Laser Safety Officer – Certification Course

Provided by Prof. Steven Parker

in collaboration with the University of Genova and the Hellenic Society for Oral Laser Applications


Saturday March 18, 2017

Prof. Steven Parker

08.30 – 09.30 Overview of basic laser operation and beam characteristics. Review of a variety of medical laser systems/ devices. Emission modes

09.30 – 11.00 Laser-tissue interactions. Laser wavelengths in dentistry and their application

11.00 – 11.30 Coffee break

11.30 – 13.00 Low level laser energy in dentistry

13.00 – 14.00 Lunch / General Assembly for HELSOLA members

14.00 – 15.30 Laser Safety regulations

15.30 – 16.00 Coffee break

16.00 – 17.30 Role of Laser Safety Officer

Sunday March 19, 2017

Local lecturers’ presentations


  • Laser use in periodontology and soft tissue management (Ioanna Kamma)
  • Laser use in oral hard tissue management (Cleopatra Nacopoulos)
  • Soft tissue lasers in everyday clinical practice (Marianna Chala)
  • Hard tissue lasers in everyday clinical practice (Eugenia Anagnostaki)
  • Laser use in pedodontics (Konstantinos Arapostathis)
  • Low level laser use in dentistry (Eleni Gartzouni)

12:30-13:00 Break

13:00-15:00 MCQ Exam (75 questions, Pass mark 60%)

15:00 Review of questions, discussion Certificates

Why attend:

  • Certification according to guidelines of EN / IEC 60825-1 and ANSI Z136.3
  • Verifiable CE Points provided
  • Refresh your Laser Safety knowledge

When: March 18-19, 2017

Where: Athens, Greece

Time:   8.30am-5.30pm Saturday

9am-3pm Sunday

Other: Special Prices for HELSOLA members

Registration fees including Laser Safety Officer Certificate: 300 €

HELSOLA members 250 € (including free 2017 membership)

Registration fees including attendance without Exams/Certificate: 200 €

HELSOLA members 150 € (including free 2017 membership)

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