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Illinois Cosmetology CE

Take your Illinois Cosmetology Continuing Education online today! The state requires licensees to take cosmetology CE for your Illinois cosmetology license renewal. Our online cosmetology CE courses fulfill the state requirements and will teach you all you need to know to help renew your cosmetology license in Illinois. It’s done 100% online so you can access your cosmetology CE courses anytime with just a computer and Internet connection. All courses are approved by the state of Illinois.

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Course Title Hours Price

Course Description
This course is designed for use by cosmetologists (including, but not limited to hairstylists, barbers, manicurists, and others as defined by local statute) who might 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 is spread, HIV prevention, Universal Precautions (barrier protection, personal cleanliness, and disinfection), other bacterial, viral and fungal infections, sterilization and disinfection, distinction between disinfectants and antiseptics, sanitation of hands, tools and other equipment and requirements for salon ventilation and cleanliness.

Learning Objectives

  • Know the hazards of blood borne pathogens.
  • Know how blood borne pathogens are spread.
  • Know strategies for avoiding/preventing contamination by blood borne pathogens
  • Know strategies for sterilizing and sanitizing various “sharp” instruments such as cutting blades, tweezers, shears, etc.
  • Know strategies for disposal of biological wastes, used “sharps”, etc.
  • Know strategies for disposal of contaminated materials such as piercing needles, cotton strips, etc.
  • Know the hazards of other biological contaminants including bacterial, viral and fungal infections.
  • Know how these infections are spread.
  • Know strategies for preventing bacterial, viral and fungal infections.
  • Know strategies for sterilizing non – cutting items, such as combs, brushes, etc.
  • Know strategies for sterilizing/sanitizing surfaces, hands, etc.
  • Understand the difference between disinfectants and antiseptics.
  • Know strategies for storing sterilized instruments.
  • Understand Universal Precautions and Recommendations.

Course Topics
Lesson 1 – HIV and AIDS

  • HIV/AIDS discrimination
  • HIV causes AIDS
  • Treatment
  • Prevention

Lesson 2 – Other bacterial, viral and fungal infections

  • Bacteria life cycle
  • Sources of bacterial infection
  • Viral infection
  • Fungi and other parasites
  • Immunity and carriers

Lesson 3 – Universal Precautions and Recommendations

  • Universal Sanitation and Sterilization Precautions and Recommendations for Salon Professionals
  • Barrier Protection
    • Gloves
    • Smocks
    • Masks, etc.
  • Personal Cleanliness
  • Disinfection

Lesson 4 – Sanitation, Sterilization, Storage and Disposal

  • Sanitation, sterilization and contagious pathogens
  • Distinguishing between disinfectants and antiseptics
  • Sanitizing hands and surfaces
  • Disinfecting and storing tools and implements
  • Proper disposal of contaminated materials (needles, gauze, etc.)

Quizzes – You will not be required to pass the quizzes to continue to the next lesson.
Final Exam – The final exam must be passed with a 70% in order to receive course credit. The final exam can be taken three times if necessary.

4 $15

Hair Color Made Simple A complete breakdown of using color and the chemical make up of color products. This includes practices of quality coloring and corrective measures. Included are techniques for properly applying highlights and lowlights, differentiating between the many applications of hair color and proper measurements and color combinations.

2 $15

This course provides an extensive overview of the use of electric files in salons. This course discusses the various types of electric files and also covers the use, sanitation, disinfection, features, benefits, and bit selection for electric files. Also covered during this course, are the proper usage techniques and the proper problem solving techniques to apply when using an electric file.

Learning Objectives

  • Know the history of the electric file and the industries it has served
  • Understand the sanitation, disinfection, and sterilization requirements related to the use of electric files
  • Note the universal sanitation practice regarding electric files
  • Be familiar with the use of whirlpools
  • Identify the different kinds of electric files and their uses
  • Understand the process of electric file selection and electric file bit selection

Understand the different techniques for using the electric file safely.

4 $40


Building Your Career

Provider 360 Training.

Course Description

This course is designed to give you an overview of the cosmetology industry as well as teaching you some of the tricks of the trade. While introducing the fundamental theory and practices of the cosmetology profession. Course emphasis is placed on professional practices and safety.

