Online CE Classes

Webinar Series presented by the
Society of Dermatology SkinCare Specialists

Each webinar is approximately one-hour and accredited by the Commission on Accreditation (COA) for 1.0 CE

These COA Approved Webinars have been made possible by an
Unrestricted Education Grant from Universal Companies, Inc.

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    Please note:
    If you are not a current SDSS member and would like to join/renew, click on the "Learn more about becoming a member". Membership payments are processed in real time and will allow you to purchase the webinars at the reduced Member Fee.
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CE REGISTRATION FORM INSTRUCTIONS

1. Complete the webinar and record the COA# given during the presentation. (Section B).
2. Complete the CE Registration Form (Section A).
3. Complete the Course Evaluation (Section C).
4. Mail the completed CE Registration Form with your paid receipt to:
    SDSS CE Program, 484 Spring Avenue, Ridgewood, NJ 07450-4624.

*Be sure to keep a copy for your records.

Your CE Certificate will be emailed to you in 4-6 weeks. Neither the SDSS or the COA assume responsibility for maintaining or replacing CE certificates. NCEA Certified professionals will be required to produce notarized copies of any CE certificates.


PROVIDER ACCREDITATION

The NCEA Commission on Accreditation (COA) has  approved these webinars. For more information on the Commission on Accreditation go to www.NCEACertified.org

 


Are you Compliant?

Presented by Leslie Roste, RN

This presentation will provide a review for the SkinCare Specialist on the immune system and the potential pathogens that can be found in a dermatology practice. We will evaluate your practice’s infection control procedures and areas of OSHA compliance: Bloodborne Pathogens and Hazard Communication standards. Review of regulatory state board mandates will also be explored to ensure compliance.

At the end of the webinar the SkinCare Specialist will be able to:

1) Evaluate their practice infection control procedures.

2) Identify the disease process and routes of infection.

3) Evaluate behaviors to reduce pathogen exposure.
4) Understand regulatory compliance issues at the state and federal level

To order this CE webinar :
(Once purchased, the Webinar link will only be valid for 24 hours) 

SDSS Member Fee: Free

Non-member Fee: $19.95

Learn more about becoming a member


Adding Private Label to Your Practice

Presented by Cheryl Whitman

Build your relationships based on trust by offering at-home skin care products – including Physician Branded Labels –create awareness of who you are and what services you offer. You are in the perfect position to take advantage of the benefits and this industry has to offer, which includes increased revenue and a stronger relationship of trust with your patients.

At the end of the webinar the SkinCare Specialist will be able to:
1) Understanding marketing basics of your own products to increase profit margins.
2) Increase understanding of your own products/ingredients that you use and sell.
3) Create awareness of who you are and what other services you offer.
4) Realize the benefits and opportunity to “go home” with your patients.

To order this CE webinar :
(Once purchased, the Webinar link will only be valid for 24 hours) 

SDSS Member Fee: Free

Non-member Fee: $19.95

Learn more about becoming a member


The Legal & Ethical Implications of Working in Med Spas

Presented by Alex R. Thiersch

This webinar will focus on the role of skin care specialists in med spas.  Our experienced lawyers will provide an overview of the med spa business, discussing how to succeed in this industry while working legally and ethically within the confines of Federal and State laws. This webinar is ideal for estheticians, physicians and medspa managers.

At the end of the webinar the SkinCare Specialist will be able to:
1) Learn what defines a med spa and about the guidelines that govern the med spa industry.
2) Outline role of skincare specialists in the med spa setting and what types of treatments and procedures skincare specialists can and cannot perform.
3) Examine the regulatory issues concerning the med spa industry such as fee-splitting, improper ownership structure, corporate practice of medicine, lack of physician supervision and delegation, and false or improper advertising of professional medical services.
4) Describe ways skincare specialists legally fit into the med spa setting.

To order this CE webinar :
(Once purchased, the Webinar link will only be valid for 24 hours) 

SDSS Member Fee: Free

Non-member Fee: $19.95

Learn more about becoming a member


Cell Deficiency and the Benefit of the Mushroom

Presented by Patricia Martorana

Traditions of healing are now redefined and mushrooms are making an impact on the aesthetic industry. They have the ability to normalize skin’s pH and remove inflammation. Mushroom stem cells act like super sponges that eliminate toxins from the skin, making them ideal to combat environmental stress. They contain power-house antioxidant that enhances cellular recovery from environmental surroundings. 

At the end of the webinar the SkinCare Specialist will be able to:

1) Analyze and assess free radical damage and cell deficiency.
2) Recognize the use of medicinal mushrooms in ancient traditions.
3) List the five key mushrooms, their functions.
4) Distinguish how stem cell technology can be applied in treatments to
 replenish healthy skin cells.

To order this CE webinar :
(Once purchased, the Webinar link will only be valid for 24 hours) 

SDSS Member Fee: Free

Non-member Fee: $19.95

Learn more about becoming a member 


Cosmeceutical and Prescription Products
Combining Safely and Effectively

Presented by Michelle Goldsmith

Prescription medications have long been the standard of care for many skin conditions. It is becoming evident that achieving and maintaining healthy skin requires a holistic treatment plan for each patient. Customized daily care regimens that address each patient’s unique skin challenges can provide more dramatic outcomes than can be attained with prescriptions alone.

At the end of the webinar the SkinCare Specialist will be able to:

1) List the most commonly used prescription medications for cosmetic skin concerns.
2) Discuss the mechanism of action of commonly used prescription medications.
3)  Explore optimal cosmeceutical regimens that work in tandem with medications.
4) Elucidate the cosmeceutical ingredients beneficial to various skin concerns and those to avoid.

To order this CE webinar :
(Once purchased, the Webinar link will only be valid for 24 hours) 

SDSS Member Fee: Free

Non-member Fee: $19.95

Learn more about becoming a member


The Benefits of Proper Employee Selection

Presented by Jay A. Shorr - BA, MAACS-AH, CMBM, CAC I, II 

Attendees will learn how to gain, train and retain quality staff members and understand the costs associated with all of the above items, grow their practice by allowing their employees more autonomy.  In addition, attendees will learn how to handle infectious employees and proper and legal methods of eliminating them.

At the end of the webinar the SkinCare Specialist will be able to:

1) Summarize what makes a quality employees.
2) Recruit, train and keep a quality employees.
3) Estimate costs associated with gaining and training a quality employee.
4) Define proper and legal methods of eliminating them.

To order this CE webinar :
(Once purchased, the Webinar link will only be valid for 24 hours) 

SDSS Member Fee: Free

Non-member Fee: $19.95

Learn more about becoming a member 


Meeting Expectations Of Your Practice As Well As Your Patients

Presented by Pamela Matheny, MBA/HCM, CMPE, MoPM, CPC                                        

How does the skincare specialist balance the competing needs of patients, employer and other staff, in today’s busy medical practice in challenging economic times? Sometimes, meeting the needs of everyone involved can be frustrating and may affect patient satisfaction. This presentation will provide information about keeping balance in competing needs and protecting your value.

At the end of the webinar the SkinCare Specialist will be able to:
1) Understand the need to balance competing needs.
2) Develop and encourage engagement of all staff.
3) Define leadership responsibility for role modeling desirable behaviors.
4) Identify how social exchange theory influences provider/patient/employee/leader interactions.

To order this CE webinar :
(Once purchased, the Webinar link will only be valid for 24 hours) 

SDSS Member Fee: Free

Non-member Fee: $19.95

Learn more about becoming a member 


Smart Solutions For Clearing Acne

Presented by Jennifer Wild, DO

Acne is a major source of frustration for patients, and each case is as varied as the patient. By identifying the main causes, role of hormones, and stress in the development and severity of breakouts, the skincare specialist will be able to design comprehensive treatment plans that cater to the individual cutaneous needs of each patient. 

At the end of the webinar the SkinCare Specialist will be able to:
1) Discuss the typical pathology of acne, as well as the potential role of hormones and external factors.
2) Identify topical ingredients proven to counteract the internal causes of acne.
3) List examples of comprehensive daily care and in-office treatment plans for multiple acne cases.
4) Review clinical trials involving patients with various types and severity levels of acne.

To order this CE webinar:
(Once purchased, the Webinar link will only be valid for 24 hours)

SDSS Member Fee: Free

Non-member Fee: $19.95

Learn more about becoming a member


Getting Noticed: Using Special Events and Education to Attract Patients

Presented by Patti Biro, BS, MEd

Well crafted and planned special events and educational forums can drive new patients, help retain current patients and promote referrals. These kinds of events take the mystery out of your services, and provide a friendly and welcoming “low risk” opportunity for potential patients to learn about you. This presentation will cover the seven keys to planning and promoting a successful event to build your esthetic practice.

At the end of the webinar the SkinCare Specialist will be able to:
1) List the three “Ps” of a successful a special event/educational event.
2) Describe two reasons why potential patients resonate with educational seminars.
3) Identify at least two potential partners who can bring value to a special event/education
4) Review the key benefits for staff when special events/educational events are part of the marketing mix.

To order this CE webinar :
(Once purchased, the Webinar link will only be valid for 24 hours)

SDSS Member Fee: Free

Non-member Fee: $19.95

Learn more about becoming a member


Skin Cancer Screening for the SkinCare Specialist

Presented by Estee Psaty, MD

The esthetician can be the first line of defense to take an active role in skin cancer screenings. This interactive presentation will consist of a combination of clinical images and case-based scenarios that will demonstrate the clinical characteristics of melanoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and basal cell carcinoma. Skin cancer prevention including sun safety and associated risk factors will be discussed.

At the end of the webinar the SkinCare Specialist will be able to:
1) Understand key clinical characteristics of skin cancer.
2) Discuss the relevant risk factors for each of the skin cancer subtypes.
3) Explore some useful tips in approaching mysterious lesions.
4) Discuss skin care prevention and sun safety.

To order this CE webinar :
(Once purchased, the Webinar link will only be valid for 24 hours)

SDSS Member Fee: Free

Non-member Fee: $19.95

Learn more about becoming a member


Organics in the Physicians Office

Presented by Patricia Scherven, LE, BA,  NCEA Certified

The trend of using organics and in-organics in the physician’s office will be explored. Consumers are aware, and will ask the skincare specialist the benefits and concerns of using these ingredients and products. The direction in which these compounds: natural, unrefined oils and flower essences along with beliefs and health issues will be discussed.

At the end of the webinar the SkinCare Specialist will be able to:
1) Describe the difference between organic versus in-organic.
2) Evaluate the ingredient’s safety factors,
3) Explore the future of organic ingredients in your practice.
4) Recognize the marketing challenges.

To order this CE webinar :
(Once purchased, the Webinar link will only be valid for 24 hours)

SDSS Member Fee: Free

Non-member Fee: $19.95

Learn more about becoming a member


Combining Lasers and Esthetic Services

Presented by Terri A. Wojak

The role of the skincare specialist in pre and post laser care is often essential to the success of the treatment itself. Understanding the patient concerns and educating them on how to best care for their skin and condition is paramount. Skin treatments intra- laser can be helpful for a number of dermatologic treatments and requires evaluation and planning with the physician’s treatment.

At the end of the webinar the SkinCare Specialist will be able to:
1) Understand types of laser and light therapy treatments.
2) Formulate pre, intra and post care treatment plans.
3) Evaluate patient concerns.
4) Differentiate treatment plans based upon device and indication.

To order this CE webinar :
(Once purchased, the Webinar link will only be valid for 24 hours)

SDSS Member Fee: Free

Non-member Fee: $19.95

Learn more about becoming a member


Patient Selection and Optimization of Outcomes of Cosmetic Procedures

Presented by Loretta Ciraldo, MD, FAAD

This presentation will give the medically based skincare specialist in-depth insights into patient selection, optimization of outcomes, and possible risks in a number of cosmetic procedures offered in the cosmetic dermatology office. Focus will be on injectable fillers, lasers, peels, and prescription formulations with rejuvenation potential.

At the conclusion of this webinar the skincare specialist will be able to:
1) Explain the types and patient results of injectable fillers.
2) Discuss current and future development in lasers.
3) Educate their patients about rejuvenation topical prescription formulations.
4) Recognize correct procedure and desired results of peels.

To order this CE webinar :
(Once purchased, the Webinar link will only be valid for 24 hours)

SDSS Member Fee: Free

Non-member Fee: $19.95

Learn more about becoming a member


Federal And State Issues That Will Affect Your Laser Practice

Presented by Gus Anibarro

This presentation will overview the federal and state regulations that a laser practice needs to be aware of in order to practice safely on the consumer. Learn which federal agency has oversight on equipment and employee safety issues. Understand what state agency protects the consumer through operator licensing and/or certification.

At the conclusion of this webinar the skincare specialist will be able to:
1) Recognize federal and state regulations affecting their laser practice.
2) Apply the knowledge in order to maintain or become compliant.
3) Identify the state agency that protects the consumer.
4) Understand the importance of laser safety.

