What Medical Spa procedures can an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) perform in Minnesota? 

 

Procedure Can they administer?
Full Field Ablative (laser skin resurfacing)

Example: CO2, Erbium; YAG

Yes*
Micro Ablative (fractional resurfacing)

Example: Fraxel, Pixel, Halo

Yes*
*Non-surgical* Skin Tightening

Example: Ulthera, Thermage, Pelleve, Venus

Yes*
Photo-facial Pulsed Light Therapy (IPL)

Example: IPL, BBL

Yes*
Tattoo Removal

Example: Picosure, Q-switched

Yes*
Body Contouring

Example: CoolSculpting, Vasershape, Liposonix, Emsclupt

Yes*
Vaginal Rejuvenation

Example: Alexandrite, Diode, Nd: YAG

Yes*
Hair Removal (laster, pulse light, dermaplaning)

Example: Alexandrite, Diode, Nd: YAG

Yes*
Injectable Toxins and Derma Fillers

Example: Botox, Dysport, Xeomin, Jeuveau, Restylane, Juvederm

Yes*
Microneedling

Example: SkinPen

Yes*

 

Vein Treatment Therapy (spider or varicose)

Example: Sclerotherapy, Vbeam

Yes*
Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) Yes*
IV Therapy Yes*
Platelet-rich Plasma (PRP) Treatments Yes*
Microdermabrasion Yes*
Dermaplaning Yes*
Superficial (non-medical) Chemical Peel

Example: Alpha Hydroxy Acid Peels, Salicylic Peel, Jessner’s Peel, TCA Peel

Yes*
Hydradermabrasion

Example: HydraFacial, DermalInfusion, DermaSweep

Yes*
Microblading and Permanent Make-up Yes*
Thread Lifts Yes*
Aesthetician Services

Example: facials, makeup, surface skin treatments, waxing, tweezing

Yes*

* with experience and training to demonstrate skills and competence (and under a collaboration agreement to get the 2080 hours if required)

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