Skin Integrity

Skin Integrity

Course Aim

The skin is the largest organ of the body and very complex. It is ever changing and the first line of defence against bacteria and viruses. This course will help you to understand its functions, how to maintain it in a healthy condition.

Close-up of female dermatologist holding artificial model of human skin with hair. Doctor showing skin diseases and hair loss symptoms

Course content

The layers and functions of the skin.
Factors affecting skin condition, including blood circulation.
How the skin ages.
What can cause skin damage.
Awareness of common skin problems.
The affect this has on the individual and how we can support them.
Conducting a skin assessment.

learning outcomes

Understand the skin layers and their functions.
Recognise the importance of circulation.
Understand the impact of ageing on the skin.
Recognise factors that affect skin condition.
Identify common skin conditions.
Identify the impact on the individual.

delivery styles

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