PDO Thread Lift Online CME Training (NovaThreads Training, MINT PDO Training)

Order this course only if you do NOT need any live hands-on training.
This is ONLY for the ONLINE CME Training.

If you are certain you will need Hands-On Training, the order the Hands-On course instead which includes the online component.

If you decide at a later date to add-on Hands-On Training to the online course, you can for an additional charge of $1,495.

The World's Only Online PDO Thread CME

Online 8-Hour Streaming Didactic Course

  • Perfect for Current PDO Thread Lift providers who want a little extra training
  • Great for providers who want to add smooth threads
  • Great for providers who want to add a different brand of barbed threads

Streaming Online Content

Full Online Training Course

  • Q&A by email with all MD Faculty whenever you need it.
  • Start, Stop and Resume the Course whenever you wish.
  • Watch on PC, Mac, or iPads
  • Narrated HD case videos
  • Purchase with the Online PRP Course for a Discount

Full Certification

CME Accreditation

THIS ACTIVITY IS ACCEPTED FOR UP TO 8 AMA PRA CATEGORY 1 CME CREDITS

CME Credit Statement

This Blended Learning activity, PDO Thread Lift Training, has been reviewed by the American Academy of Family Physicians. This activity is acceptable for up to 8.00 Prescribed credit(s); the total amount of credit consists of 8.00 Enduring  Prescribed credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Why Choose PracticalCME?

Excellence in CME Training Since 2008

  • Experts in Streaming Online CME since 2010
  • Complete Interactive Training with Live Links and Case Video
  • Prerequisite for any Hands-On Training Course
  • All Course Updates Included for 1 Year

Who is Eligible to Take PracticalCME Training Courses?

PDO Thread Lift Training for Medical Professionals

  • Doctors (MD’s and DO’s)
  • Nurse Practitioners & Physician’s Assistants
  • Non-US Licensed Providers Chat with us using the chat box below or email us

Course Outline

8 Hour Online Didactic Curriculum (done at your own pace)

Thread Lift vs Face Lift

Online FAST TRACK PDO Thread Lift CME Course
  • Thread Lift in the literature
  • Consensus opinion on thread lift
  • Differences between Thread Lift and Face Lift

Facial Anatomy

  • Skin and Fat
  • Musculature and Fascia
  • Blood Vessels at risk and How to Avoid
  • Major Nerves at risk and How to Avoid

Facial Aging

  • Skin Layers and Age
  • UV-induced Changes
  • Gravitational Changes vs Volume Loss
  • Shifts in the SMAS Structural Fat
  • What causes Jowls and Naso-Labial Folds?

History of Thread Lifting

  • Review of Historical Products
  • Review of Branded non-PDO Products

PDO Thread Lifting

  • Advantages of PDO suture material
  • Metabolism of PDO
  • Available FDA-approved PDO products
    • Smooth Sutures
    • Coiled Sutures
    • Barbed Sutures
    • Anchored Sutures

The Physics of Facial Lifting

  • Directional Rules
  • Areas to Avoid
  • Identifying a Good Thread Lift Candidate

Performing the PDO Thread Lift

  • Review of Local Anesthesia
    • Lidocaine maximum dosing
  • Planning and Marking
    • Upper Face / Forehead
    • Mid-Face
    • Lower-Face
    • Jawline
    • Submental
    • Neck
    • Body Areas
  • Consent
  • Smooth Thread Volumization Strategies
    • Brow
    • Cheeks
    • Upper Lip
    • Folds and Wrinkles
    • Neck
  • Barbed Thread Lifting Strategies
    • Floating
    • Tied
    • Anchored in Temporal Fascia
    • Mid-Face
    • Lower Face
    • Submental Region
    • Forehead/Brow
  • Detailed Procedure Description and Video Review
  • Avoiding Complications
  • Patient Instructions Post-Procedure
  • Launching Your New Service
  • Additional Literature
  • Post-Test

End of Online Didactic Curriculum

Online Course General Information

How the Best Doctors and Mid-Levels Learn PDO Thread Lift Techniques

Nobody learns how to perform thread lifting procedures in their basic medical or nursing education.  These PDO Thread Lift procedures do not belong to any one specialty or group of providers.  For over a decade, PracticalCME has provided inclusive aesthetic training courses for all eligible practitioners.  Online training in PDO Thread Lifting (NovaThreads, MINT PDO) is our latest addition and is perfect for providers who might be joining an experienced practice.  Or it is great for providers who are already doing the procedure and need additional tips and tricks.  It is our goal to provide you safe, evidence-based certification training before, during, and after the course.  Our physician faculty members will continue to support you while you transition from student to provider in these services.

Over 98% of our attendees rate our aesthetic training courses “excellent” and would recommend PracticalCME to a friend or colleague.

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PracticalCME Medical TrainingReviews from Our Attendees
5 Stars - Based on 388 User Reviews
Piotr M Wyrwinski, MDPDO Thread Online Training

Excellent and in depth course. Material is organized in a logical way and encourages one to follow along. Totally free of industry/company bias. Recommend it most highly- post test forces you to actually know the material! Time and money well spent.

Dr. Lee, MDPDO Threads

The PDO Thread online course was very comprehensive. Even though I have done dozens of cases, I learned many new things from this training. I like that the course is constantly updated with new videos.

Of all the CME courses I have taken in an effort to expand my medical practice, I can say without hesitation that PracticalCME's lectures have been the most well-presented, memorable, and enjoyable.

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