It is recommended that when working on any paying patron that you be fully insured for the procedures you are performing. Please check with your state for all important information pertaining to licensing and insurance.
AAI is an International Company training both licensed and non-licensed individuals, anywhere from home use to nurses. Because of the large variance in the students we educate, and the fact that laws and governing boards vary from country to country, state to state, and city to city, it is the sole responsibility of the student to research their governing boards and laws within their state and country if you are planning to perform any of the procedures we offer as a business.
American Med Spa Association provides more information and insight regarding laws and licensing in the US.
We at the AAI encourage all students to take extra precaution when performing any procedure where bloodborne pathogens may be present.
In the United States, the government agency responsible for worker safety is the Occupational Safety and Health Administration otherwise known as OSHA.
We require that all students seeking certification through AAI to complete the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogen Training Course to meet and satisfy the training requirement under the federal OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard which prescribes safeguards to protect workers against the health hazards from exposure to blood and other potentially infectious materials and to reduce their risk from this exposure. Example health hazards include but are not limited to Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, HIV, Malaria, Brucellosis, Syphilis, West Nile Virus, etc.
Online training and certification are available through OSHA, and the training course is valid in all USA states.
Those outside the US must check their laws and regulations for requirements. If this is not a requirement for your area, please provide us with that proof during the time of the final exam and certification process.
*This certification must be updated after one year.
Any procedure where there is the possibility to blood exposure, you want to take every precaution available to you for both the client and your own safety.
Who Needs to Comply with OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens?
Anyone who could be "reasonably anticipated" to exposure to blood or OPIM (other potentially infectious materials) as a result of performing their job duties need to comply with OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens.
• Healthcare Workers
• Emergency Responders
• School and Day Care Staff
• Cleaning and Janitorial Staff
• Tattoo and Permanent Makeup Artists
• Cosmetologists & Aestheticians
AAI also encourages professional interaction with clients from the beginning to the end of their interaction with you as a practitioner. This includes but is not limited to:
• Proper Consultation
• Intake Forms
• Client/Patient Files
• Procedure Table Set Up
• Patient/Client Follow Up
AAI has prepared the proper intake forms to use in your business. These will be located on the final module of your course. We begin with the Patient Health Disclosure Form. Because you are working with a procedure that may expose you and your patient/client to blood, it is important to gather their health information. Also note that any time working on the mouth area it may cause trauma to the lip region. Patients with a history of the herpes virus may be at risk for breakout following the procedure. Anyone with exposed cold sores should not undergo this treatment until the infected area is healed.
Disclaimer of Medical and Legal Liability: Aesthetics Accreditation International training courses are intended to provide the general knowledge to perform procedures but is not intended to be a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Reliance on the information in this training course for procedural purposes is to be used at your own risk. If you have questions or concerns, contact a medical professional prior to treatment. AAI is not held responsible or liable for risks involved with this procedure.
AAI strongly advises each member or student to research their local legislation. It is your sole responsibility to check and clarify all rules and regulations pertaining to your country, state, city, and county if you are planning on performing our training program procedures as a professional. AAI is not held responsible to provide this information and AAI cannot guarantee this information for any person. Please check with your local health department, governing boards, and FDA regulations regarding performance of any AAI course procedure. AAI is not held responsible or liable for legal encounters regarding licensing, regulations, or other legal aspects pertaining to procedural operation.