Skin Cancer Medicine for General Practice

GP Advanced Skin Cancer Certificate

Special Black Friday offer from 27th Nov till 1st December Enrol now to receive the book “Dermoscopy: The Essentials” RRP $95

 

Dermoscopy: The Essentials presents the practical guidance you need to master this highly effective, more economical, and less invasive alternative to biopsy. Drs. Peter Soyer, Giuseppe Argenziano, Rainer Hofmann-Wellenhof, and Iris Zalaudek explain all aspects of performing dermoscopy and interpreting results. With approximately 30% new clinical and dermoscopic images, valuable pearls and checklists, and online access to the fully searchable and downloadable text, you’ll have everything you need to diagnose earlier and more accurately.

Introduction

The Australasian College of Dermatologists is launching a new Advanced Certificate in Skin Cancer for General Practitioners.

Australia has one of the highest rates of skin cancer in the world. The ACD has designed five courses that will enhanced GPs knowledge and skills in detection, diagnosis and appropriate management of skin cancer.

Participants will learn and interact directly from our experts via live webinars, online modules, case discussions and an online workshop. These blended courses are designed to be engaging, flexible and relevant to the needs of day to day general practice.

Courses are 8 weeks in duration and are self-paced to fit any schedule. For each course, CPD points are available. Complete all five and gain the ACD Advanced Certificate in Skin Cancer, designed and delivered by Australian based and trained specialist Dermatologists.  You will have 24 months to complete all the certificates.

Successfully complete the following certificates in order to gain the certificate:

• Practical Dermoscopy
• Benign & Precancerous Lesions
• Melanoma and Other Skin Cancers
• Practical Therapies – Basic
• Practical Therapies – Advanced

Contact gpderm@dermcoll.edu.au with any course queries

Full Course Information

Online Modules

Successfully complete the following certificates in order to gain the certificate:

• Practical Dermoscopy
• Benign & Precancerous Lesions
• Melanoma and Other Skin Cancers
• Practical Therapies – Basic
• Practical Therapies – Advanced

Online Practical Workshops

For the Certificate in Practical Dermoscopy, students will complete an online workshop which provides the same qualifications as our previously run face-to-face one day hands on seminars. Participants will have the opportunity to practice various types of skin biopsy and suturing techniques. Suture practice kits are included in the course fee and will be delivered to our students during the course.

Clinical Case Studies

In all our certificates participants have the opportunity to 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.


Webinars

Attend or watch online webinars and participate in open discussion on diagnosis and management direct with our expert Dermatologists.


Assessments

Complete each end of topic quiz, the case studies and a final online exam

COURSE DATES 2021

Term 1

15th Feb – 11th April + f2f workshop Brisbane date tbc

Term 2

27th April – 20th June + f2f workshop Sydney – Saturday 22nd May 2021 

Term 3

5th Jul – 29th Aug + f2f workshop Brisbane date tbc

Term 4

13th Sep – 7th Nov + f2f workshop Sydney – Saturday 16th October 2021

COURSE FEES

One low course fee includes access to the course for the duration of the trimester and you are able to download and save all learning material and resources.

       A$4,800.00

Please note that travel and accommodation expenses for the face to face workshop are not included.

This price is a 10% discount for the purchase of all five courses.  For payment plans please contact College direct gpderm@dermcoll.edu.au 

HOW TO ENROL

Click HERE to be directed to our online shop and the purchase page.

Here you can select your fee type, trimester and pay online to gain access to the course.

Once you have successfully paid online for your course access, you will receive a receipt as well as a confirmation of enrolment email with account details to access your course.

Please note that enrolments are only secured once payment is made. Adding the course to your cart will not hold an enrolment place.

ACD Online Shop

COURSE ELIGIBILITY

This course is aimed at GPs and GP registrars. Nurse practitioners and other medical registrars are also eligible.

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES

See individual pages for each course for the learning outcomes of this course. 

 

PRDP, QI & CPD POINTS

Completion of these courses will result in 40 CPD points per course from the RACGP – 200 CDP points in total.

TERMS & CONDITIONS

  1. The enrolment fee includes access to the online modules
  2. Access to the online modules and virtual clinic is available for the duration of the course (usually 8 weeks).
  3. Registration in the program will be confirmed upon receipt of the completed enrolment form and payment of the relevant course fees to ACD.
  4. Participants can defer by submitting a written request to the Australasian College of Dermatologists that is received no later than 20 working days before the end of the term. If a deferment is granted, you will be offered a place at the next available trimester. Once you accept this offer, you will receive a confirmation email of enrolment into this workshop. A maximum of one deferrals is permitted per participant.
  5. Participants are required to review the Terms and Conditions and cancellation/refund policy prior to registering, and to acknowledge acceptance of these conditions during the registration process.
  6. Participants will be issued with a Statement of Attainment once all course components have been completed.

The Australasian College of Dermatologists complies with the requirements of the Federal Privacy Act and the National Privacy Principles. A full copy of the College’s privacy policy is available here.

CANCELLATIONS & REFUNDS

  1. A full refund of fees will be available if an offer of placement is withdrawn or in the unlikely event that College is unable in unable to provide any components of the course.
  2. No refund of fees will be made once you have enrolled in the course.
  3. If you wish to defer you will need to submit a written request at least 20 days before the trimester end. Each written request will be considered on its merits. Deferment will not be granted for requests received within 20 days of the end date unless there are extenuating circumstances mitigating your studies.
  4. All requests for deferment must be made in writing to gpderm@dermcoll.edu.au

The Australasian College of Dermatologists complies with the requirements of the Federal Privacy Act and the National Privacy Principles. A full copy of the College’s privacy policy is available here.

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Graduates
"Thank you once again for a high quality and very well run course!"
Dr Lawrence Ng
Practical Dermoscopy Graduate 2019