This course outlines the science behind medical lasers. In this course the participant will explore the origins of lasers, the physics behind lasers, the basic components all lasers share and the theory behind the selection of lasers for therapeutic and medical applications.
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Instructor(s) Robert Splinter Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this class, you should be able to:
- Discuss the theory of the production of laser light and radiation.
- Discuss the difference between continuous wave, pulse, super pulse and intermittent laser output.
- Describe the most beneficial model of laser light penetration.
- Define the terminology used in connection with medical lasers.
Medical Laser Safety
- Module I: How Lasers Work - Part 1
- Module I: How Lasers Work - Part 2
- Module II: Laser Physics
- Module III: Laser Tissue Interaction
AAVSB RACE Approval
This program has been approved for 1 hour of continuing education credit in jurisdictions which recognize AAVSB RACE approval; however participants should be aware that some boards have limitations on the number of hours accepted in certain categories and/or restrictions on certain methods of delivery of continuing education. Call AIMLA (801-296-5170) for further information.
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