Understanding Inflammatory Skin Disorders

About the Course
The impact of inflammatory skin disease affecting Americans is shocking, it was reported in 2013, by the American Academy of Dermatology, that one in every four Americans were treated for some sort of skin disorder. In addition, recent research suggest that stress is the culprit, exacerbating skin condition, therefore, resulting in inflammatory skin diseases.

Learning Objectives
  • Describe the layers of the skin and the function of each layer.
  • Identify the role of inflammation in skin disorders.
  • Recognize potential triggers for flare-ups when treating common skin conditions.
  • Determine which professional treatments to avoid as these can potentially exacerbate conditions.
  • Devise a treatment plan using professional therapeutic products and procedures.
  • Apply alternative and complementary services to help lower hormonal skin stress and control inflammation.
  • Examine the client’s skin and know when to refer to a dermatologist.