National Laser Institute trains students from all backgrounds including aestheticians, nurses, physicians, and complete career changers! Our programs allow students to follow their passion in the booming $16 billion dollar medical aesthetics industry.
Our CEO and Founder, Louis Silberman, reached out to connect with Heather, an aesthetic nurse, after her 2 Day Botox & Filler training to check in and see how the course helped her achieve her dreams.
“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
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Before attending the National Laser Institute cosmetic injectables program, Heather worked as a Registered Nurse distributing medical devices in doctors offices for vitamin and antibiotic IV infusions. Once Heather graduated, she was eager to learn and practice her skills.
“Especially the hands-on, I wanted more, I just wanted to keep practicing. It was so fun, it didn’t feel like work to me,” said Heather.
When asked which cosmetic injectable or filler was the most fun, Heather explained she enjoyed the filler because it felt like an art form. “The design is in the placement, figuring out where the client needs more or less to achieve their desired look,” explained Heather.
Why Aesthetic Nursing?
Heather always had an interest in the beauty industry. In addition, she has always liked to make people feel better about themselves, and to give them more confidence in their beauty.
Heather wondered in the back of her mind how she could blend her love for beauty into a career. For that reason, aesthetic nursing was the perfect choice for Heather to do what she loves and pursue her dream career.
“I have yet to hear a student say that this wasn’t for them, like you hear in so many other careers out there.” – Louis Silberman on the topic of aesthetic nursing.
What’s Next For Heather?
Louis asked Heather what she saw for her future; Would she open her own practice as an entrepreneur or would she work for someone else and gain some experience? Heather described her plans to work for someone else to get some good, solid experience and training. After that, who knows what else is in stock for Heather. Best of all, she does not want to limit herself: she’s open to anything and everything. Heather just wants to continue with her passion: to do injectables and aesthetic medicine.
Hospital Patients vs. Medical Spa Clients
Louis asked Heather to describe the difference in treating patients she works with in the hospital versus the clients she works with in the medical spa. To illustrate, Heather replies that its not even comparable.
“In the hospital setting, most of the time they are there because they have to be there, not that they want to be there.” In contrast to patients in a med spa, “The difference to me with the patients that were coming in is that they wanted to be there, they chose to be there…it was their decision, this wasn’t forced, so they were excited. They couldn’t wait ’til you could get your hands on them.”
Heather illustrated the difference perfectly. Clients want to receive treatment in the medical spa. In contrast, patients in the hospital often don’t want to be there. In other words, clients sign up for medical aesthetic services happily and are excited to undergo the experience. In short, Heather prefers to practice happy medicine.
Connect with an Aesthetic Nurse
National Laser Institute has had over 17,000 graduates in 18 years. Louis enjoys staying connected with National Laser Institute’s graduates to ensure that they are happy in their career. “Phrases like This is cool!, I need more, I want more!, Now, I am doing this full-time!, and I love my job! are what I love to hear from our graduates.” says Louis Silberman. It’s easy to see that you can make your aesthetic nursing dream a reality.
Are You Thinking Of Becoming An Aesthetic Nurse?
Do any of these statements sound like you?
- You have always shown an interest in beauty and aesthetics.
- Making people feel beautiful and confident is a passion of yours.
- You want to make money doing what you love.
In short, if the above statements ring true with you, a career in medical aesthetics may be right for you.
“It was so fun, it didn’t feel like work to me.” – Heather, on the topic of aesthetic nursing
Who can Become an Aesthetic Nurse?
- Registered Nurses (RN)
- Nurse Practitioners (NP)
- Doctors (MD)
If you have one of the designations listed above, you can learn more about our CE/CME courses by clicking here. In contrast, if you do not have one of the medical designations listed above, you can still work in the medical aesthetic industry as a cosmetic laser technician.
Cosmetic laser technicians are able to perform a wide-variety of laser procedures to help beautify client’s to their desired image. Click here, to learn more about cosmetic lasers. If you are interested in taking courses, please call 1-800-982-6817 or click here to live chat with one of our admissions advisors.