Talk About Light – The Basics

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Polychromatic light technology and therapeutics (PLT) is a new industry within the health promotion and the medical health care domains. “New” comes with a language of its own.  Using PLT effectively for personal care or for clinical interventions requires an understanding of the technology terminology and application concepts.

The Talk About Light™ (TAL) teleconference calls are hosted by light expert Jody Mittiga, Adult Nurse Practitioner, Naturopath, and Certified SMCPLT™ Instructor.  Mittiga fields PLT questions from callers in this live interactive forum and answers in an instructive way for listeners of all levels.  Each call is filled with PLT terminology, photobiomodulation principles and practical application.

The TAL call routinely features industry experts on various PLT topics ranging from PLT technology to therapeutic applications.  This is an open forum where anyone can ask questions to industry experts. There is such a richness in listening to others as they ask questions like:

  • How do I best use my polychromatic light (PLT) system for my family?
  • What is a diode?
  • Who uses polychromatic light therapy?
  • What is the best pad placement plan?

Following the SMCPLT™ instruction philosophy learn it your way, participation and completion is on the honor system and in your own time. Submitting your course evaluation triggers a certificate of completion with 5 CEUs sent to your SMCPLT™ account.

5 Call Bundled Option 1 The Basics (5 CEUs)

The Basics call set includes 5 live and unedited recordings covering the basic concepts of PLT Technologies and Therapeutics including: pad placement, increasing circulation, reducing pain, FDA compliance, and more. Recordings includes caller specific questions, discussions, and testimonials. Perfect for new owners and practitioners just Getting Started with polychromatic light technologies and needing continuing education units.

Continuing Education Units

5 CEUs

Learning Objectives

  • Define basic terminology of light technology: LED, photobiomodulation, frequencies, etc.
  • Identify pain conditions most amenable to PLT applications
  • Explain the difference between red, blue, and infrared wavelengths and their use
  • Discuss the FDA clearances:  increase circulation and reduce pain
  • Explore the use of PLT to manage the stress response and promote health.

Course Features

  • Lectures 6
  • Quizzes 0
  • Duration 5 hours
  • Skill level Advanced Level
  • Language English
  • Students 9
  • Certificate Yes
  • Assessments Yes
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Jody Mittiga is an adult nurse practitioner, trained in naturopathic health and a variety of health optimizing strategies. She specializes in palliative nursing and stress management. She is an engaging, dynamic and experienced facilitator and presenter on issues of palliative medicine, stress management, post-traumatic stress disorder, and light therapy. She has presented at venues ranging from the kitchen table to the national conference stage. She has been at the forefront of the light therapy industry for the over 5 years and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the conversation. Jody is committed to supporting a healthful re-entry for our veterans into civilian life. Her light therapy presentations include a thorough review of the evidence supporting light therapy interventions for pain reduction, circulation improvement, wound healing and stress management.