SPM608 - Skin Analysis II

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Subject Title
Skin Analysis II

Subject Description
Students will continue to build on their knowledge of the cell, epidermis, dermis and hypodermis and their different functions.  They will be taught how to analyze and recognize more advanced skin disorders and how to effectively treat them.

Emphasis will be placed on the cell and body systems and how they can influence the condition of the skin.

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

  1. Utilize the knowledge of cells, tissues, organs and systems in recognizing skin disorders.
  2. Perform a skin analysis utilizing consultation form, recognize skin damage and disorders;
  3. Perform an advanced skin analysis utilizing various technologies and skin typing scales;
  4. Explain how each body system can impact upon and be reflected in the condition and health of the skin;
  5. Recommend the appropriate advanced skin treatment after completing skin analysis;
  6. Select the appropriate homecare products based on client needs;
  7. Demonstrate the ability to accurately follow directions both verbal and written;
  8. Demonstrate the ability to work within assigned time frames and 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.

Academic Integrity
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Please visit the Academic Integrity website http://open2.senecac.on.ca/sites/academic-integrity/for-students to understand and learn more about how to prepare and submit work so that it supports academic integrity, and to avoid academic misconduct.

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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Accessibility Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.