Therapeutic laser is increasingly being used in the management of lymphoedema and musculoskeletal dysfunction. Practitioners need to keep abreast of the latest research and clinical applications. The 2018 Therapeutic Laser Course Series aims to provide:
- The latest information on therapeutic lasers: laser safety parameters and dosages, therapeutic laser for the management of lymphoedema and the use of therapeutic laser in the management of musculoskeletal conditions.
- High-quality professional development with the latest research and clinical applications.
- Access to knowledge, experience and tools and the opportunity learn more about this subject via flexible learning approach
There are different prerequisites for each course which reflects the scope of practice of these health professionals.
Course 1 Introduction to Laser Safety Parameters and Dosages: How to get to where you want to be
No prior lymphedema certification is required.
This course is offered to all Medical Practitioners, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Nurses, Podiatrists, Accredited Exercise Physiologists, Massage Therapists, Physiotherapy Assistants, Occupational Therapist Assistants, Nursing students and students undertaking health professional qualifications.
Course 2 Therapeutic laser for the management of lymphoedema
This course is an advanced level class. Participants should have successfully completed a level 1 or equivalent lymphoedema course that is recognised by the Australasian Lymphology Association.
Participants can be physiotherapists, occupational therapists, medical practitioners, registered nurses ( Division 1), or massage therapists with Diploma of Remedial Massage (this is a minimum requirement) from a Registered Training Organisation listed with the National Training Information Service and may include qualifications that specify a primary modality such as ‘Diploma of Remedial Massage (Myotherapy).
Note: It is the participant’s responsibility to ensure that the skills acquired in this class are within their scope of practice.
Please note participants that want to register in webinar 2 must complete webinar 1 first.
Course 3 The use of therapeutic laser in the management of musculoskeletal conditions
This course is open to medical practitioners, occupational therapists and physiotherapists
NOTE: It is the student’s responsibility to ensure that the skills acquired in this class are within their scope of practice.
Please note participants that want to register in webinar 3 must complete webinar 1 first.