Ala. Admin. Code r. 540-X-11-.07 - Educational Requirements For Physicians And Level 1 Delegates

Physicians and Level 1 Delegates who are involved in the performance of non-ablative treatments must:

(1) Complete sixteen (16) hours of basic training devoted to the principles of lasers, intense pulsed light devices and thermal, radiofrequency and other non-ablative devices, their instrumentation, physiological effects and safety requirements. The basic training should include clinical applications of various wavelengths and hands-on practical sessions with devices and their appropriate surgical or therapeutic delivery systems. For each device, the physician and Level 1 Delegate must attend a training program; and
(2) Maintain competence to perform non-ablative procedures through documented training and experience regarding the appropriate standard of care in the field of non-ablative procedures and the use of specific device(s).


Ala. Admin. Code r. 540-X-11-.07
New Rule: Filed August 16, 2007; effective September 20, 2007.

Authors: Alabama Board of Medical Examiners ad hoc Committee: Jorge A. Alsip, M.D.; Kenneth W. Aldridge, M.D.; Michael S. Clinton, M.D., Deason C. Dunagan, M.D.; Edward C. Facundus, M.D.; Steven P. Furr, M.D.; K. Michael Hites, P.A.; Wonsuck Kim, M.D.; Elizabeth S. Martin, M.D.; Diantha Miller, CRNP; Gary D. Monheit, M.D.; Arthur F. Toole, III, M.D.; and the Alabama Board of Medical Examiners

Statutory Authority: Code of Ala. 1975, ยงยง 34-24-50, 34-24-51, 34-24-53.

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