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Northwest Laser Institute strives to be the benchmark of academic excellence in education through superior hands-on clinical experience, quality curriculum and top-notch educators. Our goal is to facilitate the development of self confidence in various fields of healthcare and to provide our students with the academic foundation necessary for them to reach their true potential in their desired field, and adjust to an ever-changing professional healthcare society.

Below is a list and description of the training and certification we offer. If you are interested in signing up for a class, or have any questions, please submit your request via the Inquiry form.

  • Medical Assisting    
  • Phlebotomy
  • BLS CPR
  • Medical Coding
  • Laser Training
  • Cosmetic Injectables
  • Platelet Rich Plasma
  • Medical Microneedling
  • Medium Depth Chemical Peel
  • Body Contouring
  • Microblading
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*To find out the requirements to perform any of these services in your state, see the respective state laws & regulations.

**All student deposits are non-refundable.

Training & Certification

 

Basic Phlebotomy Class

14 Week Phlebotomy Program

$1,500

14 Weeks - 1 Day of Class Per Week

Experience level: Beginner

This program is designed to set students up for a professional career in healthcare settings such as clinics and hospitals. You will leave this course will the confidence to safely obtain and efficiently collect a blood sample.

Subjects:

  • Roles
  • Professionalism
  • Safety
  • Laws and Ethics
  • Consent
  • Draw technique
  • Blood borne pathogens
  • Lab departments
  • Draw order
  • Tube additives

Microneedling Certification Course

6 Hour AAEG Medical Microneedling CE Certification 

$3,200 (includes kit)

$595 – Stand-alone price

CE Credits: 6

Certification: AAEG (Advanced Aesthetics Education Group) Microneedling Certification

The AAEG delivers world class clinical education and certification to all medical professionals in the emerging field of medical micro-needling.   It has quickly become the leading resource for (CIT) Collagen Induction Therapy due to its faculty members passion, knowledge, and expertise.  The AAEG offers an approach that promotes high standards of patient care, comprehensive knowledge of all micro-needling procedures and ethical standards through jointly sponsored Continuing Medical Education (CE) hours, workshops, and yearly conferences.  The course agenda includes:

History of Micro-Needling
Conceptual Knowledge
Indications for Use
Pre & Post Programs
Understanding Growth Factors
Combination Treatments
Marketing Micro-Needling
Patient Information
Hands on Demonstrations

Kit includes:

  • Full system
  • Box of 10 tips

Injectable Training Course

6 Hour Cosmetic Injection Certification

$2,000

6 hours

Experience level: Beginner

Certification: Certificate indicating your knowledge, competency and completion of the course

 

Subjects:

  • Techniques
  • Products - BOTOX, Dysport, Juvederm, Restalyne, Radiesse
  • Anatomy of the skin, muscles and nerves of the face
  • Botox injections demonstration in at least three different facial areas, filler in the lips, nasolabial folds and oral commisures

VI Peel Chemical Peel Training Course

VI Medium Depth Chemical Peel Certification

$500 

4 hours

Certificate: Certificate indicating your knowledge, competency and completion of the course

 

Subjects:

  • VI Peel medical products
  • Treatment
  • Product formulation philosophy
  • Ingredients used in skin care products
  • Common skin conditions
  • Peeling fundamentals
  • VI Peels
  • Hands-on demonstrations

Exilis Elite Certification Course

Skin Tightening/Body Contouring Certification

$500 – When taken with the Laser Certification Course

$800 – Stand-alone price

6 Hours

Certification: Certificate indicating your knowledge, competency and completion of the course

In this Certification course you’ll learn about the exciting new technology that uses radio frequency (RF) energy for body and face contouring and skin tightening.  It is a non-surgical office procedure that reduces fat and firms skin on the face and body. The energy used during treatment heats the deeper layers of the skin causing fat cells to shrink as the skin contracts stimulating new collagen.

While not a replacement for a neck-lift or facelift, these procedures can provide a very nice alternative for those not seeking a surgical solution, or a supplemental treatment following facial surgery.

