The Plastic and Aesthetic Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice, Third Edition is an essential resource for nurses who specializes in the protection, maintenance, safety, and optimization of health and human bodily restoration and repair before, during, and after plastic cosmetic and reconstructive surgical procedures or nonsurgical aesthetic procedures. Developed by a group of nurse experts, this premier professional resource provides detailed discussions of the specialty's roles, practice settings and environments, healthcare consumer population, and ethics and advocacy issues. It lays out the essentials of contemporary plastic and aesthetic nursing practice, including a comprehensive delineation of the competent level of practice and professional performance required of any aesthetic and plastic surgery registered nurse. Each standard is measurable by a set of specific competencies.
A must-have for plastic and aesthetic nursing practitioners, educators, and students, this publication is also aimed at other nursing professionals and allied healthcare providers, researchers, and scholars. In addition, it is a resource for others involved in plastic and aesthetic care, including employers, insurers, lawyers, regulators, policy makers, and stakeholders.