Dermatology for General Practice
General Principles of Dermatology
Developed and delivered by Australian trained and based Dermatologists this online course will teach participants the skills and knowledge to put general principles of dermatology into practice. You will gain an understanding of the basic structure and function of the skin and how this is essential to the development of an understanding of the pathophysiology of skin disease.
Participants will complete online modules and learn directly from our experts. This course is designed to be engaging, flexible and totally relevant to your needs in day to day practice.
Detailed course content, date and fee information provided below.
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Full Course Information
This course consists of six online modules:
- The structure and functions of the skin
- Taking a dermatological history
- Conducting skin examination
- Differentiation by body region
- Lesion morphology
- The basic principles of treatment – topical therapy & skin care
Lectures & Case Studies
Watch a recorded lecture and participate in discussion forum on diagnosis and management direct with our expert Dermatologists
Assessment for this module will require you to complete a series of diagnostic quizzes provided.
This course requires about 10 study hours.
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: