Master Nail Health: Explore 10 Common Nail Diseases and Disorders


About the Course
Explore the dark side of nail health in this comprehensive course intended for nail technicians about nail diseases and disorders. From fungal infections to structural abnormalities, learn more about conditions that affect nail health and how to identify, verify, and manage signs and symptoms. Understand proper nail hygiene practices, protective measures, and the importance of regular check-ups. Designed for nail technicians and beauty professionals, this course will equip you with the knowledge you need to protect your clients and yourself while maintaining optimal hygiene in the salon environment. 

Learning Outcomes
Upon the completion of this course, the learner will be able to:

  • Identify 10 common nail diseases and disorders. 
  • Explain the importance of identifying diseases and disorders. 
  • List ways nail techs can protect themselves and clients 
  • Indicate ways to prevent infection spread in the salon. 

About the Author/Presenter
Tiffani Douglas is a freelance senior beauty, health, and wellness copywriter, esthetician, nail technician, and accomplished author. With a BA in journalism and 30 years of experience in the beauty business, she brings a unique perspective to her writing that intertwines her industry expertise with creativity. Tiffani shared her extensive knowledge as a contributing author to the Milady Nail Technology, 8th edition, textbook and served on the Colibri Healthcare Cosmetology Board. She has also developed marketing and educational content for global beauty brands and has established trade publications as well as top beauty education companies and associations.? 

How to Receive Credit 

  • Read the entire course online or in print which requires a 1-hour commitment of time. 
  • After completion of the course, complete the final examination.  A passing grade of 75% is required. Test questions link content to learning outcomes as a method to enhance individualized learning and material retention. 
  • Provide required personal information and payment information.
  • Complete the mandatory course evaluation.
  • Print your Certificate of Completion.

Identification, Mitigation, and Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationships 
The planners, faculty, and others in control of content (either individually or as a group) of this educational activity have no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose. 

Sponsorship/Commercial Support and Non-Endorsement
It is the policy of Colibri not to accept commercial support. Furthermore, commercial interests are prohibited from distributing or providing access to this activity to learners.

The information provided in this activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition.
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