Sanitation for Cosmetology:
This course introduces those in various service industries (such as hairstylists, barbers, manicurists, etc.) to the issues that might arise should they come into contact with blood or other body fluids during the course of their work. Topics covered include an overview of HIV/AIDS, how it’s spread, HIV prevention, Universal Precautions (barrier protection, personal cleanliness, and disinfection), other bacterial, viral and fungal infections, sterilization and disinfection, the distinction between disinfectants and antiseptics, sanitation of hands, tools, and other equipment and requirements for salon cleanliness as defined under the Texas Administrative Code.
This course introduces the essentials concerning pedicures, foot care, and the professional role of a pedicurist. It describes the importance of sanitation, disinfection, disinfection procedures, and preparation of the pedicure area. In addition you will also learn how to choose products, how to perform different massage movements, and special care pedicures.