Introduction to the Skin (Part 2): Layers of the Skin
This e-learning course is part of several courses covering the topic of skin and skin rejuvenation. Prior to learning about skin rejuvenation treatments it is wise to have a sound foundation about the skin and this is one of the courses that fits this category covering the layers of the skin and their functions.
To help the learner understand the layers of the skin, the functions of these layers, role of certain cell types and the importance of the various components such as collagen and elastin
By the end of the course the student should be able to:
Describe the layers of the skin (epidermis/dermis/(subcutaneous tissue) and the functions of each layer
Understand the importance of these layers in maintaining healthy appearing skin
Describe the role of keratinocytes and their life cycle
Describe the role of melanocytes in skin pigmentation