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Tracey Hotta
Job Title
President, THMA
Professional Designations
RN, BSN, CPSN-R, CANS-R, ISPAN-F
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Tracey began her nursing career in 1984 and has dedicated her past 28 years to practicing in and advancing the field of medical aesthetics. One of the first RN injectors in Canada, Tracey is now a member of the prestigious Quarter Century Club of the Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario. Tracey is a respected advocate for patient safety and passionate about ensuring the highest quality of aesthetics education. Her high standards and values are reflected in the THMA Consulting training program and her national team of expert clinical trainers.

Tracey received a diploma from AJ MacMaster School of Nursing in 1984. She then completed her education at Ryerson University, graduating in 1996 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing.

Tracey’s Blog: Looking Back on Three Decades in Medical Aesthetics

In 1990, she was hired as the operating room manager at the Cosmetic Surgery Institute in Toronto. She worked with Dr. Wayne Carman for 15 years, developing an in-depth knowledge of plastic surgery procedures and aesthetic injection skills. This new field of nursing prompted Tracey to establish a training program for new injectors entering the field of medical aesthetics.

I’m proud of how many nurses are now choosing this as a career, and how many entrepreneurial medical professionals are creating and building their own successful practices today.” – Tracey Hotta

In 2005, Tracey joined Dr. Mitchell Brown at Toronto Plastic Surgery in Toronto as the patient educator for surgical patients. She also developed her own aesthetic injection practice.

Tracey opened her own aesthetic practice in 2014, just walking distance from her home in Thornhill.  She also drew from her teaching experience and practical experience to set up the THMA Preceptorship Program. Tracey has made sure the program ensures patient safety by maintaining high standards and professional ethics.

 Tracey lectures across North America on surgical and non-surgical plastic surgical procedures and has published several related articles. She is the current editor of the Plastic Surgical Nursing journal, an editor of the ISPAN (International Society of Plastic Aesthetic Nursing) Core Curriculum, and worked on the study guide for the CPSN (Certified Plastic Surgical Nurse) and CANS (Certified Aesthetic Nurse Specialist) certification exams.

Tracey is proud to be the past president of the ISPAN and a founding member for the Canadian Society of Aesthetic Specialty Nurses (CSASN). She chaired a task force that developed the Standards and Guidelines for Aesthetic Nurse Injectors recognized by the Canadian Nurse Association.

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