Professional Certificate of Skin Cancer Medicine
- : Online
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 online course offers a flexible learning experience with video lectures and online case discussions with the presenters.
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 theory and practical sessions cover:
- Skin anatomy and histology
- Diagnosis with dermoscopy
- Benign and malignant skin lesions
- Melanoma management
- Topical treatment options
- Punch and shave biopsies
- Elliptical excisions and suturing
- Workflow and Medicare billing
This course is also available face-to-face.