Acne: Physiology and Analysis
This six-unit specialist program provides the learner with a detailed knowledge of acne physiology, comprehensive diagnostic skills of the condition, and knowledge of treatment options that will allow the clinician to develop and guide patients in successful acne treatments.
Acne is a chronic skin condition presented almost daily in skin treatment and medical aesthetic clinics and poses treatment challenges because of specific clinical presentation and patient needs.
The outcomes of this course are the understanding of the process of acne formation and interpretation of the clinical examination that will help guide and build both diagnostic skills and provide improved interventions and treatment outcomes.
Topics of the units of learning include:
• A review of the epidermal structure as it relates to acne
• Understanding Incomplete corneocyte compaction and its role in the acne condition
• Non-inflammatory Acne grades 1 & 2 and inflammatory acne grade 3
• The Endocrine System and its role in the acne condition
• Hormonal Mediated Acne
• The recognition of all visible and diagnostic clues and cues related to the acne condition
Typical completion/engagement time: 5 hours 40 minutes. Awarded 6 CPD points.
- Learning Units 6
- Duration 5 hours 40 minutes
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 0
- CPD Points 6 Points
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