The Chemical Makeup and Anatomy of the Skin

About the Course
Understanding the skin’s chemical makeup and unique anatomy is important. Our skin is consistently working to keep us healthy on the inside as well as the outside. This course will explore the skin’s functions and why they are important to our health and well-being.

Learning Objectives:
Upon completion of this course, the learner should be able to:
  • Define the skin and understand how it functions to protect our bodies from injury and disease.
  • Gain a knowledge of the chemical makeup and cellular structure of the skin.
  • Recognize and identify the layers, sublayers, and regions of the skin, including their respective accessory structures