CAP201 Dermal Therapy 2

Unit Description

This unit further develops the students’ knowledge of the theories behind light-based treatments and the operation of these corresponding devices. The unit highlights the safe use of Laser and intense light source technology, following from that previously delivered in CAP 102. This unit broadens the knowledge and practical application of light-based technology in vascular and pigmented lesion adjustment.

Additional treatment modalities investigated in this unit include radiofrequency, micro needling, light emitting diodes, photobiomodulation, and scar revision treatments.

Theory learnt is put into practical application with students undertaking treatments in the clinical practical.


CAP 102 must be completed prior to commencing CAP 201.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this unit the student will be able to:

Graduate Attributes (GA)

In addition to the unit-specific learning outcomes listed above, the following graduate attributes are taught, developed and assessed in varying degrees within this unit:

Key Dates

Week 1 Semester commences
Post Week 6 Mid-semester break
Week 7 Assessment 1: Multimode Question Examination (15%)
Week 14 Assessment 2: Researched Paper (35%)
Clinical block Assessment 3: Practical (20%)
Assessment 4: Practical (30%)