To earn this credential a practitioner must be licensed to practice in their state or local province. Their license must be in good standing. The practioner must complete at least 21 hours of FACES instruction
which includes a review of pertinent anatomy, physiology and a neurobiology. The recipient must take part in the cadaver review workshop, demonstrate proficiency in diagnosis and treatment planning for facial applications of neurotoxins and soft tissue fillers, complete the written self-assessment test and finally, engage in the hands-on live-patient training session.