Program Overview

This comprehensive 3 day cosmetic laser certification gives medical professionals the knowledge and skills needed to operate and/or oversee supervision for all procedures. This course meets all requirements for the Arizona Administrative Code Article 14, Appendix C (ARRA) but is also open to all Medical Directing applicants. Students will receive didactic theory on all cosmetic laser modalities and will watch demonstrations on a wide range of platforms.




3 Days | 24 Hours


  • Laser hair removal
  • IPL photofacials
  • Non-ablative skin rejuvenation
  • Skin tightening
  • Body contouring fat lipolysis
  • Cellulite therapy
  • Tattoo removal
  • Vascular therapy
  • Benign pigmented lesions


  • Anatomy of skin and hair
  • Fitzpatrick skin typing
  • History of Lasers
  • Mechanics of Lasers
  • Laser and Skin Physics
  • Laser Safety
  • Laser Maintenance
  • Cosmetic Applications
  • Client Consultations
  • Client Pre and Post Procedures, Indications and Contraindications
  • Applications for Alexandrite, ND:YAG, Diode, RF, IPL, YSGG, Erbium, CO2,
  • Fractionated vs. Non-fractionated Laser Applications
  • Hair Removal, Skin Lightening, Skin Tightening, Skin Rejuvenation, Ablative And Non-ablative Resurfacing
  • Tattoo Removal, Q-switch, Nano and Pico delivery methods
  • Cellulite Therapy
  • Medical Spa Regulatory, Legal and Insurance Issues
  • Marketing Best Practices for the Medical Spa Industry


This course is specifically designed for medical professionals that intend to operate or supervise cosmetic lasers. Professional licenses that are eligible for this course include APRN, MD, DO, NMD.

Click here to request more information regarding the NIMA curriculum. NIMA is a medical aesthetics school providing cosmetic laser training in South Jordan that services clients Nationally, with specific trainings throughout Washington, Las Vegas, and the greater Salt Lake City, Utah areas.