ABOUT US

Passion. Experience. Diligence.

BACKGROUND

the botox course is intended to be a gold standard for neuromodulator training in Canada. For many medical professionals, the path to entering medical aesthetics is confusing, daunting and stressful. This course was built to support learners who are keen on expanding their scope of practice. We guarantee engaging lecturers, a positive learning environment and an innovative educational experience. Our team is comprised of highly motivated, personable and experienced professionals whose purpose is to equip you with the fundamental medical and business skills you need to succeed.

THE TEAM

EDUCATOR & FOUNDER

Dr. Andrew Dargie, MD

Dr. Dargie is originally from Calgary, Alberta. He attended Stanford University in California where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology. He obtained his Medical Degree from the University of Calgary and went on to start a Vascular Surgery residency, but decided to transfer and obtain his CCFP designation. He practices advanced medical aesthetics in Kelowna and Vernon, BC. He also works as an Emergency Room Physician at Penticton Regional Hospital and is the Emergency Department Head at South Okanagan General Hospital. Dr. Dargie has a passion for teaching and is part of a team dedicated to ensuring the highest standard of neuromodulator education.

EDUCATOR

Becky Wilkins, RN

Becky Wilkins has been an RN for over 31 years. Combining her training as a registered nurse with her passion for helping people look and feel their best, allowed a transition into aesthetic medicine. Becky founded one of Alberta’s first Medical Spas over 25 years ago and now has 2 locations and a team of 30 staff. Aesthetic medicine not only requires an artistic eye, patient safety, and technical skill, but also a strong commitment to client satisfaction. Integrity and honest communication with prospective clients is Becky’s priority. She has been teaching injection techniques throughout Western Canada for the past 5 years for one of the largest pharmaceutical companies. Her style of teaching leaves students and models with the confidence to achieve very natural results performed in the most gentle and safest way.

EDUCATOR

Mandeep Kharey, BN, RN

Mandeep Kharey was born in Calgary, Alberta and completed her Bachelor of Nursing from Athabasca University. After obtaining her degree, she immediately went on to pursue her passion in the field of medical aesthetics as a cosmetic nurse injector. Mandeep has 10 years of experience as an aesthetic nurse and has taught extensively in clinical settings for over 2 years throughout Western Canada. Mandeep’s knowledge, experience and passion for medical aesthetics make her a valuable asset to course attendees.

EDUCATOR & COURSE COORDINATOR

Adrianne Erdman, BCom

The business of botox is taught by Adrianne Erdman who received her Bachelor of Commerce, with a specialization in finance, from the University of British Columbia. She currently manages two successful medical aesthetic business and will be your key to learning the business fundamentals of medical aesthetics. Prior to joining the botox course, Adrianne worked for KPMG as a Consultant. Her background includes accounting, marketing, human resources and business development

CONSULTANT

Dr. Francisco Lee, MD

Dr. Lee first obtained his Bachelor of Science in Biology at the University of British Columbia and his Masters in Anatomical Sciences at Queens University. He then completed Medical School at the University of Calgary and went on to pursue his passion in Otolaryngology (i.e. Ear, Nose, Throat Surgery). Dr. Lee, has been a great asset in helping prepare a comprehensive and specialized anatomy-based course.

CONSULTANT

Dr. Alexander Arnold, MD

Dr. Arnold is originally from Surrey, BC. He attended Dalhousie University in Halifax where he obtained a Bachelor of Science prior to attending University of Calgary Medical School. He then went on to pursue a career in Neurology. Dr. Arnold’s knowledge and expertise, combined with his advanced neuroanatomy background, are a great asset to the course material.