# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Nail Technician I Task 1242371305

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Identify nail and skin disorders and diseases commonly encountered by nail technicians.

Definition

Identification should include a definition of disorder and disease, as well as a brief description of common nail and skin disorders.

Disorders could include
  • onycholysis (loosening of the nail)
  • onychophagy (bitten nails)
  • paronychia (bacterial infection of tissues surrounding nail)
  • tinea
  • human papillomavirus (HPV)
  • parasites, and others.

Diseases could include
  • athlete's foot.
  • pseudomonas aeruginosa.

Process/Skill Questions

  • Why is it important for nail technicians to recognize nail diseases and disorders?
  • What is the difference between a disorder and a disease?
  • What precautions should a nail technician take in the presence of nail and skin disorders and diseases?

Related Standards of Learning

English

10.3

The student will apply knowledge of word origins, derivations, and figurative language to extend vocabulary development in authentic texts.
  1. Use structural analysis of roots, affixes, synonyms, and antonyms, to understand complex words.
  2. Use context, structure, and connotations to determine meanings of words and phrases.
  3. Discriminate between connotative and denotative meanings and interpret the connotation.
  4. Explain the meaning of common idioms.
  5. Explain the meaning of literary and classical allusions and figurative language in text.
  6. Extend general and cross-curricular vocabulary through speaking, listening, reading, and writing.

11.3

The student will apply knowledge of word origins, derivations, and figurative language to extend vocabulary development in authentic texts.
  1. Use structural analysis of roots, affixes, synonyms, and antonyms to understand complex words.
  2. Use context, structure, and connotations to determine meanings of words and phrases.
  3. Discriminate between connotative and denotative meanings and interpret the connotation.
  4. Explain the meaning of common idioms.
  5. Explain the meaning of literary and classical allusions and figurative language in text.
  6. Extend general and cross-curricular vocabulary through speaking, listening, reading, and writing.