BMLA Conference 2019

Online Laser Training team, Dr Godfrey Town—International Course Director, Anita Clarkson—Senior Assessor and Beverley Town—Administration Manager, attended the annual British Medical Laser Association (BMLA) Conference held on Wednesday 8th – Friday 10th May 2019 at the Park Inn by Radisson Hotel & Conference Centre, London Heathrow. Online Laser Training had an exhibition booth and an […]

Speaking at American Society for Lasers in Medicine and Surgery in Denver

Online Laser Training International Programme Director Dr Godfrey Town Ph.D. and United States Course Director, Patricia Owens BSN, RN, MHA, CMLSO, CNOR participated in the Nursing and Allied Health programme at the American Society for Lasers in Medicine and Surgery in Denver, USA recently. Both gave talks as Faculty and Board speakers respectively on Core of […]

Legal Update for Expert Witnesses

As an RPA2000 certificated Laser Protection Adviser, Dr Godfrey Town Ph.D. maintains continuing professional development (CPD) as an expert witness specialising in personal injury and negligence cases involving laser and intense pulsed light devices and service providers. Godfrey already holds a Cardiff University Law School Expert Witness Certificate for medico-legal training courses completed in 2013. In […]

Want to Achieve Level 4 in Laser/IPL Hair Reduction and Skin Rejuvenation?

Online Laser Training has introduced a “pay as you learn” method of learning to cover the cost for our new Laser and IPL Hair Removal & Skin Rejuvenation Level 4 OCN-accredited course. The course has been divided into four modules so that each module can be purchased separately. After three modules, you will achieve Level […]

Cosmetic Non-Surgical Interventions—Qualification Requirements (I)

From documentation circulated to stakeholders by Health Education England (HEE) in 2015/16, it was clear that the intention is to introduce educational standards governing requirements for specified cosmetic procedures from 2016 with a target date of full implementation by 2018. The educational requirements will follow the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) which has replaced the […]

Implementing Efficient Defensive Strategies

Expert witnesses Dr Godfrey Town and Dr Ross Martin consider options for defending yourself against patient claims related to lasers and other energy-based devices The practice of defensive medicine is not a new concept to the medical profession. The incidence of complaints that turn into allegations of negligence is certainly on the increase, and many […]

British Medical Laser Association (BMLA) approval

Online Laser Training has secured a further three-year approval of its ‘Core of Knowledge’ Laser User and Laser Safety Supervisor / LSO courses. The BMLA Education Subcommittee oversees educational activity by third-party providers and applies a rigorous evaluation of courses before granting approval including strict quality assurance requirements. As a mark of BMLA approval, the BMLA […]

Dr Godfrey Town Ph.D re-Certifies as Laser Protection Adviser

Our Online Laser Training International Programme Director, Dr Godfrey Town was re-certified on 1st May 2018 by RPA 2000 for a further five years to act as a Laser Protection Adviser (LPA) under the Care Standards Act 2000 (Wales & Northern Ireland) and as required in England by councils with unitary powers who regulate service providers […]

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Recognition for ‘Core of Knowledge’ Course

Online Laser Training has secured accredited CPD Training Provider status with The CPD Accreditation Group for the ‘Core of Knowledge’ Certificate training issued under the signature of Dr Godfrey Town Ph.D., RPA 2000 certified Laser Protection Adviser (Certificate No: L00159 re-issued 1st May 2018). This ‘Core of Knowledge’ Certificate course has been independently assessed by […]

‘Laser and Light Intervention Standards’—The Aesthetics Journal December 2017

We all want to ensure that we are delivering the best quality, safe care. Treatments performed with lasers and light sources have some inherent risks. In the UK, legislation and standards exist to help protect us, and our patients, from these risks. Nobody would want to find themselves operating outside of these standards, especially if […]