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Date: Friday, 16 August 2024
Time: 7.00am - 10.00am
Venue: Millennium Hotel Queenstown
Cost: $500 incl. GST. Note, if you are a trainee the course cost is included in your registration fee. Tickets can be selected during the online registration process.

Facilitator: A/Prof Lee Collins AM MSc MARPS FACPSEM Lecturer

The course content follows the recommendations in Appendix I of AS/NZS 4173:2018, and includes:

  • physics and operation of lasers
  • interaction of laser radiation with tissue
  • biological effects of lasers
  • hazards of medical lasers and IPLs
  • laser and IPL safety
  • the role of the laser user/nurse/operator

Attendees receive a certificate. This is a CME-recognised training.

Open to doctors and nurses, as well as anyone wishing to operate class 3B or 4 lasers used in medicine and surgery, are eligible to attend. Please note that attendees should verify their eligibility to practice within New Zealand.