Julia Pettis, Bs, Hcm
1600 Dove St. Suite 112
Newport Beach,CA 92660
Deadline for Registration is 03/25/2014
Applicants for Certification Program must have a nursing degree with an active nursing license in good standing with the Board of Nursing in your state or country. All documents will be verified.
THE DEMAND FOR noninvasive cosmetic procedures continues to grow, outpacing surgical procedures in plastic surgery practices and comprising a high percentage of the work performed in many dermatology practices. Also growing is the number of physicians delegating aesthetic procedures to registered nurses (RNs), nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants.” From an economic point of view, the use of extenders makes great sense,” says Michael H. Gold, MD, medical director, Gold Skin Care Center, Nashville, Tennessee. “They are skilled providers who help perform a service to my patients and can help generate income for our practice that has allowed us to greatly expand our level of service and the services we provide. http://www.bmtadvisors.com/docs/Successful-Delegation-Working-with-Physician-Extenders.pdf
Introduction to Skin
Objective: Understand the importance of skin layer anatomy (Gross and Microscopic); depth perception; function of the skin layers; function of important Organelles and Molecules in these layers, energy production, and cell communication
Segment 2: Molecular Biology, Physiology, Immunology, Wound Healing
Objective: Develop Understanding Molecular biology, Physiology, Immunology and Wound Healing, incorporating a nursing care plan
Acne, Rosacea, Photo-damage, lesions
Objective: Indentify abnormal skin conditions
Objective: Identify the realistic expectations post an aesthetic non- surgical treatment. Understand how to perform an aesthetic analysis while implementing an aesthetic plan.
Topical Agents, Drugs, Cosmetic, Retinoids, Cell-Membrane Compatible substances
Objective: Understand and indentify inflammatory skin conditions, skin pigmentation, genetic markers, UV Radiation and Sun Protection; UVA, UVB, Sunscreens, other Sun Protective Measures
Chronological, Photo-aging, Free Radicals, Skin Assessment Tools: Skin Type Class, Fitzpatrick, Glogau, & Roberts, Thermal Imaging
Objective: Develop Nursing care plan for skin types, based on ethnic origin, aesthetic principles, and thermal imaging
Objective: Understanding age management, while incorporating a comprehensive care plan using Nutriceuticals and nutrition
Understanding the key milestones in development of light theory and laser systems
Objective: Establish sound understanding of principles, and history of lasers and & other photo therapies, Identify laser safety signs, eyewear, and the importance of lasers protocols
Objective: Identify wavelength Chromophore therapies and common vascular problems. Understand characteristics and applications of hair removal, and laser applications for Tattoo Removal
Segment I: Light-Emitting Diode (LED) and Low Level light (LLT)
Segment II: Photorejuvenation Technology, Radiofrequency and Ultrasound
Segment III: Ablative and Fractional Ablative Systems
Segment IV: Non-Ablative and Fractional Non-Ablative Systems
Objective: Implement a comprehensive Aesthetic dermatology-nursing plan using (LED), light Emitting Diodes and (LLLT), and Low- level light therapies. Develop and understanding of Fractional Ablative and Non- Ablative Systems
Objective: Understand Radiofrequency, Ultrasound, Cryolipolysis, and low-level laser Liposculpting, used for Non-Invasive Body Contouring, (Mechanical Biostimulation Cavitation, heat induced).
Most people are dissatisfied with some aspect of their appearance. However, some individuals are so distressed about the way they look that it interferes with their daily life. Body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) is a severe and impairing disorder characterized by a preoccupation with an imagined or slight flaw in appearance. Although BDD has been described in research and literature for more than a century it remains an under recognized disorder.
Objective: Develop awareness from recent research finding that address the face and body perception. Understand and discuss how the perception of faces and bodies are integrated. How to recognize and address patients with BDD
Sclerotherapy is the use of Injectable agents to modify and destroy superficial venous blood vessels that may have functional and cosmetic consequences that prompt a patient to seek treatment. At some point, a large percentage of the population will experience a venous problem during his or her lifetime. The field of phlebology, which is the diagnosis, and treatment of venous disorders, has expanded in the aesthetic and dermatology field of nursing.
Botox® Cosmetic, Dysport, Facial Anatomy, Physiology, Histology, Bacteriology, Cell Proteins, Proprietary AgentsObjective: Identify facial anatomy of injection sites for neurotoxin administration; design and create aesthetic nursing care plan
Juvederm, Radiesse, Restylane, Perlane, Anatomy, Physiology, Histology, and Filler Categories
Objective: Understand clinical overview of dermal fillers, history, anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, histology, and filler categories
Basic Science and Peels, Molecular Structure of Peels, Assessing Peel Depth, Peeling ProtocolsObjective: Identify clinical understanding of limitations & rationale implementing safe application of chemical peels & other peeling agents and their effects on all skin types.
Implementation of Aesthetic Nursing Legal Aspects, and Ethics, Evidence-Based Practice:
Objective: Establish and implement strong empirical evidence in current medical & social polices to support political change in Aesthetic and Dermatology nursing protocols within the nursing scope of practice.
Segment II: Culture Compendencies
Objective: Understand and define various Culture Compendencies in aesthetics, how to address various issues creating knowledge and awareness
Creating entrepreneurship, business skills, and understanding management internal, external, and defining stakeholders. Physician collaboration and ethical conduct in business, aesthetic compliance formation of legal framework, organizational control, financial issues and liability assumptions.
Objective: Understanding the fundamentals of a business plan to create strategies for success, how to collaborate with physicians, understanding a business arrangement, and understanding the role of compliance standards within an aesthetic practice.