New Legislation Regarding Esthetician Use of Advanced Devices Going Into Effect This July in Oregon

Posted By American Med Spa Association, Tuesday, January 5, 2016

New legislation going into effect on July 1, 2106, in Oregon. According to Oregon House Bill 2642, new laws will be put into place regarding the estheticians' use of lasers, IPLs, radio-frequency and other advanced devices. According to the official bill: (2) In adopting rules under subsection (1)(b) of this section, the board shall adopt rules: (a) Requiring a certified advanced esthetician to conduct all advanced nonablative esthetics procedures in a facility for which a license has been issued under ORS 690.055; (b) Requiring a certified advanced esthetician to maintain client disclosure forms that include, at a minimum, disclosure of the existence of professional liability insurance; and (c) Requiring a certified advanced esthetician to enter into an agreement with: (A) A physician licensed under ORS chapter 677 or a nurse practitioner licensed under ORS 678.375 to 678.390; or (B) A licensed health care professional who works at the same location as the certified advanced esthetician and who has the authority to prescribe drugs listed in Schedule III, IV or V. (3) The purpose of an agreement described in subsection (2)(c) of this section is to provide a certified advanced esthetician with a licensed health care professional to whom the certified advanced esthetician may refer a client of the certified advanced esthetician. Read full Oregon House Bill 2642.