Certificate in Melanography Essentials

Introduction

Designed and delivered by the ACD and MoleMap, the Melanography Essentials course aims to provide you with the relevant knowledge and skills in skin assessment and imaging which are required for competent and safe Melanography practice.

Full Course Information

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

Outline & Components

Designed and delivered by the ACD and MoleMap, this course offers a combination of online and face to face workshop learning. 

This course consists of eight online modules and attend a 2 day face to face weekend workshop held at Molemaps offices: Suite 1, Level 4, 60 Albert Road, Melbourne

Exact venue map: Molemap Melbourne

ONLINE MODULES

  1. Skin: anatomy, physiology and pathology
  2. Ultraviolet radiation: Sun health and skin cancer risk
  3. Skin lesion recognition
  4. Assessment of lesions for Melanography imaging
  5. Imaging techniques
  6. Melanography procedures
  7. Clinic safety, security and ergonomics
  8. Medicare and legal compensation​​

FACE TO FACE WORKSHOP

Start/finish times: 8:30am-5pm each day

Day 1:   

  • Camera skills practice
  • Dermoscopy and lesion inspection practice          
  • Individual tutorial

Day 2:   

  • Melanography process and practice
  • Sun health and skin cancer risk
  • Health information design
  • Individual tutorial

ASSESSMENTS

Include: online investigation, categorisation activities, multiple choice quizzes and a research paper

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course dates 2021

 

Term 3

5th Jul – 29th August

Melb Workshop: Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd August

Term 4

13th Sep – 7th November

Melb Workshop: Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th November

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course fees

One low course fee includes access to the course for the duration of study.

  • $1,599 – Full Course

Please note that travel and accommodation expenses for the face to face workshop are not included.

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how to enrol

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

Here you can 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.

ONLINE SHOP

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course eligibility

This course is aimed at registered nurses and other health professionals. 

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course learning outcomes

At the successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Apply knowledge of skin anatomy, physiology and histopathology to Melanography practice
  • Describe skin cancer pathology and relate this to visible lesion features
  • Explain the effects of ultraviolet radiation on the skin
  • Provide education to patients about skin cancer and its prevention
  • Conduct a thorough visual skin cancer assessment of a patient
  • Recognise skin lesions using clinical and dermoscopic criteria
  • Accurately identify skin lesions that require photographic imaging for diagnosis and or surveillance
  • Demonstrate competent skin photography skills
  • Carry out total body and individual lesion photography in accordance with a quality standard.
  • Identify key elements for a melanographer to run a clinic efficiently and safely.
  • Outline legal consideration pertinent to Melanography practice
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cPD points

At this time CPD points are not available for Melanography courses.

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terms & conditions

  1. A full refund of fees will be available if an offer of placement is withdrawn or in the unlikely event that College is unable in unable to provide any components of the course.
  2. No refund of fees will be made once you have enrolled in the course.
  3. If you wish to defer you will need to submit a written request at least 10 days before the term end. Each written request will be considered on its merits. Deferment will not be granted for requests received within 10 days of the end date unless there are extenuating circumstances mitigating your studies.
  4. All requests for deferment must be made in writing to gpderm@dermcoll.edu.au

The Australasian College of Dermatologists complies with the requirements of the Federal Privacy Act and the National Privacy Principles. A full copy of the College’s privacy policy is available here.

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cancellations & refunds

  1. A full refund of fees will be available if an offer of placement is withdrawn or in the unlikely event that College is unable to provide any components of the course.
  2. No refund of fees will be made once a student has enrolled in the course.
  3. If students wish to defer they need to submit a written request at least 10 days before the term end. Each written request will be considered on its merits. Deferment will not be granted for requests received within 10 days of the end date unless there are extenuating circumstances mitigating studies.
  4. All requests for deferment must be made in writing to gpderm@dermcoll.edu.au

The Australasian College of Dermatologists complies with the requirements of the Federal Privacy Act and the National Privacy Principles. A full copy of the College’s privacy policy is available here.

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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: