For most nurses, “fun” is not the first word that comes to mind when describing their nursing career. Instead, words like rewarding or satisfying might be more common choices, or even stressful and exhausting. (Research shows that even when nurses love their career, as many as 70% experience levels of stress that make them consider their profession.)
That’s the bad news. Now, the good: Nurses who love their patients but not their current job situation or career prospects are creating better futures for themselves by pivoting to a different subspecialty or expanding their scope of practice. How? With Botox training, which is widely understood as the first step to a successful career in aesthetic medicine.
The Field of Aesthetic Medicine is Attracting So Many Nursing Professionals
The wonderful thing about a career in aesthetic medicine is that for many nurses, it allows them to keep the parts of their job they love the most while leaving behind the parts they like the least. After all, aesthetic medicine is simply an extension of nurses’ existing skill set, making the transition into aesthetic medicine all but seamless.
Moreover, nursing professionals in good standing don’t need to obtain any additional licensure to practice aesthetic medicine. They also don’t need to go back to school to pursue an additional degree or bury themselves in student loan debt. But there are plenty of other reasons nurses are attracted to aesthetic medicine. Let’s explore them below!
Botox Training Can Make Your Nursing Career More Fun
The appreciation and cultivation of beauty are intrinsically enjoyable, and that’s why so many nurses are surprised to discover just how fun aesthetic medicine can be, starting with Botox training. When you take your first Botox certification course, you’ll learn more than just sound techniques to ensure you can safely and effectively perform Botox injections. That’s just the science side. There’s also the beauty side, where you’ll learn principles drawn from the art world and how to translate them to enhancing facial anatomy. This powerful intersection of art and science, along with its highly individualized application, makes aesthetic medicine incredibly fun.
When you train the AAAMS (American Society for Aesthetic Medicine and Surgery), we set you up for success from day one! Our aesthetic courses are designed to be comprehensive yet accessible and are taught by accomplished industry experts. And with both virtual and hybrid courses to choose from, we make it super easy to learn at your own pace and on your schedule.
Last, because we know that success in any field depends on an entire ecosystem of sustained support, we created our one-of-a-kind professional Aesthetics Network. It’s very similar to LinkedIn, and it’s exclusively for aesthetic professionals. It instantly connects you to other aspiring practitioners, helps you identify mentorship opportunities, access learning resources, take advantage of special events, and much, much more!
Botox Training Can Make Your Nursing Career More Fulfilling
Let’s start with everything that working in aesthetic medicine is not. Consider the following: Aesthetic medicine is practiced in upscale settings during regular office hours outside of hospital-based bureaucracies, and treatments are entirely elective. This means that much of the stress that comes with almost any other nursing job is automatically eliminated. No more dealing with exhausting or unpredictable schedules. No more navigating complex office politics. No more being expected to perform duties without sufficient resources or support.
Now, let’s look at what working in aesthetic medicine is and why it can be so fulfilling. Aesthetic medicine is a daily exercise in strategically combining your technical training and anatomical artistry. It’s also a daily exercise in earning trust, delighting clients, and forming longer-term relationships. (Since aesthetic procedures must be routinely maintained, you’ll be developing relationships with clients that can last for potentially decades.) And because every client presents unique challenges, your work will remain continually fresh, challenging, and inspiring.
Botox Training Can Make Your Nursing Career More Lucrative
Non-invasive aesthetic procedures are in record-setting demand as more working professionals spend their days in virtual office environments in which they’re constantly on camera—and thus more invested in looking camera-ready than ever before. The market for medical aesthetics is growing so rapidly that its meteoric rise has spawned articles not just in medical journals but also in finance-focused publications like Fortune Magazine.
This means that the job market for aesthetic professionals has never been hotter and that Botox and dermal filler certification have never been more bankable. Medical aesthetics training can be one of the shortest and most cost-effective ways to make your resume more impressive, expand your job options, increase your earning power, and—if you’re thinking of starting your own medspa—unleash your hustle and entrepreneurial spirit.
Ready for a more fun, fulfilling, and lucrative nursing career? Visit us today to see why since 2006, the AAAMS has been the industry’s top platform for fully accredited aesthetics training. Learn more about us, enroll in a course, and join the Aesthetics Network to begin your latest and greatest career adventure. We look forward to training with you!