Basic Anatomy and Physiology of the Skin

10-13-2020 10:12

Layers of the Skin

Course Description

Throughout this course, review the anatomy and physiology of the skin, as well as its unique structures and functions. Discuss the ways in which the skin is naturally moisturized and identify four common threats to the skin.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the course, the learner will be able to:
  • List five functions of human skin
  • Identify the three major layers of human skin and briefly discuss their functions
  • Discuss how the skin is naturally moisturized
  • Identify commonly seen threats to the skin

Intended Audience

This course is intended for nurses.

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