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192084 - Certificate of Primary Care Dermatology: Dermatological surgery and procedures workshop

  • : Online

Certificate of Primary Care Dermatology trains GPs to diagnose and manage common skin conditions (including skin cancer) and is open to all GPs and GP registrars.

Relevance to General Practice

The workshop: is available to all general practitioners (GPs) and GP registrars who have completed an online education activity, practical procedures in dermatology (the online activity takes approximately 16 hours to complete). It will be conducted by the RACGP and accommodates all skill levels, it has been very popular and successful when previously run.

Learning outcomes
  • Explain how to perform cryotherapy, biopsies, curettage, intralesional steroid injection, suturing, flaps and skin grafts
  • Describe the circumstances to perform and the risks of cryotherapy, biopsies, curettage, intralesional injection, suturing, flaps and skin grafts
  • Explain when and how to use non-surgical treatments for skin cancer, including complications and risks
  • Describe how to set up your clinic for surgical procedures and other specific requirements, including a surgical risk management checklist and register
  • Undertake practical instruction in performing biopsies, suturing techniques, repairs and flaps
  • Domains of General Practice

    D1. Communication skills and the patient-doctor relationship

    D2. Applied professional knowledge and skills

    D3. Population health and the context of general practice

    D4. Professional and ethical role

    D5. Organisational and legal dimensions

    Curriculum Contextual Units
    • Adult health
    • Children and young people health
    • Dermatology
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    192084 - Certificate of Primary Care Dermatology: Dermatological surgery and procedures workshop
    Provider Type
    Education Provider
    15.5 HOURS
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    CPD Points
    30 CPD
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