New to a clinic using PDT or wanting to add it to your skillset? Introducing PDT to your clinic and want to optimise your clinical training?
Do this short course if you are providing photodynamic therapy (PDT) in clinical practice.
Who is it for?
It is for nurses, doctors and dermal therapists/clinicians.
Mode of delivery
Investment of time
Two hours at your own pace, in your own time and you can take as long as you like
to do it.
There are no prerequisites for this course but knowledge about skin anatomy and physiology is an advantage.
What is it about?
- Professional and clinical practice principles
- Photosensitising agents
- Light sources
- Common aesthetic presentations (actinic keratosis, acne vulgaris, sun-damaged skin)
- Side effects
- Client preparation
- Improving comfort and post-care.
Clinical practice templates are provided as are numerous resources. Assessment is an online, open book exam taking up to an hour to complete.
This course meets two 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.