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National Skin Care Certification Prep Class — April 25

The International Congress of Esthetics and Spa
April 26-27
Arlington Convention Center
Dallas, TX

NCEA CERTIFIED PREP CLASS
Saturday, April 25

REGISTER NOW
• Members: $125 • Nonmembers: $149

Includes:
  • Complimentary NCEA Certified Records Verification ($175 value)
  • 2-day all inclusive admission to The International Congress of Esthetics and Spa
  • Certificate of Attendance from the International Congress of Esthetics and Spa
Membership status must be current on day of event.

Additional NCEA-sponsored Prep Classes:
May 30 - Orlando, Florida
June 20 - Las Vegas
Sept. 19 - Long Beach, California
Oct. 24 - Philadelphia

The Society of Dermatology SkinCare Specialists is an Association Member of the coalition and supports the national skin care certification credential. SDSS membership voted to encourage its members to attain the NCEA Certified credential to better meet the esthetician job tasks of the estheticia.
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Hospital uses Google Glass to diagnose skin conditions
HIT Consultant
A team of physicians at Rhode Island Hospital conducted a research trail with Google Glass to gauge the effectiveness, security and patient acceptance of a real-time, video skin consultation. The study began in March 2014 and concluded after six months. The research results were recently published in JAMA Dermatology.
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Hair loss: How does it affect women?
Medical News Today
On seeing a bald man walk past, most of us wouldn't take a second glance. But would this be the case if a bald woman walked past? It is doubtful. Hair loss — although distressing — is generally more accepted in men, despite women accounting for 40 percent of all hair loss sufferers in the U.S. In this Spotlight, we look at the main causes of hair loss in women, the emotional toll it can take and why research is lagging behind in treatment for female hair loss.
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Dr. Fredric Brandt, 65, celebrity 'Baron of Botox,' has died
The New York Times (tiered subscription model)
Dr. Fredric Brandt, a celebrity dermatologist once called the "Baron of Botox" by W magazine, died April 5 at his home in Coconut Grove, Florida. He was 65. Frederica Burden, a spokeswoman for the Miami police, said the cause was suicide.
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Should dermatologists offer EBT?
Dermatology Times
Radiotherapy has been a part of the dermatologist's therapeutic armamentarium for more than 70 years. With the emergence of excellent surgical options and the logistic problems of administering radiation therapy in the office, this form of treatment has almost completely disappeared over the past 30 years.
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Delay of surgery for melanoma common among Medicare patients
InsuranceNewsNet.com
In a study that included more than 32,000 cases of melanoma among Medicare patients, approximately 1 in 5 experienced a delay of surgery that was longer than 1.5 months, and about 8 percent of patients waited longer than 3 months for surgery, according to an article published online by JAMA Dermatology.
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The brain-skin connection
The Huffington Post
Does our skin really reveal our innermost feelings, calling us out on our guilt, shame or panic? Yes, when coupled with the micro-expressions we make with our muscles. But another part is our actual skin acting as a tell-tale sign of emotional turmoil.
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Common enzyme in skin care products can induce allergic reaction
Skin Inc.
Papain is an important industrial protein-degrading enzyme that is often used in the cosmetic and food industries. Papain is found naturally in papaya and is often referred to as a "plant-based pepsin" in reference to the digestive enzyme pepsin that is present in the stomach. The cosmetic industry uses papain in exfoliating treatments to remove dead surface skin. When humans or animals come in contact with papain, strong allergic reactions of the skin can be the result, as scientists from the Messerli Research Institute of the University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna, the Medical University of Vienna and the University of Vienna have found out.
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Banking on B2B2C teledermatology model, 3Derm adds health system customers
MedCity News
3Derm Systems, a teledermatology startup that spun out of Yale University and graduated from Healthbox's Boston class two years ago, is preparing to go live with three health systems by the end of the year. It will use primary physicians to take pictures of patients' skin problems that are stored and forwarded to board-certified dermatologists in the health system's network.
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4 skin conditions that can signal other health problems
Health via Fox News
Itchy, irritated or inflamed skin is certainly no fun, but did you know that skin troubles could be related to other health problems? In many cases, skin conditions are linked to processes occurring throughout the body, and this means they can become risk factors that set you up for other types of illness or injury, said Dr. Jonathan Silverberg, assistant professor of dermatology at Northwestern University.
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Study: Plucking hairs could help treat baldness
Medical News Today
In a new study, researchers may have uncovered a promising — yet surprising — treatment for hair loss: plucking the remaining hairs.
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 Continuing Education
COA-Approved Webinar

Are you Compliant?

Presented by Leslie Roste, R.N.

About the webinar:
This presentation will provide a review for the skin care 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 conclusion of this presentation the skin care 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.

Webinar cost: $19.95 member; $24.95 nonmember. To order this webinar as a member, click here. To order this webinar as a nonmember, click here.

Important! Once purchased, the webinar link will only be valid for 24 hours.

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The NCEA Commission on Accreditation has approved these webinars. For more information on the Commission on Accreditation go to NCEA Certified website.

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