§ 950.5. Curriculum for Electrolysis Course.
16 CA ADC § 950.5Barclays Official California Code of Regulations
16 CCR § 950.5
§ 950.5. Curriculum for Electrolysis Course.
(b) For the purpose of this section, technical instruction shall mean instruction by demonstration, lecture, classroom participation, or examination; practical operations shall mean the actual performance by the student of a complete service on another person. Practical training shall mean the time it takes to perform a practical operation. Technical instruction and practical training shall include the following hours:
The required subjects of instruction in electrolysis, thermolysis, blend/dual modality and electricity shall be completed with the minimum hours of technical instruction and practical operations for each subject-matter as follows:
Electrolysis (45 hours of Technical Instruction and 60 Practical Operations)
The subject of Electrolysis shall include the study of epilation using single and multiple-needle insertion techniques, the use of galvanic current, skin reactions and anaphoresis and cataphoresis, and evaluating a client's health history for compatibility with electrolysis treatments.
Thermolysis (45 hours of Technical Instruction and 60 Practical Operations)
The subject of Thermolysis shall include the study of epilation using automatic and manual thermolysis equipment, insertion techniques, the use of high frequency current in both high and low intensities, skin reactions, and evaluating a client's health history for compatibility with thermolysis treatments.
Blend/Dual Modality (45 hours of Technical Instruction and 60 Practical Operations)
The subject of Blend/Dual Modality shall include the study of epilation using a combination of high frequency and galvanic currents, insertion techniques, skin reactions and anaphoresis and cataphoresis, and evaluating a client's health history for compatibility with Blend/Dual Modality treatments.
Electricity (15 hours of Technical Instruction)
The subject of Electricity shall include the nature of electrical current; principles of operating electrical devices; various safety precautions to be applied when operating electrical equipment, and proper maintenance of equipment.
The required subjects of instruction in Health and Safety shall be completed with the minimum hours of technical instruction for each subject-matter as follows:
Laws and Regulations (20 Hours of Technical Instruction)
The subject of Laws and Regulations shall include, but is not limited to, the following issues: The Barbering and Cosmetology Act and the Board's Rules and Regulations.
Health and Safety Considerations (45 Hours of Technical Instruction)
The subject of Health and Safety shall include, but is not limited to, bacteriology, and HIV/AIDS, hepatitis, herpes, staphylococcal infections and other communicable diseases and their prevention, ergonomics, electrical safety and material safety data sheets.
Sterilization (20 Hours of Technical Instruction)
The subject of Sterilization shall include, but is not limited to, the study of proper procedures and techniques for protecting the health and safety of the consumer as well as the technician, and sanitizing equipment used in establishments.
Sterilization and sanitation shall be emphasized throughout the entire training period and must be performed on all instruments and equipment before use. Sterilization times and dates should be monitored and be recorded.
Anatomy and Physiology (20 Hours of Technical Instruction)
The subjects of Anatomy and Physiology shall include but is not limited to human anatomy and physiology, dermatology and the analysis of skin and hair, and the study of the circulatory, nervous, and endocrine systems.
(c) The Board recommends that schools provide training in the area of communication skills that includes professional ethics, consultation, pre- and post-treatment care, salesmanship, decorum, record keeping, client service records, business skills, and basic tax information relating to independent contractors, employees and employers.
Note: Authority cited: Sections 7312 and 7362, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 7316(f), 7330(d)(1), 7362, 7366, and 7389, Business and Professions Code.
1. Repealer and new section filed 10-18-94; operative 11-17-94 (Register 94, No. 42). For prior history, see Register 93, No. 41.
2. Repealer and new section and amendment of Note filed 11-16-2011; operative 12-16-2011 (Register 2011, No. 46).
This database is current through 11/11/22 Register 2022, No. 45.
Cal. Admin. Code tit. 16, § 950.5, 16 CA ADC § 950.5
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