Melanography Online Modules


Designed and delivered by the ACD and MoleMap, the Melanography Essentials online modules 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

This course teaches the skin assessment and imaging skills which are required for competent Melanography practice. 
This course consists of eight 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
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course dates 2023

Enrolment dates do not apply for this course. You may enrol at any point through the year.
Trimester 1 2023 6th Feb – 30th April
Trimester 2 2023 15th May – 6th Aug
Trimester 3 2023 21st Aug – 5th Nov
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course fees

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

  • $799 – Online modules only


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how to enrol

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

Here you can select your course 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 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 the current time CPD points are not available for Melanography courses.

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terms & conditions

  1. The enrolment fee includes access to the online modules
  2. Access to the online modules and any associated materials are available for the duration of the course.
  3. Registration in the program will be confirmed upon receipt of the completed enrolment form and payment of the relevant course fees to ACD.
  4. Participants can defer by submitting a written request to the Australasian College of Dermatologists that is received no later than 10 working days before the end of the term. If a deferment is granted, students will be offered an additional time period to complete their studies. Once this offer is accepted the student will receive a confirmation email. A maximum of one deferral is permitted per student.
  5. Participants are required to review the Terms and Conditions and cancellation/refund policy prior to registering, and to acknowledge acceptance of these conditions during the registration process.
  6. College expects that students source all case for assignments themselves. In extenuating circumstances college may be able to provide cases to complete the module. A request for this needs to be submitted in writing to 20 days prior to term completion.
  7. Participants will be issued with a Statement of Attainment once all course components have been completed.

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

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: