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

Upcoming Events

Nov
18
Thu
all-day The Anatomical Dissection and Co...
The Anatomical Dissection and Co...
Nov 18 all-day
The Anatomical Dissection and Cosmetic Procedures Workshop 2021
The Australasian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ASAPS) invites you to the Anatomical Dissection and Cosmetic Procedures Workshop at the Medical Engineering Research Facility (MERF), Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, 18 November 2021. The workshop is held before the 2021 Non-Surgical Symposium starting on Friday 19 November on the Gold Coast. This Workshop is open...
Nov
19
Fri
all-day The Non-Surgical Symposium
The Non-Surgical Symposium
Nov 19 – Nov 21 all-day
The Non-Surgical Symposium
Invitation to participate in the 10th Anniversary of the Non-Surgical Symposium If you are passionate about non-surgical cosmetic treatments and keen to share your experience, knowledge, and research findings, the 10th-anniversary meeting of the NSS presents the perfect opportunity for you to participate in the scientific program of Australasia’s leading non-surgical meeting. Be it an...