The mission of the Canadian Society of Aesthetic Specialty Nurses is to provide:

  • current evidence-based education  

  • the highest standards to protect the public in ensuring their safety
  • forums to promote professional growth and personal advancement for  nurses whose primary focus is in aesthetic medicine


  • to provide a forum and communication tool to inform and educate aesthetic specialty  nurses on surgical and non-surgical aesthetic treatments or procedures
  • to unite the nursing members to establish guidelines for professional standards, promoting ethical practice, and protecting the status of the profession.
  • to promote and advance the qualifications and professional practice of aesthetic specialty  nursing


  • Registered Nurse, Nurse Practitioner or Registered Practical Nurse who has a current certificate of competence from their provincial college and upholds the philosophy of CSASN.

  • RN / RPN / NP (surgical or non- surgical) working with Core Specialists (Plastics, dermatology,ENT, opthalmology)

  •  RN / RPN / NP  working with a  non- core specialist upon provision of documentation that the  Medical  Director has been trained in aesthetic medicine.