Observership Center

Centers :

1. Centres should specify the subject (Dermatosurgery/aesthetics/Laser), submit in detail the procedures which a candidate can observe during the course, this will be on the ACSI website.
2. The minimum requirements are as follows :
a. Dermatosurgery Observership
1 .A well equipped operation theatre with all required instruments and emergency management devices
2. A well trained faculty in dermatosurgery to co ordinate the course
3. Patient input sufficient enough to teach all basic suturing technique
4. Other basic surgeries to be performed during the course
(i) Simple excision surgeries for cyst corn lipomas
(ii) Acne scar surgeries
(iii) Vitiligo surgeries
(iv) Optional procedures include hair transplantation, flap and scar surgeries
b. Aesthetics
1. A well trained faculty in aesthetics to co ordinate the course
2. Injectables
3. Microneedling
4. Chemical peels
5. Management of facial melanosis
6. Skin tightening (optional)
7. Rejuvenation techniques
c. Lasers
1. A well equipped LASER safety rooms
2. Well trained staff in lasers
3. Centre must have pigment laser, laser for a scars, laser for hair reduction
4. Candidate should be trained in laser physics, safety measures, patient selection and laser parameters, complications prevention and management
3. To start a observership programme, centre has to apply to Secretary, a site inspection will be done and if approved will be communicated within a month.
4. Each centre will be given approval for 5 years. They have to reapply again if they wish to continue.
5. A panel of members of ACS(I) Academy constituted from time to time will select the course of training and the corresponding institution. Private institutions are not barred from instituting training observerships, but they will not be permitted to charge any fee.
6. An amount of Rs. 10,000/- will be given to training institute on successful completion of training of candidate. However, a centre may choose to forfeit the same.
7. Appeal - An Appeal will be allowed in case of rejection of Observership Center application only after 1 year of declaration of Observership center results.

Application for Recognition as an ACS(I) Observership Centre. Application center is to download the application form from the ACS(I) website and to be submited to the Honorary General Secretary via email.


ACS(I) National Secretariat

Dr. Dinesh Kumar Devaraj
A-31, 6th Street, A Block, Annanagar East, Chennai - 600102 INDIA.