Full Course Information
- How To Enrol
- CPD Hours
Outline & Components
Take both of our Advanced Certificate packages and improve your competence in diagnosing, treating and managing dermatological conditions including skin cancer. When specialist care is required, improve your patient satisfaction with a confident and appropriate referral process.
This double package consists of 17 online courses in total:
PACKAGE 1: ADVANCED CERTIFICATE OF GENERAL DERMATOLOGY
12 ONLINE COURSES
- General Principles of Dermatology
- Skin Signs of Systemic Disease
- Hair & Nails
- Acne and Rosacea
- Psoriasis and Other Papulosquamous Disease
- Infections, Infestations & bites
- Light Related Skin Disease and Pigmentation Disorders
- Dermatological Emergencies
- Skin disease in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
- Vesicular and Bullous Disease
- Connective Tissue Disease
5 ONLINE COURSES & ONE F2F WORKSHOP
- Practical Dermoscopy (includes f2f workshop)
- Benign & Precancerous Lesions
- Melanoma and Other Skin Cancers
- Practical Therapies – Basic
- Practical Therapies Theory – Advanced
Lectures & Case Studies
Watch recorded lectures and participate in discussions on diagnosis and management direct with our expert Dermatologists.
Assessment for each course will require completion of end of topic quizzes, participation in the case discussion forums, submission of case studies and completion of a final online exam.
The Practical Dermoscopy course 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.
This combined Advanced Certificate requires about 417 study hours.
You will have up to 48 months to complete the full certificate.
course dates 2024
You may enrol at any point through the year. Our staff will advise you on the best course with which to start depending on the timing of your enrolment.
One low fee includes access to all 12 General Dermatology courses and 5 Skin Cancer courses for 48 months:
The price is a 5% saving on purchasing our Advanced Certificate of General Dermatology and Advanced Certificate of Skin Cancer separately.
Please note that travel and accommodation expenses for the Practical Dermoscopy face to face workshop are not included.
Dermatology Australasia offers payment plans for this course. Please contact email@example.com for more information on this BEFORE purchasing this course if you would like this option.
how to enrol
Click HERE to be directed to our online shop
Here you can and pay online to gain access to the orientation course.
You will be contacted by a student advisor within a few days of enrolment to plan your course map and to enroll you in the relevant modules.
Please note that enrolments are only secured once payment is made. Adding the course to your cart will not hold an enrolment place.
This certificate is aimed at General Practitioners, Registrars and prevocational Doctors.
For queries regarding your eligibility, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
*General Practitioners practicing outside of Australia are also welcome to enroll in the course, but have to submit their qualifications for verification BEFORE enrolling. Please email your primary medical qualifications/degrees to us at email@example.com and we will get back to you with further instructions.
course learning outcomes
Please see individual course pages for specific learning outcomes for each course.
RACGP CPD hours awarded for completion of all 17 courses is 417 hours across the below CPD categories:
- 246 Educational Activity hours
- 34 Measuring Outcome hours
- 137 Reviewing Performance hours
This Advanced Certificate is also ACRRM approved for the following PDP hours:
- Accreditation pending
The RNZCGP recognises activities and events done through Dermatology Australasia.
These courses are designed to provide General Practitioners 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.