HBD2103 - Occupational Health and Safety in Dermal Practice
|1.||Contextualise the properties of light when applied to laser and ILS procedures in dermal therapies;|
|2.||Compare the different types of laser and ILS systems;|
|3.||Discuss the biological effect of light and its interaction with tissue;|
|4.||Apply knowledge of relevant Australian Standards to determine the Dermal Clinician's responsibilities for laser safety, the role of the laser safety officer and the formation of a laser safety committee;|
|5.||Design a laser-safe environment; and|
|6.||Discuss legislative requirements for the operation of laser and ILS devices in Australia.|
|Test||Three (3) online tests (each test 30 minutes duration).||20%|
|Case Study||Written case study (600 words)||40%|
|Presentation||Group Presentation (groups of 5 students, 20mins total duration)||40%|
Safe use of lasers and intense light sources in health care (AS/NZS 4173:2018)
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand (2018)
Sydney, NSW: Standards Australia International
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