Laser Safety Officer – Certification Course 2020

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Timetable

Saturday 7th November 2020

08:30 Registration
08:45 Welcome and Introduction Helsola
09:00 – 10:30 Lasers, production, emission modes etc. Dr. Steven Parker
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee
11:00 – 13:00 Laser Safety – Regulations Dr. Steven Parker
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 15:30 Laser interaction with dental and oral hard tissue Dr. Riccardo Poli
15:30 – 15:45 Coffee
15:45 – 17:30 Photobiomodulation – the basics Dr. Mark Cronshaw
17:30 Close

Sunday 8th November 2020

09:00 – 11:00 Laser Safety – Practical considerations Laser Safety Officer Dr. Steven Parker
11:00 – 11:15 Coffee
11:15 – 12:00 Laser-tissue mishaps – when it goes wrong! Dr. Riccardo Poli
12:00 – 12:45 Get the dose right Dr. Mark Cronshaw
12:45 – 14:00 Lunch – General Assembly for HELSOLA members
14:00 – 15:15 Practical clinical PBM delivery Dr. Mark Cronshaw
15:15 – 15:30 Coffee
15:30– 16:45 MCQ exam in laser safety
16:45 – 17:30 MCQ answers
17:30 Certification / Close

 

Although exact content may differ slightly, the following syllabus is considered to be the minimum course content that may be covered.


Syllabus

  • Basic principles of laser generation and review of laser technology
  • Emission characteristics of different types of equipment
  • Laser‐tissue interaction mechanisms
  • Laser hazard classification
  • Meaning of associated warning 
  • Penetration of light of different wavelengths through skin and eye
  • The concept of Maximum Permissible Exposure and Nominal Ocular Hazard Distance
  • Personal protection measures including eye protection
  • Hazards to eye and skin from accidental exposure
  • Hazards to the patient, e.g. endotracheal tube ignition
  • Incidental hazards, including electrical, fire explosion and plume emission
  • How to deal with an adverse event or accidental exposure
  • Laser safety management including Laser Protection Adviser, Laser Protection Supervisor (LSO), Local Rules and Controlled Area
  • Relevant legislation, standards and guidelines

 

Delegates will receive lecture pdf’s / Bibliography articles / DeLTA course manual to cover laser safety and PBM template.


Τιμή Συμμετοχής

    • Μη μέλη: 300 €
    • Μέλη HELSOLA: 250 €
    • Φοιτητές & Μεταπτυχιακοί: 150 €
    • Για ανανέωση της πιστοποίησης: 150€ (Κάθε 2 χρόνια χρειάζεται ανανέωση πτυχίου)

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