Class 4 Laser Therapy Science and Physiology

Tuition: $79
Hours: 4


Course Description

This four-hour distant based course will cover topics of interest to Doctors of Chiropractic implementing class 4 laser therapy.
This class consists mainly of videos. There are four parts that are about 52 minutes each.


The content of this course is provided through online videos and reading material in which the learner’s participation (time) is actively tracked and logged. A minimum of four hours is required. There will be at least three questions for every hour of the class. The learner must receive a score of 80% of the total possible points and log at least four hours to receive credit for the course. Learners not achieving the pass rate will be directed to additional study by the instructor and allowed to re-take the examination.

No textbooks required. Computer and Internet service required for completion of this course. Funding sources and potential conflicts of interest statement: No funds were received, underwritten or subsidized by any vendors of any goods including supplies or services for this course.


Hour One:

Science and Physiology

Hour Two: 

Safety and Risk Management

Hour Three:

Photobiomodulation – A Review of Studies

Hour Four:

Pain Management and Neuropathy


  • Define the term “photobiomodulation”.
  • Apply concepts of laser therapy regarding inflammation and acute
  • Utilize proper laser therapy dosages for various conditions.
  • Understand the rules for establishment of the Laser Safety Officer (LSO).
  • Define and properly use terms relevant to laser
  • Describe proper and improper use of laser safety
  • Discuss adverse treatment
  • List chromophores involved in the mechanism of action
  • Interpret and relate conclusions from laser therapy
  • Apply study conclusions to clinical practice
  • Name the primary cause of peripheral neuropathy in the US
  • Distinguish symptoms of peripheral
  • Describe physiological effects of
  • Interpret and explain chromophore absorption by various laser


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