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Laser Safety Officer


There are no prerequisites for this laser/IPL Safety training course but knowledge about skin anatomy and physiology is an advantage.

Who is it for?

Anyone wanting to learn! GPs, doctors, nurses, beauty therapists, and other dermal clinicians or skin therapists. People with no experience but would like to improve their knowledge in this area.

Course Objective

Operational Characteristics Of Lasers

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

Laser Hazards

  • Laser-tissue interactions
  • Particular hazards of delivery systems 
  • Ocular and skin hazards
  • Patient-specific hazards 
  • Reflected beam hazards 
  • Laser plume hazards 
  • Hazards related to anaesthesia and management of the shared airway
  • Fire, explosion, electrical and environmental hazards.

Principles And Procedures For Safe Laser Use

  • Standards, regulations and guidelines
  • Laser classification and hazard analysis
  • Audit of laser facilities
  • Laser controls in health care facilities 
  • Examples of safe practice and programs
  • Equipment inspection (quality assurance) protocols 
  • Investigation and management of laser accidents/incidents
  • Eye protection and protective eyewear 
  • Potential for fire and explosion and protection against flammability hazards
  • Management of airborne contaminants (laser plume) 
  • Electrical safety
  • Laser controlled areas—designation, warning signs, entry controls, control of access to the laser
  • Hazards of particular procedures
  • Role and responsibilities of an LSO.

Dry/Meso Skin Needling Course

This is very much a hands-on workshop on reducing scars and wrinkles with a simple needling technique. You will receive the digital machine and manual skin rollers in your kit including your course fees.

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