Laser and Energy Devices

College of Medical Aesthetics provides study material via email before you attend the clinical portion of your training; in addition, you must purchase 1 book. Cosmetic Dermatology: Principles and Practice, second edition, Baumann, Leslie (books may be purchased online). The study material and reading assignments will ensure that you have a complete understanding of laser theory before attending clinical skills lab.  This new approach to short courses is designed to incorporate your technical skills and theory knowledge.

See workshop schedule for dates

Cost: $2,400.00

Learning Outcomes:

On completion of this 2 day workshop, the student will be able to

  1. Distinguish mechanisms of action using lasers, and Intense Pulse Light (IPL)
  2. Identify patient skin type
  3. Compare and contrast the types of lasers most commonly used in aesthetics
  4. Recognize patient expectations and benefits associated with treatments
  5. Describe patient contraindications
  6. Demonstrate proper techniques for application and operation of devices
  7. Demonstrate laser safety, compliant with ANSI Z136.3-2005
  8. Demonstrate proper documentation


It is the responsibility of every licensed medical professional to know and follow their own State guidelines and regulations relating to their area of practice. CMA does not take responsibility nor provides legal advice to students regarding state laws. Each attendee should direct questions pertaining to their practice to their state Regulatory Board.