All Inclusive Course

Date

December 5-9th, January 9-13th, February 20-24th

Course Description

Become a Competent Certified Laser Technician

Learn Lasers and Advanced skills in medical facials

2 parts to the course

  1. Theory is provided by ONLINE modules on a learning management system.
    • The modules are engaging and interactive to ensure adequate learning.
    • All modules have been created by Dr. Jaggi Rao, certified dermatologist and laser
      expert.
  2. 5 Days of hands on training at Alberta DermaSurgery Center in Edmonton, Alberta
    • Maximum 4 students per course
    • One to one preceptorship

Online Training Modules

  • Laser Physics
  • Laser Tissue Interactions
  • Laser Parameters
  • Different types of Lasers/Devices and there uses
  • Fitzpatrick
  • Treating Ethnic Skin
  • Assessing and Treating Skin Conditions with Laser and Light
  • Contraindications
  • Pre/Post Laser care
  • Complications and Wound Care
  • Laser Safety

Skin Histology

  • Layers of the skin
  • Epidermis and identify its different components
  • Dermis and identify its different layers
  • Hypodermis and deep fascia
  • Understand and describe the role of melanocytes in skin pigmentation

Hair Anatomy

  • Structure and function of hair
  • Hair growth cycles

Introduction

  • What is a Laser

Laser Properties

  • Electromagnetic Spectrum
  • Laser Properties
  • Laser Wavelength

Laser / Tissue Interaction

  • Interaction of light and tissue
  • Chromophore
  • Selective Photothermolysis
  • Determining Laser parameters

Types of Lasers and Light Technology

  • Intense Pulsed Light
  • Non-ablative lasers
  • Non- ablative and ablative laser resurfacing
  • Fractionated and full ablation
  • Q-switched laser
  • Pico Laser

Skin Analysis and Patient Care

  • Skin Type Assessment
  • Identifying skin condition
  • Patient Selection and Contraindications
  • Choosing proper wavelength and parameters
  • Test spots
  • Explaining pre/post treatment care
  • Complications and Wound Care

Skin Conditions

  • Laser Hair removal
  • Facial rejuvenation
  • Skin Tightening
  • Spider veins
  • Rosacea and other vascular conditions
  • Acne treatment by laser / IPL
  • Acne scars
  • Photodamage
  • Hyperpigmentation
  • Melasma
  • Scarring of skin
  • Tattoo removal

Hands on Training

You will be operating on Class 4 lasers and all high grade medical systems.
  • Equipment includes : Class 4 laser and light devices.
  • All models will be provided
  • You will be trained on how to recognize common dermatological conditions: Acne, acne scarring, moles, melasma, rosacea and hyperpigmentation.

Fees

$6,500.00

Prerequisites

  • High School Diploma
  • Over 18 years of age.

Certification provided at end of the course

Online Theory and 5 Day Practicum

Need Financing?

Financing is available through PayBright and iFinance Canada. Please contact us for more information.

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