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Dermatology for HCAs

Duration: 1 Day(s)
CPD Hours: 8
Start Time: 09:15
End Time: 16:30

OVERVIEW

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.

CONTENT

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.

AIMS AND OUTCOMES

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.

ATTENDED BY

  • Healthcare Assistants

COURSE VENUES / PRICES

Live Online Instructor Led Course

Zoom
08/03/2024
£ 170.00
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