Online Learning Module Course Objectives
Module 1: Stem Cells and Exosomes in Clinical Treatment-Scientific Background and Rationale
- Discuss what are the different types of stem cells and what their roles are.
- To discuss how we think stem cells work in different clinical situations.
- To review the advantages and disadvantages of stem cells from different sources
- Discuss how stem cells are prepared for clinical use.
- Review what exosomes are and how they differ from stem cells.
- Discuss we can tell if a stem cell or exosome product is legitimate.
- Autologous vs homologous biologics.
Module 2: Regenerative Products and Regulatory Affairs
- Discuss the role of FDA in the regulation of regenerative products for clinical use
- To review whether the FDA allows the use of stem cells on patients and if so, under what conditions.
- Discuss the difference between 351 and 361 designations.
- Discuss what is Minimal manipulation of cells.
- Discuss what is classified as homologous use.
- To review the difference between allografts vs autografts: and what the practical difference is when using on patients.
- Discuss how fat and skin are elated and viewed by the FDA.
- Discuss how we make certain there is Compliance with the FDA Guidance
- Review how the Medical Boards view the use of these products.
- To review what an IND is and it is important
Module 3: Clinical Uses of Stem Cells
- Discuss what the relationship between PRP and Stem cells is and how they can be used together.
- To review how stem cells improve aesthetic care.
- To review how stem cells work in ablative or destructive skin treatments.
- Discuss the role of stem cells in the management of hair loss.
- Discuss how stem cells are used to improve fat transfer to volume loss areas.
- Discuss how stem cells are used to improve scar treatments.
- To review how we use stem cells in sexual medicine.
Module 4: What Does the Future look like for Stem Cells in Clinical Medicine
- Discuss when to use stem cells beyond skin and fat and under what conditions.
- Review the use of stem cells in autoimmune disorders.
- Evaluate the use of stem cells in neurocognitive disorders.
- Discuss the use of stem cells in arthritis.
- Review the use of stem cells in heart disease.
- Evaluate the use of stem cells for other systemic conditions.
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Thom E. Lobe, M.D., FACS, ABAAFRM
Board Certified in General and Pediatric Surgery
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