This unit of study analyses the advanced role of the cosmetic nurse. Professional and ethical responsibilities related to cosmetic practice are explored, including the use of social media and advertising. Psychological and social factors relating to cosmetic procedures are explored throughout the consultation and assessment process. Advanced cosmetic nursing practice is evaluated, and management of treatment complications and emergencies are examined.
|Advanced Concepts in Cosmetic Nursing|
|Unit of study code||310|
|Availability||Graduate Certificate in Cosmetic Nursing|
|Pre-requisites||308 – Applied Dermatological Anatomy and Physiology|
|Mode of study||Online|
|Hours of study||150|
|Co-ordinated by||Jamie-May Newman
|Content||Intended learning outcomes for this subject/program
After completing this subject, the learner will be able to:-
|Type of assessment
Note the completed assessment item (e.g. Assessment 1: Online discussion)
(% of total marks)
|When assessed – academic week
(e.g. Week 8)
|Theme 1: The cosmetic nurse in practice||a) critically analyse the specialist role of the cosmetic nurse and the implications for future practice||Assessment 1: Online discussions||10%||4, 8|
|Theme 2: Social & psychological factors in cosmetic nursing||b) evaluate the advanced concepts of cosmetic nursing management to inform clinical practice||Assessment 2: Essay||40%||5|
|Theme 3: Advanced cosmetic nursing practice||c) examine the social and psychological factors that impact on people undergoing cosmetic procedures||Assessment 3: Case analysis||40%||9|
|d) discuss treatment evaluation and follow up care strategies
e) critically evaluate management strategies related to cosmetic procedures against evidence from the literature to ensure evidence-based practice.
|Assessment 4: Laser module||10%||10|
Advanced Concepts in Cosmetic Nursing (310) is a Tier 4 unit.
|Tiers||2023 Member price (10% discount)||2023 Non-member price||2024 Member price (10% discount)||2024 Non-member price|
*Fees are subject to change without notice.