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Chemical Makeup for Manicurists
At the conclusion of this continuing education activity, the participant will be able to:
- Describe the overall function of the integumentary system.
- Describe the anatomy and chemical makeup of the nail system.
- Define the role of pH in maintaining a healthy integumentary system.
- Discuss common disorders and diseases affecting the nails.
- Identify ways in which nail infections are transmitted in the salon setting.
- Identify steps that can be taken to prevent the transmission of infectious conditions in the salon setting, including the proper disinfection, sanitation, and sterilization of equipment and utensils.
- Describe how chemicals can affect nail health.
- Describe the safety precautions that must be used when working with chemicals in a salon setting.
- Describe how vitamins and minerals can be used to improve nail health.
Level 2. Basic Application of Skills and Concepts
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This activity was developed by AchieveCE free of any commercial support.
Home Study Monograph
2.0 Contact Hours
OH Advanced Manicurists
OH Managing Manicurist
Contains case-based material
OH State Cosmetology and Barber Board
Provider No. 50-20641
Requirements for Credit
Participants must score a passing grade of 70% or higher on the activity post-test and complete an activity evaluation. There are no time limits and unlimited test-taking attempts. Credits will be reported automatically to CE Broker if your license information is entered properly in your profile.
PLEASE NOTE. This activity is only approved for Ohio credit.
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Adobe Acrobat Reader
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