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Laser Safety Training

Course Summary

Our Online Laser Training courses provide all the necessary learning requirements for the safe use of lasers and laser systems for diagnostic, cosmetic, therapeutic, medical and dental uses in health care facilities, including hospitals, private medical facilities and dental practices, and the cosmetic industry.

Both Laser Safety Operator & Laser Safety Officer e-courses follow the recommendations of ASNZS4173:2018 – and are approved for the purpose of obtaining a laser licence in all Australian states and territories with regulated licensing requirements.

In addition to our online courses, we also offer Private Group On-site Laser Safety Training – at a time and place that suits you. Call us on 1300 852 475 for more information.

 

OPERATOR COURSE
$253

e-learning

2.5 hrs*

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OFFICER COURSE
$330

e-learning

3.5 hrs*

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Quick Overview
Duration
2.5hrs & 3.5hrs

Certificate
CPD Hours

Prerequisites
min. age 16 yrs

Our courses are approved for the purposes of obtaining a Class 3B or 4 lasers.

Laser Safety Operator Course (online 2.5 hrs*)

Our comprehensive online course covers ALL surgical and cosmetic lasers and includes:

  • Physics and the operation of lasers
  • Interaction of laser radiation with tissue
  • Hazards of surgical lasers
  • Laser safety
  • The role of the laser operator/nurse

 

Laser Safety Officer Course (online 3.5 hrs*)

Our comprehensive online course covers ALL surgical and cosmetic lasers and includes:

  • Physics and the operation of lasers
  • Interaction of laser radiation with tissue
  • Hazards of surgical lasers
  • Laser safety
  • The role of the laser operator/nurse
  • Role and responsibilities of the Laser Safety Officer
  • Administrative controls, audits and checking credentials
  • Laser clarification and hazard area assessment
  • Australian Standards requirements
  • Relevant ACORN standards
  • Accident response

 

 *  e-course hours are based on average completion times and should be used as an indication only. Course completion times may vary from student to student.

There are no pre-requisites to undertake our Laser Safety training course. We recommend students be at least 16 years of age to competently understand and complete.

Who should undertake the course?

All Medical, Nursing & Allied Health Professionals plus Beauticians, Skin Specialists & any person operating a laser within Australia including;

  • Doctors
  • Surgeons
  • Perioperative Nurses/Other Nursing
  • Allied Health Professionals
  • Skin Cancer Clinics
  • Beauticians
  • Plastic Surgery Professionals
  • Laser Technicians &  Operators
  • Ophthalmologists
  • Skin Specialists
  • Dermatologists
  • Podiatrists
  • Police Force Personnel
  • Tattoo Removal
  • Allied Health Professionals
  • Veterinarians
  • Other Medical & Non-Medical Laser Users

Operational characteristics of lasers

  • Generation of the laser beam and propagation of light.
  • Characteristics of the laser beam.
  • Properties of different types of lasers.
  • Optical pathways, delivery systems and applicators.
  • Laser controls, e.g. power/pulse/time settings, emergency control and delivery systems.

 

Laser hazards

  • Laser tissue interactions and how these vary with wavelength.
  • Particular hazards of delivery systems.
  • Ocular and skin hazards.
  • Patient-specific hazards.
  • Reflected beam hazards.
  • Laser plume hazards.

 

Principles and procedures for safe laser use

  • Standards, regulations and guidelines.
  • Eye protection and protective eyewear.
  • Laser controlled areas— warning signs, entry controls, control of access to the laser.
  • Requirements for laser safety in procedural rooms and operating theatres

 

Intense Pulsed Light sources (IPLs)

In addition, some information on the operation and safety of IPLs is included in the above courses at appropriate points.

 

ENROL NOW: Laser Safety Operator Online Course – $253

ENROL NOW: Laser Safety Officer Online Course – $330

Once enrolled and payment complete, Healthcorp will email students with log-in instructions to undertake the e-learning online course. Any questions or technical assistance please call 1300 852 475.

ENROL NOW: Laser Safety Operator Online Course – $253

ENROL NOW: Laser Safety Officer Online Course – $330

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