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Scope of practice for therapists performing aesthetic treatments

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The demand for well qualified therapists is increasing as more are working alongside medical practitioners offering non-invasive procedures.

As such treatments require a more scientific approach to skin and body treatments, it’s important for clinic owners to know which treatments can be performed by therapists and which are doctor only. This is to reduce the incidences of complications resulting from treatments performed without adequate training or supervision.

Many professional industries rely on a scope of practice to ensure the safety of the patient and therapist and to maintain standards against which the professionals subscribe.

To find out what falls within the therapist's scope of practice regarding non-invasive aesthetic treatments, read Yolandé Swanepoel’s article on pages 30 and 31 in the September 2022 issue of the Professional Beauty magazine. Click here

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