Professional Certificate of Skin Cancer Medicine (Online)


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Skin cancer is one of the most common dermatological conditions seen in general practice – and it is not overly complex to manage if you have the right skill set. The below video lecture is one of the eight modules in the Professional Certificate of Skin Cancer Medicine online course, which is the ideal starting point for GPs who wish to build their core knowledge in skin cancer management and acquire vital diagnostic skills and basic management techniques to provide effective care to patients with skin cancer concerns.

The below module with Professor David Wilkinson covers skin anatomy, histology, skin history and examination, biopsy, common benign skin lesions and cancer mimickers.


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Professional Certificate of Skin Cancer Medicine

Topics Covered

  • Skin anatomy and histology
  • Skin cancer checks
  • 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

Course Delivery

The course is suitable for GPs and International Medical Graduates, and assumes no prior knowledge or training in the field. 

The course is delivered fully online with an optional practical workshop. Complete the course entirely online with the option to attend a hands-on practical skills workshop in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth or Adelaide.

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"Highly recommend this course. It's very important for practising doctors. This course provided me with the knowledge to really make a difference and vary our practice by doing more skin cancer medicine independently"

Dr M. Khan, NSW



Upon successful completion of the course requirements, you will receive the HealthCert Professional Certificate and accreditation points from RACGP/ACRRM.

RACGP CPD Accredited Activity 40 Points
- PDP Units: 35 Educational activity, 16 Performance review

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