NEW: The Med Spa Safety Act

ASDSA’s newest model legislation that defines both “medical spa” and “medical director” and provides language requiring on-site supervision of any non-physician providers. Optional enabling clauses include additional education requirements; notification of patients if a physician is not on-site; and mandatory adverse event reporting to the FDA.

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PULSE (Safe Laser and Energy-based Device Act)

Model legislation which addresses non-physicians performing laser and energy-based device procedures without proper training and/or physician oversight. The model legislation allows for the delegation of non-ablative laser or energy-based procedures to non-physicians, but any procedures that remove, burn or vaporize the live epidermal surface of the skin can only be performed by physicians.

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SUNucate (Reducing the Risk of Skin Cancer and Excessive UV Exposure in Children Act)

SUNucate model legislation allows students to possess and utilize sunscreen at school and day camps without a prescription or physician’s note; includes optional enabling clauses that permit the use of sun-safe clothing (long-sleeved shirts and hats) and incorporating sun-safe behavior into school curriculum.

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