Safe Use of Medical Lasers Course

Online via Microsoft Teams

Introduction to Safe Use of Medical Lasers Course

Lasers are now widely used for multiple applications in the healthcare sector including veterinary and dental areas.

IRS’s Laser Safety training course has been developed over many years and is underpinned by our detailed knowledge of the application of lasers in clinical practice and the operating environments where they are employed.

This course covers the core of knowledge requirements as specified in the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulations Agency document, “Guidance on the Safe Use of Lasers in Medical and Dental Practice”.

 

This course is ideal for:

  • Users of Class 3b and 4 lasers
  • Laser Protection Supervisors
  • Nurses
  • Technicians
  • Operating Department Assistants
  • Any other interested professional groups who have a role in Laser Safety

 

This course is charged at £200 (inc. VAT) per delegate.

For more information about IRS’s RPA services, please visit our Sector Services page or, to speak to one of our team, please contact us here.

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100 spaces available

Topics covered by the course include:

  • What are lasers and how do they work?
  • Laser Tissue Interactions and Common Applications
  • Laser Optical and Non Beam Hazards
  • Quantifying Laser Hazards
  • Principles of Risk Assessment
  • Laser Safety Management and Regulatory Aspects

Programme

Day 1

9.00

Registration

9.25

Welcome & Introduction

9.30

What are Lasers and How Do They Work?

10.00

Laser Tissue Interactions and Common Applications

10.45

Break

11.05

Laser Optical and Non-Beam Hazards

11.45

Quantifying Laser Hazards

12.15

Lunch

13.00

Principles of Risk Assessment

13.45

Laser Safety Management and Regulatory Aspects

14.30

Break

14.50

Laser Safety Quiz

15.45

Discussions, Feedback, Questions

16.00

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