2017 ORS 676.640¹
Certification for practice of advanced nonablative esthetics procedures
  • rules

(1) Except as provided in subsection (3) of this section, the Health Licensing Office shall issue a certificate to practice advanced nonablative esthetics procedures to an applicant who:

(a) Is at least 18 years of age;

(b) Is an esthetician in good standing with the Board of Cosmetology;

(c) Successfully completes:

(A) Subject to subsection (2) of this section, an advanced nonablative esthetics education program or training program, or an advanced nonablative esthetics program that combines education and training, that is approved by the Board of Certified Advanced Estheticians; or

(B) A nationally recognized program that is approved by the Board of Certified Advanced Estheticians and through which individuals are certified to use lasers or other devices for purposes related to practicing advanced nonablative esthetics procedures;

(d) Passes an examination adopted by the Board of Certified Advanced Estheticians by rule; and

(e) Pays the applicable fees established under ORS 676.576 (Fees).

(2) An education program described in subsection (1)(c)(A) of this section must be:

(a) If the program is located in this state, licensed through the Higher Education Coordinating Commission; or

(b) If the program is not located in this state, substantially equivalent to a program licensed through the Higher Education Coordinating Commission.

(3) The office shall issue a certificate to practice advanced nonablative esthetics procedures to an applicant who:

(a) Is an esthetician in good standing with the Board of Cosmetology;

(b) Is authorized and in good standing to practice advanced nonablative esthetics procedures in a state where the requirements to practice nonablative esthetics procedures are substantially similar to the requirements to practice advanced nonablative esthetics procedures in this state; and

(c) Pays the applicable fee established under ORS 676.576 (Fees).

(4) The office shall issue a temporary certificate to perform advanced nonablative esthetics procedures to an applicant who:

(a) Is an esthetician in good standing with the Board of Cosmetology;

(b) Meets any qualifications prescribed by the office by rule; and

(c) Pays the applicable fee established under ORS 676.576 (Fees). [2015 c.722 §3]

Note: Section 8, chapter 722, Oregon Laws 2015, provides:

Sec. 8. Notwithstanding the requirements listed in section 3 (1)(c) of this 2015 Act [676.640 (Certification for practice of advanced nonablative esthetics procedures) (1)(c)], the Health Licensing Office shall, until January 1, 2018, issue a certificate to practice advanced nonablative esthetics procedures to an applicant who, in lieu of those requirements:

(1) Provides proof to the office of having been employed for not less than 500 hours as a laser operator under the supervision of a health care professional whose scope of practice includes the practice of advanced nonablative esthetics procedures; or

(2) Provides proof to the office of having completed 40 hours of education related to laser theory and fundamentals and of having completed 24 hours of practical experience performing each modality listed in section 1 (1) of this 2015 Act [676.630 (Definitions for ORS 676.630 to 676.660) (1)]. [2015 c.722 §8]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 676—Health Professions Generally, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors676.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
 
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