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SKIN CANCER MEDICINE

Most suitable for medical professionals wishing to acquire introductory to advanced skin cancer diagnosis and management knowledge
Professional Certificate of Skin Cancer Medicine

Understand the fundamentals required to effectively diagnose skin cancer and perform basic treatments in the primary care setting, including dermoscopy, surgical and non-surgical treatments.

Also available with optional practical workshop. 

Advanced Certificate of Skin Cancer Medicine

Consolidate essential skills with more advanced dermatoscopy, broaden your therapeutic options, including curette and cautery, and practice various surgical techniques which will prepare you for almost any lesion needing elliptical excision, including lower leg grafting.

Also available with optional practical workshop.

Professional Diploma of Skin Cancer Medicine

The Professional Diploma course will extend the knowledge required to manage the majority of skin cancer cases through application of dermoscopy, histopathology and electro-surgery.

SKIN CANCER SURGERY

Most suitable for medical professionals wishing to acquire introductory to advanced skin cancer surgery skills
PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE OF SKIN CANCER SURGERY

Acquire more advanced skin cancer surgery skills for more complex skin cancer cases, including flaps and grafts, in a highly practical program held in a small group setting with experienced skin cancer doctors and surgical assistants.

Also available with optional practical workshop. 

ADVANCED CERTIFICATE OF SKIN CANCER SURGERY

Acquire and hone the most advanced skin cancer surgery techniques on the sensitive and anatomically complex areas of the head and neck. The highly practical workshop is presented by renowned skin cancer surgeons and an experienced team of surgical assistants.

Also available with optional practical workshop. 

PROFESSIONAL DIPLOMA OF SKIN CANCER SURGERY

Acquire and hone the most advanced skin cancer surgery techniques on the sensitive and anatomically complex areas of the nose and lower limb. The highly practical workshop is presented by renowned skin cancer surgeons and an experienced team of surgical assistants.

Also available with optional practical workshop.

DERMOSCOPY

Most suitable for medical professionals wishing to improve diagnostic performance and clinical management of skin lesions by using dermoscopy
PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE OF DERMOSCOPY

The Professional Certificate course will provide the participants with a range of skills and knowledge in the management of benign and malignant non-melanocytic lesions commonly seen in the practice, Melanocytic nevi, Melanoma, facial lesions and acral lesions.

ADVANCED CERTIFICATE OF DERMOSCOPY

The Advanced Certificate course will provide the participants with a range of skills and knowledge in the management of nail lesions, mucosal lesions, difficult benign lesions and Melanomas, pink tumors, rare skin tumors, and the broad spectrum of BCC and keratinocyte skin cancer.

PROFESSIONAL DIPLOMA OF DERMOSCOPY

The Professional Diploma course will provide the participants with a range of skills and knowledge in the management of screening children, young adults and older patients, lesions in different skin types, different types of lesions, and patients with multiple moles.

ADVANCED CERTIFICATE OF DERMOSCOPY FOR DERMATOLOGY

This course explores the applications of dermoscopy in diagnosing a range of skin and hair conditions commonly seen in primary care.

ADVANCED CERTIFICATE OF HISTOPATHOLOGY FOR DERMOSCOPY

This course offers a comprehensive guide to the principles of dermatopathology and will help you understand and interpret pathology reports.

Certificate of Case Management: Dermoscopy

Facilitated entirely online with personal 1:1 mentorship from dermoscopy expert A/Prof Andreas Blum, there is an opportunity to consider and interpret dermoscopic images and then receive feedback and elaboration on features and indicators within the image.

AESTHETIC MEDICINE

Most suitable for medical professionals with a clinical interest in the science of Aesthetic Medicine and the wish to grow their practice in that area
PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE OF AESTHETIC MEDICINE

The Professional Certificate of Aesthetic Medicine provides comprehensive hands-on training in the evolving field of aesthetic medicine and offers a solid foundation in aesthetic principles and safe practice. The program has been developed by GPs for GPs and is strictly science-based – not company-funded, not industry-biased and not aimed at beauticians. 

