NH Board of Nursing Policies:

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OPLC Board of Nursing 


Position Statements Supported by AMPNH:




Medical Aesthetic Practice Hand Hygiene Policy


To establish guidelines and procedures for hand hygiene and to reduce the spread of illness. Policy covers cleaning hands by hand washing with soap and water or using alcohol based hand sanitizer. Soap and water is readily available in all patient care areas and hand sanitizer will be available throughout the facility for accessible hand hygiene.


Policy applies to all staff including reception. Staff will use good hand hygiene practices. Soap and water will be utilized (but not limited to) in the following scenarios:

During routine care, hand sanitizer or soap and water will be used for all other situations. This includes (but is not limited to):


Alcohol based hand sanitizer

Soap and Water

Glove Use

Medical Aesthetic Practice Cleaning and Disinfecting Policy


To establish guidelines for the cleaning and infection prevention of patient care areas.


Medical Aesthetic Practice Biohazard Waste Policy


To establish guidelines for the disposal and handling of biohazard waste and sharps (needles, syringes, vials, ampules).


The following items should be placed in a Red Sharps Box using careful technique to avoid injury (puncture/needlestick):

Red Sharps Boxes will be replaced once the contents within the container reach the “Do Not Fill Past This Line” text on the box. Allowing the contents to accrue past this line increases the risk for needle stick injuries.

The clinical team will be responsible for the removal of full Sharps Boxes from the treatment areas. Closed Sharps Boxes will be placed within a biohazard bag.

The clinical team will be responsible for the closure of full biohazard bags and office manager for notifying the third-party vendor that the facility needs full boxes picked up.

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