Do this online CPD module if you already offer or are expanding your menu of services to include resurfacing and rejuvenation for photodamage, scarring or skin health using lasers, IPL and/or skin needling for your clients. It takes approximately six (6) hours to complete and has a one (1) hour exam. The exam is open book, the pass rate is 75% and you have three (3) attempts. You can take as long as you like to complete the CPD module so you can fit it in around your other responsibilities. This CPD module has some optional extension work. If you choose to do that it may take you up to four (4) hours (four CPD hours/points).
We recommend that the Laser & intense pulsed light safety training course (cosmetic practice) be completed before attempting this CPD module in order to fully comprehend the principles behind the technology being used.
1. Objective assessment & realistic expectations
2. Preparing the skin with cosmeceuticals
3. Atrophic/acne scarring
4. Hypertrophic & keloid scarring
5. Striae distensae (stretch marks)
6. Rhytides & pores
7.Choosing therapeutic parameters
8. Ablative (traditional/full field) laser
9. Non ablative fractional laser
10. Non ablative laser
11. Intense pulsed light
12. Percutaneous collagen induction
13. Caring for the skin post-treatment with cosmeceuticals.
Expected learning outcomes:
- Use evidence based practice to inform clinical decisions when treating clients with a need for skin resurfacing and/or rejuvenation
- Select appropriate clients for skin resurfacing and/or rejuvenation and manage client expectations
- Identify client assessment tools for determining depth of rhytides (wrinkles) and photoaging and communicating treatment plans and results to clients and colleagues
- Assess scarring for type and choose the most appropriate treatment combinations
- Appropriately manage rhytides, pores and striae distensae (stretch marks)
- Differentiate between ablative, non-ablative lasers and intense pulsed light devices and choose the appropriate combination for the clinical presentation
- Understand the principles of percutaneous collagen induction (micro-needling, skin needling, skin rollering)
- Understand the importance of the appropriate cosmeceutical choices for best client outcomes both before and after treatment
- Recognise infection control responsibilities as they relate to skin resurfacing and/or rejuvenation
This course meets six hours of continuing professional development (CPD) when applied according to relevant AHPRA guidelines. Continuing professional development is the means by which members of the profession maintain, improve and broaden their knowledge, expertise and competence, and develop the personal and professional qualities required throughout their professional lives.
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