Essentials of skin anatomy & physiology

USD $75

Essentials of skin anatomy & physiology




4.5 - 5 hours

Skill level

beauty therapists and estheticians



CPD Points


This comprehensive 5-lesson course, Essentials of Skin Anatomy & Physiology, is specifically designed for beauty therapists and estheticians who wish to deepen their understanding of the intricate workings of the skin. Going beyond standard beauty therapy curriculums, this course delves into the internal cell structure, stem cells’ importance, keratin’s significance, and the functions of cells and systems in the epidermis and dermis. Additionally, learners will gain insights into the epidermal structure.

Internal Cell Structure:

In this lesson, we explore the complex internal cell structure of the skin. By understanding the organization and composition of cells, learners will develop an advanced comprehension of the skin’s anatomy and its impact on overall skin health.

Stem Cells:

We delve into the fascinating world of stem cells and their crucial role in skin biology. Learners will discover the significance of stem cells in skin regeneration and the maintenance of youthful, vibrant skin.

The Importance of Keratin:

This lesson sheds light on the vital protein known as keratin and its essential functions in the skin. Learners will gain a deeper understanding of how keratin contributes to skin strength, protection, and barrier function.

Cells and Systems of the Epidermis and Dermis:

We explore the various cells and systems that constitute both the epidermis and dermis layers of the skin. By comprehending the interplay between these components, learners will grasp the intricate mechanisms underlying skin function and health.

Epidermal Structure:

In this lesson, we focus on the structure of the epidermis, the outermost layer of the skin. Learners will gain insights into the organization and characteristics of this crucial barrier, deepening their understanding of its role in maintaining skin homeostasis.

Upon completion of this course, learners will achieve the following learning objectives:
  1. Demonstrate an advanced knowledge of skin anatomy, physiology, and morphology.
  2. Identify and understand the functions of the cells and systems within the epidermis and dermis.
  3. Explain the interplay and interactions between different cells and systems within the skin.
  4. Showcase proficiency in applying acquired knowledge to real-world scenarios.

Enrol now in this engaging course to expand your expertise and take your career in skin care to new heights.

Please note that this educational activity has been accredited for 6.0 CEs by the NCEA Commission on Accreditation, ensuring professionals receive the necessary credits for their ongoing development.

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