Performing Facial Extractions


About the course
In this course, students will learn about properly performing facial extractions during a client service. The course will cover facial extraction performed in salons, spas, and medical offices and when this service is recommended. Students will learn what questions to ask clients before performing the service, proper safety and preparation before, during, and after the service and what to expect following facial extractions. At the conclusion of the course, students will be more knowledgeable about facial extraction procedures in various professional environments and how to apply what they have learned.

Learning Outcomes

  • Review the procedure for safely performing facial extractions during a facial or other skin care treatment and discuss the benefits and risks of the procedure. 
  • Define facial extractions and the skin issues the procedure is designed to treat, as well as the skin conditions that benefit from facial extractions. 
  • Recognize the signs of skin irritation or injury after facial extractions with specific examples of symptoms. 
  • Utilize best practices to successfully perform a facial extraction in a salon, medical spa, or doctor’s office.
  • Conduct a thorough client consultation to determine skin type, allergies, and skin conditions before performing a facial extraction. 
  • Identify, evaluate, and apply information to recognize products and processes necessary for safe and effective facial extractions.  
  • Recognize products and tools used in facial extraction procedures and utilize proper infection control.

How to Receive Credit

  • Read the entire course online or in print.
  • Answer the final examination questions at the end of the course. A passing grade of 75% is required. Test questions link content to learning objectives 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.

Resolution of Conflict of Interest
Colibri Healthcare, LLC implemented mechanisms prior to the planning and implementation of the continuing education activity, to identify and resolve conflicts of interest for all individuals in a position to control content of the course activity.

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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