Arizona Aesthetic Nurses

  1. hello fellow aesthetic nurses of arizona!

    i'm new to the area and would like to get some information on practicing in this state. it can be difficult getting started/finding resources in aesthetics especially in a new area and i've found that the laws are a bit more stringent than the state that i recently moved from. i figured joining allnurses would be my best bet in networking with other aesthetic nurses...

    i've found out (board of nsg) in order to practice in az i would be required to receive formal training from an accredited facility to obtain certification, yet there wasn't a resource to inform me of the best option for institutions to attend. i found a 'laser school' that wants $8,500 for a couple of weeks of training...i would basically be paying to learn what i already know. the tuition doesn't even cover injectables!

    i've already sent out a few resumes to medspas/training facilities to not only obtain an employer, but get the certification out of the way. surprisingly, i have had no bites. i'm assuming that i haven't gotten in for interviewing because i sent my resumes during the summer months, which are the slowest months of the year. i have some contacts that i'm grateful for, but i've had a couple of interviews at shady places that would not work out.

    fall/winter is quickly approaching so i'm hoping to eventually find something, but it won't matter if i can't get my cert. out of the way. i'm chompin at the bit!!!

    any suggestions out there???
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