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90688 - Professional Certificate of Aesthetic Medicine

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This is a two day workshop which provide knowledge and skills to the GP to be able to assess, formulate and execute aesthetic treatments for their patients skin in relation to common dermatological conditions. This certificate course which combines didactic lectures and practical sessions in a small group setting. The certificate course will provide the clinician with a range of skills at an introductory level.

Relevance to General Practice

According to the 2010 BEACH report 14.8 of every 100 patient encounters relate to the skin. (http://www.aihw.gov.au/WorkArea/DownloadAsset.aspx?id=6442472722 page 46), and the number of skin problems managed is 16.5 per 100 patient encounters (page 54). On average 1 in 6 patients seen by a GP will present with a skin condition and as such is a commonly seen condition. In addition, the Australian Medical Workforce Advisory Committee report on THE SPECIALIST DERMATOLOGY WORKFORCE IN AUSTRALIA, SUPPLY, REQUIREMENTS AND PROJECTIONS 1997 – 2007 https://www.hwa.gov.au/sites/uploads/The%20specialist%20dermatology%20workforce%20in%20Australia.pdf
Found that, the overall supply of dermatologists is inadequate and that in particular shortages exist in rural areas and some non-capital city urban areas.

Learning outcomes
  • Develop a systematic approach to identify basic facial anatomy and determine safe aesthetic treatment
  • Recall the basic concepts of aesthetic medicine including key elements of facial anaesthesia and safe practices
  • Recognise specific conditions that require facial peels and dermal fillers
  • Evaluate the use of skin conditioning and retinoids in aesthetic medicine
  • Compare and contrast microdermabrasion, photodynamic light therapy, platelet rich plasma therapy and microneedling
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    90688 - Professional Certificate of Aesthetic Medicine
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    120 hours
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