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Professional Certificate of Skin Cancer Surgery

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

Surgery is still considered the most effective and definitive skin cancer treatment. The Professional Certificate of Skin Cancer Surgery is ideal for acquiring and honing various surgical techniques. In a highly practical program, you will learn how to perform large elliptical excisions and different types of flaps and grafts which will allow you to manage more complex skin cancer cases in your practice.

The Professional Certificate of Skin Cancer Surgery is ideal for medical professionals wishing to learn important surgical techniques in the management of skin cancer to provide effective treatments to patients in the primary care setting, without the need for referral to specialists. Participants can expect an interactive, hands-on program with immediate applicability and the confidence to surgically treat skin lesions in their practice.

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

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

The course provides advanced training in skin cancer surgery 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:

  • Surgical anatomy and skin lines
  • Local anaesthetic blocks
  • Large elliptical excisions
  • Advanced suturing techniques
  • Rotation flaps
  • Advancement flaps
  • Full-thickness grafts
  • Dog ear repairs
  • Wound care and various dressings
Professional Certificate of Skin Cancer Surgery
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Dermatology, Skin cancer detection/mole scan/total skin check, Surgical, Skin Cancer and the MBS
Provider Type
Education Provider
2 days
Start Date
End Date
CPD Points
RACGP: QI&CPD points: 40 Category 1 points | ACRRM: 30 PRPD + 30 Surgery MOPS points
Price Details
Catch the Early Bird and save a further $200 when you register by 22 October 2020.
Eligible for grants
Glenelg St, South Brisbane QLD 4101
Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre