MEDICAL AESTHETICIAN PROGRAM

OBJECTIVE

This program prepares students to become licensed Facial Specialist, Electrology and Laser Technicians for entry-level positions as licensed medical aestheticians.
Facials, electrolysis and laser hair removal are frequently combined in the beauty and health industry; consequently, our Medical Aesthetician graduate will be able to present a solid training and license in both areas to their future employers.

DESCRIPTION

This program includes complete curriculum addressing the theory, understanding and practical experience required for a professional to work as a skincare specialist, as well as to perform electrology and laser services to clients. Graduates of this program will meet the State of Florida requirements for the Facial Specialist License, as well as the Florida Electrolysis Council Examination which is required for graduates to become approved to perform clinical and medical hair removal.

Tuition$6,260.00

Fees$100.00

Book & Supplies$750.00

Any Other Costs$1390.00

Total Program Cost$8,500.00

PROGRAMA BREAKDOWN BY COURSE NUMBERPROGRAMA BREAKDOWN BY COURSE TITLECLOCK HOURSCREDIT HOURSSERVICES (IF APPLICABLE)
ELS100Florida State Law and Regulations for Skincare5
ELS101Bloodborne Pathogens HIV/AIDS for Skincare4
ELS102Bacteriology, Sterilization. Hygiene and Sanitation10
ELS103Chemistry, Product and Product Safety8
ELS104Basic Electricity and Magnification8
ELS105Disorders of the Skin85
ELS106Basic Facials and Treatments, Consultation and Contraindications66
ELS107Hair Growth, Removal and Waxing2.5
ELS108Makeup Application and Cosmetic Treatments2
ELS109Professional Ethics and History2
ELS110Salon Management and Care20
ELS111Basics of Nutrition20
ELS112Skin Care Lab hours, Clinical Applications and Services67.5100
ELS113B loodborne Pathogens FflV/ADS for Electrology/Laser10
ELS114Florida State Law and Regulations for Electrology/Laser10
ELS115Introduction to Electrology and History of Hair Removal15
ELS116Basic Electricity and Chemistry, Equipment, Techniques and Procedures
for Electrology
5
ELS117Bacteriology, Sanitation and Sterilization for Electrology10
ELS118Integumentary Systein10
ELS119Circulatory System10
ELS120Endocrine System and Diseases of the Glands10
ELS121B io logy of Hair Growth and Disorders10
ELS122Skin Assessment and Temporary Hair Removal15
ELS123Consultations5
ELS124Successful Business and Management10
ELS125Laser and Light-based Hair’ Removal Introduction10
ELS126Basic Electricity for Laser10
ELS127Laser Safety10
ELS128Patient Consultation and Today's Consumer Market10
ELS130Electrology and Laser Lab Hours, Clinical Applications and Services19075
TOTAL650175

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Florida State Law and Regulation for Skincare

At the end of this portion of the course the student can understand the local, state of federal laws regulating the field and practice of Facial Specialist set bY the department of business and professional regulation (DBPR)

Bloodborne Pathogens HIV/AIDS for Skincare

At the end of this portion of the course the student can underst:and the origin, transmission and prevention of HIV/AIDS requi red by FIorida Statute

Bacteriology. Sterilization, Hygiene and Sanitation

At the end of this portion of the course the student can understand state laws and rules and the differences between them, list the types and classifications of bacteria, define hepatitis and HIV and explain how they are transmitted, explain the di(ferences between cleaning, disinfecting, and sterilizing

Chemistry, Product and Product Safety

At the end of this portion of the course the student has the ability to understand how to define chemistry and its branches: organic and inorganic chemistry, explain matter and its structure, discuss the properties of matter and how matter changes, understand how acid, at kaline, and ph affects the skin, explain ph and the ph scale, expanthe diference among soluUons,suspensions,and emulsions.

Basic Electricity and Magnification

At the end of this portion of the course the student has the ability to understand how to define the nature of electricity and the Lwo types of electric current, define electrical measurements, understand the principles of electrical equipment sa(ety, describe the types of electrotherapy and their uses, explain electromagnetic spectrum and the visible spectrum of light, describe what the acronym laser stands for, describe the colors of light in led therapy and their benefits for the skin.

Physiology and Histology of the Skin

At the end of this portion of the course the student has the ability to understand how to Explain the functions of the skin, Describe the layers of the skin, describe how skin gets its color, define collagen and elasticity, Name the glands of the skin. 6. Discuss how sun damage affects the skin, understand free radical damage, Understand the effects o( hormones on the skin, Explain how the skin age

Facial Machinery:

At the end of this portion of The course the student has the ability to understand how to Identify the basic concepts of electrotherapy, Describe the contraindications for machines, understand how to maintain a hot-towel cabinet.

