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Approx. 12 hours to complete

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
1 hour to complete

Trip to skin: its structure and functions

In this module we will discuss the structure of the largest human organ: our skin. We will learn about horizontal and vertical skin structures and their functions, and find out how dermatologists perform the ultra-sound examination of the skin, and what can they see...
9 videos (Total 61 min), 1 quiz
9 videos
The largest human organ7m
Epidermis8m
Dermis5m
Hair8m
Nails7m
Sweat glands6m
Sebaceous glands9m
Ultrasonography of the skin. What can a dermatologist see?4m
1 practice exercise
Trip to skin: its structure and functions
Week
2
1 hour to complete

How does the skin interact with the environment?

In this module you will learn how the skin interacts with the environment, and how you can protect your skin from the consequences of these interactions. We will discuss the effects of radiation, cold temperatures, water, air humidity and plants on our skin, and will give some hints about the proper skin care. ...
8 videos (Total 69 min), 1 quiz
8 videos
Ionizing radiation9m
Cold temperature9m
Plants8m
Water9m
Air humidity6m
Skin care. Moisturizing and sun protection7m
Assessment of moisture and pigment in the skin9m
1 practice exercise
How does the skin interact with the environment?
Week
3
1 hour to complete

Skin in different ages

In this module we will talk about the skin issues specific to different ages, starting from infants. We will discuss the skin of shildren and adults, pregnant women and elderly people, see how to take proper careof our skin in different ages, and will have a look at dermatoscopy, another important instrument of a dermatologist....
8 videos (Total 67 min), 1 quiz
8 videos
Children skin. UV radiation and nevi7m
Teenage skin. Tan and tattoo10m
Skin changes during pregnancy10m
Adult skin. Sensitive skin and other specific problems7m
Skin aging8m
Skin care. Acne and skin aging7m
Dermatoscopy. Practical examination of nevi5m
1 practice exercise
Skin in different ages
Week
4
1 hour to complete

Inflammatory skin diseases

In this module we will talk about skin diseases. We will focus on inflammatory diseases: psoriasis, dermatitis, acne, eczema, acne and vitiligo. You will also have a look at practical examination of the skin with atopic dermatitis (ultrasonography), and learn about the treatment of these diseases....
7 videos (Total 66 min), 1 quiz
7 videos
Atopic dermatitis10m
Seborrheic dermatitis9m
Eczema11m
Acne9m
Vitiligo9m
Ultrasonography of the skin with atopic dermatitis6m
1 practice exercise
Inflammatory skin diseases

Instructor

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Irina Sergeeva

Professor
Chair of Fundamental Medicine

About Novosibirsk State University

Novosibirsk State University (NSU) is a research university located in Novosibirsk Akademgorodok, the world-famous scientific center in Siberia. 80% of NSU teachers are active researchers affiliated with the Russian Academy of Sciences; therefore education is closely linked to world-class science: our students get first-hand knowledge about scientific discoveries before they are published. Nearly 6000 students (including international students from 37 countries) are enrolled at undergraduate and graduate programs offered by 13 departments. The leading areas of NSU expertise are natural sciences, life sciences, physics, math, IT, and more....

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