Skin Care

Skin is the largest and most complicated organ in the human body. You wouldn’t ignore problems with an individual’s heart, so why would you with their skin? Good skin care practices are integral to your role and actively contribute to the improved well being of those you care for.

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About the course

This comprehensive online training resource explores everything you need to know to promote skin care and respond appropriately to skin care related problems.

Who is this course for?

A ‘must have’ for induction, refresher, management and vocational training.

What does the course cover?

  • Skin structure
  • The role of the epidermis & the dermis
  • The deep fascia & the basement membrane
  • The hypodermis
  • Dark skin structure
  • Skin functions
  • Temperature regulation
  • Age related changes
  • Changes in appearance
  • Age spots
  • Photoaging
  • Skin assessment
  • Checking skin tone
  • Losing skin integrity
  • Pressure ulcers
  • Skin tears
  • Bathing
  • Incontinence
  • Diabetes
  • Skin cancer
  • Skin disorders
  • Eczema & dermatitis
  • Skin infection
  • Fungal infections & athlete’s foot
  • Impetigo & shingles
  • Scabies & skin tags
  • Verrucas & warts
  • Keratosis
  • Skin acidity
  • Skin care products
  • Moisturising
  • Protecting the skin from moisture
Download the syllabus (PDF)

How is the course assessed?

After each module you will be asked a set of multiple-choice questions. The answers are marked automatically so you instantly know your score.

Every trainee receives a FREE training certificate on completion of the course as evidence for your records.

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£1.49* Buy credits *Excludes VAT. Based on bulk credit pricing
  • CPD Accredited and Skills for Care Endorsed
  • Free certification
  • Standards compliant
  • Access course on desktop and mobile, from work or home
  • No time limits, work at your own pace
  • Monitor and track staff progress

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