Dermatology: trip to skin

This course will be interesting and useful not only for people from the medical field, but also for those who are interested in their health and their skin.
40 lessons with assignments
Free schedule
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Certificate of completion
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About the course
In our course, we will talk about different skin diseases, as well as how to treat them.
You will learn how the skin changes with age, understand the specific issues typical for the skin in different ages, and find out the effective ways to treat your skin with care. You will also look at the human skin with a dermatologist’s eye and see some practical examinations done by the practitioner.
Author
Irina G. Sergeeva
MD, PhD, Professor at the Department of Fundamental medicine
Novosibirsk State University

Course program
Module 1. Trip to skin: its structure and functions
In this module, we will discuss the structure of the largest human organ: our skin. We will learn about horizontal and vertical skin structures and their functions, and find out how dermatologists perform the ultrasound examination of the skin, and what can they see.

  • What is this course about? Features and goals of our trip
  • The largest human organ
  • Epidermis
  • Dermis
  • Hair
  • Nails
  • Sweat glands
  • Sebaceous glands
  • Ultrasonography of the skin. What can a dermatologist see? (Practical video)
Module 2. How does the skin interact with the environment?
In this module, you will learn how the skin interacts with the environment, and how you can protect your skin from the consequences of these interactions. We will discuss the effects of radiation, cold temperatures, water, air humidity and plants on our skin, and will give some hints about the proper skin care. 

  • Solar radiation
  • Ionizing radiation
  • Cold temperature
  • Plants
  • Water
  • Air humidity
  • Skin care. Moisturizing and sun protection (Practical video)
  • Assessment of moisture and pigment in the skin (Practical video)
Module  3. Skin in different ages
In this module, we will talk about the skin issues specific to different ages, starting from infants. We will discuss the skin of children and adults, pregnant women and elderly people, see how to take proper care of our skin in different ages, and will have a look at dermatoscopy, another important instrument of a dermatologist.

  • Infant skin
  • Children skin. UV radiation and nevi
  • Teenage skin. Tan and tattoo
  • Skin changes during pregnancy
  • Adult skin. Sensitive skin and other specific problems
  • Skin aging
  • Skin care. Acne and skin aging (Practical video)
  • Dermatoscopy. Practical examination of nevi (Practical video)
Module  4. Inflammatory skin diseases
In this module, we will talk about skin diseases. We will focus on inflammatory diseases: psoriasis, dermatitis, acne, eczema, acne and vitiligo. You will also have a look at practical examination of the skin with atopic dermatitis (ultrasonography), and learn about the treatment of these diseases.

  • Psoriasis
  • Atopic dermatitis
  • Seborrheic dermatitis
  • Eczema
  • Acne
  • Vitiligo
  • Ultrasonography of the skin with atopic dermatitis (Practical video)
Module  5. Infections and skin
In the final module of our course, we will discuss how infections affect our skin and trigger skin diseases. We'll start with bacterial, viral and fungal infections, then talk about scabies and even insect bites. We will finish with discussing more severe infections, their effects on skin, and learning how the dermatologists diagnose them 

  • Bacterial infections
  • Viral infections
  • Fungal infections
  • Scabies
  • Insect bites
  • Cutaneous larva migrans
  • Syphilis, tuberculosis and leprosy
  • Diagnosis of onychomycosis (Practical video)
Modern visual language
All lessons are shot in a modern studio, and graphics were created by designers
40 lessons
This is enough to cover the topic. Each lesson is made in the format of a longread with video lectures, text and graphic materials and links
Vivid and constructive speech
The author speaks simply and clearly, using catchy examples
Free schedule
There are no deadlines or due dates for homework assignments. Materials are available immediately, you can start learning through the chatbot at any time and return to the course when you have time
Support
Directly through the chatbot where you learn, you can request the help of technical support, which will promptly answer you.
Certificate
To get a certificate, you need to complete the assignments for the lessons
Dermatology: trip to skin
We invite you to the amazing trip to the skin. You will learn about the structure and functions of your skin, how does it change and interact with the environment.

What will you get

  • 40 lessons with assignments in a chatbot
  • Author’s presentation: simple, clear and with interest in the subject
  • Free schedule: no deadlines and due dates for assignments
  • All materials are available immediately, you can start learning at a convenient time
  • Professional video and modern graphics
  • Quick contact with technical support
  • Certificate of Completion

What will you learn

  • How you can protect your skin from the consequences of environmental interactions
  • About the skin issues specific to different ages, starting from infants
  • About the skin diseases and infections
Sign up for the course for free. Learning will start in summer 2022
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