Face To Face Laser Safety Officer's Certificate (WA Only)

 

This is a theory-based course, which focuses on the clinical aspects of laser and IPL treatment and the required safety standards as outlined by the Radiation Safety Act. This course is government accredited and recognised by the two main Laser authorities; QLD Radiation Health and the Radiological Council of WA as an official Radiation/Laser Safety Officer’s Certificate.

At the end of this 8-hour course, you will be required to attempt an online exam. The pass mark for this exam is 70%. Upon successful completion of this course, it will lead to the issue of the IPL/Laser's Safety Officer's Certificate from the Australasian Academy of Cosmetic Dermal Science (RTO Provider Number 51373).

Why Study With AACDS?

Our Laser Safety Officer's course is unique because it encompasses both safety and the clinical aspects of laser treatment within a cosmetic medical context. Most LSO courses are generic (ie. for many different industries) and only cover safety as opposed to patient and laser setting selection, skin analysis and many other clinical aspects associated with effective laser treatments.

Certificate Benefits

  • Necessary as a prerequisite for laser licensing in Queensland, Tasmania and Western Australia, with other Australian states soon to follow in a similar manner.
  • Decrease insurance issues and potential litigation
  • Gain credibility and confidence from your patients/clients

Course Content

SECTION 1: LASER AND LIGHT PHYSICS

Light energy
Electromagnetic radiation
Light Emission
Difference between Laser and IPL
Skin Optics
Light and Tissue Interaction
Selective Photothermolysis
Absorption Spectrum

SECTION 2: THERAPEUTIC PARAMETERS

Therapeutic Parameters
Wavelengths
Thermal Relaxation Time
Fluence
Pulse Duration
Exposure Dose
Pulse Train
Spot Size
Fitzpatrick Skin Types
Skin Cooling

SECTION 3: ROLE OF LASER SAFETY OFFICER

Medico-Legal Requirements
Health Risks
National Laser Standards
Laser Classification
Laser Labelling
Laser License and Registration
IPL Regulation
IPL and Laser Hazards
Potential Complications and Expected Side effects
Contraindications
Minimising Risks and Managing Complications
Eye protection
Safety Signs
Restricted Access
Plume
Fire and Electrical Safety
Role of LSO

Course Cost

$595 (inc GST)

Admission Requirements

None

To Apply:

1. Click on the below button to download a copy of our 'Application Form'

2. Complete the 'Application Form'

3. Send your completed application via email to: enquiries@aacds.edu.au - our Enrolments Team will get back to you within 2 business days to process your payment and secure your place in the course.

DOWNLOAD APPLICATION FORM

COURSE AT A GLANCE

COST

$595 (inc GST)

ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

None

STUDY MODES

Face-to-face plus an online quiz


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