Skin Cancer Courses Overview

SKIN CANCER CERTIFICATE COURSES AND DIPLOMA PROGRAMS

More than 7,000 GPs across 15 countries have attended our programs, known for their university affiliation, comprehensive nature and the ability to give medical professionals the skills to make a difference to their patients and their practice. Choose from a range of courses that will fit your busy schedule, professional skill set and personal career interests. All HealthCert courses are professionally accredited and provide access into multiple master degree pathways and clinical attachment programs, both in Australia and overseas.

Skin Cancer Medicine

Most suitable for medical professionals wishing to learn how to confidently diagnose and treat the vast majority of skin lesions.
Professional Certificate of Skin Cancer Medicine (Face-to-Face or Online)

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.

17-18 Jun 2017 on the Gold Coast
14-15 October 2017 in Brisbane
11-12 November 2017 in Perth
2-3 December 2017 in Sydney

Advanced Certificate of Skin Cancer Medicine (Face-to-Face)

Consolidate essential skills with more advanced dermoscopy, broaden your therapeutic options, including curette and cautery, and practise various surgical techniques which will prepare you for almost any lesion needing elliptical excision.

17-18 Jun 2017 on the Gold Coast
14-15 October 2017 in Brisbane
11-12 November 2017 in Perth
2-3 December 2017 in Sydney

Professional Diploma of Skin Cancer Medicine (online)

Extend the knowledge and skill required to manage the majority of all skin cancer courses through the application of dermoscopy, histopathology and electro-surgery.

Trimester 2: 8 May 2017
Trimester 3: 4 September 2017

Skin Cancer Surgery

Most suitable for medical professionals wishing to advance their surgical competence and take a step towards subspecialisation.
Professional Certificate of Skin Cancer Surgery

Acquire more advanced skin cancer surgery skills for more complex skin cancer cases, including flaps and grafts, in a highly practical program, held in a small group setting with experienced skin cancer doctors and surgical assistants.

17-18 Jun 2017 in Gold Coast
14-15 October 2017 in Brisbane
2-3 December 2017 in Sydney

Advanced Certificate of Skin Cancer Surgery

Acquire and hone advanced skin cancer surgery techniques on the sensitive and anatomically complex areas of the head and neck. The highly practical workshop is presented by renowned skin cancer surgeons and an experienced team of surgical assistants.

17-18 Jun 2017 in Gold Coast
2-3 December 2017 in Sydney

Professional Diploma of Skin Cancer Surgery

Acquire and hone the most advanced skin cancer surgery techniques on the sensitive and anatomically complex areas of the nose and lower limb. The highly practical workshop is presented by renowned skin cancer surgeons and an experienced team of surgical assistants.

14-15 October 2017 in Brisbane

Dermoscopy (Online)

Most suitable for medical professionals wishing to optimise their diagnostic performance through dermoscopy
Professional Certificate of Dermoscopy

Acquire a range of skills and knowledge in the management of benign and malignant non-melanocytic lesions commonly seen in the practice, including Melanocytic nevi, Melanoma, facial lesions and acral lesions.

Trimester 2: 8 May 2017
Trimester 3: 4 September 2017

Advanced Certificate of Dermoscopy

Acquire a range of skills and knowledge in the management of nail lesions, mucosal lesions, difficult benign lesions and Melanomas, pink tumors, rare skin tumors, and the broad spectrum of BCC and keratinocyte skin cancer.

Trimester 2: 8 May 2017
Trimester 3: 4 September 2017

Professional Diploma of Dermoscopy

Acquire a range of skills and knowledge in the management of screening children, young adults and older patients, lesions in different skin types, different types of lesions, and patients with multiple moles.

Trimester 2: 8 May 2017
Trimester 3: 4 September 2017

SKIN CANCER CLINICAL ATTACHMENTS

Most suitable for medical professionals wishing to consolidate their skills through on-site training in dedicated facilities
Clinical attachment
Redcliffe, Queensland

Solidify your skills in a dedicated skin cancer centre by spending two to five working days observing and assisting experienced skin cancer doctors – from initial consultations and patient treatment options to surgical procedures, use of equipment, Medicare billing and patient follow-ups.

Clinical attachment
Vienna, Austria

Work with the residents and specialists of the Department of Dermatology at Europe's leading research institution and see patients with multiple nevi and skin cancers. You will also have the unique opportunity to participate in grand rounds, and observe and perform in-vivo diagnostic methods.

Clinical attachment
Lyon, France

Experience first-hand the day-to-day operations and interactions of world class skin cancer facility and Europe's leading university hospital. Develop your clinical skills by observing experienced skin cancer doctors, participate in case discussions and ask questions on all aspects of skin cancer treatment and patient care.

MEDICAL BUSINESS

Most suitable for practice managers/owners wishing to learn how to operate a profitable medical practice.
SKIN CANCER BUSINESS MANAGEMENT COURSE (ONLINE)

Designed to assist medical practitioners, medical business owners and practice managers, the program teaches the fundamentals of setting up and running an efficient skin cancer service in the primary care environment.


Available online throughout the year


COURSES IN OTHER MEDICAL FIELDS

Most suitable for medical professional wishing to extend their primary care services to include aesthetic medicine, general dermatology and clinical procedures.
AESTHETIC MEDICINE

Receive comprehensive hands-on training in the evolving field of aesthetic medicine and acquire the medical and business skill-set required to integrate aesthetic medicine services into your practice.

8-9 July 2017 in Melbourne
23-24 September 2017 in Sydney
11-12 November 2017 in Perth

GENERAL DERMATOLOGY

Learn how to address major skin, hair and nail problems, and treat a wide range of problems including acne, dermatitis, rosacea, psoriasis, and various others.

Trimester 2: 8 May 2017
Trimester 3: 4 September 2017

CLINICAL PROCEDURES

Learn how to perform a wide range of clinical procedures in the primary care setting and reduce unnecessary referrals to surgeons and public hospitals, increase your revenue and make you a referral option for your colleagues.

8-9 July 2017 in Melbourne
23-24 September 2017 in Sydney
11-12 November 2017 in Perth

GP-Update

Suitable for all general practitioners wishing to keep up to date with all current topics pertinent to primary care.
GP-Update

The GP Clinical Update is a one-day course run by GPs for GPs and is completely free from pharmaceutical company sponsorship. The program collates the latest issues, literature, research and guidelines and helps you stay up to date with all medical and regulatory issues relevant to general practice.

Available online throughout the year.

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