Certificate of Practical Dermoscopy for South Australian Doctors

Certificate of Practical Dermoscopy
for South Australian Doctors

Preventative Health SA (formerly Wellbeing South Australia) and Dermatology Australasia are excited to provide an incredible opportunity for General Practitioners to participate in the Certificate of Practical Dermoscopy at no cost. If you are a GP practising in South Australia, you are invited to participate in this course, as an initiative funded by Wellbeing SA.


Dermatology Australasia’s Practical Dermoscopy course will be provided to GPs practising in South Australia and consists of both online study and a 1-day face-to-face workshop in Adelaide.

The self-paced online component will be available online from 27th of May to 13th of September  2024. An orientation webinar will be held to introduce applicants to the learning platform on the 3rd of June 2024 at 7:30pm AEST. Registration details will be sent directly to your email upon successful placement in the program.

Each student is offered a spot at a face-to-face workshops to be held in Adelaide on the 27th of July 2024 from 8am – 5pm ACST. The venue will be confirmed closer to the date. All applicants are required to attend this workshop to gain the certificate. 

Dermatology Australasia, the GP Education arm of the Australasian College of Dermatologists, will provide the Practical Dermoscopy course. The course is a 16-week program delivered in a blended learning format. The course consists of a total of approximately 30-50 hours of student effort. This includes:

  • 6 self-paced online modules, beginning 27th May 2024.
  • An interactive case discussion forum.
  • One full day face-to-face practical workshop (held in Adelaide, venue to be confirmed) on 27th July 2024. The workshop offers biopsy and suturing practice, and gives participants the opportunity to consolidate the skills learnt in the online modules and clinical case studies.
  • A final two-hour online multiple choice exam, as well as a case-based assessment component.

Completion of both the online training and one face-to-face workshop is mandatory to pass the course.

Please note that this course has a long waitlist and Dermatology Australasia only wants to offer this course to GPs who intend on completing the course.

Successful completion of all elements of this course will result in the following RACGP hours:

  • 24 Educational Activity hours
  • 6 Measuring Outcome Hours
  • 24 Reviewing Performance hours


This course also attracts the following ACRRM PDP hours:

  • 48 Educational Activity Hours
  • 48 Performance Review Hours
  • 12 Outcome Measurement
  • 4 Additional CPD requirements
  • Surgical Grant

Please email Uta Meyer, via email at uta@dermcoll.edu.au with the following details before COB on the 5th of April 2024

  • Name of General Practitioner
  • Name of Practice
  • Are you practicing in regional/rural South Australia?
  • Address of Practice
  • Email address
  • Phone number
  • RACGP/ACRRM number
  • Are you a GP or GP Registrar?
  • How did you hear about this course?

Please note that this course is very popular, and places will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.

Your registration will be confirmed via email. If you have not received a confirmation email within 2 business days, please email Uta Meyer at uta@dermcoll.edu.au.

Yes, you can! Feel free to share this opportunity with your colleagues.  

Please complete a separate registration form for any additional GPs.

For questions or enquiries, please email Uta Meyer at uta@dermcoll.edu.au.

Portrait Of Medical Team Standing In Hospital Corridor