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Clinical Attachment in Skin Cancer Medicine

  • : Melbourne VIC 3000

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

In collaboration with universities, teaching hospitals and specialist private clinics, the HealthCert clinical attachments program provides GPs and clinical nurses with a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and clinical support training. Participants will have the unique opportunity to enhance their knowledge of procedures in dedicated treatment facilities by observing and questioning experts – this may include all aspects of treatment including initial consultations and patient treatment options as well as surgical procedures, use of equipment and patient follow-ups.

LOCATIONS

Participants can undertake the program in Australia or in various locations in Europe. We are hard at work adding more partners to the list so please check back often for updated information.

SKIN CANCER CLINICAL ATTACHMENT IN MONASH, VICTORIA

The Monash Skin Cancer Centre is a purpose-built, state-of-the-art clinic and referral centre. The centre not only provides a service for self-referred patients but also supports local GPs as a referral centre in their more complex cases.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

The clinical attachment program is aimed at qualified general practitioners with a clinical interest in skin cancer medicinewho have completed the HealthCert Skin Cancer Medicine or Surgery courses (or equivalent). It is recommended that participants complete a clinical attachment in Australia first as the program will follow exactly the training received at HealthCert courses. Subsequently medical professionals can gain an insight into the clinical practice, patient care management, and cultural context of the overseas’ specialist facilities.

PROGRAM OUTLINE

The program may be tailored individually to the participant’s special interests and activities may include, but are not limited to:

  • First and second level screening of patients with benign and malignant skin tumors
  • Confocal imaging of suspicious lesions
  • Mole mapping facility tours
  • Clinico-pathologic meetings
  • Tumor board meetings for the multidisciplinary discussion of difficult cases
  • Biopsy techniques
  • Cryotherapy, curettage and field treatments
  • Ellipses and direct repair
  • Flaps and grafts
  • Clinical notes and billing

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTORS

Your instructors are widely regarded as some of the world’s foremost specialists in skin cancer medicine and business management, including:

Dr Victor Harling

Dr Victor Harling

Skin Cancer Doctor at Redcliffe Skin Cancer Centre

MBBS, FRACGP, Dip Dermatology (Wales)

Dr Harald Kittler

Dr Harald Kittler

MD

Professor at the Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Vienna, Austria

Dr Luc Thomas

Dr Luc Thomas

MD, PhD

Professor and Chairman Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Lyon, France

Dr Hamilton Ayres

Dr Hamilton Ayres

BA, BSc, BMBS, FRACGP

PROGRAM DELIVERY

Medical professionals can apply for a two-day or five-day program where they will experience first-hand the day-to-day operations and interactions of world class skin cancer facilities. Participants will further develop their clinical knowledge by observing experienced skin cancer doctors, participating in case discussions and asking questions on all aspects of skin cancer treatment and patient care.

IMPORTANT DATES

Medical professionals must submit their application with their preferred dates at least one month prior to the program commencement date. HealthCert will contact the facility and arrange for the placement of the applicant at the host facility. Participants must commence the program at the latest six months after their application has been accepted.

TRAVEL & STAY

Participants are expected to independently organise and fund their travel and accommodation throughout the duration of the program. They are responsible for their own insurance and a disclaimer must be signed for HealthCert and partners. The hosting facility will provide day time activities from 9am to 5pm during weekdays only.

ASSESSMENT REQUIREMENTS

No assessment is required for this activity. However for members of the RACGP who wish to qualify for Category 1 CPD points certain records must be kept and session summaries completed. See the CPD section below.

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Clinical Attachment in Skin Cancer Medicine
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1995.00
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Melbourne VIC 3000
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