Disorders and Diseases of the Skin:

At the end of this portion of the course the student has the ability to understand how to Understand the different types of skin lesions, Understand gland disorders, Understand skin inflammations, Recognize pigmentation disorders, Identify which disorders are contagious, Recognize potential skin cancer growths, Understand acne and the causes of the disorder, Recognize the different grades of acne, Identify common skin conditions and disorders, Know which disorders to refer to a physician.

ELS 106 Facial Treatments

At the end of this portion of the course the student has the ability to understand how to describe the benefits of a facial treatment, perform the facial set up procedures, explain the key elements of the basic facial treatment, understand the treatment needs for dry, dehydrated, mature, sensitive, and oily skin, describe acne facials and home-care, discuss men’s skin care and treatments, perform the step-by-step facial treatment, understand extraction methods.

The Treatment Room: At the end of this portion of the course the student can understand how to understand the components of creating a professional atmosphere

Facial Massage: At the end of this portion of the course the student can understand how to describe the benefits of massage, understand the contraindications for massage, explain the different types of massage movements, describe alternative massage techniques, perform a facial massage.

Skin Analysis: At the end of this portion of the course the student can understand how to identify skin types, identify skin conditions

ELS 107 Hair Growth, Removal and Waxing

At the end of this portion of the course the student has the ability to understand how to understand the morphology of hair, explain the hair growth cycle, describe the methods of permanent and temporary hair removal, identify different hair removal equipment, tools, and accessories, name the contraindications for hair removal, provide a thorough client consultation before hair removal, safely perform basic face and body waxing techniques

ELS 108 Makeup Application and Cosmetic Treatments

At the end of this portion of the course the student has the ability to understand how to demonstrate an understanding of cosmetic color theory, describe warm and cool colors, describe the different types of cosmetics and their uses, prepare the makeup station and supplies for clients, perform a makeup consultation, determine a client’s needs, and fill out a client chart, demonstrate how to choose products and colors and then apply them using the appropriate techniques, identify different facial features, identify the ideal brow shape measurements, demonstrate procedures for basic corrective makeup.

ELS 109 Professional Ethics and History

At the end of this portion of the course the student can understand how to explain the characteristics of a professional image, understand the importance of professional hygiene, demonstrate proper standing and sitting posture, understand how personal conduct affects professional image. The student can understand how to list the basic principles of selling products and services in the salon.

ELS 110 Salon Management and Care

At the end of this portion of the course the student can understand the importance of effective communication for a long-lasting relationship with clients and coworkers. They will be able to conduct a client consultation and handle communication barriers. They will be able to describe the necessary qualities necessary to be successful in a service profession; describe the types of ownership under which a skin care salon or spa may operate and understand the importance business plan

ELS 111 Basics of Nutrition

At the end of this chapter the students will know the basic principles and the benefit of maintaining their health and well-being at work for their clients and the longevity of their careers. They will be able to: understand that making the right nutritional choices and drinking plenty of water is a good place to start. Explain the healthy professional, discuss nutritional needs, describe how immunity keeps the body safe, explain when to take a sick day, identify common beauty professional issues and protect themselves with proper body mechanics.

ELS 112 Clinical Training for the Skincare Section of Program

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ELS 113 Bloodborne Pathogens Training for Electrology: HIV/AIDS

At the end of this section the student will learn and understand the origin, transmission, and prevention of HIV/AIDS and other bloodborne pathogens required by Florida Statute guidelines of sanitation and safety. As well to learn the different procedures for protection against the spread of diseases

ELS 114 Florida State Law and Regulations Governing Electrology

Florida Law & Statutes, federal laws set by the Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR) insurance liability and other governing organizations linked to Electrology, are the primary topics in this section. In addition, the students have opportunities to review the process and requirements for the state exam.

ELS 115 Introduction to Electrology and History of Flair Removal

In this section the student is instructed on the history of electrolysis, development of hair removal techniques in ancient and present times; types of used currents, galvanic patterns, pre-treatment disorders, skin disorders, and skin diseases as well practical application techniques, modes and needles, and general treatment procedures; along with the principles of practice for electrologists, treatment goals and customer satisfaction.

ELS 116 Basic Electricity and Chemistry for Electrology, Equipment, Techniques, and Procedures

This lecture is focused in those principles based on the electricity and the appropriate practice, functions of electrical equipment and the impact of electricity on the skin. The students are introduced to different methods such as blending, types of blend epilators, thermolysis and the impact it has in the electrology.

ELE 117 Bacteriology, Sanitation & Sterilization for Electrology

Students will learn universal concepts related with the infection control standards of the American Electrology Association as well the correct use of sterilization equipment, state laws, rules, and the differences between them. Specify the types and classifications of bacteria, hepatitis, HIV and explain how they are transmitted plus the differences between cleaning, disinfecting, and sterilizing.

ELS 118 Integumentary System

This section identifies the skin, its annexes and explains their functions. By the end of this lecture the student should be able to name the layers of the epidermis, name appendages within the dermis, list the major functions of the skin, name components of the pilosebaceous unit, name the three stages of hair growth, describe how skin gets its color, name the glands of the skin.

ELS 119 Circulatory System

This lecture relates to treatment considerations for electrologists along with the nervous system and the involvement of pain, The primary function of the vascular and circulatory system in the maintenance of good health will be taught.

ELS 120 Endocrine System and Diseases of the Glands

In this portion the students learn the essentials of the endocrine system: glands, hormones, and diseases that result when there is an imbalance or dysfunction in the system. Students are also educated on the guidelines for assessing the skin prior to performing permanent hair removal and identifying the indications and contraindications for treatment.

ELS 121 Biology of the Hair Growth and Disorders

Biology of the hair growth and the recognition of glandular imbalances are covered in this course, as well as how to use that knowledge to develop treatment strategies. By the end of this chapter, the students should be able to identify the basic causes of hirsutism, the basic causes of hypertrichosis, differentiate between the two conditions of hypertrichosis and recognize when a condition may signal the need for further medical evaluation.

ELS 122 Skin Assessment and Temporary Hair Removal

Assessing the client both before and after treatment is the focus of the course. Students will learn to assess the client’s understanding and readiness to receive a treatment. By the end of this course students should be able to conduct a client consultation, select the best modality for a client’s treatment, know how to deliver electrolysis to all areas of the face and body, understand basic electrolysis techniques, provide appropriate pre-treatment and after are including advising clients on home care.

ELS 123 Consultations

Students learn to assess the client both before, and after treatment, with an emphasis on evaluating results and soliciting client feedback to determine the client’s experience.

ELS 124 Successful Business Management

This course focuses on all aspects of the business of electrology. Students learn about professionalism and ethics, professional organizations, and continuing education. Students are educated on what to consider when starting a business, writing a business plan, promoting a business, keeping accurate records, and developing standards for everything from consent forms to marketing.

ELS 125 Laser and Light-Based Hair Removal Introduction

This course focuses in the philosophy following the progress of the laser. The procedures that liberates and intense pulsating beam of light to remove unwanted hair.

Students are trained how the intense heat of the laser damage the hair follicle to inhibit future hair growth. Description of Laser which is an acronym that stands for Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation. The energy generated by lasers, the meaning of radiation which is often misinterpreted because the term is also used to describe radioactive materials or ionizing radiation, how the energy moves from one location to another by conduction, convection, and radiation and the definition of nanometer which is the unit used to express a laser’s wavelength.

By the end of this chapter students should be able to understand the main concept behind laser hair removal as a selective phototermolysis (SPTL), the matching wavelength of light and pulse duration to acquire the best possible results. And the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations.

ELS 126 Basic Electricity for Laser

This lecture is focused in those principles based on the electricity and the appropriate practice, functions of electrical equipment and the impact of electricity on the skin. The students are introduced to types of currents, measurement of electricity, laser physics, characteristic of how a laser works, phototermolysis and types of lasers.

At the end of this the student has the ability to understand how to define the nature of electricity and the two types of currents, laser measurements, laser types and their uses.

ELS 127 Laser Safety

This lecture is focused in the safe design, use and implementation of lasers to minimize the risk of laser accidents, especially those involving eye injuries. Damage mechanisms, maximum permissible exposure, government regulations, and lasers classifications.

At the end of this the student can differentiate he highest power of a light source that is considered safe, the different jurisdictions, standards bodies, legislation, and government regulations define classes of laser according to the risks associated with them and define required safety measures for people who may be exposed to those lasers.

ELS 128 Patient Consultation and Todays Consumer Market

This lecture is focused in one of the most important steps between the laser technician and the client. The consultation permits the technician to know their client skin type and is an opportunity for better understand what the treatment will involve.

Once the technician knows how to adjust the treatment to fit the unique characteristics of each client, the treatment will be conducted safe and effective. As well the current market for laser hair removal At the end of this the student can understand the discomfort or pain that the client could expect; how many sessions the client may need; effectivity of Laser Hair Removal according to the client skin type; possible side effects and how to prepare the sessions.