Also available with optional practical workshop. 

ADVANCED CERTIFICATE OF AESTHETIC MEDICINE

The Advanced Certificate of Aesthetic Medicine is designed to meet the needs of medical practitioners who are interested in increasing their clinical knowledge and competence in aesthetic principles and the safe practice of latest evidence-based aesthetic medicine procedures.

Also available with optional practical workshop. 

PROFESSIONAL DIPLOMA OF AESTHETIC MEDICINE

The Professional Diploma of Aesthetic Medicine will help you acquire the most advanced clinical knowledge, specialist practical skills and critical awareness of aesthetic medicine principles and treatment options.

Also available with optional practical workshop. 

GENERAL DERMATOLOGY

Designed by dermatologists for GPs to help them diagnose and optimally manage common skin, hair and nail conditions
PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE OF GENERAL DERMATOLOGY

You will learn about modes of presentation, relevant investigations and management of all of the common skin conditions from acne, rosacea, eczema, psoriasis through to drug rashes, hair loss and common cosmetic complaints. Undergraduate dermatology training is minimal in many medical schools and without some postgraduate dermatology training, GPs are often underequipped to handle common presentations.

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ADVANCED CERTIFICATE OF GENERAL DERMATOLOGY

GPs are confronted with common skin, nail and hair conditions on a regular basis as patients have limited access to dermatologists. In fact, the largest organ of the human body makes up 15% of general practice consultations on a day-to-day basis. Undergraduate dermatology training is minimal in many medical schools and without additional education in general dermatology, GPs are often underequipped to handle common presentations.

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PROFESSIONAL DIPLOMA 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.

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CLINICAL PROCEDURES

Suitable for GPs, overseas trained doctors, newly arrived doctors seeking to work in rural networks, nurse practitioners and VR doctors who wish to further develop their surgical office-based skills
PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE OF CLINICAL PROCEDURES

The workshop demonstrates and practises a range of surgical procedures, local anaesthetic approaches, post-operative care, and simple and more complex suturing with valuable tips on obtaining optimal cosmetic outcomes, including the management of lacerations, leg ulcers, ingrown toenails, lipomas, abscesses, foreign bodies and sebaceous cysts.

Also available with optional practical workshop.

MEDICAL NUTRITION MANAGEMENT

Tailored for medical practitioners who wish to gain a better understanding of nutrition management in order to improve patient outcomes
Primary Certificate of Medical Nutrition and Chronic Disease

The Primary Certificate of Medical Nutrition & Chronic Disease teaches different dietary approaches for the management of chronic disease, diabetes and cardiovascular health in primary care.

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE OF MEDICAL NUTRITION MANAGEMENT

The Professional Certificate course will teach the foundations of dietary guidelines and help you understand how they can be applied in general practice to better manage chronic diseases, malnutrition, weight loss, and other conditions.

Advanced Certificate of Medical Nutrition Management

The Advanced Certificate course will increase your clinical knowledge of medical nutrition strategies that can be implemented to improve patient outcomes in areas including pregnancy, diabetes, cancer, sport and cardiovascular nutrition.

Professional Diploma of Medical Nutrition Management

In the Professional Diploma course you will take your medical nutrition knowledge to the highest level with an understanding of how to assess and intervene in the most complex conditions managed in primary care.

Women's Health

Tailored for medical practitioners who wish to gain a better understanding of women's health in order to improve patient outcomes
Foundation Certificate of Women's Health

Get started in the basics with the first four modules of this pathway delivered by Sonic Healthcare. No experience or previous training required.

Professional Certificate of Women's Health

Gain the knowledge required to manage women's health issues commonly seen in primary care and provide a high-demand service to better meet your patients' needs.

*First 4 modules are completed in the Sonic Healthcare Foundation Certificate of Women's Health and recognised for RPL in this Professional Certificate course.

Advanced Certificate of Women's Health

Increase your clinical knowledge in women's health issues by exploring medical conditions and concerns pertinent to female patients in the primary care setting.

Professional Diploma of Women's Health

Achieve subspecialist-level knowledge in women's health issues, enabling the efficient management of most gender-specific presentations in general practice.

MEN'S HEALTH

Tailored for medical practitioners who wish to gain a better understanding of men's health in order to improve patient outcomes
Foundation Certificate of Men's Health

Get started in the basics with the first four modules of this pathway delivered by Sonic Healthcare. No experience or previous training required.

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE OF MEN'S HEALTH

This professional certificate course provides medical professionals with a robust understanding of men’s health issues commonly seen in primary care.

*First 4 modules are completed in the Sonic Healthcare Foundation Certificate of Men's Health and recognised for RPL in this Professional Certificate course.

ADVANCED CERTIFICATE OF MEN'S HEALTH

Better address your patients’ concerns, exploring medical conditions pertinent to male patients such as penile conditions, fertility, testicular and male breast cancer, hair loss, genital inflammatory dermatoses, androgen deficiency, dementia, cardiovascular health, and weight control.

MEDICINAL CANNABIS

Tailored to medical practitioners who wish to gain a better knowledge to safely prescribe and treat patients with medicinal cannabis in Australia
Professional Certificate of Medicinal Cannabis

The Professional Certificate course provides an introduction to the therapeutic properties and uses of cannabis, equipping medical practitioners with the basic knowledge required to safely prescribe and treat patients with medicinal cannabis in Australia.

Advanced Certificate of Medicinal Cannabis

The Advanced Certificate course explores the therapeutic properties and uses of cannabis, equipping medical practitioners with the advanced knowledge required to safely prescribe and treat patients with medicinal cannabis in Australia. 

Professional Diploma of Medicinal Cannabis

Exploring the new generation of medicine, the online program will enable you to stay ahead of the curve in managing common conditions in primary care, including epilepsy, PTSD and cancer symptoms.

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MUSCULOSKELETAL AND SPORTS MEDICINE

Musculoskeletal problems are among the top three most common reasons patients visit their GP in Australia. This program provides a sound foundation for understanding different types of musculoskeletal pain and their causes, and gives GPs the knowledge to diagnose and manage joint pain, rheumatoid arthritis, and sport injuries including neck injuries, particularly to minimise risk of spinal cord or nerve damage. 

DOMESTIC ABUSE AND VIOLENCE

Two in five Australian adults experience violence from age 15. This program teaches GPs, as trusted care providers, how to identify and manage domestic abuse and violence in all age groups: children, adults and elderly. The program covers features suggestive of child neglect, physical and sexual abuse, and mandatory reporting requirements. 

CHRONIC DISEASE AND CONDITIONS

About half of all Australians have a chronic disease. This program equips GPs with the knowledge to manage common chronic diseases in primary care, including history-taking, diagnosing conditions, identifying risk factors, developing a management plan, and ensuring patient compliance. 

RESPIRATORY CONDITIONS AND INFECTIONS

Respiratory complaints are one of the most common presentations in general practice in Australia. The Respiratory Conditions & Infections program helps GPs to diagnose, treat and manage common respiratory conditions in primary care.

IMMUNISATION AND VACCINATION

Immunisations and vaccinations are the second most common presentation managed in general practice in Australia. This program uses a step-wise approach to help the GP assess patient safety, compare strategies used by vaccines to induce immunity, anticipate vaccine effectiveness and side effects, manage child and adult vaccinations, and recommend an immunisation schedule to minimise the risk of travellers. 

GERIATRIC MEDICINE

People aged 65 years and over account for 20 per cent of presentations to emergency departments and nine per cent of hospital admissions in Australia. By 2057, this age demographic is predicted to represent 22 per cent of the population (an increase from 15 per cent in 2017).

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