What is eczema? We open the course by detailing what eczema is, the skin condition we are typically referring to when we talk about eczema, as well as what is happening to our skin when we are affected by eczema. You’ll also learn about several different types of eczema and their general causes, with regards to genetics, environment and allergies.
The Eczema Awareness Diploma Course offers you vital information on how to manage the condition in infants and children. You’ll learn to recognise eczema at different stages of infancy and childhood, its common triggers and how to help children deal with itching. We look at the various treatments available in the treatment of eczema and when it is necessary to consider them. You’ll learn how emollients, topical steroids, antihistamines, wet wrap therapy, phototherapy, and vitamins can help.
Just as important as knowing how to treat eczema, is understanding how to care for eczematous skin is just as important as knowing how to treat eczema. We talk you through basic recommendations of how to do so – highlighting natural substances that are known to help manage or prevent eczema flare-ups. We include a rundown of some of the most effective essential oils, and how to use them and show you how to use natural ingredients to make a variety of quick and easy eczema-easing homemade remedies.
In the Eczema Awareness Diploma Course, we offer guidance on what to incorporate in your diet to help in the fight against eczema. This includes foods that are specifically beneficial in reducing inflammation, promoting good gut health, and maintaining skin pH balance. You will be given a rich assortment of skin-friendly recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks.
Another approach to managing eczema is through the use of complementary therapies. We walk you through the benefits of herbal medicines, homeopathy, meditation, breath therapy, self-hypnosis, and therapeutic massage, as well as the more popular practices for skin disorders within traditional Chinese medicine.
By the end of this course, you will:
- Have a definition of eczema
- Know how it affects the skin
- Be aware of the symptoms
- Understand all the triggers of eczema
- Be better able to manage eczema in infants and children
- Know how to effectively manage eczema at home
- Be mindful of the effect eczema can have on quality of life
- Be more confident in knowing what to eat for your condition
- Have several easy, eczema-friendly recipes to use
- Have a greater understanding of the various complementary therapies you can access to help in managing the ailment
Outcome / Qualification etc.
The Eczema Awareness Diploma Course will take you up to 150 hours to complete, working from home. There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace. This is a Level 3 course and will give you 150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points.
Upon completion of your course assessments, you receive 2 certificates. A certified Diploma certificate from the Centre of Excellence and a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course.
This course is registered with the CMA (Complementary Medical Association), which is internationally recognised as the elite force in professional, ethical complementary medicine by professional practitioners, doctors and, increasingly, by the general public. Upon completion of the course you can gain membership to the CMA, which in addition to supplying a professional accreditation, offers a number of benefits, all of which can be found here.
Upon successful completion of this course, learners can also receive a certificate of achievement from ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary, which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course. (This certificate is optional and costs an additional £15).
ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government. It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high-quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries.
This course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme.
Training Course Content
Module 1: Recognising Eczema
Module 2: Different Types of Eczema
Module 3: Causes and Triggers
Module 4: Eczema in Babies and Children
Module 5: Medical Treatments
Module 6: Caring for Your Skin at Home
Module 7: Home Made Remedies for Eczema
Module 8: Eczema and Diet
Module 9: Eczema-Safe Recipes
Module 10: Complementary Therapies
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