Carbon Dioxide Surgical Lasers

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3 hours

Quick Overview

Introduction to and practical application of veterinary CO2 surgical lasers


This course will discuss why carbon dioxide lasers have become such a valuable tool in the hands of veterinary surgeons and how to use them safely. It will also describe laser-tissue interactions, techniques for proper application, common software and hardware controls, and every day applications and procedures.

Additional Information

Instructor(s) Dr. John C. Godbold, Jr.
Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course you should be able to:

  • Describe the benefits and safe use of surgical lasers
  • Summarize laser-tissue interaction and techniques for improving surgical results
  • Explain the use of CO2 lasers in various surgeries


Additional Recommended Courses

Medical Laser Safety

  • Module I: Introduction to Veterinary CO2 Surgical Lasers
  • Module II: Laser Tissue Interaction and Surgery Technique
  • Module III: Using the CO2 Surgical Laser to Produce the Best Tissue Effect
  • Module IV: Using the CO2 Laser Everyday - Part 1
  • Module V: Using the CO2 Laser Everyday - Part 2

Course Evaluation

Certificate of Completion


This program has been approved for 3.0 hours of continuing education credit in jurisdictions which recognize AAVSB RACE approval; however, participants should be aware that some boards have limitations on the number of hours accepted in certain categories and/or restrictions on certain methods of delivery of continuing education. Call AIMLA (937-642-9813) for further information.

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