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10.27.25.00.htm 10.27.25.00. Title 10 MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH Subtitle 27 BOARD OF NURSING Chapter 25 Cosmetic Procedures Authority: Health Occupations Article, §8-205(a)1) and (2) Annotated Code of Maryland
10.27.25.01.htm 10.27.25.01. 01 Exclusion from Regulations.. A. This chapter is not applicable to, and does not restrict or limit, other health care practitioners who are authorized to perform these duties under their respective practice acts.B. This chapter does not restrict or limit a Maryland Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner from possessing, prescribing, evaluating, or performing the procedures under this chapter.
10.27.25.02.htm 10.27.25.02. 02 Definitions.. A. The following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) “Body treatment” means cellulite lymphatic drainage and cellulite vacuum massage.. 2) “Cellulite lymphatic drainage”means a therapy in which the practitioner uses a range of specialized and gentle rhythmic pumping techniques to move the skin in the direction of the lymph flow.3) “Cellulite vacuum massage” means:. a) The massage of peripheral blood, lymph, and inter-tissue liquid with the
10.27.25.03.htm 10.27.25.03. 03 Procedural Categories.. A. Procedures designated as Category A shall include body treatments with:. 1) Cellulite lymphatic drainage; and. 2) Cellulite vacuum massage.. B. Procedures designated as Category B shall include light treatments with:. 1) Infrared light;. 2) Magenta light;. 3) Photochemotherapy;. 4) Photodynamic;. 5) Photosensitizing agents;. 6) UVA light; and. 7) UVB light.. C. Procedures designated as Category C shall include laser treatments admin
10.27.25.04.htm 10.27.25.04. 04 Education.. To administer medication or to perform cosmetic and dermatologic treatments, a nurse shall:. A. Complete a program of study that includes theory appropriate to the medication to be administered and the procedure to be performed that includes, but is not limited to:1) Anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology related to the integumentary system as well as systems specific to the procedure being performed;2) Appropriate technique for each cosmetic procedure;.
10.27.25.05.htm 10.27.25.05. 05 Cosmetic Procedures in General.. A. The nurse shall comply with the employment setting’s written cosmetic policies and procedures that comply with this chapter.B. The nurse shall be guided by and comply with the written policies and procedures in keeping with recognized standards of care that include, but are not limited to:1) Care and maintenance of appropriate equipment and safe operation;. 2) Description of how the procedure is to be performed;. 5) Emergency procedures;.
10.27.25.06.htm 10.27.25.06. 06 Cosmetic Procedures ― Licensed Practical Nurse.. Except for Category C, the LPN may perform the cosmetic procedures identified in Regulation .03 of this chapter.
10.27.25.07.htm 10.27.25.07. 07 Cosmetic Procedures ― RN.. The RN may perform all of the procedures identified in Regulation .03 of this chapter..
10.27.25.08.htm 10.27.25.08. 08 Exceptions.. Except for cryotherapy, the nurse may perform the cosmetic procedures identified in Regulation .03 Category F independent of the requirements stated in Regulation .05D of this chapter.
10.27.25.09.htm 10.27.25.09. 09 Prohibited Acts.. A. The licensed nurse may not:. 1) Perform cosmetic procedures on a standing order or protocol;. 2) Perform the pre-procedure medical assessment or evaluation;. 3) Perform medical diagnosis or prescribe cosmetic procedures;. 4) Develop the client treatment plan;. 5) Prescribe medications for cosmetic or dermatological procedures;. 6) Perform the post-procedure medical evaluation of the client; and. 7) Administer injections for the purpose of:.
10.27.25.9999.htm 10.27.25.9999. Administrative History Effective date: May 30, 2011 (38:11 Md. R. 671).
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