Introduction to the skin anatomy and physiology, terminology clinical features of common skin conditions.
Understanding impacts of skin conditions long term, introduction in to common skin conditions encountered in practice.
Recognition of skin infestations and infections.
Recognising skin cancers.
Older skin and importance of assessing and protection and avoiding wounds associated with aging skin.
Understanding of treatments using soaps, moisturisers and emollients with broader understanding of their function in skin protection.
Anatomy and Physiology of the Skin
Lesions, lumps and bumps
Terminology and skin assessment
Quiz - group
Introduction to dermatology and common skins conditions
Skin cancers and how to recognise
Skin infections and infestations
Caring for older skin
Preventing wounds and ulcers - medicated bandages
How emollients work: Soaps, moisturisers, emollients and shampoos - their functions and how to use them.
A course for Healthcare Assistants, designed to give a broader understanding of anatomy and physiology of the skin and giving ability in recognising lesions, lumps and bumps.