Lasers & IPL Laser Safety Officer Training Course
This course equips clinicians with the fundamental knowledge needed to understand the laser and IPL technology used in aesthetic practice. The unit on light physics discusses the science of light and concepts such as the electromagnetic spectrum, selective photothermolysis and the interactions between light and the skin. The unit on laser and IPL systems gives an overview of how the technology works. The unit on regulation covers legislation, regulation and standards both nationally and those pertaining to the state-based requirements set out for Queensland, Western Australia and Tasmania. The safety unit is the largest topic and ensures the participant understands the requirements for client and staff safety, personal protective equipment, controlled access to laser rooms and laser safety planning and auditing. This course also gives an introduction to the common clinical applications of lasers and IPL in clinical practice. Assessment is a two hour, online, open book exam.
Who is it for?
GPs, doctors, nurses, beauty therapists and other dermal clinicians or skin therapists.
How long does it take?
Eight to ten hours at your own pace, in your own time.