Procedure Manual

New Procedure Manual edition issued at the 2013 APP Conference and Expo!

Hard Copy and PDF versions available in the Publications section of our Online Store.

The all new and thoroughly updated APP Procedure Manual is now available in print form and via digital download. Over 8 years in the making (since the prior version), this comprehensive guide contains everything from a piercers’ introduction to microbiology and detailed information on skin preparation, body jewelry, aftercare, equipment, cleaning, disinfection, and sterilization, right up through ethics and legalities, dealing with emergencies and much more.

Complete with an extensive glossary of terms and definitions, sample logs and signs that can be used in your studio, sample release forms, a physician’s acknowledgment form, gauge conversion chart, guidelines for hand hygiene, and other practical and useful items. This is the only edition of the procedure manual to contain well over 100 current and reliable resources for the material cited. It is a must-have for every professional piercer, and any health inspector or legislator who deals with our industry.