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Professional Certificate of Skin Cancer Medicine

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

  • 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

"This course gives me more confidence in managing skin cancer. It was very helpful for my practice, as I encounter a lot of random skin lesions and there is a high demand for skin checks." - Dr C. Roque, VIC

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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. You will learn:

  • 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

"Very relevant to general practice! This course helped improve my techniques and gave hands-on experience. It was a great learning experience and I highly recommended it to all GPs." - Dr L. Rodrigues, VIC

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Professional Certificate of Skin Cancer Surgery 

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

  • 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

"This is a very beneficial course for any GP, with many tips for upgrading their skills and acting accurately in the best interest of their patients. The course delivered very relevant information." - Dr S. Anari, VIC

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Advanced Certificate of Skin Cancer Surgery 

Learn and hone advanced skin cancer surgery procedures, including various types of flaps and closure techniques to minimise scarring in cosmetically sensitive areas. You will learn:

  • Anatomy of head, neck, nose, lip, eyelid, ear and upper & lower limbs
  • Advancement flaps and rhomboid flaps on the face
  • Rotational flaps in closure of scalp, cheek and distal limb defects
  • Full thickness and split thickness grafts on the face and lower limb defects
  • Closure of ear defects with flaps, grafts and wedges
  • Closure of upper lip and lateral nose defects with advancement, rhomboid and V-Y flaps

"This is a very comprehensive course and I recommend it to GPs doing skin procedures in their practice." - Dr A. Khan, QLD

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Professional Certificate of Clinical Procedures 

Learn a broad range of surgical procedures, local anaesthetic approaches, post-operative care, and various suturing techniques. Topics covered include:

  • Lacerations, leg ulcers and lipomas
  • Abscesses
  • Sebaceous cysts
  • Foreign bodies
  • Ingrown toenails
  • Warts, skin lesions and haematomas
  • Haemorrhoids
  • Anal-rectal conditions
  • Aseptic technique
  • Local anaesthesia
  • Simple and advanced suturing
  • Post-operative care and dressing selection 

"This course met all my expectations and improved my confidence. It offered good, clear knowledge and great hands-on practice and guidance. I highly recommend this program." - Dr N. Qureshi, QLD

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Advanced Workshop of Joint Puncture and Soft Tissue Injections

Learn how to administer injections and practise on real cadavers in highly practical sessions. You will learn:

  • Principles of joint puncture
  • Principles of soft tissue injections
  • Joint anatomy and safe treatment
  • Local anaesthesia and safe practices
  • Specific conditions that require joint puncture and soft tissue injections

The workshop can be completed individually or as stage 1 of the Advanced Certificate of Clinical Procedures. 

"I enjoyed this pointed and practical course on joint aspiration and injection. It offered great revision and practical instruction with the opportunity for hands-on practice. The content was very relevant without being overloaded, and I can easily relate it to my work. I feel more confident in these procedures now." - Dr M. Whitchurch, QLD

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Professional Certificate of Aesthetic Medicine

Develop solid foundation knowledge in aesthetic principles and the safe practice of quick, highly requested and low-cost-to-deliver aesthetic treatments for clinical conditions. You will learn:

  • Concepts of aesthetic medicine, facial ageing and skin classifications
  • Facial anatomy, facial anaesthesia and planning of cosmetic procedures
  • Chemical peels and topical skin treatments
  • Chemical composition and safe practice of Botulinum toxin
  • Dermal fillers and basic filler techniques
  • How to integrate the services into your practice

"Just what I need to get started! The Professional Certificate is an excellent course for naïve doctors to get started in aesthetic medicine." - Dr R. Jayaballa, NSW

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Expert Workshop: Prerequisite of the Professional Diploma of Aesthetic Medicine (online)

Develop the most advanced clinical knowledge and critical awareness of aesthetic medicine principles and treatment options. You will learn:

  • Laser use: Pigment melasma and resurfacing
  • Ultrasound and radio frequency treatment
  • Acne and rosacea
  • Threadlifts
  • Non-aesthetic use of lasers
  • Dermal fillers, biostimulators and complex applications
  • Cryolipolysis and body shaping
  • Complex case discussions

"The course provides education on conditions and treatments that have not yet become part of general medical training but are very important in the everyday lifestyle of a wide variety of patients." - Dr B. Thomson, ACT

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