Certificate Courses in Skin Cancer Medicine & Clinical Procedures

Enrol by the 12th of October to save $200 off the regular course price. GP registrars save $500.

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This program offers the ideal starting point for building your core skill set and progressively advancing your competency in dermoscopy, surgical and non-surgical treatments.

Professional Certificate of Skin Cancer Medicine

Next opportunity: 11-12 November 2017 in Perth

Understand the fundamentals required to effectively diagnose skin cancer and perform basic treatments in the primary care setting, including dermoscopy, surgical and non-surgical treatments. You will learn:

  • Dermoscopy
  • Punch and shave biopsy
  • Surgical and non-surgical treatment options
  • Melanoma management
  • Elliptical excisions and suturing
  • Histopathology
  • Wound management
  • Medicare billing
  • Workflow management

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Advanced Certificate of Skin Cancer Medicine

Next opportunity: 11-12 November 2017 in Perth

Consolidate essential skills with more advanced dermatoscopy, broaden your therapeutic options, including curette and cautery, and practice various surgical techniques which will prepare you for almost any lesion needing elliptical excision, including lower leg grafting. You will learn:

  • Chaos and Clues dermoscopy
  • Curettage and cautery
  • Diathermy
  • Advanced biopsy techniques
  • Local anaesthetics
  • Incisions/haemostasis during minor procedures
  • Perfecting the ellipse
  • Lower leg grafts
  • Suturing techniques (including "paper-thin" skin)
  • Topical treatment options

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The majority of conditions requiring surgical intervention can be diagnosed and treated in primary care - if the general practitioner has the skills and confidence to do so. 

Professional Certificate of Clinical Procedures 

Next opportunity: 11-12 November 2017 in Perth

Learn a broad range of surgical procedures, local anaesthetic approaches, post-operative care, and various suturing techniques. Topics covered are:

  • Lacerations, leg ulcers and lipomas
  • Abscesses and sebaceous cysts
  • Foreign bodies
  • Ingrown toenails
  • Warts, skin lesions and haematomas
  • Haemorrhoids and anal-rectal conditions
  • Local anaesthesia
  • Simple interrupted sutures
  • Buried dermal sutures
  • Continuous subcuticular sutures
  • Horizontal and vertical mattress stitch
  • Post-operative care and dressing selection 

 


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