The menopausal skin is a multifaceted skin condition that exhibits a wide range of outward changes to its appearance and can present as a wide range of skin conditions with both epidermal and dermal localization.
If we totalled the skin conditions, and disorders commonly found in a menopausal skin, we would learn that seven out of 10 skin conditions are epidermal.
This means it’s possible that by practicing the Corneotherapy methodology of treating the epidermis first, you can make a difference to these skin conditions, providing you understand the cells and systems affected.
Learn about these changes in detail and the best practice approach to treatment philosophy of the menopausal skin.
The course includes the following subjects:
- Learn about all of the various cells and systems that are affected by changes is the endocrine system, and how they present as skin conditions.
- Discover that 7 out of 10 menopausal skin conditions are epidermal in nature and related to the skin barrier defense systems.
- The best practice approach to treatment philosophy of the menopausal skin.
This educational activity has been approved for 2.0 CEs by NCEA Commission on Accreditation.
After completion of this online course, the skin care professional will be able to:
1. Demonstrate that the menopausal skin is a multifaceted skin condition that can present a wide
range of skin conditions with both epidermal and dermal localization.
2. Identify that 8 out of 10 menopausal skin conditions are epidermal in nature and related to the
skin barrier defence systems.
3. Explain what causes common keratolytic skin conditions and disorders and have a better
understanding of contraindicated treatments and home care practice.
4. Demonstrate competency of course material.
Units of learning – 1 Lesson
Lesson 1 – Understanding the Menopausal Skin