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Physical Therapist

Therapeutic Modalities 210

Lasers and Lights and Ultraviolet Light


  • Discuss the physical properties of electromagnetic radiation
  • Become familiar with the history and physical properties of lasers and lights
  • List and describe 6 effects of lasers and lights
  • Review the indications and contraindications for the use of lasers and lights
  • Outline the steps involved in the application of lasers and lights
  • Discuss important components involved in documentation with the use of lasers and lights
  • Read case studies to understand clinical application
  • Outline and describe the physical properties of ultraviolet radiation
  • Describe 5 effects of ultraviolet radiation
  • List and examine 2 clinical indications for the use of ultraviolet radiation
  • List 5 contraindications and adverse effects for the use of ultraviolet radiation
  • Describe application techniques for ultraviolet radiation

(Content from this course is included in the Therapeutic Modalities 101 course. Do not take this individual course if you plan or have taken TM 101)

Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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