Both Botulinum Toxin Type A and Type B (e.g. Botox®) and dermal filler administration are within the nursing scope of practice as set out in the nursing regulations. Botox® is a Schedule I medication, and most dermal fillers are either Schedule II medications or substances.
Vashti is interested in practising nursing in medical aesthetics. She researches the competencies she needs to work in this area; she enrolls in education to gain these competencies.
Before her first day at her new job, Vashti:
Reviews her BCCNM
Scope of Practice standard and relevant standards of practice to ensure she is practicing within her scope and meeting all relevant standards. Vashti pays particular attention to:
Talk to one of our regulatory practice consultants. Consultation is available by:
Review the following consent agreements to see how not meeting BCCNM Standards of Practice can impact your nursing practice.