52852WA GRADUATE DIPLOMA OF COSMETIC NURSING AND INJECTABLES
The 52852WA Graduate Diploma of Cosmetic Nursing and Injectables is a postgraduate course developed specifically for qualified nurses wishing to enter the field of cosmetic medicine. This nationally accredited qualification will provide nurses with the knowledge and hands-on practical skills required to work in a cosmetic medical practice, performing a range of dermal therapies, injectable procedures, and cosmetic nursing duties. The unit 'CDNEIP02: Evaluate and perform cosmetic injectable procedures’ is the first nationally accredited unit covering the theoretical and practical skills associated with dermal fillers and wrinkle relaxants.
Current registration through AHPRA as a registered or enrolled/division 2 nurse. Please note: If you graduated prior to 2008, you must hold a current medication endorsement.
Please note that Ahpra places additional requirements on Enrolled Nurses practicing cosmetic injectables
SEMESTER ONE - THEORY UNITS
CDNERT02 Analyse epidermal resurfacing therapies
CDNLBT02 Analyse light-based therapies used in cosmetic medicine/ laser safety (Includes approved Laser Safety Certificate)
CDNCAS01 Apply communication and assessment strategies to patient consultation (Theory component)
CDNPDD02 Apply principles of dermatology and dermatoscopy to cosmetic medicine (Theory component)
CDNEFC02 Evaluate the use and formulation of cosmeceuticals HLTINF005 Maintain infection prevention for skin penetration treatments (Theory component)
SEMESTER ONE - CLINICAL COMPETENCIES
CDNPLT01 Provide laser and light-based procedures in a cosmetic medical context
CDNPCM02 Provide clinical microdermabrasion procedures in a cosmetic medical context
CDNPSN02 Provide skin needling procedures in a cosmetic medical context
CDNPCP02 Provide chemical resurfacing procedures in a cosmetic medical context
SEMESTER ONE - CLINICAL COMPETENCIES CONT’D
CDNCAS01 Apply communication and assessment strategies to patient consultation (Practical component)
HLTINF005 Maintain infection prevention for skin penetration treatments (Practical component)
CDNPDD02 Apply principles of dermatology and dermatoscopy to cosmetic medicine (Practical component)
SEMESTER TWO - THEORY UNITS
CDNSCP02 Evaluate surgical and non-surgical cosmetic procedures
CDNEIP02 Evaluate and perform cosmetic injectable procedures (Theory Component)
CDNIHD01 Integrate health and dermatology for aesthetic practice
SEMESTER TWO - CLINICAL COMPETENCIES
CDNEIP02 Evaluate and perform cosmetic injectable procedures (Practical component)
OPTIONAL CLINICAL PLACEMENT*
76 hours of clinical experience at an approved cosmetic medical clinic. This unit is available to students who do NOT have relevant industry experience.
*The Clinical Placement unit is a non-accredited unit.
BECOME A SUCCESSFUL DERMAL THERAPIST
FREE SHORT COURSE IS NOW AVAILABLE
This course describes the steps to become a successful Dermal Therapist in Australia. The course material is designed to help undergraduate candidates make an informed decision about pursuing a career in aesthetics and graduate candidates (those currently working in a health or beauty related field), determine which educational pathway will meet their career goals. The main topics of the course include:
- An overview of the aesthetics industry, future growth and forecasts
- A dermal therapist’s scope of practice
- Governance and regulation of the aesthetic industry
- Best practice standards in dermal therapies
- How to launch your career as a Dermal Therapist
The course will take you approximately two hours to complete inclusive of all readings and downloads. On course completion, you will have a sound understanding of the aesthetics industry and the various roles dermal therapists have.
Completing the ‘Becoming a Successful Dermal Therapist’ short course is great preparation for a career up-skill in 2024, especially if you’re considering moving into the field of aesthetics or ready to start your journey.