The Understanding the Anatomy of the Skin learning program is designed as an introduction to the anatomy of the organ that separates our internal environment from the external environment.
The program begins by exploring the main layers of the skin and additional structures such as hair and nails. It then covers the microscopic features of the epidermis and the dermis, including their characteristic layers and specialized cells. Finally, it discusses the processes involved in skin pigmentation.
Upon completion of this learning program, you will be able to::
List and describe the main layers of the skin.
List and describe the main structures of the skin.
Identify the epidermal layers.
Describe epidermal cells and structures.
Explain skin pigmentation.
Identify the dermal layers.
Describe dermal cells and structures.
Hair and Hair Follicles
Dermal Glands and Structures
Test Your Acquired Knowledge
End of Program
This course is accredited for continuing education (CE) by the following organizations:
Australian Nursing & Midwifery Federation
CPD Hours: 1