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Paraffin Treatments Hands Feet and Back Continuing Education CE


Paraffin Treatments: Hands, Feet & Back (3 CE Hours) F19C


Paraffin Treatments Hands, Feet and Back (3 CE Hours) F19C

This course is approved for continuing education by the NCEA Commission on Accreditation (COA) and by state licensing boards in D.C., Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska, Oregon and Florida.*

In this paraffin treatment CE course, Award-winning CIDESCO diplomat, Rita Page, demonstrates a paraffin hand treatment and paraffin foot treatment by utilizing a paraffin dip (dipping). She also demonstrates how to use paraffin on the hands and feet by applying while a client is lying down by using plastic bags and paraffin mitts and booties. Paraffin wax for the hands and feet is different than paraffin wax for the face. For the back, she shows how to brush on layers of paraffin wax over gauze and how to apply paraffin strips. Rita also demonstrates cleansing, exfoliation (with sea salt and gommage), treatment cream application, and hand and foot massage.

Rita Page is a Licensed Esthetician/Skin Care Specialist, Cosmetologist and CIDESCO diplomat with decades of experience and a long list of credentials. She has been awarded the top honor of International CIDESCO Diplomat, the most prestigious esthetic credential in the world. She holds a Bachelor degree in Textiles and Chemistry from the University of Arizona.

Miss Page is also a graduate of the Linda Seidel Institute for Corrective Makeup in Baltimore, Maryland; Christine Valmy, Inc. of New York City; the Dr. Vodder School – North American in Victoria, B.C., and the Cosmetology School of Vancouver, B.C. She perfected her makeup skills at the M.G. Westmore Academy of Cosmetic Arts in California, which is considered to be the most advanced cosmetic training in the country. She has been a beauty therapist and educator at both the world-class Golden Door Spa and Cal-a-Vie Health Spa.

Rita Page founded the Paramedical Clinic, where physicians referred patients for treatment to alleviate the effects of postsurgical conditions, deformities, and burns. She also founded ProLight Aesthetics.

This course is worth 3 CE Hrs

Course Objectives:

After completion of this continuing education course, you will be able to:

•    List 12 benefits of paraffin
•    List 12 contraindications of paraffin
•    Demonstrate how to do a cleansing procedure
•    Complete an exfoliation with a sea salt scrub on the back
•    Apply treatment ampoules
•    Apply treatment creams
•    Apply paraffin strips to the back
•    Demonstrate paraffin strip removal
•    Apply day protective creams
•    Apply paraffin to the back with brush and gauze
•    Demonstrate paraffin and gauze removal
•    Explain how to use a hot towel during the treatments
•    Complete an exfoliation with a gommage on the hands
•    Demonstrate how to remove the gommage
•    Demonstrate how to do an arm and hand massage
•    Apply paraffin to hands with the use of a bag
•    Demonstrate how to remove paraffin and bags from hands
•    Apply paraffin to hands by dipping hands into the paraffin
•    Complete an exfoliation with a salt scrub on the feet
•    Demonstrate how to do a foot and lower leg massage
•    Apply paraffin to feet with the use of a bag
•    Demonstrate how to remove paraffin and bags from feet
•    Apply paraffin to feet by dipping feet into the paraffin
•    Define 40 terms relevant to paraffin treatments
•    Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 75% or higher

* Per the State of Florida DBPR Board of Cosmetology a cosmetologist and full specialist can massage the head, face, scalp, neck, hands and feet. A nail specialist can massage the hands and feet. A facial specialist can massage the head, face, scalp, and neck. The paraffin work on the back is out of scope of practice for a cosmetologist, facial specialist and full specialist. And hand and foot massage is out of scope of practice for a facial specialist.

Customer Reviews:
"I liked this course a lot. The material was presented in an easy to understand way and I could navigate through the units with no trouble. Being able to read what is said in the video on the bottom of the page helps a lot as well. I didn't run into any issues with the website functioning and the site is easy to use." K. Morgan

"Really great course, easy to follow." R. Korte

"I liked how thorough the esthetician was in explaining what to watch for, why certain products are used or not used, application techniques, tips, and the process with the paraffin treatment." B. Davee



... The videos were outstanding.

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... I found the course very informative and well outlined.

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