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Saturday, March 30

Laser Safety in the Practice Environment

Participants The activity is designed for the beginner and experienced physicians, allied health personnel and industry members who are involved in a clinical based aesthetic practice.

Background Requirements No background required, just a willingness to learn

Educational Needs/Expected Learning Objectives After attending this session physicians will be able to:

  • Describe the potentially harmful effects of energy based vaporized tissue plume and ejected tissue particles on staff and patients along with the appropriate safety procedural controls.
  • Describe common local and topical anesthetics, dosimetry, clinical effects, signs and symptoms of toxicity, and treatment course for complications.
  • Have a deeper understanding of the national, state, their local regulatory and standards environment.
  • Increase their knowledge of ocular safety and incorporate safe zones of treatment and protective measures in clinical practice.
Patricia A. Owens, RN, MHA, CMLSO, CNOR  Owens-Patricia-A-Thumb
Molly Wanner, MD, MBA Wanner-Molly-Thumb
Brian S. Biesman, MD Biesman-Brian-S-Thumb
Catherine M. DiGiorgio, MD DiGiorgio-Catherine-M-Thumb
Kachiu C. Lee, MD, MPH Lee-Kachiu-C-Thumb
Gustavo A. Lozada, MD, MSEd Lozada-Gustavo-A-Thumb 
Time Title - Presenting Author
7:00 AM - 7:05 AM Introduction And Pre-Test - Patricia A. Owens, Molly Wanner
7:06 AM - 7:26 AM Particles and Plume: Tattoo and Aesthetic Treatments - Kachiu C. Lee
7:27 AM - 7:42 AM Compound, Topical, and Local Anesthetics: Keeping It Safe - Gustavo A. Lozada
7:43 AM - 7:58 AM Ocular Safety With Lasers, Light and RF Devices - Brian S. Biesman
7:59 AM - 8:04 AM Q&A
8:05 AM - 8:22 AM  Conducting a Cosmetic Laser Hazard Analysis With the New 2018 ANSI Z136.3 Standards - Patricia A. Owens
8:23 AM - 8:38 AM State By State: The Regulatory Landscape - Catherine M. DiGiorgio
8:39 AM - 8:54 AM Now What? What To Do When Accidents Happen - Molly Wanner
8:55 AM - 9:00 AM Q&A, Conclusion, and Post-Test - Patricia A. Owens, Molly Wanner

CME Max AMA PRA Category 1 CME Credits™, CE Max CE Contact Hours

aslms-2019-novice-iconNovice,  aslms-2019-intermediate-iconIntermediate,  aslms-2019-expert-iconExpert

Schedule and rooms subject to change without notice

The American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, Inc. is the world’s largest scientific organization dedicated to promoting research, education and high standards of clinical care in the field of medical laser applications. It provides a forum for the exchange of scientific information and participation in communicating the latest developments in laser medicine and surgery to clinicians, research investigators, government and regulatory agencies, and the public.

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