SPM513 - Medical Esthetics I

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Subject Title
Medical Esthetics I

Subject Description
The purpose of this subject is to provide students with a theoretical and practical knowledge of current medical skin care trends. Topics covered will include a variety of medical skin treatments such as, laser hair removal technologies, microdermabrasion and electro-therapy hydrating, and anti-aging treatments. Skin Analysis and recommending appropriate home care products will be practiced by students as an ongoing component of this subject.

Credit Status
1 Credit

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

  1. Identify and compare current medical esthetics trends;
  2. Summarize the advantages and disadvantages of a variety of medical esthetics treatments such as chemical peels, laser hair removal, microdermabrasion and other electro-therapy treatments;
  3. Perform a variety of medical esthetics treatments, including IPL hair removal, micro-dermabrasion and other electro-therapy treatments, after analyzing clients' skin and correctly identifying the treatment which best meets clients' needs;
  4. Complete medical esthetics treatments in a timely fashion consistent with industry requirements;
  5. Recommend and explain the correct home care regime that compliments the appropriate medical skin care treatment based on identified client needs;
  6. Demonstrate professionalism in image, station set-up and conduct;
  7. Demonstrate the ability to accurately follow directions both verbal and written;
  8. 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.

Locate, select, organize, and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.

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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