The human integumentary system is comprised of the skin, specialized tissues and accessory structures that include hair follicles, nails and skin glands. This course will provide an overview of the integumentary system including major disorders impacting its function. To successfully complete this course, you must attain a minimum score of 80 percent on the final exam and complete the course training survey. Learning objectives: 1. List general function of the skin and accessory structures; 2. Describe the layers of the skin; 3. Determine the factors involving skin color; 4. Describe burn severity; 5. Summarize lifespan changes of the integumentary system. Continuing education: 1.0 Scientific (S) PCEs by the American Board for Certification in Orthotics and Prosthetics (ABC) will be granted to those certified in the disciplines of: Orthotists, Orthotic Assistants, Orthotic Technicians, Orthotic Fitters, Prosthetists, Prosthetic Assistants, Prosthetic Technicians, Mastectomy Fitters, Pedorthists and Therapeutic Shoe Fitters; 1.0 Category I CPE credits by the Board for Orthotist/Prosthetist Certification (BOC); 1.0 contact hour by the Commission for Case Manager Certification (CCMC); VGM Education is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program.
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