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Laser Tattoo & Benign Pigmented Blemish Removal

This advanced course comprises three bitesize modules, each competitively priced, allowing you to progress steadily through the knowledge content at your own pace without a burdensome up-front cost. It provides you with a fundamental understanding of Skin & Hair Anatomy and Physiology, Reactions to Laser Therapy and Application Theory in tattoo and benign pigmented blemish removal. Successful completion of these three theory course modules is equivalent to a notional 40 hours of learning providing 40 CPD learning credits.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • Laser and Intense Pulsed Light Physics & Safety Laser User Core of Knowledge or equivalent recognized certification course

Description

$179.00 per module
(total for three modules  $537)

This course is for the advanced learner seeking certification in Laser Tattoo and Benign Pigmented Blemish Removal. As this is an advanced course, a thorough understanding of the training video and downloadable workbooks is required to answer the series of challenging multiple-choice assessments.

Our laser theory courses are quality assured customized programs of study that are bespoke to Online Laser Training. Our programs have been mapped to relevant National Occupational Standards.

 

The learner will be typically a practitioner or esthetician already using laser equipment wishing to achieve the minimum recommended educational conditions published by professional educational bodies or required by professional indemnity insurance providers. The candidate in Laser Tattoo and Benign Pigmented Blemish Removal will therefore have completed US Board of Laser Safety (BLS) Laser and Intense Pulsed Light Physics & Safety Core of Knowledge Laser User training or have attended a recognized laser safety certificated course as a pre-requisite before taking this advanced course.

The learner must progress through the following sequence of modules, and you can only purchase and enroll in the next unit of learning after successfully completing each multiple choice quiz.

Module 1:

Lesson 1:
Tattoo Origins, Applied Anatomy and Physiology for Laser-Based Therapies

Lesson 2: Patient Consultation & Assessment for Laser-Based Therapies

INCLUDES 49-PAGE COURSE WORKBOOK, TRAINING VIDEO, MULTIPLE CHOICE ASSESSMENT AND VIDEO TRANSCRIPT

Tattoo Origins, Applied Anatomy & Physiology for Laser-Based Therapies

  • Origins, cultural heritage and epidemiology of tattooing
  • Tattoo machines, needles and accessories
  • Tattoo inks and pigments in skin
    • Main skin disorders and how they affect laser treatment
    • Tissue structure and function
  • The structure & function of the circulatory, lymphatic & endocrine systems
    • Possible effects of laser tattoo removal treatments
  • Tattoo techniques, methods, classes and craftsmanship
    • Classes of tattoo: amateur, professional; medical and traumatic tattooing
    • Alternative methods of tattoo removal
  • Benign epidermal and dermal pigmentation
    •  Common examples and body location
    • Mode of action
  • Photosensitive medications & herbal remedies

Patient Consultation & Assessment for Laser-Based Therapies

  • Clinical governance and treatment protocols
  • Effective communication with patients
  • Requirements for patient centered consultation and assessment
  • Patients requiring emotional and psychological support
  • Example health history questionnaire

* The full cost of each course may vary as the tax rate will be applied according to the purchase location. 

At the end of this module, you will be prompted to pay for and start Module 2

As soon as you enroll we’ll send a confirmation email with course joining instructions.

Further Learning in this series ………………….

Module 2:

Lesson 3: Laser Technology & Tissue Interactions in Tattoo & Pigment Removal

Lesson 4: Acceptable & Adverse Treatment Outcomes

Lesson 5: Clinical Health, Safety and Professional Practice for Laser & Light-Based Therapies

The learner must progress through the training modules in sequence and you can only purchase and enroll in this next unit of learning after successfully completing each multiple choice assessment

$179.00

As soon as you enroll we’ll send a confirmation email with course joining instructions.

This is the second module of the Laser Tattoo & Benign Pigmented Blemish Removal course
INCLUDES 51-PAGE COURSE WORKBOOK, TRAINING VIDEO, MULTIPLE CHOICE ASSESSMENT AND VIDEO TRANSCRIPT

Laser Technology & Tissue Interactions in Tattoo & Pigment

  • Laser impact on skin tissue
    • Tissue effects of laser energy
    • Selection of personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Laser effects on the skin using laser for tattoo and pigment removal
    • Classification & treatment of burns
    • Treatment end points
    • Pre- and post-treatment advice and care
    • Importance of maintaining patient records including photography
  • Laser tattoo removal mode of action
    • Picosecond and nanosecond Q-switched lasers
    • Optimal treatment parameters
  • Contra-indications and when laser treatment is not recommended
    • How to avoid adverse incidents
    • Treatment-related side effects
  • Medication/drugs interaction in laser therapy
    • Photosensitive drugs and herbal remedies
    • Effects of alcohol

Acceptable & Adverse Treatment Outcomes

  • Appropriate laser treatment endpoints
    • Skin test areas
  • Acceptable laser tattoo removal side effects
  • Adverse treatment outcomes in tattoo removal
    • Burns and how to treat them
    • Paradoxical tattoo darkening
    • Scarring
  • The effects of alcohol

Clinical Health, Safety & Professional Practice for Laser-Based Therapies

  • Health and safety working practices in laser-based offices
  • Registration and licensing requirements
  • Legislative requirements for patient records and data protection
    • Safe delivery protocols and policies and procedures
    • Patients with ‘protected’ status
  • Professional and evidence-based practice and care
    • Education and training requirements
  • Reasonable adjustments for treatment



                       Contraindications Guide included with the course

At the end of this module you will be prompted to enroll in Module 3

Module 3:

Lesson 6: Best Practice Preparation & Safe Delivery Protocols

Lesson 7: Laser Tattoo and Pigment Removal Application (Theory)

This is the third module of the Laser Tattoo & Benign Pigmented Blemish Removal course
INCLUDES 49-PAGE COURSE WORKBOOK, TRAINING VIDEO, MULTIPLE CHOICE ASSESSMENT AND VIDEO TRANSCRIPT

$179.00

  • Best Practice Preparation & Safe Delivery Protocols

    • Preparation for laser tattoo and benign pigmentation treatment
      • Treatment room set-up check list
      • Cleanliness & infection control
      • Medical precautions for tattoo removal laser operators
    • Safety controls
      • Ventilation & smoke evacuation
      • Avoidance of reflection hazard
    • Pre-treatment protocols
    • Skin patch testing
      • Treatment
    • Skin cooling
    • Safe operation of laser treatment devices
      • How to choose your parameters
      • Patient treatment records

 

Laser Tattoo and Pigment Removal Application (Theory)

  • How many treatments are required?
  • Preparing for and performing a treatment
    • Patient preparation for treatment
  • Practical application technique
    • Tattoo removal
    • Benign pigmented lesions
  • Post-treatment procedure
    • Post-treatment care instructions
  • Practical application examples of laser treatments
  • Tattoo removal treatment in difficult areas

 

You are also provided with a set of help sheets under the ADDITIONAL RESOURCES TAB at NO EXTRA CHARGE including:

  • Glossary of Abbreviations and Terms
  • Guidance on Photosensitive Medication
  • Fitzpatrick Skin Photo-typing
  • Tattoo Lasers Technical Comparison Table
  • Access to two videos demonstrating tattoo removal
  • Access to one review study from published literature on tattoo removal