156241 - Dermoscopy for GPs
A half-day workshop to upskill general practitioners in dermoscopy and the use of dermatoscopes, developed by specialist dermatologist educators at the Skin & Cancer Foundation Inc in Melbourne.
For more information - and to register - go to www.skincancer.asn.au/dermoscopy
Dermatology accounts for nearly 16% of patient encounters in general practice. 
Dermatology teaching is known to be variable and often inadequate in many Australian medical schools. 
GPs have a significant role to play in participating in public health measures aimed at reducing the significant health burden of some dermatological conditions. 
 The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. Curriculum for Australian General Practice 2016: DE16 - Dermatology contextual unit. East Melbourne, VIC: RACGP. Date unknown. Available at https://clicktime.symantec.com/35y2592tcdXQ8PnhepiVRCL7Vc?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.racgp.org. au%2FEducation%2FCurriculum%2FDermatology-contextual [accessed 1 June 2017]
 Gupta A, Chong AH, Scarff CE, Huilgol SC. Dermatology teaching in Australian Medical Schools. Australas J Dermatol. 2016 May 4. doi: 10.1111/ajd.12486. [Epub ahead of print]
 The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. Op cit (1).