LASER SCIENCE AND SAFETY FOR THE ASC

Medical Laser

 

OBJECTIVES

At the conclusion of the program the student will be able to:

    • Define the acronym LASER 
    • Describe the major components of medical lasers 
    • List the unique properties of a laser 
    • Discuss the required safety protocols for operating a medical laser 
    • Explain the benefits of lasers in medicine and give examples of the various types of lasers and how they are used
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LASER SCIENCE AND SAFETY FOR THE ASC

PRESENTED BY:  KAREN ANDERSEN, RN, BSN, MBA, LHRM, CPHRM, CRM

MODERATOR: CATHY MONTGOMERY, RN, CASC

Karen Anderson

About the Presenter:  Karen Anderson has 38 years of healthcare and management experience and has been a Licensed Healthcare Risk Manager since 1999. She is currently a Risk Specialist and Occupational Health Coordiantor of Employee Health for the Wuesthoff Medical Center of Rocklege, FL. Karen created the Healthcare Risk Management Consultants organization in 2005 and teaches the 120 Hour Healthcare Risk Management Pre-Licensure course for the State of Florida.  Karen provides Healthcare Risk Management to all sorts of healthcare entities and especially to ambulatory surgery centers in Florida.

 

Price:  $139.00 per user account.  Purchaser may view this video recording from any computer using their same email address and password for which they set up their personal Excellentia account.  You have unlimited viewing for 90-days. Once you have purchased this presentation, you will receive an automatic email with the link for viewing. You are allowed to let any of your facility staff view this presentation and claim Contact Hours and Certificates of Participation.

What Else Do You Get:  The viewing page will contain (a) note-taking handout of the PowerPoint presentation, and (b) additional handouts that support this presentation. You will find all of these handouts available for download by clicking upon their respetive links.

After view this presentation, you will be eligible to receive a Certificate of Participation worth 1.0 Credit Hour of continuing education. You simply contact us at events@excellentiagroup.com requesting your certificates, using the Certificate Request Form found in the link below. You will need to provide a typed list of all participants first and last names, position title (RN ,BSN, etc.), license numbers (if professionals) and date of completion.

  Surgeon using medical Laser

 

COURSE OUTLINE:

LASER SCIENCE

  • What is a Laser?
  • Electromagnetic spectrum and wavelengths
  • Laser light properties
  • Collimated
  • Coherent
  • Monochromatic
  • Pulsed vs continuous emissions
  • What happens when you turn on the laser key
  • Laser Classes

LASER SAFETY

  • Regulations and required training
  • Laser Signs
  • Laser Glasses
  • Room access and safe perimeters
  • Foot pedals
  • Patient safety issues
  • Non-beam hazards

 LASER WAVELENGTHS AND HOW THEY ARE USED

  • YAG
  • CO2
  • Holmium
  • KTP
  • Argon
  • Excimer
  • Pulsed Dye
  • Helium Neon, Red laser diode
  • Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT)
  • Cold Lasers

1Excellentia Advisory Group LLC is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider CEP 15481: Issue Date: 4/6/2010;

 CLICK HERE for Certificate Request Form

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