Course Details

Region: West Midlands | Venue: Live via Zoom | Duration: Half day (afternoon)

Course Topic(s):

Anti-Ageing, Cosmetic Surgery, Dental, Health and Safety, Infrared Therapy, Laser IPL, Laser IPL - Vascular Problems, Laser Safety, Laser Safety - Core of Knowledge, Light Based Hair Reduction, Skin Care, Skin Health, Tattoo Removal

Contact Details

Bioptica Laser Aesthetics

Mike Regan

Nelson House
2 Hamilton Terrace
Leamington Spa
CV32 4LY

07917 573466


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Core of Knowledge for Lasers & IPLs in healthcare

This BMLA approved half day course provides essential training in laser and intense pulsed light (IPL) safety for those involved in using lasers or IPLs in cosmetic / aesthetic applications, and also in the medical, surgical and dental sectors.

The course is a specialised health and safety course which, in accordance with UK Department of Health guidance, provides an ideal and necessary adjunct to more clinical / treatment based courses.

Our Core of Knowledge Course meets the syllabus defined by the UK Department of Health MHRA (Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency).

The syllabus is set out in MHRA document: Guidance for the safe use of lasers, intense pulsed light source systems & LEDs in medical, surgical, dental & aesthetic practices DB2008(03), and covers the following topics:
- introduction to light and lasers;
- the effect of light on human tissue;
- the use of lasers and intense pulsed light in medical and healthcare applications;
- the hazards of lasers and other intense pulsed light sources;
- safety requirements, standards and guidelines;
- safe exposure levels for the eyes and the skin;
- hazard classification and the meaning of warning labels;
- principles of risk assessment;
- laser and intense pulsed light (IPL) controlled areas;
- responsibilities and safety management;
- safety control measures and personal protection;
- quality assurance procedures and record keeping.

The Course Tutor is a fully Certificated LPA (Laser Protection Adviser), and each delegate receives a Certificate of Attendance, and a CD containing a full colour copy of the presentation slides.

Venue Details: Live via Zoom

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Fee: £150 (VAT excluded) | No Catering

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