Online Basic Laser Safety Training Course (Surgical and Operating Suite)
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DO YOU WORK IN OR ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR AN OPERATING SUITE OR OTHER CLINICAL ENVIRONMENT THAT USES LASERS (UROLOGY, ENT, GYNAECOLOGY, OPHTHALMOLOGY, NEUROLOGY)? THEN THIS LASER SAFETY COURSE PROVIDES A BASIC UNDERSTANDING OF THE OPERATION AND HAZARDS OF LASERS.
If you have more responsibility with regard to lasers such as operating/adjusting settings on the machinery, auditing or clinical governance (i.e. surgeon, laser nurse, laser operator, Laser Safety Officer) then the Laser Safety Officer's Course is recommended for you.
Currently working in a perioperative environment or planning to do so.
This laser safety course meets four hours of continuing professional development (CPD) when applied according to relevant AHPRA guidelines. Continuing professional development is the means by which members of the profession maintain, improve and broaden their knowledge, expertise and competence, and develop the personal and professional qualities required throughout their professional lives.
WHO IS IT FOR?
Any perioperative staff who are in contact with lasers.
INVESTMENT OF TIME
Four hours at your own pace, in your own time and you can take as long as you like. Assessment is a one hour, online, open book exam.