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Professional Certificate of Skin Cancer Medicine

Speciality Classification
General Practice ( GP ) / Family Medicine
Glenelg St, South Brisbane QLD 4101
Face to face
2 days

The Professional Certificate of Skin Cancer Medicine is the ideal starting point for medical professionals who wish to build their core knowledge in skin cancer management and acquire vital diagnostic skills and basic management techniques to provide effective care to patients with skin cancer concerns. Participants will learn proven techniques to independently and confidently diagnose and treat skin lesions in primary care.

Skin cancer is one of the most common dermatological conditions seen in general practice – and it is not overly complex to manage if you have the right skill set. This certificate course has been specifically designed for time-poor general practitioners wishing to acquire the knowledge required to safely and confidently diagnose and treat commonly encountered skin lesions.

The two-day face-to-face course combines interactive lectures, case discussions and surgical practical sessions on pork parts.

This course is the first part of the three-part Professional Diploma of Skin Cancer Medicine, quality-assured by Bond University.

The course provides training in skin cancer medicine and teaches various techniques allowing GPs to treat more complex cases in the primary care setting. The program includes practical surgery sessions. Our team of surgical assistants will guide and support you as you practise the various surgical techniques.

The theory and practical sessions cover:

  • Skin anatomy and histology
  • Diagnosis with dermoscopy
  • Benign and malignant skin lesions
  • Melanoma management
  • Dermatopathology
  • Topical treatment options
  • Punch and shave biopsies
  • Elliptical excisions and suturing
  • Workflow and Medicare billing
Professional Certificate of Skin Cancer Medicine
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Dermatology, Surgery clinic/minor surgery, Skin cancer detection/mole scan/total skin check, Surgical, Skin Cancer and the MBS
2 days
Start Date
End Date
CPD Points
RACGP: QI&CPD points: 80 Category 1 points | ACRRM: 30 PRPD + 30 Surgery MOPS points
Price Details
Save a further $200 when you register by 22 October 2020
Eligible for grants
Glenelg St, South Brisbane QLD 4101
Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre