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Cosmetic Nursing vs Nursing: Which is right for you?

So you Have an Artistic Eye?

Are you wondering if you should take the steps to enter the field of medical aesthetics and cosmetic nursing? Wonder no further, as National Laser Institute’s Founder and CEO, Louis Silberman, connects with an aesthetic injector, Allison. 

“Join me on my journey as we discover how aestheticians, nurses, physicians, and complete career changers are living their passion in this booming billion-dollar medical aesthetics industry.”  Louis Silberman- CEO

Allison, an Arizona native, practices cosmetic nursing and owns and operates her own successful medical aesthetics practice. She first started her dream to become a nurse in her sophomore year of high school. When a nurse came to talk to her school about the profession, Allison thought,

“I like the sound of that, I’m going to be a nurse. I never changed my mind from that moment, I knew that was what I was going to do.”

When she realized she could combine her love of art with her interest in family practice, Allison found medical aesthetics welcoming her with open arms. Allison first stumbled into Botox and fillers when the practice she worked at realized they weren’t getting reimbursements from insurance companies after patient visits.

Allison also noted she was not able to spend as much time with patients as she had hoped. The business owner of the family practice Allison was working at decided to bring in medical spa services. The practice had a nice base of patients that trusted their care. Why wouldn’t the same patients they come to the practice for medical spa services too?

“I remembered the training specifically, the first time I got to inject dermal fillers. Having the syringe in my hand, starting to inject, and seeing it change as I’m injecting. And I just thought, oh I love this! It feels like doing artwork, it feels like sculpting.”

When Louis first met Allison, he wanted her to work for him. As a result, Allison was flattered, but let him know,

“Lou, I think I want to open my own business.” 

For that reason, Allison is now the successful owner and cosmetic nursing practitioner of her own business. In addition to being an entrepreneur, Allison works as a medical aesthetics instructor at National Laser Institute.

For Allison, creating a medical aesthetics practice is founded on building relationships leading to strong word-of-mouth referrals as they rave about their amazing results!

Learn With Confidence at National Laser Institute

“Is it true after a couple days of basic fundamental training, that someone can get out there and rock and roll? Because a lot of nurses don’t know that after a handful of days, you can get some good basic training to get to the next step.”

Allison is confident the hands-on training at National Laser Institute is relevant and needed in the industry.  Students are gaining the skills necessary to inject and perform laser services safely and with confidence in the cosmetic nursing realm.

“The students come in with a foundational knowledge of facial anatomy and know basic injections. We’re giving them the confidence in their skillset necessary for them to succeed. I don’t know anyone that would want to interview or take the resume without having that certificate,” says Allison.

A well-known industry leader, National Laser Institute, continues to have long-standing reputation in injectable and laser treatments. Aesthetic injectors train on the latest techniques by medical aesthetic professionals. In addition to the didactic portion of the course, you will receive hands-on training with real clients. National Laser Institute will give you the confidence you need to take the step into the field of cosmetic nursing.

“Finding your purpose isn’t only about making great money, it’s about so much more! It’s about tapping into your passions and chasing your dreams.” Louis Silberman- CEO

Is Medical Aesthetics For You?

Did your childhood include a love of creating and being surrounded by art? In addition, are  you a people-person who loves helping and connecting with others? A job in medical aesthetics is a fulfilling career that will allow you to live out your passion while providing new opportunities to sculpt everyday.

Medical aesthetic professionals are truly artists. They study the careful incorporation of bones and tissues of the face to create the beautiful, desired effect of the client. Because of this, aesthetic nurses carefully pinpoint where and how much to inject, similar to how a sculptor sculpts clay.

Are you interested in learning more about cosmetic nursing? National Laser Institute offers your choice of virtual consultations from the comfort of your home or in person complimentary consults. Click here to schedule yours.

About the Author

Hello! I’m Bri Kelley, and I have dedicated the last four years to creating SEO blog content for National Laser Institute. With a family deeply rooted in the company– my mother contributing for nine years and my brother for two– I have immersed myself in the realm of cosmetic lasers and medical aesthetics for almost a decade.

My enthusiasm for skincare and the fascinating realm of medical aesthetics fuels my work. Important to note, my writing spans both the spa and educational facets of National Laser Institute. On the educational side, I delve into the advantages of pursuing a career in either cosmetic lasers or medical aesthetics.

When I write spa-related content, I illuminate the perks of various cosmetic laser and medical aesthetic treatments. Due to this, the dual focus allows me to gain a comprehensive understanding of each aspect within the medical aesthetic field. As well as that, I find great joy in continuous research, which ensures that my content remains current with the latest developments in the ever-evolving landscape of medical aesthetics.