This page regularly updates links to professional information relevant to Cosmetic Appearance Nurses – from industry standards – to the most current safety information.

Professional Standards

Australian Draft of Standards

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Guidelines for Registered Medical Practitioners who perform Cosmetic Medical and Surgical Procedures

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Advanced Nurse Competencies

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British Association of Aesthetic Nurses

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Health & Safety

Advertising

No testimonials allowed.

If you mention a brand of botulinum toxin you must have that brand’s disclaimer in small writing at the bottom of the page.

Medical Council Advertising Guidelines

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Association of NZ Advertisers

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TAPS Advertising Guidelines

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Advertising Standards Authority

Advertising Code of Ethics

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Code for Comparative Advertising

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Therapeutic and Health Advertising Code (effective 1 September 2016)

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The ASA Codes are quite strict about misleading claims and social responsibility and it would be wise to avoid comparing a cosmetic product / device / procedure with a medicine / medical device / method of treatment and implying the same result. Such an approach would be open to complaints to the ASCB which would have strong chances of being upheld.

Guidelines developed by the Aesthetic Complications Experts (ACE) Group

Anatomy for Injections Video