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Course Content This course is based on the recommendations contained in the Guidance on the safe Use of Lasers in Medical and Dental Practice MDA 1995. The course will cover the 'Core of Knowledge for Laser Users' defined in Appendix C of the Guidance, and will include the following topics: Laser Radiation Characteristics Radiation generation Laser-tissue Interaction Eye and skin and exposure Precautions to keep exposure below maximum permitted levels Reflection and Absorption hazards Hazards to Patient Laser Safety Management Risk assessment Incidental hazards Relevant standards Quality Assurance Equipment management Other light sources. By concentrating on these aspects the requirements of Standards P2.1 & P3 of the independent Health Care Regulations 2001 will be covered as will some parts of Standard P1. NB: This is a laser safety training course and does not address treatment protocols or Clinical Training.

Course Content This course is based on the recommendations contained in the Guidance on the safe Use of Lasers in Medical and Dental Practice MDA 1995. The course will cover the 'Core of Knowledge for Laser Users' defined in Appendix C of the Guidance, and will include the following topics: Laser Radiation Characteristics Radiation generation Laser-tissue Interaction Eye and skin and exposure...

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