SPM613 - Medical Esthetics II

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Subject Title
Medical Esthetics II

Subject Description
Students will build on and practice medical skin care treatments.  Further emphasis will be placed on the theoretical and practical knowledge of photo-facial and couperose equipment designed to address skin conditions including aging, hyper-pigmentation, acne and couperose.  Students will be taught the medical terminology required when working with doctors performing medical treatments such as injectable and fillers.

Credit Status
1 Credit

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

  1. Define medical terms used when working with medical professionals performing treatments such as injectables and fillers in a spa setting;
  2. Explain the indications, contraindications and safety issues regarding medical treatments offered in a spa setting;
  3. Summarize the advantage and disadvantages of a variety of medical skin care treatments;
  4. Perform a variety of medical skin care treatments including aging, hyper-pigmentation, acne and couperose after analyzing clients' skin and correctly identifying the treatment which best meets clients' needs;
  5. Complete medical skin care treatments in a timely fashion consistent with industry requirements;
  6. Recommend and explain the correct home care regime that compliments the appropriate medical skin care treatment based on identified client needs.

Essential Employability Skills
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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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