• MLSO Training - October 17 & 18, 2020
    October 17, 2020 - October 18, 2020
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Live Interactive Webinar
October 17 & 18, 2020
Cost: $1485.00 + HST

Course Description

This course will prepare the attendee for the role of Laser Safety Officer (LSO) in accordance with the latest ANSI Z136.3-2018 Standards, Safe Use of Lasers in Health Care, and has been designed to keep you on the leading edge of mandatory laser safety requirements and program administration in Canada.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course each participant should be able to:

  • Discuss laser biophysics and tissue interactions.
  • List the safety standards according to ANSI, CSA, Association of Perioperative Nurses, and the American Society for Lasers in Medicine & Surgery.
  • Describe the essential steps that must be in place to ensure safety for patients and personnel.
  • Describe the roles & responsibilities of the healthcare professional using laser.
  • List 3 precautions taken for upper airway laser procedures.

Sample Course Agenda

Day 1

8:00 Introduction
8:10- 10:30 Fundamentals of Laser Science: Laser Physics-Tissue Interaction
10:30-11:00 Break
11:00-12:00 Fundamentals of Laser Science: Laser Physics-Tissue Interaction
12:00-1:00 Lunch
1:00-2:15 Laser Safety:
AORN PeriOperative Standards & Practices,
Administrative Protocols and Recommendations
Regulatory and Professional Organizations
CSA & ANSI Z136.3 Guidelines
2:15-3:00 Break
3:00-4:00 Laser Safety: Continued
4:00-4:15 Questions/Adjournment

Day 2

7:30-9:30 Concepts of Laser Delivery Devices and Surgical Procedures
9:30-10:00 Break
10:00-12:30 Anesthesia Protocols: Practice Guidelines for Head, Neck & Chest Procedures
12:30-12:45 Adjournment


Once complete each participant will receive a certificate of completion and the course material manual.

Cancellation Policy

If you cancel your registration 14 days or more prior to the course start date you may request a refund, less a $250 administration fee, or be given a credit on account for a future course to be used within the next 12 months.

If you cancel within 14 days of the course start date you will be charged a $250 administration fee and be given a credit on account for a future course to be used within the next 12 months.

Failure to give notification prior to course start date will result in forfeiting the entire course fee.

We reserve the right to reschedule or cancel a course date with 14 days’ notice. If Canadian Laser Safety postpones a course to within 3 months of the original date, you will automatically be registered for the new course.  If the course is cancelled or postponed to a date more than 3 months after the original date you may request a full refund or be given a credit on account for a future course.

Canadian Laser Safety shall not be liable for any delay or failure to perform if any portion of the coaching or training is cancelled because of illness or any other cause beyond the reasonable control of Canadian Laser Safety.

Venue: Toronto – Mt. Sinai Hospital
600 University Ave, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5G 1X5




Live Interactive Webinar