1 $10

Course Description
This course is for workers with potential occupational exposure to blood or other potentially infectious materials in the course of performing their assigned duties and tasks. Topics include an overview of the regulatory requirements covering bloodborne pathogens, symptoms of bloodborne diseases, recommended engineering control measures, proper disposal of contaminated materials, selection of personal protective equipment (PPE), corrective actions, information on post – exposure evaluation, and signs and labels. This course focuses on the requirements of OSHA 29 CFR 1910.1030 Subpart Z. .

Learning Objective.

  • Know the risks associated with occupational exposure to blood and other bodily fluids
  • Know the precautions to take for occupational exposure to blood or other potentially infectious material
  • Know the requirements for an occupational exposure control plan and methods of compliance
  • Know the requirements for hepatitis B vaccinations and post – exposure evaluation and follow – up
  • Know the methods used to communicate hazards to employees
  • Know the requirements for training employees
  • Know the recordkeeping requirements for bloodborne pathogen exposure control programs
  • Know the revisions to the bloodborne pathogen standard covering needlesticks and other sharps injuries

Course Topics
Lesson 1: Introduction to Bloodborne Pathogens

  • Background and History
  • Risks of Occupational Exposure
  • Precautions and Preventative Measures

Lesson 2: Control and Compliance

  • Exposure Control Plan Requirements
  • Methods of Compliance

Lesson 3: Understanding Hepatitis B

  • Risk Factors
  • Transmission Prevention Strategies
  • Employer Requirements and Services Provided

Lesson 4: Communication and Training

  • Warning Employees of Hazards
  • Training Requirements
  • Recordkeeping Requirements

Lesson 5: Revisions and Additions to OSHA Standards

  • The Needlestick Safety and Prevention Act
  • Bloodborne Pathogen Standards
  • OSHA’s Revisions to 1910.1030

Quizzes – You will not be required to pass the quizzes to continue to the next lesson.
Final Exam – The final exam must be passed with a 70% in order to receive course credit. The final exam can be taken three times if necessary.

2 $15

The Easy Way – This course is ideal for anyone just starting out in the beauty industry and for anyone needing some inspiration. It is like having your own personal cheerleader motivating you to achieve anything you set your mind to. This course touches on many subjects such as: visualizing your future goals, careers in the salon and spa industry, understanding apprenticeship programs, selecting employers interview techniques, and much more.

4 $35

Skin Care Essentials.

2 $40

This course gives an extensive overview of pedicure, 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. It also explains the different complimentary enhancements and ways to accomplish retailing and marketing.

Learning Objectives

  • Explain pedicure and foot care.

  • Discuss how sanitation helps in and developing a loyal client base.

  • Explain disinfecting procedures.

  • Know about parasites and bacterial infections.

  • Explore the safety measures and ways to deal in special care circumstances.

  • Explain the precautions for massage.

  • Describe different massage movements.

  • Know how to choose products.

  • Learn how to prepare the area for pedicure.

  • List steps of pedicure.

  • Know about special pedicures and complimentary enhancements.

  • Explore the retailing and marketing of pedicure.

  • 4 $40

    Las pedicuras desde el punto de vista del podiatra.

    2 $40

    Course Description
    This course attempts to introduce the content of OSHA 1910 Subpart Z, which deals with toxic and hazardous substances.

    This course will focus on the aspects of Subpart Z which deal with keeping hazardous chemicals and materials from negatively affecting your health. This includes the use of personal protective equipment, cleaning procedures in the event of exposure to hazardous materials, and the procedures in place for conducting first aid and recording an incident of exposure in the workplace.

    Learning Objective.

    • Understand how the body can be exposed to toxic substances
    • Learn the methods by which you can detect a toxic substance
    • Be aware of the effect that toxic substances can have on the body
    • Know how to reduce exposure to toxic substances

    Course Topics
    Lesson 1: Exposure to Toxic Substances

    • How Can the Body Be Exposed to Toxic Substances?
    • Clues of Exposure to Toxic Substances
    • Why is the Material Safety Data Sheet Needed?

    Lesson 2: The Effects of Toxic Substances on the Body and How to Reduce Exposure

    • The Effects of a Toxic Substance on the Body

    • Reaction and Interaction
    • Sensitivity
    • How to Reduce Exposure
    • Exposure Measurement and Monitoring

    Quizzes – You will not be required to pass the quizzes to continue to the next lesson.
    Final Exam – The final exam must be passed with a 70% in order to receive course credit. The final exam can be taken three times if necessary.

    1 $15

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