Amendments to House Bill 2642

Here are the amendments made to Oregon House Bill 2642:

 

Amendments     02/04/5/2015

SECTION 1

  • “Advanced non-ablative esthetics procedure’ means a procedure that uses a laser, light, radio frequency, ultrasound, plasma or other device or modality registered with the United States Food and Drug Administration for the purpose of performing non-ablative procedures on the skin or hair, including, but not limited to:
  • Skin rejuvenation
  • Photo rejuvenation
  • Body contouring
  • Dyschromia reduction
  • Cellulite reduction
  • Hair removal or reduction, and
  • Non-ablative tattoo removal

 

  • “Certified Advanced Esthetician” means a person certified to practice advanced non-ablative esthetics procedures under sections 1 to 6 of this 2015 Act.

 

SECTION 3

  • Except as provided in subsection (2) of this section, the Board of Certified Advanced Estheticians shall issue a certificate to practice advanced nonablative esthetics procedures to an applicant who:
  • Is at least 18 years of age;
  • Is a certified practitioner in good standing in the field of esthetics
  • Provides proof of successful completion of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Certification and a Basic First Aid course.
  • Provides proof to the board of professional liability insurance.
  • Provides proof to the board of a collaborative agreement with a health care professional capable of prescriptive authority whose scope of practice allows the supervision, who is readily accessible by telecommunication, treatment plan in place, agreeing to provide medical attention if needed within 48 hours
  • Meets any educational requirements established by the board by rule
  • Successfully completes any training requirements established by the board by rule;
  • Passes an examination adopted by the board by rule and administered by the Health Licensing Office; and
  • Pays a fee adopted by the board by rule.

 

Facility License

License holder of a facility where advanced aesthetic services are performed must be a licensed esthetician with an advanced certificate, or other licensed medical professional capable of prescriptive authority whose scope of practice allows the supervision Each facility offering laser services must have a designated Laser Safety Officer, and operate per current ANSI Standards.

 

Qualified Training Facility Guidelines

A person seeking to establish a training center for advanced esthetics certification must submit an application through the Higher Education Coordinating Council’s Private Career School containing a description of the training, including a syllabus and list of courses.

An advanced esthetician training center must list a designated Laser Safety Officer.

A laser training center must provide proof of a collaborative agreement with a health care professional capable of prescriptive authority whose scope of practice allows the supervision, who is readily accessible by telecommunication, treatment plan in place, agreeing to provide medical attention if needed within 48 hours

Training information must include

-Laser Safety per most current ANSI standards

-Theory of action with laser, light, radio frequency, plasma, ultrasound, or other device or modality registered with the United States Food and Drug Administration for the purpose of performing non-ablative procedures on the skin or hair including fundamentals of operation

-Biological effects of laser, light, radio frequency, ultrasound, plasma or other device or modality registered with the United States Food and Drug Administration for the purpose of performing non-ablative procedures on the eye and skin

-Non-beam hazards

-Control measures for safety

-Written protocols for every device in use

 

The training center must comply with all Oregon Higher Education Coordinating Commission requirements.

Training center educators must meet ODE instructor qualifications and hold the required licensure/certification for the program they are instructing.

 

GRANDFATHERING IN: Prior to enactment of the Certified Laser Esthetician certification date, an applicant for a Certified Laser Esthetician certificate must have an active license in good standing as an esthetician, pay the appropriate license fee, and provide the HLO and Board of Certified Laser Estheticians with proof of having satisfied one or more of the following requirements:

(A) A minimum of five hundred employment as a laser operator under the delegation or supervision of a licensed physician, advanced registered nurse practitioner, or naturopathic physician, or other licensed professional whose licensure permits such delegation or supervision; (a) Is licensed in good standing to practice esthetics procedures in the state; and

(b) Pays a fee adopted by the board by rule.

or

(B) Forty hours of laser theory and fundamentals and a minimum of 24 hours of practical hands-on skills of a treatment modality listed in Section 1; (a) Is in good standing to practice esthetics procedures in the state; and

(b) Pays a fee adopted by the board by rule.

or

(C) Certification from a nationally recognized laser certification such as National Council on Laser Certifications, American Board of Laser Surgery or Allied Professional Association Laser Certification. (a) Is in good standing to practice esthetics procedures in the state; and

(b) Pays a fee adopted by the board by rule.

or

(D) Is certified to practice advanced nonablative esthetics procedures in a state where the

requirements to practice advanced nonablative esthetics procedures are substantially similar

to the requirements to practice advanced nonablative esthetics procedures in this state;

(a) Is in good standing to practice advanced nonablative esthetics procedures in the state

where the applicant is certified to practice advanced nonablative esthetics procedures; and

(b) Pays a fee adopted by the board by rule.