Advanced Certificate of Dermoscopy
- : Sydney NSW 2000
The Advanced Certificate of Dermoscopy is the second course in the three-part HealthCert Certificate and Diploma program in Dermoscopy. The course has been designed to meet the needs of medical practitioners who already use dermoscopy and are interested in taking their skill-set to a more advanced level. The course will provide the participants with a range of knowledge in the management of nail lesions, mucosal lesions, difficult benign lesions and melanomas, pink tumours, rare skin tumours, and the broad spectrum of BCC and keratinocyte skin cancer. Recognised and developed by members of the International Dermoscopy Society, no other program brings together such a diverse and accomplished team of globally renowned dermatologists and dermoscopy experts from Italy, Austria, Greece, USA, Japan, and Australia.COURSE CONTENTS
The Advanced Certificate course will provide the participants with a range of knowledge including:
- Pink tumours
- Mucosal lesions
- Difficult benign lesions
- Nail lesions
- Rare skin tumours
- BCC and keratinocyte skin cancer
- Difficult melanomas
- Dermoscopy in general dermatology
Course participants will:
- Utilise Interactive Atlas international dermoscopy program
- Utilise YouDermoscopy application (app)
- Participate in webinars with experts and professional colleagues
- Observe professional clinic/patient interactions via video
- Evaluate dermoscopy cases in an online discussion board
Module 1: Pink tumours - Iris Zalaudek
In this module, you will learn how to assess pink lesions including melanocytic and non-melanocytic skin tumours based on the recognition of specific vascular structures, their arrangement and specific clues. In addition, established management rules will be discussed that aid to avoid missing amelanotic melanoma.
Module 2: Mucosal lesions - Andreas Blum
In this module, you will learn the dermoscopic patterns of the most frequent lesions of the mucosa. Practical tips will be presented for using the dermoscope at the mucosal area and how to differentiate benign and malignant lesions.
Module 3: Difficult benign lesions - Caterina Longo
In this module, you will learn the morphologic variability of naevi with special features and the diagnostic clues that aid to distinguish them from malignancy.
Module 4: Nail lesions - Luc Thomas
In this module, you will learn the clinical and dermoscopic clues to help diagnose melanonychia striata and to better select patients to be submitted to biopsy. You will also learn the per-operative dermoscopic features of nail unit lentigo, nevu and melanoma. Clinical and dermoscopical features of nail unit unpigmented tumours will also be reviewed.
Module 5: Rare skin tumours - Elvira Moscarella
In this module, you will learn dermoscopy features of pigmented and non-pigmented variants of uncommon skin tumours. You will learn to identify dermatoscopic clues helpful to diagnose rare skin cancer, with special emphasis on those tumours that are associated with complex syndromes.
Module 6: BCC and keratinocyte skin cancer - Harald Kittler
In this module, you will learn to characterise patterns of pigmented and non-pigmented variants of epithelial skin cancer. You will learn to identify common and uncommon dermatoscopic clues to diagnose all variants of epithelial skin cancer with confidence.
Module 7: Difficult melanomas - Ashfaq A. Marghoob
In this module, you will learn the dermoscopic clues to help diagnose melanomas that often prove challenging to recognise clinically. The use of dermoscopy has allowed for the improved recognition of nodular melanoma, desmoplastic melanoma, amelanotic melanoma, epidermotropic metastatic melanomas, melanoma on sun damaged skin, nevoid melanoma, verrucous melanoma, among others. The dermoscopic features to help in the recognition of the aforementioned melanomas will be expanded upon in this module.
Module 8: Dermoscopy in general dermatology - Aimilios Lallas
In this module, you will learn the dermoscopic patterns of the most frequent inflammatory and infectious skin diseases and also practical tips on how dermoscopy can help differentiate among them.MEET YOUR INSTRUCTORS
Recognised and developed by members of the International Dermoscopy Society, no other program brings together such a diverse and accomplished team of globally renowned dermatologists and dermoscopy experts. Your instructors are pioneers in the field of dermoscopy and have developed the methods and approaches which have become the education standards in all dermoscopy training programs worldwide. By sharing their first-hand knowledge, they collectively deliver the most comprehensive dermoscopy training. Led by the renowned Professor Giuseppe Argenziano, the team includes highly sub-specialised skin cancer experts from Italy, Austria, Greece, USA, Japan, and Australia.
Prof Harald Kittler
Professor at the Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
Prof Luc Thomas
Professor and Chairman Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Lyon, France
Prof Ashfaq A. Marghoob
Attending Physician, Dermatology Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Skin Cancer Center, New York, USA
A/Prof Andreas Blum
MD PhD MSc (DermPrevOncol)
Public, Private and Teaching Practice, Konstanz, Germany
Associate Professor at the University of Tübingen, Germany
A/Prof Caterina Longo
Scientific Coordinator, Skin Cancer Unit, ASMN-IRCCS, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
A/Prof Iris Zalaudek
Head of the Dermatology Clinic of the University of Trieste, Italy
Dr Elvira Moscarella
Dermatologist, Santa Maria Nuova Hospital, Reggio Emilia, Italy
Dr Aimilios Lallas
MD PhD MSc
Dermatologist-Venereologist, First Department Of Dermatology, Aristotle University, Greece