Programs and Courses
Aboriginal Health Workers Course
The Australasian College of Dermatologists is pleased to launch the free online education resource ‘Taking care of skin: How to recognise and respond to skin health issues in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples’.
This set of online modules has been developed by specialist dermatologists to help provide education for Aboriginal Health Workers dealing with a range of skin health issues in Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander people.
These modules were developed by the Australasian College of Dermatologists using the Australian Government Department of Health Specialist Training Program (STP) project funding.
This course is made up of nine topics. Each topic will take between one and two hours to complete.
The topics are:
- Skin basics
- Fungal and bacterial infections
- Animal and insect bites
- Skin cancers
- Skin examination
- When to refer a skin problem to a General Practitioner
- How to educate clients about skin care.