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Aesthetic Nursing in Alberta Frequently Asked Questions

Document Type: Collaborative Document
Last Updated: July 17, 2020


Aesthetic nursing is the provision of specialized procedures for the purpose of cosmetic treatment such as, but not limited to, dermal fillers, volume enhancers, collagen stimulators, lipolysis, and neuromodulators. This area of practice is constantly evolving and could include more procedures. The roles and responsibilities of a nurse performing aesthetic nursing procedures may vary by jurisdiction. It is the responsibility of a nurse coming from another jurisdiction to be familiar with the scope of practice in Alberta. The purpose of this FAQ is to inform all nurses in Alberta about their professional responsibilities and accountabilities related to aesthetic nursing practice.