Hands-on is done using the Exilis Elite system by BTL Aesthetics. Your attendance will include material for further and at home review, hands-on experience.


Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Training Course

6 Hour AAEG Aesthetic Training In Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) CE Certification

$1,495

6 hours

CE Credits: 6

Certification: AAEG (Advanced Aesthetics Education Group) Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Certification

 

This comprehensive training course covers in Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) focusing on facial aesthetics. Offering Platelet Rich Plasma therapies for your practice is a natural progression of services needed for a successful aesthetic practice as the popularity of these procedures has increased dramatically. The PRP training includes all of the major areas of the face aesthetically as well as gives you the tools to be successful immediately upon completion of the program. Our goal is to ensure that each attendee will understand and be proficient for the aesthetic uses of platelet rich plasma. Attendees during the PRP training will receive didactic on the various FDA approved spin methods, advantages of dual spin vs. single spin and the full understanding of the biological mechanism of action for these procedures. 

Patient selection, indications for use, different forms of PRP, and contraindications for the use of PRP will be given as well as hands-on training through demonstrations on each other. By taking this course, you will receive a PRP treatment valued at $1500. The various injection techniques, recommended dosing, special handling and other considerations are given as well as potential risks and possible effects of the treatment.

Join the thousands of providers nationwide that are taking advantage of this new innovative aesthetic treatment that has become the fastest growing segment within aesthetics!

 

Subjects:

  • Treatment of all major facial areas
  • Necessary tools
  • Didactic training on FDA approved spin methods
  • Dual spin vs. single spin
  • Biological mechanism of action
  • Patient selection
  • Indications for use
  • Forms of PRP
  • Contraindications for use of PRP
  • Injection techniques
  • Dosing
  • Handling and other considerations
  • Treatment risks and possible effects

Laser Certification Course

40 Hour Laser Technician Certification 

$3,500

40 hours

Certification: 40 Hour Laser Certification, Laser Safety Officer Certification

 

We provide 40 Hours of Laser Theory & Fundamentals with certification for Laser Safety Officer.  Laser, Intense Pulse Light and Broadband Light for Hair Removal, Foto Facials, Vein Removal and Acne Treatments will be taught, as well as, classroom education on Microdermabrasion and Advanced Medium Grade Chemical Peels during this week course. Hands on practice with models is included for Broad Band Light in Hair Removal, Foto Facials, Vein Treatments and Acne Treatments. 

Attend our 40 Hour Laser Certification Course and learn the basics of skin histology, laser physics, as well as all aspects of laser safety. Real-life applications and possible complications are discussed using before/after photos.

 

Subjects:

  • Laser theory and fundamentals
  • Basics of skin histology
  • Laser physics
  • Laser safety
  • Intense pulse light
  • Broadband light for hair removal
  • Photo Rejuvenation
  • Vein removal
  • Acne treatment
  • Laser Tattoo Removal
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Advanced medium grade chemical peels
  • Applications
  • Possible complications
  • Before/after photos

Upon completion of the course, you will be able to:

  • Consult with patients regarding Laser, IPL, or BBL treatment options.
  • Discuss with patients the potential results and reactions that may occur.
  • Identify prior skin conditions and skin reactions to laser treatments.
  • Demonstrate proper laser safety and protocol instructions.
  • Students will be educated on one of the world’s leading Intense Pulsed Light system, the BBL by Sciton. This course does include hands-on experience.

Microblading Course

3 Day Microblading Certification

$2,900 (includes kit)

3 days

Prerequisite: Online blood borne pathogen class, $25

 

During this in-depth, three day class, you will learn how to sculpt beautiful eyebrows using a revolutionary manual application method often called Microblading or 3d brows.  We will teach you how to artistically create each individual’s ideal eyebrow shape and how to apply natural looking hair strokes.  The results are beautiful eyebrows that need minimal care for years to come.  This intimate class setting is limited to only 4 students and is ideal for personalized hands on training where the first portion of the course will be spent learning the fundamentals of color theory, skin types and proper technique.  During the final portion of the course, you will perform microblading on one of your own live models while under the supervision of the instructor.  This immersive, 40 hour course, will give you the fundamental training you will need to succeed as a Microblading artist. A Microblading starter kit valued at over $500 is included. Microblading is wildly popular and demand is increasing every day which is why this is such a great opportunity.

 

Subjects:

  • Fundamentals of color theory
  • Skin types
  • Application methods
  • Shaping for a natural look

Kit includes:

  • 6 LI Aqua Tattoo Pigments

  • Blades/Hand Piece/Measuring Tools

  • Sharps container

  • Numbing products

  • Qtips/Micro brushes/Mascara wands

  • Alcohol pads

  • Pigment rings

  • Brow Scissors/Eyebrow Pencils

  • Dental bibs/Gloves/Face mask

  • Practice skin/Practice ink

  • And More!


Spray Tan Course

Medical Assisting Program

$7,500

720 hours - Includes 160 hour externship

Experience level: Beginner

 

Medical assistants perform routine administrative and clinical tasks for physicians, podiatrists, chiropractors and optometrists that are critical in running an office day-to-day. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, medical assisting is one of the nation’s fastest growing careers. Administrative duties delegated to a medical assistant can consist of answering phones, greeting patients, charting for medical records, scheduling patients and handling billing and insurance. Clinical duties that may be delegated to a medical assistant includes but is not limited to: medical history and patient assessment, patient preparation for procedures, specimen collections, basic laboratory tests, and more. Tasks assigned to each medical assistant will be dependent upon the clinic. Our program covers both administrative and clinical duties over an 8 month period with materials given via print-out and the online Pearson’s MyLab platform. Externship interviews are set up by your educator to help prepare you to complete the required 160 hours. This program will set you up to test for the nationally recognized RMA with AMT or the nationally recognized NCMA with NCCT. Fees for testing to be determined. 

 

Competencies Upon Completion: 

Administrative Duties:
-Scheduling/Handling Patient Appointments
-Billing and Collections on Patient Accounts
-Basic Insurance Claims
-Electronic Medical Records
-HIPAA Privacy Certification
- Patient Charting
-Management and Bookkeeping Software
-Basic Patient Communication Skills

Clinical Skills: 
-Vital Signs
-Phlebotomy/Venipuncture
-Specimen Collection
-Infection Control
-Sterilization and Disinfection
-Administration of Medication
-Diagnostic Procedures
-Minor Surgery Assistance
-Sutures and Staples
-12 Lead Electrocardiography
 


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American Heart Association CPR BLS Course

$65

6 Hours

This is an American Heart Association BLS course taught by certified AHA instructors. It is a one-day class. This course meets the AHA guidelines for health care providers, which includes the  Emergency Cardiovascular Care guidelines (ECC).

Topics covered:

-Recognition of cardiac arrest

-Activation of emergency response system

-Compression/ventilation ratio

-Use of an AED

-Aspects of team rescue

-Use of a bag valve mask (BVM)

-Choking

Skills sign off, and a written test are administered and must receive an 80%  to receive a certificate of completion at the completion of the class. If an 80% score on the written test is not achieved, the student may retest.

Includes a workbook.

Max 10 students per class.

No experience required.

This is a Basic Life Support for healthcare providers, and is required for all the hospital and medical facilities including any clinics used for externship.


Medical Coding Course

$1750

This Medical Coding class is taught using the AAPC curriculum. It is a 21-week class that meets once a week. This is a preparatory class that gets the student ready to sit for the AAPC national certification exam (CPC). This course will provide hands-on practice using CPT, HCPCS, and ICD-10-CM.

Competencies Upon Completion:

-Proficient ability to read and assign accurate medical codes for diagnoses, procedures and services provided by qualified healthcare providers or physicians.

-Knowledge of guidelines and regulations regarding Medical Coders.

-Knowledge of Anatomy and Physiology related to coding correctly.

-Medical terminology knowledge

-Student will be able to understand changes in the medical coding and payment policies, and ability to implement those changes in a practice’s reimbursement process.

Includes:

·         Course textbook & workbook

·         CPT

·         HCPCS

·         ICD-10 coding