What Medical Spa procedures can a Physician’s Assistant (PA) perform in Minnesota? 

 

Procedure Can Administer?
Full Field Ablative (laser skin resurfacing)

Example: CO2, Erbium; YAG

Yes, with appropriate training and skill, and under the limited supervision of a physician in a “practice agreement” whose scope of practice includes the procedure. Supervision can be remote.
Micro Ablative (fractional resurfacing)

Example: Fraxel, Pixel, Halo

Yes, with appropriate training and skill, and under the limited supervision of a physician in a “practice agreement” whose scope of practice includes the procedure. Supervision can be remote.
Non-surgical Skin Tightening

Example: Ulthera, Thermage, Pelleve, Venus

Yes, with appropriate training and skill, and under the limited supervision of a physician in a “practice agreement” whose scope of practice includes the procedure. Supervision can be remote.
Photo-facial Pulsed Light Therapy (IPL)

Example: IPL, BBL

Yes, with appropriate training and skill, and under the limited supervision of a physician in a “practice agreement” whose scope of practice includes the procedure. Supervision can be remote.
Tattoo Removal

Example: Picosure, Q-switched

Yes, with appropriate training and skill, and under the limited supervision of a physician in a “practice agreement” whose scope of practice includes the procedure. Supervision can be remote.
Body Contouring

Example: CoolSculpting, Vasershape, Liposonix, Emsclupt

Yes, with appropriate training and skill, and under the limited supervision of a physician in a “practice agreement” whose scope of practice includes the procedure. Supervision can be remote.
Vaginal Rejuvenation

Example: Alexandrite, Diode, Nd: YAG

Yes, with appropriate training and skill, and under the limited supervision of a physician in a “practice agreement” whose scope of practice includes the procedure. Supervision can be remote.
Hair Removal (laster, pulse light, dermaplaning)

Example: Alexandrite, Diode, Nd: YAG

Yes, with appropriate training and skill, and under the limited supervision of a physician in a “practice agreement” whose scope of practice includes the procedure. Supervision can be remote.
Injectable Toxins and Dermal Fillers

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

Yes, with appropriate training and skill, and under the limited supervision of a physician in a “practice agreement” whose scope of practice includes the procedure. Supervision can be remote.
Microneedling

Example: SkinPen

Yes, with appropriate training and skill, and under the limited supervision of a physician in a “practice agreement” whose scope of practice includes the procedure. Supervision can be remote.
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