Dermatology for General Practice

Advanced Certificate in General Dermatology

The ACD is launching a new Advanced Certificate in General Dermatology. This highly comprehensive, 12 module program has been designed to equip general practitioners with a sound understanding of skin diseases commonly seen in primary care.  

Course duration up to 24 months to complete the full certificate (approx. 200 study hours).

Meet your CPD requirements and maintain professional standards: 480 CPD points at completion of all 12 modules

Please note that you may enrol after the commencement of a term.  

These courses are designed to provide Doctors and related health professionals with knowledge and skills in a range of Dermatology and skin health areas to develop their expertise and confidence in dealing with patients who present with dermatological conditions. It aims to assist you in the day-to-day management of these patients and in making the decision as to when to refer a patient to a Dermatologist. 

Completion of this course does not provide you with qualifications in dermatology or guarantee you access into the ACD Specialist Training Program. In order to practice as a Specialist Dermatologist you must complete the ACD Specialist Training Program. Information on the Training Program requirements are outlined here:

Becoming a Dermatologist