Aboriginal Health Workers


The ACD is pleased to provide a free online education resource ‘Taking care of skin: How to recognise and respond to skin health issues in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people’.  This set of online modules is designed to provide education for Aboriginal Health Workers dealing with a range of skin issues in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Full Course Information

  • Outline
  • Fees
  • Dates
  • How To Enrol
  • Teachers
  • Outcomes
  • Eligibility
  • CPD Points
  • T&Cs

Outline & Components

This course is made up of nine online modules.  Each module takes between 1-2 hours to complete.

  1. Skin basics
  2. Fungal and bacterial infections
  3. Animal and insect bites
  4. Scabies
  5. Skin cancers
  6. Eczema
  7. Skin examination
  8. When to refer a skin problem to a General Practitioner
  9. How to education clients about skin care
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course dates 2024

Students may enrol on this course at any time.

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course fees

This is a free online course.

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how to enrol

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

Here you can select your course preference and 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.


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This course is purely online and does not have an associated teacher.

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course eligibility

This course is aimed at relevant health professionals.

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course learning outcomes

This set of 9 online modules has been developed by Dermatologists, using approved government STP funding, to help provide education for Aboriginal Health workers dealing with a range of skin health issues in Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander people.

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cPD Hours

This course is not accredited for RACGP CPD hours, however you will receive a statement of completion which you can submit to your relevant accreditation body.

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terms & conditions

Please view our Terms and Conditions here and FAQ here before purchasing a course. Also view the course handbook under the outline tab to ensure you are aware of the course requirements.

These resources may address any queries or concerns you have regarding our courses.

If you require further assistance or have additional questions, please don’t hesitate to contact our team. We are here to help and ensure your experience with us is a positive one.

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