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There is no "Medical Esthetician License" in the United States.

Want to have a Master Esthetician license? Get NCEA Certified now

Those who choose to become NCEA Certified do so for a variety of reasons, including:

  • A commitment to career and the industry
  • A desire to challenge skill level and knowledge base
  • A commitment to personal growth and continuous learning
  • A move to another state, where the hours of training are higher than what they received in school and need the credential for endorsement/reciprocity

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The NCEA Certified designation could mean the difference between getting or missing out on your next promotion or position. Certification better prepares the skin care professional for today's job market. The NCEA certified skin care professional is a leader. The NCEA Certification program provides you with tools to anticipate and respond to changes. With your certification, you will be better equipped to respond to the constantly changing demands and advances within our profession.

 

For more information visit www.NCEACertified.tv


Background
The Society of Dermatology SkinCare Specialists is an Association Member of the coalition and supports the national skin care certification credential. SDSS membership voted to encourage its members to attain the NCEA Certified credential to better meet the esthetician job tasks of the esthetician and support professional mobility.

 

WHAT BEING NCEA CERTIFIED MEANS...

NCEA Certified is the professional status awarded to a skin care professional that has met the competency standards as set-forth by NCEA's 1200 Hour Esthetician Job Task Analysis. It represents the highest skin care credential available in the United States and adherence to the code of ethics of the profession.

NCEA Certified Professionals may also be members of the National Coalition of Estheticians, Manufacturers/Distributors & Associations.

Download Comparitive Analysis Report–Are all Esthetic Credentials Created Equal?

CERTIFICATION OVERVIEW

The path to becoming NCEA Certified begins with knowing if you meet the candidate requirements. Complete the application with supporting documents, and submit for verification. Prepare for and take the Certification Exam. This entire program can be completed in as little as 6-8 weeks.

STEP 1 - Purchase of the Training Manual is a mandatory first step. You must complete the six (6) Knowledge Reviews from the manual and attach to the Affidavit of Knowledge Review Completion.

STEP 2 - The Candidate Application and other supporting documents are then submitted for Records Verification. Once your records are verified you are then provided with the Authorization-to-Test email. (ATT)

STEP 3 - With your ATT, contact the Testing Call Center within 15 days of receipt and schedule to take your exam within 90 days!

For additional information on attaining the NCEA Certified credential, visit www.NCEACertified.tv

About Comira
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About NCEA
The mission of the NCEA is to define standards of practice through certification and continuing education accreditation in order to represent and advocate for the esthetic profession.

NCEA is protecting your right to practice by...

  • Providing professional excellence through the NCEA Certified credential
  • Approving continuing education through the Commission on Accreditation
  • Advocating to strengthen your voice and position with state regulatory boards

 


COA-Approved Interactive CE Activities

MEDICAL ESTHETICS  

INSTRUCTIONS                                              Download Article & Test here (.pdf)

  1. To reinforce your learning and retain the information, highlight or underline the answers to each of the (30) Study Objectives.
  2. Take the Three (3) Self-Assessment Tests, and then attach the tests to the  CE Registration Form. All 3 tests must score of 75% or higher in order to obtain your CE Certificate.
  3. Complete the CE Registration (Section A) and Course Evaluation (Section B).
  4. Section C - Enclose a check or money order payable to NCEA:
             NCEA Member Price: $34.95                         Non Member Price: $44.95
  5. Mail completed CE Registration Form, payment, & three tests to:
             NCEA CE Program, 484 Spring Avenue, Ridgewood, NJ 07450-4624.

GENERAL PURPOSE STATEMENT
To provide the skin care professional with a review of Medical Esthetics. The Commission on Accreditation (COA) has approved this activity for 3 CEs and is good through July 1st, 2015.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES
After completing this interactive medical esthetics activity, the skin care professional will be able to:

  1. Evaluate the role of the esthetician in medical esthetics and formulate a job description.
  2. Describe medical esthetic procedures for cosmetic and medical indications.
  3. Understand scope of practice and increased responsiblities in a medical setting.
  4. Summarize the differences of working in a spa vs. a medical esthetics practice.

 

LASER & LIGHT THERAPY

INSTRUCTIONS                                              Download Article & Test here (.pdf)

  1. To reinforce your learning and retain the information, highlight or underline the answers to each of the (30) Study Objectives.
  2. Take the Three (3) Self-Assessment Tests, and then attach the tests to the  CE Registration Form. All 3 tests must score of 75% or higher in order to obtain your CE Certificate.
  3. Complete the CE Registration (Section A) and Course Evaluation (Section B).
  4. Section C - Enclose a check or money order payable to NCEA:
             NCEA Member Price: $44.95                         Non Member Price: $64.95
  5. Mail completed CE Registration Form, payment, & three tests to:
             NCEA CE Program, 484 Spring Avenue, Ridgewood, NJ 07450-4624.

GENERAL PURPOSE STATEMENT
To provide the skin care professional with a review of Laser & Light Therapy. The COA has approved this activity for 4 CEs and is good through July 1st, 2015.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES
After completing this interactive medical esthetics activity, the skin care professional will be able to:

  1. Evaluate the role of the esthetician pre and post-procedures.
  2. Describe laser & light therapy treatments for cosmetic and medical indications.
  3. Understand scope of practice and increased safety responsibilities when performing laser & light therapy procedures.
  4. Summarize the history and physics of laser and light therapy.