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In Oregon, the injection of Botox, fillers, and laser treatments are defined as the practice of medicine. Oregon common law is construed as prohibiting the corporate practice of medicine, but the Oregon Revised Statutes carve out specific exceptions.See ORS Chapter 58.
Can a nurse, esthetician, physician assistant or nurse practitioner own a med spa by employing a medical director?
Employment of a physician as a medical director where a non-physician runs the medical spa>>Read More
Can nurses, physician assistants, or estheticians work on commission for administering laser treatments or injectables such as Botox?
Oregon law on self-referrals, ORS § 441.098, would>>Read More
A physician or a Licensed Independent>>Read More
See answers for specific delegations allowed for Botox injections and laser treatments under question "Who can inject Botox and other injectable fillers?”.>>Read More
Initial patient examinations>>Read More
Certain conditions must be met and it depends>>Read More
Under Oregon law, the use of laser, light radio frequency and plasma devices ("LLRP” devices) is the practice of medicine.See ORS 677.085.>>Read More
Such unsupervised use of lasers may>>Read More
Pursuant to ORS 677.085(4), the practice of medicine includes: "Offer or undertake to diagnose>>Read More
In Oregon, an esthetician>>Read More
The use of Botox and dermal fillers can be within the scope of practice of>>Read More
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