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Professional Diploma of Skin Cancer Surgery

  • : Sydney NSW 2000

COURSE OVERVIEW

The Professional Diploma of Skin Cancer Surgery provides an essential step towards subspecialisation in skin cancer surgery. You will learn the most advanced surgery techniques on atomically complex and cosmetically sensitive areas. This highly practical course is led by noted skin cancer doctors and a team of experienced GPs to assist you in your practice. The program covers surgical procedures for the nose and the lower limb, reconstruction of alar and sidewall nasal defects, reconstruction of the nasal tip and glabellar defects, skin grafts and flaps for the lower limb.

COURSE CONTENTS

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:

  • Anatomy of nose, eyelids, lips and ears
  • Reconstruction of alar and nasal tip defects of the nose and the bilobed flap
  • Reconstruction of lower eyelid defects
  • Reconstruction of complex lip and ear defects
  • Lower limb anatomy and surgical planning
  • A review of perforator island flaps for the lower limb: Bezier and Keystone flaps

Course participants will:

  • Observe experts performing skin cancer surgery techniques on a large screen with close-up camera
  • Perform surgical techniques in a simulated environment and receive feedback
  • Participate in online discussion of patient cases, evaluate and make decisions
  • Receive a comprehensive course folder and research/readings in the field
  • Receive ongoing support post-course through webinars and case review
  • Optional surgical clinical attachments are also available at dedicated skin cancer clinics

COURSE OUTLINE Saturday

Time Session Topic
8:15am - 8:45am Registration  
8:45am - 10:15am Session 1 Nose Part 1 – Island Pedicle Flaps
10:15am - 10:45am Morning Tea  
10:45am - 12:15pm Session 2 Nose Part 2 – Nasolabial and Bilobed Flaps 
12:15pm - 1:15pm Lunch  
1:15pm - 2:45pm Session 3 Double flaps - Rotation, Rhomboid and Reading Man
2:45pm - 3:15pm Afternoon Tea  
3:15pm - 4:45pm Session 4 Bezier and Keystone Neurovascular Island Flaps 

Sunday

Time Session Topic
7:45am - 8:00am Arrival  
8:00am - 9:30am Session 5 Upper Lip – Flaps and Wedges 
9:30am - 10:00am Morning Tea  
10:00am - 11:30am Session 6 Ear – Pull Through and Helical Flaps and Composite Grafts 
11.30am - 12:30pm Lunch  
12:30pm - 2:00pm Session 7 Eyelids - Flaps, Grafts and Wedges
2:00pm - 2:30pm Afternoon Tea  
2:30pm - 4:00pm Session 8 Clinical application – Tips and Case Studies 

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 Anthony Azzi

Dr Anthony Azzi 

MBBS, MMed (Skin Cancer)

Senior Lecturer, The University of Queensland

Director at Newcastle Skin Check, Charlestown NSW

Dr Alister Lilleyman

Dr Alister Lilleyman

MBBS, MMed (Skin Cancer), FSCCA

Senior Lecturer, The University of Queensland

Skin Cancer Doctor at Newcastle Skin Check, Charlestown NSW

Dr Victor Harling

Dr Victor Harling

MBBS

Skin Cancer Doctor, National Skin Cancer Centres, Redcliffe

Title
Professional Diploma of Skin Cancer Surgery
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Start Date
01-Dec-2018
End Date
02-Dec-2018
Location
Sydney NSW 2000
Venue
International Convention Centre Sydney
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