Practical Dermoscopy and Suture Techniques Workshop

Introduction

This one day refresher is run by leading Australian Dermatologists to explore the use of dermoscopy and how to conduct a full skin check using diagnostic algorithms. This workshop is only for students who have already completed our Practical Dermoscopy course, and want to refresh ther surgical skills.

Please contact gpderm@dermcoll.edu.au to sign up for this refresher course.

Full Course Information

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

Outline & Components

This day is run by leading Australian Dermatologists and will give students an opportunity to explore the use of dermoscopy and how to conduct a full skin check using diagnostic algorithms. In addition, students will have the opportunity to practice various types of skin biopsy and suturing techniques. 

This one-day, interactive workshop will focus on: 

  • Diagnosis and management of advanced skin cancers and benign and precancerous lesions
  • The use of dermoscopy and how to conduct a full skin check using diagnostic algorithms
  • Practicing various types of skin biopsy and suturing techniques 

Each student’s work will be closely examined and assessed to provide the lecturer with insight into their students’ learning process.

Suture practice kits are included in the course fee and will be delivered to our students during the course.

Why should you take this workshop? 

  • Reduce mistakes and improve productivity
  • Stay up-to-date with industry training
  • Address knowledge gaps or refresh important but seldom-used skills 
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Workshop dates 2024

Trimester 1

Melbourne – 16th of March (subject to change)

Trimester 2 

Sydney – 15th of June (subject to change)

Trimester 3

Brisbane – 12th of October (subject to change)

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course fees

COURSE FEES

One low fee:

  • One day workshop $950
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how to enrol

Please contact gpderm@dermcoll.edu.au to sign up for this refresher course.

Please note that this workshop is a stand alone version of the Practical Dermoscopy workshop and as such considered a refresher session if you have already completed this certificate.

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Teachers

To view our teaching faculty, please visit Our Dermatologists page.

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Workshop eligibility

This course is aimed at General Practitioners, Registrars and prevocational Doctors, that have already completed our Practical Dermoscopy Course. 

For queries regarding your eligibility, please contact gpderm@dermcoll.edu.au.

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course learning outcomes

  • Describe the process of conducting a full-skin examination 
  • Use correct morphologic descriptors to describe features of skin lesions visible to the naked eye
  • Use correct dermoscopic terminology to describe skin lesions visible by dermoscope 
  • Discuss the significance of dermoscopic features of skin lesions 
  • Make a provisional diagnosis of skin lesions based on their morphological and dermoscopic features 
  • Formulate a first-step management plan based on a combination of clinical information, morphology and dermoscopic features of suspicious skin lesions 
  • Describe systems for monitoring and follow-up of patients with suspicious skin lesions
  • Undertake basic biopsy and suture techniques
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CPD Points

This course is not accredited for RACGP CPD hours. 

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terms & conditions

Please view our Terms and Conditions here before purchasing a course.

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