Infections, Infestations & Bites


Developed and delivered by Australian trained and based Dermatologists.  This online course will familiarise you with the specific characteristic appearances of infections, infestations and bites.

Full Course Information

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

Outline & Components

This online course will familiarise you with the specific characteristic appearances of infections, infestations and bites.

This course consists of four online topics:

  1. Bacterial infections
  2. Viral infections and cutaneous manifestations
  3. Fungal infections
  4. Skin infestations and bites

Lectures & Case Studies

Watch live or recorded lectures and participate in the discussion forum on diagnosis and management direct with our expert Dermatologists.


Assessment for this course requires the satisfactory completion of topic based quizzes, participation in the case discussion forum, submission of 2 case studies and a final MCQ exam.

Required Hours

This course requires 26 study hours.

Course Handbook

Please download the course handbook here for more information.

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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 2 and enrolment in this trimester is thus encouraged, although recordings are provided for enrolment outside of Trimester 2.

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course fees

One low fee includes access to the course for the duration of study including all learning material and resources:

  • $525
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how to enrol

Click HERE to be directed to 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.


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course eligibility

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

*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 and we will get back to you with further instructions.

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course learning outcomes

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

  • Identify and describe cutaneous changes that may be associated with Infections, Infestations and Bites
  • Critically analyse clinical cutaneous observations and/or investigations to diagnose Infections, Infestations and Bites
  • Plan and develop treatment and management regimens appropriate to Infections, Infestations and Bites
  • Assess when to refer a patient on to a specialist dermatologist
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cPD Hours

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:

  • 16 Educational Activities
  • 2 Outcome Measurement
  • 8 Performance Review 

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.

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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.

By purchasing a course with Dermatology Australasia you agree to these terms, conditions and 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.

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 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. 

Infections, Infestations & Bites