Educational Courses by Day — Sunday, April 29, 2018

12:30pm – 4:30pm

S20A The Institute for Laser and Light-Based Technology – Foundations of Light and Laser
4 CME credits
Discounted pre-registration fee for Surgeons and PA/NP: $795        On-site fee $845
Discounted pre-registration fee for RN and Office Staff: $595            On-site fee $645
John Hoopman, CMLSO**
Level: Comprehensive                    Organization: Didactic
Desired outcomes:
This educational program is designed for the health care provider utilizing medical laser technology in the care of his/her patient. The Foundations of Laser & Light program provides comprehensive base knowledge in laser physics and laser safety to physicians, nurses and other healthcare providers who utilize medical laser systems in the care of their patients. This program is structured to comply with the Training Programs / Certification and Credentialing recommended by ANSI Z136.3, 2011 “American National Standard for the Safe Use of Lasers in Health Care” Section 5.2.2 and 5.2.3. The goals of the Foundations program are to provide information regarding:

  • Various types of medical lasers
  • Laser physics and clinical applications related to surgical and aesthetic use of lasers
  • Laser safety issues and the health care provider
  • Regulatory and non-regulatory agencies and how they relate to the practice setting (hospital, surgery center, office based surgery, mobile services) and health care provider
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