To order this CE webinar :
(Once purchased, the Webinar link will only be valid for 24 hours)

SDSS Member Fee: Free

Non-member Fee: $19.95

Learn more about becoming a member


Cosmetic Chemistry for the SkinCare Specialist

Presented by Ivana Velkovic, PhD

The ever-evolving aesthetics industry is consistently being introduced to new and exciting ideas for treating the skin. With all that is available, it can often be difficult to determine which products will be effective. Developing a basic understanding of cosmetic chemistry is an excellent way to ensure that formulations are stable, utilize appropriate percentages of active ingredients and penetrate properly into the skin.

At the conclusion of this webinar the skincare specialist will be able to:
1) Describe the basics of cosmetic chemistry.
2) Discuss the importance of proper formulation.
3) Analyze product ingredients on a label.
4) Recognize formulations that use active ingredients.

To order this CE webinar :
(Once purchased, the Webinar link will only be valid for 24 hours)

SDSS Member Fee: Free

Non-member Fee: $19.95

Learn more about becoming a member


What You Need to Know About Patient Confidentiality

Presented by Paddy Deighan, MBA, JD, PhD

This class will review HIPPA and recent expansion and amendments to it. We will also review HIPPA applicability to non-medical procedures and why this important for estheticians working in medical setting. Bring your practice questions on patient confidentially protocols to implement in your office.

At the conclusion of this webinar the skin care specialist will be able to:
1) Identify HIPPA issues.
2) Implement updates and understand the expansion of HIPPA rules.
3) Apply HIPPA in various situations.
4) Distinguish non-medical treatments and HIPPA applicability

To order this CE webinar :
(Once purchased, the Webinar link will only be valid for 24 hours)

SDSS Member Fee: Free

Non-member Fee: $19.95

Learn more about becoming a member


Update on Acne

Presented by James Fulton MD, Ph.D.

Acne remains a teenager’s worse four-letter word. This presentation will debunk the acne myths and establish that acne is genetic. Initial treatment is topical and consists of benzoyl peroxide cleansers, alpha hydroxyl toners and vitamin A conditioning lotions. Boosters may include acne surgery, chemical peels, oral antibiotics or isotretinoin. New therapies such as LED lights and Fraxel® lasers will also be discussed.

At the conclusion of this webinar the skin care specialist will be able to:
1) Understand the pathogenesis of acne.
2) Apply treatment decisions based on the grade of acne.
3) Employ boosters as needed to continue the patient’s progress.
4) Recognize appropriate light and laser therapies.

To order this CE webinar :
(Once purchased, the Webinar link will only be valid for 24 hours)

SDSS Member Fee: Free

Non-member Fee: $19.95

Learn more about becoming a member


Botanicals in Dermatology: Understanding Herbal Medicine in Skin Care

Presented by Emily Fritchey

Patients and consumers are asking for plant-based preparations and effective, natural alternatives to conventional drug therapy for common skin conditions. Effective botanical treatments do exist – and may be incorporated into your practice to meet patient demand and complement dermatologic treatments. Get the facts, and take your practice to the next level of health and wellness.

At the conclusion of this webinar the skincare specialist will be able to:
1) Understand inflammation and the pH connection: Environmental causes and nutritional solutions.
2) Identify safe and effective botanical solutions for common skin disorders.
3) Understand the actions and pharmacology of herbal extracts and their clinical applications.
4) Understand herbal medicine and its application in skin care and wound healing.

To order this CE webinar :
(Once purchased, the Webinar link will only be valid for 24 hours)

SDSS Member Fee: Free

Non-member Fee: $19.95

Learn more about becoming a member


Let the Light Shine On! Entering the Light Therapy Market

Presented by Kate Riley

This presentation will provide an introduction into phototherapy for the skin care specialist who is not presently offering this procedure. We will discuss the underlying theory of light-based therapy; the differences in how light is generated and the benefits and limitations of each type of modality.

At the conclusion of this webinar the skincare specialist will be able to:
1) Summarize basic phototherapy theory.
2) Discuss the differences in light-based modalities.
3) Compare Laser, Intense Pulsed Light (IPL), and Light Emitting Diodes (LED)
4) Evaluate if phototherapy can work in their practice.

To order this CE webinar :
(Once purchased, the Webinar link will only be valid for 24 hours)

SDSS Member Fee: Free

Non-member Fee: $19.95

Learn more about becoming a member


Simple Steps to a Booming Business

Presented by Richard Linder, MBA

This is a highly competitive industry where long-term success can easily come from low-cost investments with high impact. Ensuring positive experiences, creating innovative networking opportunities and regularly participating in personal skill-building activities are relatively simple and inexpensive ways to develop a successful business. Entrepreneur Richard Linder will discuss multiple business-building strategies to fit every practice, outlining some of the most effective ways to increase income and shore up client bases.

At the conclusion of this webinar the skincare specialist will be able to:
1) Identify the most effective low-cost investments for successful business building.
2) Recognize the importance of relationship building with patients.
3) Plan on outside networking opportunities.
4) Access effective continuing education to build experience and trust.

To order this CE webinar :
(Once purchased, the Webinar link will only be valid for 24 hours)

SDSS Member Fee: Free

Non-member Fee: $19.95

Learn more about becoming a member


Skin Management Programs Using Advanced Technologies

Presented by Alexandra J. Zani

The use of advanced technology can add light years in results for numerous skin conditions, especially rejuvenating aging skin. This presentation will explore skin management programs using examples that include lifestyle and nutrition modifications. Understanding their use and biological effects in the skin, are the first rung in the ladder of success when making the right choice for correcting skin conditions.

At the conclusion of this webinar the skincare specialist will be able to:
1) Describe the physics of micro current and light based technology.
2) Understand the biological effects of light therapy and micro current in the skin.
3) Explore how these new technologies can make a difference in skin conditions.
4) Demonstrate how to build a new model for skin condition management programs.

To order this CE webinar :
(Once purchased, the Webinar link will only be valid for 24 hours)

SDSS Member Fee: Free

Non-member Fee: $19.95

Learn more about becoming a member


From Innate Immunity to Smart Peptides

Presented by Timothy Falla PhD

This presentation will provide a description of the field and an insight into the activities, uses and future of these innovative new molecules. Many people have heard of “peptides” but few understand their origins and application to dermatology and skincare.

At the conclusion of this webinar the skincare specialist will be able to:
1) Understand the essential role peptides play in healthy skin.
2) Compare the wide range of processes that can be affected by peptides in dermatology.
3) Analyze the science behind the array of peptides.
4) Recognize innovative new molecules used in skincare, OTC and Rx products.

To order this CE webinar :
(Once purchased, the Webinar link will only be valid for 24 hours)

SDSS Member Fee: Free

Non-member Fee: $19.95

Learn more about becoming a member


What You Need to Know Before Adding Permanent Cosmetics to your Practice

Presented by Marie Piantino

This presentation will explore federal and state regulations of permanent cosmetics to your practice. Equipment considerations including the device and the pigments used for procedures. We will review the precautions and Contract indications as well as possible post-procedure complications.

At the conclusion of this webinar the skin care specialist will be able to:
1) Identify regulations that may affect your practice of permanent cosmetics.
2) Compare devices and pigments used for the procedure.
3) Understand the importance of training and safety standards.
4) Evaluate the use of marketing materials to your patients

To order this CE webinar :
(Once purchased, the Webinar link will only be valid for 24 hours)

SDSS Member Fee: Free

Non-member Fee: $19.95

Learn more about becoming a member

 


DERMATOLOGY-MEDICAL ESTHETIC APPROVED COURSES

ESTHETIC TECHNOLOGIES: RF/Ultrasound/Microcurrent

INSTRUCTIONS                                      Download Article & Test here (.pdf)

  1. To reinforce your learning and retain the information, highlight or underline the answers to each of the (30) Study Objectives.
  2. Take the Three (3) Self-Assessment Tests, and then attach the tests to the  CE Registration Form. All 3 tests must score of 75% or higher in order to obtain your CE Certificate.
  3. Complete the CE Registration (Section A) and Course Evaluation (Section B).
  4. Section C - Enclose a check or money order payable to NCEA:
             NCEA Member Price: $34.95                         Non Member Price: $44.95
  5. Mail completed CE Registration Form, payment, & three tests to:
             NCEA CE Program, 484 Spring Avenue, Ridgewood, NJ 07450-4624.

 

GENERAL PURPOSE STATEMENT
To provide the skin care professional with a review of Esthetic Technologies. The COA has approved this activity for 4 CEs and is good through January 1st, 2019.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES
After completing this interactive esthetic technologies CE activity, the skin care professional will be able to:
1. Evaluate the role of RF vs Lasers and their applications.
2. Describe RF/Ultrasound/Microcurrent procedures for cosmetic and medical indications.
3. Understand scope of practice and required knowledge to use these devices.
4. Summarize the indications/contraindications of applying these technologies.


 

 

MEDICAL ESTHETICS  

INSTRUCTIONS                                              Download Article & Test here (.pdf)

  1. To reinforce your learning and retain the information, highlight or underline the answers to each of the (30) Study Objectives.
  2. Take the Three (3) Self-Assessment Tests, and then attach the tests to the  CE Registration Form. All 3 tests must score of 75% or higher in order to obtain your CE Certificate.
  3. Complete the CE Registration (Section A) and Course Evaluation (Section B).
  4. Section C - Enclose a check or money order payable to NCEA:
             NCEA Member Price: $34.95                         Non Member Price: $44.95
  5. Mail completed CE Registration Form, payment, & three tests to:
             NCEA CE Program, 484 Spring Avenue, Ridgewood, NJ 07450-4624.

GENERAL PURPOSE STATEMENT
To provide the skin care professional with a review of Medical Esthetics. The COA has approved this activity for 3 CEs and is good through July 1st, 2015.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES
After completing this interactive medical esthetics activity, the skin care professional will be able to:

  1. Evaluate the role of the esthetician in medical esthetics and formulate a job description.
  2. Describe medical esthetic procedures for cosmetic and medical indications.
  3. Understand scope of practice and increased responsiblities in a medical setting.
  4. Summarize the differences of working in a spa vs. a medical esthetics practice.

LASER & LIGHT THERAPY

INSTRUCTIONS                                              Download Article & Test here (.pdf)

  1. To reinforce your learning and retain the information, highlight or underline the answers to each of the (30) Study Objectives.
  2. Take the Three (3) Self-Assessment Tests, and then attach the tests to the  CE Registration Form. All 3 tests must score of 75% or higher in order to obtain your CE Certificate.
  3. Complete the CE Registration (Section A) and Course Evaluation (Section B).
  4. Section C - Enclose a check or money order payable to NCEA:
             NCEA Member Price: $44.95                         Non Member Price: $64.95
  5. Mail completed CE Registration Form, payment, & three tests to:
             NCEA CE Program, 484 Spring Avenue, Ridgewood, NJ 07450-4624.

GENERAL PURPOSE STATEMENT
To provide the skin care professional with a review of Laser & Light Therapy. The COA has approved this activity for 4 CEs and is good through July 1st, 2015.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES
After completing this interactive medical esthetics activity, the skin care professional will be able to:

  1. Evaluate the role of the esthetician pre and post-procedures.
  2. Describe laser & light therapy treatments for cosmetic and medical indications.
  3. Understand scope of practice and increased safety responsibilities when performing laser & light therapy procedures.
  4. Summarize the history and physics of laser and light therapy.

MELANOMA (Download article & test) - Click here - (Download article & test)
COA#PCIA1013   Exp. 11/1/2017
This educational activity has been approved for 1.0 CEs.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES
After reading this article and taking this test, the skin care professional will be able to:
1.Understand the cause of Melanoma cancer and how to reduce risk. 
2.Understand the treatment options currently available.

TREATING ACNE IN SKIN OF COLOR - Click here - (Download article & test)
COA#PCIA0609   Exp. 6/1/2012
This educational activity has been approved for 1.0 CEs.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES
After reading this article and taking this test, the skin care professional will be able to:
1. Describe the treatment modalities used to treat ethnic skin.
2. Outline and understand the treatment options for acne and PIH.

ROSACEA-Signs, Symptoms and Subtypes - Click here - (Download article & test)
COA#PCIA0709   Exp. 7/1/2017
This educational activity has been approved for 1.0 CEs.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES
After reading this article and taking this test, the skin care professional will be able to:
1. Describe the signs and symptoms of rosacea.
2. Outline and understand the subtype classification system.

TRIGGERS & TREATMENT OF ATOPIC DERMATITIS - Click here - (Download article & test)
COA#PCIA0809   Exp. 8/1/2017
This educational activity has been approved for 1.0 CEs.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES
After reading this article and taking this test, the skin care professional will be able to:
1. Describe the treatment modalities used to treat atopic dermatitis.
2. Outline and understand the triggers that can exacerbate the disease.  

SCLERODERMA -Click here - (Download article & test)
COA#PCIA0809   Exp. 9/1/2017
This educational activity has been approved for 1.0 CEs.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES
After reading this article and taking this test, the skin care professional will be able to: 
1. Describe the pathogenesis of the disease and its epidemiology.
2. Understand the treatment options and effects of the disease.