Full Course Information
- How To Enrol
- CPD Hours
Outline & Components
This online course will teach participants the skills and knowledge to put general principles of dermatology into practice. You will gain an understanding of the basic structure and function of the skin and how this is essential to the development of an understanding of the pathophysiology of skin disease.
This course consists of six online topics:
- The structure and functions of the skin
- Taking a dermatological history
- Conducting skin examination
- Differentiation by body region
- Lesion morphology
- The basic principles of treatment – topical therapy & skin care
Watch a live or recorded lecture and learn direct with from expert Dermatologists.
Assessment for this course requires the satisfactory completion of topic based quizzes, participation in the case discussion forum and a final MCQ exam.
This course requires 17 study hours.
course dates 2024
Enrolment dates do not apply for this course. You may enrol at any point through the year.
Trimester 1 2024 5th Feb – 28th April
Trimester 2 2024 13th May – 4th Aug
Trimester 3 2024 19th Aug – 10th Nov
You can enrol in this course at any time to access the course material. Please be advised that live webinars are only run in Trimester 1 and enrolment in this trimester is thus encouraged, although recordings are provided for enrolment outside of Trimester 1.
One low fee includes access to the course for the duration of study including all learning material and resources:
how to enrol
Click HERE to be directed 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.
This course is aimed at General Practitioners, Registrars and prevocational Doctors. Nurse practitioners are also eligible for this course. For queries regarding your eligibility, please contact email@example.com.
*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 firstname.lastname@example.org and we will get back to you with further instructions.
course learning outcomes
At the successful completion of this course, you should be able to:
- Recall the basic structure and functions of normal skin
- Demonstrate a working knowledge of basic dermatological terminology
- Execute dermatological history taking
- Describe how to undertake a full skin examination
- Determine therapeutic options in skin disease
Integrate the learnt principles as a guide for an appropriate referral to a dermatologist
This course is approved for the below RACGP CPD hours:
The RNZCGP recognises activities and events done through Dermatology Australasia.
This course is also ACRRM approved for the following PDP hours:
- 12 Educational Activity Hours
- 5 Performance Review Hours
Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a statement of completion with the number of awarded CPD hours in compliance with the RACGP CPD program requirements. You will also be awarded a certificate for the completed course issued by 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.