SPM512 - Medical Esthetics Science

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Subject Title
Medical Esthetics Science

Subject Description
Students continue to build on the concepts introduced in Product Knowledge by exploring the chemistry behind the composition, properties and effects of products and substances used in Esthetics and Medical Esthetics. Students will also review the science behind the energy (electricity, heat, light, and sound) that is used in the machines that are used in Esthetics and Medical Esthetics.

Credit Status
1 Credit

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1) Define and explain terms used in organic and inorganic chemistry;
2) Distinguish between classifications of chemistry, such as analytical, inorganic, organic and biochemistry;
3) Explain the organization of the Periodic Table of elements;
4) Explain the differences between ionic and covalent bonding;
5) Describe the different forms and properties of matter;
6) Explain the basic principles of chemistry and energy (electricity, heat, light, and sound) as applied to esthetics treatments;
7) Identify the significance, dangers, and safety features involved in the application of electricity, heat, light, and sound in skin care and body treatments;
8) Demonstrate the ability to accurately follow both verbal and written directions;
9) Demonstrate the ability to work within assigned time frames to meet deadlines.

Essential Employability Skills
Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.

Respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.

Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.

Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.

Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.

Show respect for diverse opinions, values, belief systems, and contributions of others.

Interact with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals.

Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.

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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
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