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COS 1010 - Preclinic Nail Care

Credits: 3
Hours/Week: Lecture 2 Lab 2
Course Description: This course provides an introduction to nail care including manicuring, pedicuring, and artificial nail application. Also, the safe use of products will be covered. Students must be able to perform physical tasks to complete course requirements.
MnTC Goals

Prerequisite(s): Course placement into ENGL 0950  and RDNG 0950  or above OR completion of RDNG 0940  with a grade of C or higher OR course placement into ESOL 0051  and ESOL 0052  and ESOL 1033  OR completion of ESOL 0041  with a grade of C or higher and ESOL 0042  with a grade of C or higher and ESOL 0043  with a grade of C or higher. COS 1000  or concurrently enrolled.
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: None

Major Content
  1. Application and care of artificial nails.
  2. Diseases and disorders of the nail.
  3. Disinfection of manicure and pedicure equipment.
  4. Hazardous waste.
  5. Manicuring and pedicuring.
  6. Nail structure.
  7. Safety procedures for nail care.

Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course students will be able to:

  1. explain nail structure and growth.
  2. recognize nail disease and disorders.
  3. demonstrate plain and hot-oil manicures.
  4. demonstrate pedicures.
  5. identify all types of artificial nails.
  6. perform artificial nail applications.
  7. perform all nail services using proper safety and sanitation procedures.
  8. demonstrate safe handling, storage, and disposal of hazardous waste.

Competency 1 (1-6)
Competency 2 (7-10)

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