The Aesthetic Medical Emergency Team: Helping to Ease Practitioner Anxiety About Injectable Complications

The Australasian Academy of Cosmetic Dermal Science is pleased to introduce the Aesthetic Medical Emergency Team (AMET) to our students, new graduates and alumni. Developed specifically to assist cosmetic injectors (both doctors and nurses), AMET provides a much-needed service to the industry, especially our new graduates of the Graduate Diploma of Cosmetic Nursing and Injectables. […]

AACDS Introduces Digital Credentials to Dermal Therapy Training and Cosmetic Nursing Training

The Australasian Academy of Cosmetic Dermal Science (AACDS) is pleased to announce the introduction of Digital Credentials to students and graduates of all AACDS courses and units of competency. This is a significant step to further enhance the student journey and strengthen employment outcomes upon graduation. What are Digital Credentials? Digital credentials are changing the […]

Position yourself for the best start with your ABIC Membership

ABIC

Finally, the aesthetics industry has one strong national voice, with The Aesthetic Beauty Industry Council, also known as ABIC.   As you enter your career in dermal therapies or cosmetic nursing, know there is an industry body to support you. With access to resources and templates that will be your valuable industry reference guide, you […]

Everything You Need to Know About Cosmetic Injectables Training

Cosmetic Injectables

The aesthetics industry is expanding every year, and the need for cosmetic nurses with expertise and empathy is growing with it (The Aesthetic Society, 2019). Are you a qualified nurse with a passion for aesthetics? Completing a highly regarded, formal cosmetic injectables training course is an important step in your journey to becoming a practicing […]

Entrepreneurship Without a Laptop

In the Western world, we have a very distinct ideology of what a modern businesswoman should be. If you conjure up in your mind a typical businesswoman, she would hold a commerce degree or MBA, have the latest IT device and sport an awesome power suit and pair heels. Well…so I thought. In 2015, I […]

Cosmetic Nurse Training: What’s the difference between a weekend injectables course and a formal qualification in cosmetic nursing?

Cosmetic nursing is a dynamic, flexible and rewarding career pathway for nurses. The field of aesthetics is rapidly growing on a global scale with significant growth in non-invasive procedures such as laser, body sculpting and cosmetic injectables (The Aesthetic Society, 2019). This industry growth gives rise to new career opportunities in the safe and effective […]

Psychodermatology: A new approach to dermal therapies and cosmetic nursing

(Acne vulgaris, along with various other skin conditions, can cause low self-esteem, anxiety and embarrassment in patients.) This is the second of many blogs at the Australasian Academy of Cosmetic Dermal Science (AACDS) featuring journal articles to assist our students’ learning. Today’s featured article is for both dermal therapists and cosmetic nurses and builds upon […]

Functional Magnetic Stimulation: Redefining intimate health and wellness

Did you know one in three mothers suffer with incontinence? During pregnancy and childbirth, as the baby moves through the birth canal, the nerves of the pelvic floor muscles are stretched and the bladder may lose its muscle tone. The bladder itself is not often damaged, however the nerves and muscles that have been overstretched […]

Cosmetic Nursing Journal Article Feature

This is the first of many blogs at the Australasian Academy of Cosmetic Dermal Science featuring journal articles to assist our students’ learning. Today’s featured article is for cosmetic nurses, though is also applicable to dermal therapists and cosmetic doctors. We selected this article because it reinforces the importance of the holistic approach in aesthetics. […]

Is a Laser Tattoo Removal Course for Me?

Are you considering adding laser tattoo removal to your scope of services? Before you take the plunge, there are a few factors to be considered. This article aims to clarify some of the questions aesthetic professionals often ask the Australasian Academy of Cosmetic Dermal Science (AACDS) about practicing laser tattoo removal.   Consideration #1 In […]