March newsletter and the first for 2009.

2009 marked the formation of the Australasian College of Aesthetic Medicine. A great deal of work has gone into the formation of this College, which is aimed to bring together medical professionals with high ethical standards and academic and clinical expertise.

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In this newsletter.......

Launch of the Australasian College of Aesthetic Medicine

Convocation for the Australasian College of Aesthetic Medicine will be held during the 5th National Laser and Cosmetic Medicine Conference. Diplomates of the Diploma in Cosmetic Medicine will also be acknowledged.

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This year, Sydney will host the 5th Annual National Laser and Cosmetic Medicine Conference. Since our first meeting, LCMC has developed a reputation for delivering an outstanding academic program. The 2009 program focuses on non surgical cosmetic procedures and targets physicians, general practitioners and surgeons.

If you wish to submit an abstract please log onto the conference website www.dcconferences.com.au/lcmc

Deadline for submission: Fri, 1 May 2009

... download the first announcement & call for abstracts PDF

... download the invitation to sponsor and exhibit

Cosmetic Surgery

Juilette Quinlivan and Andrew DaveyCurrent concerns and The NSW Law Reform Commissionís Report into Young People and Consent to Health Care.

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Cosmetic Medicine Accreditation

Kylie FaheyQuality in Practice (QIP) is currently working with the Australasian Society of Cosmetic Medicine (ASCM) and The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) to develop a cosmetic medicine accreditation program.

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First Do No Harm: GST and Health Care Service

This article considers the impact of GST (Good and Services) Tax Act 1999 (Cth) on health services, health practitioners and their patients. It discusses the basis for the concessionary treatment of healthcare in Australia and other jurisdictions. The difficulty of determining the tax status of a service not convered by Medicare is highlighted; so too the conflict between the medical and allied health provisions.

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Palomar MedicalPalomar extends its leadership position in Fractional Non-Ablative and Ablative Skin Resurfacing Technology through the introduction of the new XD Optic (Extra Deep Optic) for the Lux1440(TM) and Lux1540(TM) fractional non-ablative laser handpieces, providing deeper skin resurfacing treatments through deeper columns of micro-damage.

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Australian Advanced AestheticsIn response to a need from the burgeoning appearance medicine sector in Australia, the Intermedia Group brings the aesthetic professional the definitive guide to this dynamic and progressive industry. Published quarterly, Australian Advanced Aesthetics will act as a reference source for all practitioners within the newly identified anti-ageing arena.

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Kind Regards,

Signature of Sharron Phillipson

Dr Sharron Phillipson, President
upcoming events
RACGP QA & CPD Approved Programs
Educational Meeting

Date: Thur 30th Apr 2009
Time: 7pm for a 7.30pm

all doctors are welcome
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Dermal Fillers/Botox and medium depth chemical peels

Date: Sat 2nd May 2009
Time:9:00pm to 4:00pm
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Diploma in cosmetic medicine on-line tutorials commencing June 2009

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5th National Laser & Cosmetic Medicine Conference

Date: 12 - 13 Sep 2009
Sheraton on the Park Hotel, Sydney
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Pre-Conference Workshop

Date: 9 - 11 September

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High Tech Laser
Genepharm Dermatology
Unsworth Legal
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