Rosacea is a challenging skin condition for any skin treatment practitioner. The accepted aggravating factors are well known, however this lecture goes beyond the common triggers of inflammation and explores those least understood; those linked to the endocrine system, adrenal stress, overactive enzyme activity and changes to cellular organelle function.
This course is essential for a complete understanding of the condition and covers the physiology, biology and morphology of Rosacea; with particular emphasis on its cellular triggers. We will also explore the different sub-types and how to recognize them.
The Objective of this course is for the learner to understand the following:
- Understanding that Rosacea is a multi-faceted condition
- There are a number of triggers and aggravating factors
- The innate immune system is a major factor in this condition
- How to diagnose the different types of Rosacea
- How to prepare protocols of daily care and better treatment options
This educational activity has been approved for 5.0 CEs by NCEA Commission on Accreditation.
After completion of this online course, the skin care professional will be able to:
1. Demonstrate advanced knowledge about the multi-faceted condition of Rosacea
2. Identify that there are a number of different triggers and aggravating factors to the condition.
3. Explain how and why the innate immune system is a major factor in the Rosacea condition.
4. Demonstrate competency of course material.
Units of learning – 1 Lesson
Lesson 1 – Rosacea: Triggers and Subtype Classification