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. In addition, students will have the opportunity to practice various types of skin biopsy and suturing techniques. 

Full Course Information

  • Outline
  • Fees
  • Dates
  • How To Enrol
  • Teachers
  • Outcomes
  • Eligibility
  • CPD Points
  • T&Cs
  • Cancellation & Refunds

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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course dates 2021

Brisbane

Sydney

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course fees

COURSE FEES

One low fee:

  • One day workshop $950
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how to enrol

Click HERE to be directed to our online shop.

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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course eligibility

This course is aimed at GPs and GP registrars. Nurse practitioners and other medical registrars are also eligible. For queries regarding 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

CPD points from the RACGP are pending for this course

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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 GPDerm@dermcoll.edu.au 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 gpderm@dermcoll.edu.au

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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