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    Occupational Therapist

    Wound Management 106

    Anatomy and Physiology of Skin and Soft Tissue


    • Describe the mechanisms by which the skin is able to provide its 6 major functions
    • Describe the structures, function and cellular composition of the skin layers, including layers within the dermis and eipdermis
    • Explain the relationship between skin pigmentation and protection against ultraviolet light
    • Compare and contrast the structural and cellular development of the skin in the fetus, premature infant, full-term neonate, adolescent and adult
    • Describe at least 2 effects on the skin of the following: hydration, sun, nutrition, soaps and medications
    • Compare and contrast the structure and function of dark and light pigmented skin

    Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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    $38.00 USD

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