Skin Cancer Medicine for General Practice
Practical Therapies Theory: Basic
Developed and delivered by Australian trained and based Dermatologists This course aims to provide GPs with the skills and knowledge to perform basic dermatological surgery and procedures and manage surgical risk and complications.
Participants will complete 7 online modules, attend or watch 2 live webinars and participate in online case discussion. This course is designed to be engaging, flexible and totally relevant to your needs in day to day practice. Participants will engage directly with our expert Dermatologists via webinars and the discussion forum
Detailed course content, date and fee information provided below.
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Full Course Information
This 8 week blended course consists of 7 online modules which cover the following topics:
- Intralesional steroids
- Biopsy techniques
- Curettage & Cautery
- Non-Surgical treatments of skin cancer
- Cutaneous surgical anatomy & danger zones
- Patient management pre and post operatively
Cases will be posted for participants to discuss and provide preferred diagnosis and outline patient management. The teaching dermatologist will provide feedback
Option to attend an online webinar and participate in open discussion on diagnosis and management direct with our expert Dermatologists. There will also be recorded lectures for you to watch through the term
Respond to authentic clinical case studies and challenge yourself to provide a diagnosis and first-step management plan on the clinical information and dermoscopic images
Complete the topic scenarios, a 500 word case study and an online multiple choice final 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: