This unit of study introduces students to the specialty of cosmetic nursing. Foundational nursing assessment strategies are applied to the use of commonly used cosmetic injectable treatments and other treatments and procedures, including laser. Scope of practice for the nurse in the cosmetic industry is analysed and identification and management of adverse events is also examined. There is a strong focus on safety and evidence based practice.
|Foundational Concepts in Cosmetic Nursing|
|Unit of study code||309|
|Availability||Graduate Certificate in Cosmetic Nursing|
|Pre-requisite||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 role of the cosmetic nurse||a) evaluate the role of the nurse in the cosmetic setting||Assessment 1: Online discussions||10%||3, 8|
|Theme 2: Foundational client management concepts||b) examine the use and formulation of commonly used cosmetic treatments||Assessment 2: Short answer essays||30%||5|
|Theme 3: Laser safety||c) discuss the foundational nursing management strategies associated with cosmetic procedures||Assessment 3: Case analysis||50%||9|
|Theme 4: Common cosmetic procedures||d) analyse contemporary literature related to the assessment and management of people undergoing cosmetic procedures to ensure evidence-based practice||Assessment 4: Laser Safety course||10%||10|
|Theme 5: Identification and management of adverse events||e) examine and address the challenges in managing a safe environment within the cosmetic setting|
Foundational Concepts in Cosmetic Nursing (309) 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.