Brief Course Description
General Sciences includes important information that you need to know to keep you and your clients safe and healthy. Chapter 5, “Infection Control: Principles and Practices,” offers the most current, vital facts about cleaning and disinfection procedures, hepatitis, HIV, and other infectious viruses and bacteria and tells how to prevent them from being transmitted. Chapters 6 through 8—“General Anatomy and Physiology,”, “Basics of Chemistry,” and “Basics of Electricity”—provide essential information that will help guide your work with clients and enable you to make decisions about treatments. Chapter 9, “Basics of Nutrition” is the final chapter in Part 2. This chapter is vital for estheticians who seek to understand the effects of nutrition on the skin. Chapter 9 cover nutrients, vitamins, and minerals both as used topically and as taken internally.
Upon completion of this course the successful student will able to:
Infection control: principles and practices (1-102)
Estheticians should study and have a thorough understanding of infection control principles and practices because this is a foundational element that ensure the safety of both clients and technicians and is required.