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PROFESSIONAL DIPLOMA OF GENERAL DERMATOLOGY

  • : Sydney NSW 2000
COURSE OVERVIEW

This course is designed for general practitioners who wish to build on the knowledge gained from the Professional Certificate and Advanced Certificate of General Dermatology. There will be a greater focus on difficult and complex cases in General Dermatology. The importance of accurate screening and the rules to avoid missing melanoma are also essential learning. Submission and analysis of medical practitioners’ own cases are a key feature of this course.

This course is the final part of the three-part Professional Diploma of General Dermatology. The education pathway is Professional Certificate of General DermatologyAdvanced Certificate of General Dermatology and Professional Diploma of General Dermatology.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS AND COURSE REQUISITES

This course is for General Practitioners, and for degree-qualified nurses and dermal therapists who work under their supervision. 

The pre-requisite for this professional diploma certificate course is the successful completion of the Advanced Certificate of General Dermatology (or qualification deemed equivalent). HealthCert also highly recommends successful completion of at least 50 cases of general dermatology prior to enrolment. 

COURSE CONTENTS

The course offers richly illustrated clinical examples and opportunities for interactive discussions on the cases provided and covers various dermatology conditions.

The theory sessions cover:

Module 1 Module 5
  • Bites (animals, snakes and insects)
  • Urticaria and drug eruptions

Module 2 Module 6
  • Skin ulcers, pressure sores and wound care   

  • Psychocutaneous disorders (prurigo nodularis, delusions of  parasitosis, lichen simplex chronicus)
Module 3 Module 7
  • Pregnancy Dermatoses

  • Sexually-transmitted infections and HIV
Module 4 Module 8
  • Oral mucosal diseases 

  • Vulvar skin diseases


Course participants will:

  • Have the opportunity to replay video lectures from medical experts.
  • Participate in discussions of patient cases, evaluate and make decisions.
  • Receive a comprehensive course folder and research/readings in the field.
  • Participate in course webinars prior to the examinations and ask questions.
  • Receive ongoing post-course support through webinars and case reviews.
  • Optional clinical attachments are also available at dedicated dermatology facilities.
MEET YOUR INSTRUCTORS

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Prof Richard P. Usatine
M.D.

Distinguished Teaching Professor; Professor, Family and Community Medicine; Professor, Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery; Program Director, Underserved Family Medicine Dermatology Fellowship, University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio; Medical Director, Skin Clinic, University Health System, San Antonio, Texas. HealthCert Course Chair.

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Dr Christopher Ross
BSc (BiomedSc)(Hons) BMBS FACD

Specialist Dermatologist. Currently visiting multiple rural locations in South Australia to extend specialist care and improve dermatology training to rural students and doctors.

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A/Prof Caterina Longo
MD PhD

Scientific Coordinator, Skin Cancer Unit, ASMN-IRCCS, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy.

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Dr Daniel Stulberg 
M.D.

Works in Albuquerque, NM, USA. Dr. Stulberg is affiliated with University Of New Mexico Hospital. He has 30 year’s medical experience and is an experienced trainer in the field of general dermatology.

 

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PROFESSIONAL DIPLOMA OF GENERAL DERMATOLOGY
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