Jason Olandesca graduated from the Faculty of Nursing at the University of Calgary in 1998. He has previously held clinical positions in Emergency, Medical, Occupational Health, Dermatology, Oral, Maxillofacial and Plastic Surgical Units.
In 2007, he became responsible for developing and facilitating the advanced injection practice training program for one of the world’s leading manufacturers of hyaluronic acid fillers. As such, he has had the very unique experience of training and working with some of North America’s leading injectors and pioneers in the cosmetic injectable industry and has been invited to participate and present in a number of conferences, training programs and courses offered for both beginner and advanced injectors.
In 2009, he founded GMI Practice Solutions to support and assist the growth and development of new and existing medical, dental and health practices with a focus on integrating “Business into Practice.”
He has trained hundreds of injectors from various fields of practice including plastic surgeons, dermatologists, dentists, cosmetic physicians and nurses on the science and art of neuromodulators and dermal filler injections.
In his continuous pursuit to be at the leading edge of the art and science of injectables, Jason was thrilled to find the Pacific Training Institute of Facial Aesthetics (PTIFA) program a perfect balance of academic evidence and clinically-based practice experience that aims to train all levels of injectors to provide them with a high level of competence and a high degree of skill. He was also excited to see that the PTIFA is building a strong community of injectors that actively network to learn from each other to advance techniques and raise the bar on clients’ expectations of the “qualified injector” in the industry. He was invited to become a member of the faculty at the PTIFA in 2015.
Jason is an active member of the Canadian Society of Aesthetic Specialty Nurses, The Dermatology Nurses Association, and the Alberta Society of Aesthetic Nurses.