Program Overview:

Ablative skin resurfacing is the gold standard in anti-aging cosmetic laser procedures. Treatments taught in this course include Fractionated CO2 and Non-fractionated ER:YAG (Erbium) Resurfacing as well as Fractionated Sublative Dermal Remodeling.

This course teaches how to incorporate advanced cosmetic laser procedures into comprehensive aesthetic plans that incorporate microdermabrasion, chemical peels, micro-needling, and non-ablative rejuvenation technologies.

NIMA offers course attendees advanced cosmetic laser training that are vital to this exciting and expanding industry. NIMA continues to pioneer leading-edge instruction in Fractionated and Non-fractionated, Ablative and Non-ablative Skin Resurfacing through their laser institute.


The Ablative Laser Resurfacing course is designed for individuals intending to offer ablative skin resurfacing services. In most states a medical degree or advanced certification is required to perform ablative skin resurfacing. NIMA recommends that you check with your state licensing agency to determine if you are legally able to provide these services.


  • CO2 Fractionated Resurfacing
  • ER:YAG Non-fractionated Resurfacing


  • Comparison of CO2, YSGG, Erbium Skin Resurfacing
  • Fractionated vs. Non-fractionated Resurfacing
  • Ablative vs. Non-ablative Resurfacing
  • Fractionated Sublative Dermal Remodeling using RF and Near Infrared Wavelengths
  • Indications and Contraindications
  • Disease and Infection Control
  • Laser Safety
  • Laser Maintenance
  • Client Pre and Post Procedures
  • Medical Spa Regulatory, Legal, and Insurance Issues
  • Marketing Best Practices for the Medical Spa Industry

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.