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Canadian Optic and Laser Center (COL Center) offers training workshops and programs for laser therapy in different fields.

 

Canadian Optic and Laser Center is a specialized center to research bio-photochemical reactions in health subjects and to design and manufacture related sets and systems. We are the first center to open in the field of bio-photochemical products in British Colombia.

 

Our group has more than 17 years of experience in researching, teaching, designing, and manufacturing photochemical products. We take pride in the quality of our work which has resulted in receiving many awards worldwide. We are keen to educate and train more and more people in the field of lasers and set high standards in this area throughout Canada. We have successfully published many research papers and books on laser therapy and its applications in the medical and agricultural fields. We always strive and achieve!

We are proud to announce that our most recent research study in “Comparing Laser Wave Lengths” won an award by the North American Association for Laser Therapy in the 2013 conference. We have also received an award for best Laser study from the European Medical Laser Association (EMLA) in 2007.

Our center offers workshops on high power laser therapy (cosmetic and beauty) and Low Level Laser therapy (LLLT) in different fields of its applications and help you understand, train and become an expert in related fields.

Nowadays Laser Therapy is almost a well-established procedure and is utilized widely in all branches of medicine like: Physical Therapy, Rheumatology, Orthopedics, Traumatology, Sports Medicine, Dermatology, Neurology, Internal Medicine, Gastrointestinal Disorders, Cardiopulmonary Disorders, Gynecology, Otolaryngology, Dentistry, Acupuncture, and Veterinary Medicine.

Laser therapy is a safe, nontoxic and without any side effect modality which can be added to your services that are offered to your clients. If you are a medical doctor, physiotherapist, nurse, massage therapist, acupuncturist, reflex therapist, athletic trainer, occupational therapist, chiropractic, pharmacist, psychologist, esthetician, and cosmetologist, you can take part at our programs and improve your ability and skills in related field and add LLLT to your services.

 Other Workshops

 

Courses:

The Basis of Laser Therapy:

12 hours (4 Sessions)

Laser Therapy Parameters:

12 hours (4 sessions)

Laser Safety:

8 hours (2 sessions)

Skin Types and Laser Interactions:

12 hours (4 sessions)

Laser Therapy in Pain Management:

24 hours (8 sessions)

Laser Therapy in Cosmetic:

24 hours (8 sessions)

Laser Therapy for Skin Rejuvenation:

12 hours (4 sessions)

Laser Therapy for Obesity and Cellulite:

24 hours (8 session)

Laser Hair Removal:

24 hours (8 sessions)

Laser Therapy For Smoking Cessation:

24 hours (8 sessions)

 

Each session is 3 hours 

The Basis of  Laser and Laser Safety Workshops are requirements for all programs.

Home Study: Regular home study is required.

 

Assessment check list:

  • Journal entry:  Based on the topic, each program has different subjects for journal entry. (20% of final score)
  • Exam:  There is a written and a practical exam at the end of the program.
    (Written test 40% and practical exam 20% of final score)
  • Activities:  Class participation, attendance, open-ended question tests, problem sets.
    (20% of final score)

 

Certification:

Applicants will receive a certificate upon completion of each program. Successful completion of the exams and fulfilling the journal entry requirements for Laser Therapy are required in order to gain certification.

  • The programs can be designed to fit the schedule of students (monthly or compact courses).  Certain modalities may only be available to students with medical background and medical health care professionals, such as tissue-wound healing and anxiety or panic disorders.
  • For pain-management programs, anyone practicing laser therapy for pain management must have a background in healthcare and must have knowledge in anatomy and physiology.
  • Laser acupuncture program is available for acupuncturist.