This short course covers the different categories of scar tissue commonly seen by today's Skin Diagnostician, Skin Treatment Therapist or Corneotherapist.
It is a supplement to the distance learning specialty class on wound healing and references the two units of learning concerning acne and collagen formation from within the Pastiche distance learning program ‘Advanced Skin Analysis.'
The Objective of this course is for the learner to understand that scar tissue is a dermal disorder that affects connective tissue, and to recognize that any improvement can only be planned with an understanding of the physiology of the dermis.
This course provides an understanding of all components that make up the dermis; cells such as the fibroblast and connective tissue such as collagen and elastin, along with an overview of different scar types and their characteristics.
Typical completion time 45 minutes. This course is awarded 1 CPD point or 1.3 CE credits.