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Advanced practice (AP) esthetician training must consist of a board-approved curriculum of 500 hours that includes items B to E. A prerequisite for the training is completion of the esthetician or cosmetologist training in part 2110.0520 at a board-licensed school within the past five years or an active Minnesota license as a cosmetologist or esthetician.


Part 2110.0500, subparts 2 and 3, do not apply to AP esthetician curriculums. Up to five percent of the AP esthetician curriculum may be accomplished through field trips, and up to five percent of the AP esthetician curriculum may be provided by guest presenters when accompanied by the instructor. If the regular course instructor is not in attendance when a guest presenter is present, the limitations of part 2110.0630 apply unless the guest presenter holds an active instructor license.


A combined esthetician and AP esthetician program approved by the board may be offered to any student and must include both the esthetician training in this part and part 2110.0520. Students who partially complete a combined program under this item are not eligible for an esthetician license unless the partial training received meets the requirements of part 2110.0520.


There must be theoretical instruction in the following: advanced cell histology of the skin; lymphatic system; wound healing; skin classification systems; dermatological disorders and terminology; advanced practice skin care treatments; chemistry and biochemistry of product ingredients and modalities; electrical and light energy; client consultation with skin classifications and medical history; infection control; and health and safety.


There must be clinical instruction in the following:


skin analysis;


client consultation;


dermaplaning or a machine exfoliation service;


chemical peels to include alpha hydroxy acids, beta hydroxy acids, trichloroacetic acids, and blended acid peels;


electrical energy services to include services using direct current, indirect current, sound energy, and light energy;


advanced facial treatments using lymphatic drainage and advanced extractions;


skin needling; and


infection control and safety procedures.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 155A.26; 155A.27; 155A.29; 155A.30; L 2015 c 77 art 2 s 81


43 SR 347

Published Electronically:

October 8, 2018

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