Cosmetology: Understanding and the Treatment of Acne

40.00
Online
Elective
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Learning objectives

  • Define acne.
  • Repeat current statistics on acne and acne treatments. 
  • Describe myths associated with acne.
  • Recognize the social and emotional impact that acne can have on the sufferer.
  • Identify and list triggers associated with the development of acne.
  • Identify acne types (descriptions of individual lesions and conditions).
  • Recognize skin conditions that can be mistaken for acne.
  • Explain the factors that contribute to the formation of adult acne.
  • Repeat guidelines for skin care treatments, equipment and over-the-counter medications used to treat acne.
  • Repeat guidelines for physician referrals, treatment options, and medications.
  • Recognize how to treat acne in the skin of people of color.
  • Explain benefits and side effects associated with treatments and medications.
  • Explain how acne scarring occurs.
  • Identify the different types of acne scars.
  • Discuss options for addressing acne in children, teens, and adults, including special considerations for adult women and pregnant women.
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Understanding and the Treatment of Acne

40.00
Learning objectives

  • Define acne.
  • Repeat current statistics on acne and acne treatments. 
  • Describe myths associated with acne.
  • Recognize the social and emotional impact that acne can have on the sufferer.
  • Identify and list triggers associated with the development of acne.
  • Identify acne types (descriptions of individual lesions and conditions).
  • Recognize skin conditions that can be mistaken for acne.
  • Explain the factors that contribute to the formation of adult acne.
  • Repeat guidelines for skin care treatments, equipment and over-the-counter medications used to treat acne.
  • Repeat guidelines for physician referrals, treatment options, and medications.
  • Recognize how to treat acne in the skin of people of color.
  • Explain benefits and side effects associated with treatments and medications.
  • Explain how acne scarring occurs.
  • Identify the different types of acne scars.
  • Discuss options for addressing acne in children, teens, and adults, including special considerations for adult women and pregnant women.