Skin Cancer Medicine for General Practice
Certificate of Practical Dermoscopy
Developed and delivered by Australian trained and based Dermatologists this 8 week online/blended course will teach participants the skills and knowledge to put dermoscopy theory into practice and develop a thorough understanding of how it can be used to manage patients with skin cancer.
Participants will complete online modules, attend or watch webinars and an online or live workshop to engage 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
- History examination & lighting
- Morphology of skin lesions
- Science behind dermoscopy
- Dermoscopy basics
- Histopathology correlations
- Choice of biopsy
Practical face-to-face Workshops
Being interactive and practical in their nature, these workshops will focus on diagnosis and management of advanced skin cancers and benign and pre-cancerous lesions. Participants will explore the use of dermoscopy and how to conduct a full skin check using diagnostic algorithms. In addition, students will have the opportunity to practice various types of skin biopsy and suturing techniques. Each student’s work will be closely examined and assessed to provide the lecturer with insight into their students’ learning process.
We have every intention of holding our face-to-face workshops however will be subject to whatever COVID rules are in place at that time. Given the unpredictable nature of interstate travel in Australia please ensure that any travel/accommodation bookings you make are fully flexible and refundable. It is our preference that students attend workshops face-to-face however we have developed an online version. If you have extenuating circumstances surrounding travel please contact us to discuss this alternative option.
Clinical Case Studies
Respond to authentic clinic case studies and challenge yourself to provide a diagnosis and first-step management plan on the clinical information and dermoscopic images.
Attend or watch online webinars and participate in open discussion on diagnosis and management direct with our expert Dermatologists.
Complete each end of topic quiz, the case studies and a final online exam.
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 Dermatologists.
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: