Skin Cancer Medicine for General Practice
GP Advanced Skin Cancer Certificate
This highly comprehensive, 5 module program has been designed to equip general practitioners with a sound understanding of skin cancers 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: 200 CPD points at completion of all 5 modules
Please note that you may enrol after the commencement of a term.
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
The Practical Dermoscopy module has a face-to-face, full day workshop. This day is run by leading Australian Dermatologists and will give students an opportunity to 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.
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
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.
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: