Training Course

What requirements are necessary to enroll in the mesotherapy training course?  

To enroll in our mesotherapy training course, you must be a registered Naturopathic Doctor, Medical Doctor, or Registered Nurse in your province or state and hold a current license to perform injections via intramuscular, intradermal and subcutaneous routes. We reserve the right to request a copy of your licence must be faxed or emailed to our office at time of registration. It is the responsibility of the practitioner to ensure compliance with the regulatory board standards and guidelines applicable to their province or state.

What are the hours of the training course?   

Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Is there hands-on training?   

Yes, the hands-on practicum sessions are a major component of the three-day course and include the opportunity to practice your injection techniques on several patient volunteers preparing you to immediately incorporate mesotherapy into your practice. Appropriate attire for consultations and treatments with patient volunteers is required.

What is the class size of the training sessions?   

Class sizes are limited to a maximum of 6 participants to allow for individual attention and training.

Where does the training take place?   

At our spacious facility at 220 Duncan Mills Rd, Unit 110, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Can I take Module 2 or Module 3, if I haven't taken Module 1?  

No, Module 1 is mandatory and must be completed before progressing to Module 2 or Module 3. You may elect to take all three Modules or you may choose to take Module 1 and Module 2 or Module 3 depending on your practice focus. It is strongly recommended you complete all intended Modules at the same training weekend.

What is your refund policy?  

A refund request must be emailed to info@pinewoodinstitute.com 30 days prior to the first day of the training session you are registered to attend. A non-refundable fee of $250.00 will be deducted. Refunds will not be issued with less than 30 days notice. All non-refundable fees may be applied toward any future training course for a period of one year.

Locations / Accomodations / Parking

How to get to the Institute?   

Pinewood Institute is located at 220 Duncan Mill Road, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, just north of York Mills Road, on the west side of Don Mills Road. We share the same facility with Pinewood Natural Health Centre, Suite 110, just inside the main entrance across from the security desk.

The office building doors open daily at 7:30 AM.

By Car: From the 401, take the Don Valley Parkway south to the York Mills exit. From the exit ramp, make a left turn onto York Mills Road, heading west. Make a right onto Don Mills Road and drive north until you reach Duncan Mill Road.

By Toronto Transit: Pinewood Institute is accessible by Toronto Transit. Please visit www.ttc.ca to plan for routes and schedules.

Where is the nearest hotel?   

Westin Prince Hotel Toronto
900 York Mills Rd,
Toronto Ontario
M3B 3H2
TEL: (416) 444-2511

Would the instructor travel to provide training at another location?   

Yes, the instructor will travel to another location providing there is a group of 6 pre-registered participants, a clinic venue is provided, volunteers are recruited, and flight and accommodations are paid. Please contact us to arrange.

What about parking?   

Onsite parking is available. Parking is $2.00 per hour on Friday. There is an automated parking system on the premises accepting toonies, loonies, and VISA. Parking is free on Saturday and Sunday.

Certifications / CE Credits

Is there a certification of completion?  

Yes, once the training is finished a certification of completion is given to each participant.

Does the course qualify for continuing education credits?   

Yes, our course often qualifies for CE credits. Naturopathic Doctors and Medical Doctors from across Canada and the USA attend our courses, and requirements for CE credits are different for each province/state. If you wish to know in advance, we recommend you send a copy of the course outline to your regulatory board for review and approval.

General Information

Are meals provided?   

Yes, daily lunch is provided by Pinewood Institute, with a selection of coffee and teas available throughout the training. You may indicate on your registration form any dietary restrictions and we will do our best to accommodate your needs.

Are there group discounts?  

Yes, group discounts are extended to groups of three or more practitioners registering together for the same training dates. Also, we are pleased to offer a discount to students in their 4th year of study at a recognized naturopathic college and to naturopathic doctors who register for our course during their first year after graduation. Please contact us for further details.

Can I pay the course fee by cheque?   

Yes, you may register for your course by paying with a certified cheque in CDN funds. Please mail your completed registration form and your certified cheque for the total amount (including 13% GST) to our office. Please send in your registration 3 weeks in advance of the course start date to allow for processing of your cheque. Registration for each training session closes one week prior to the course start date to allow us sufficient time to recruit the appropriate number of patient volunteers for the practicum sessions.

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