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Practical workshop Agenda:

  • 8:00am - 8:30am: Registration
  • 8:30am - 10.00am: Surgical procedures
    • Punch biopsy
    • Shave biopsy
    • Suturing
    • Ellipse excision
    • Ellipse repair

Professional Certificate of Skin Cancer Medicine

Understand the fundamentals required to effectively diagnose skin cancer and perform basic treatments in the primary care setting.

Online learning modules to be completed prior to practical workshop:

  • Skin anatomy and histology
  • Diagnosis with dermoscopy
  • Benign and malignant skin lesions
  • Melanoma management
  • Dermatopathology
  • Topical treatment options
  • Punch and shave biopsies
  • Elliptical excisions and suturing
  • Workflow and medicare billing

Optional practical workshop to be completed on Saturday, 20 February 2021 or 6 November 2021, 8:30am - 10:00am

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Introduction to SCTIC - Dr Hamilton Ayers (1)

 

Practical workshop agenda:

  • 10:30am - 11:00am: Registration
  • 11:00am - 12:30pm: Suturing
  • 12:30pm - 1:30pm: Lunch
  • 1:30pm - 3:00pm: Incisions / Haemostasis
  • 3:00pm - 3:30pm: Afternoon tea
  • 3:30pm - 5:00pm: Curettage / cautery and ellipse planning

Advanced Certificate of Skin Cancer Medicine 

Consolidate essential knowledge with more advanced dermoscopy, broaden your therapeutic options, and practise performing large elliptical excisions and grafts.

Online learning modules to be completed prior to practical workshop:

  • Advanced dermoscopy
  • Curettage and cautery
  • Diathermy
  • Advanced biopsy techniques
  • Topical treatment options
  • Local anaesthetics
  • Incisions/haemostasis
  • Large elliptical excisions
  • Lower leg grafts
  • Suturing techniques, including "paper-thin" skin

Optional practical workshop to be completed on Saturday, 20 February 2021 or 6 November 2021, 11:00am - 5:00pm

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Introduction to SCSUG - Dr Tony Dicker

 

Practical workshop agenda:

  • 8:30am - 9:00am: Registration
  • 9:00am - 10:30am: Suturing and perfecting the ellipse
  • 10:30am - 11:00am: Morning tea
  • 11:00am - 12:30pm: Skin grafting 
  • 12:30pm - 1:30pm: Lunch
  • 1:30pm - 3:00pm: Rotation flap and rhomboid flap
  • 3:00pm - 3:30pm: Afternoon tea
  • 3:30pm - 5:00pm: Advancement flaps

Professional Certificate of Skin Cancer Surgery 

Learn advanced skin cancer surgery techniques for more complex skin cancer cases in a highly practical program. 

Online learning modules to be completed prior to practical workshop:

  • Surgical anatomy and skin lines
  • Local anesthetic blocks
  • Large elliptical excisions
  • Advanced suturing techniques
  • Rotation flaps
  • Advancement flaps
  • Full-thickness grafts
  • Dog ear repairs
  • Wound care and various dressings

Optional practical workshop to be completed on Sunday, 21 February 2021 or 7 November 2021, 9:00am - 5:00pm

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