Advanced Physiology of the Skin (1.5 CE for Nurses)

10-09-2020 13:43

Layers of the Skin

Course Description

Discuss the physiology of the skin including the composition and function of the different layers of the skin. Review the effects of aging of the skin due to intrinsic and extrinsic factors. Detail how the skin changes from infancy through the geriatric years. Implement strategies to maintain skin health during the aging process.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the course, the learner will be able to:
  • Identify at least 3 functions of the skin
  • Describe the process of tissue renewal
  • Explain 2 differences between infant and geriatric skin
  • List the factors associated with Intrinsic and Extrinsic aging
  • Name 3 vitamins that are needed to maintain skin health

Intended Audience

This course is intended for nurses.

1.5 CE for Nurses