Registered Nurses (RNs) and Enrolled Nurses (ENs) working as cosmetic nurses

Registered Nurses (RNs) and Enrolled Nurses (ENs) are increasingly working in the area of cosmetic nursing within private cosmetic practices. There are many different procedures that are available or becoming available in Australia, including dermal therapies and injectable cosmetic procedures. Cosmetic nurses are only able to perform procedures if they are educated, competent and are authorised by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) as a RN or EN to do so. This information sheet outlines The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, scope of practice of a profession, scope of practice of an individual, delegation and supervision of ENs by a RN, Queensland regulation, who decides scope of practice and references.

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Accreditation Professional Standards,Nurse Practitioner,Professional,Workplace Health Safety

Creation Date: 25 Aug 2022

Latest Update: 04 Nov 2022

Date Authored: 01 Jan 2022

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