This unit provides students with knowledge regarding the fundamental concepts of laser and light-based devices used in dermal practice; including basic physics, the properties of light, biological effects of light on tissues and processes that are associated with laser and light-based procedures. Students are educated regarding relevant state legislation and Australian Standards that are applicable to the use of lasers and light-based devices. Students will gain the knowledge and skills required to assess for and control hazards associated with using laser and light-based devices in the workplace.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):