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Enrol by 3 August 2018 to save $200 off the regular course price. GP registrars save $350.
NOTE: As of 1 January 2018, the fees for the Dermoscopy and General Dermatology courses will go up. Secure your place at the 2017 rate now.




Professional Certificate of Skin Cancer Medicine

Next opportunity: Trimester 3 | 3 September 2018

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

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Professional Diploma of Skin Cancer Medicine

Next opportunity: Trimester 3 | 3 September 2018

Extend the knowledge required to manage more complex patient cases and rare skin cancers using advanced dermoscopy, histopathology, cryosurgery, and electrosurgery. You will learn:

  • Merkel cell carcinoma and rare/aggressive skin cancers
  • Cutaneous cryosurgery and electrosurgery
  • Lesion- and field-directed treatments
  • Chemoprevention
  • Advanced histopathology
  • Dermal imaging
  • Factors influencing the choice of treatment
  • Managing special cases and complications, including immuno-supressed patients

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Professional Certificate of Dermoscopy

Next opportunity: Trimester 3 | 3 September 2018

Learn how to manage melanoma, facial lesions, acral lesions, and benign and malignant non-melanocytic lesions commonly seen in clinical practice. You will learn:

  • Three point checklist and the Elephant method
  • The chaos & clues method
  • Benign non-melanocytic lesions
  • Malignant non-melanocyitc lesions
  • Melanocytic nevi
  • Facial lesions
  • Acral lesions
  • Melanoma

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Advanced Certificate of Dermoscopy 

Next opportunity: Trimester 3 | 3 September 2018

Learn how to manage difficult benign lesions, rare skin tumours, melanomas and the broad spectrum of BCC and keratinocyte skin cancer. You will learn:

  • Pink tumours
  • Mucosal lesions
  • Difficult benign lesions
  • Nail lesions
  • Rare skin tumours
  • BCC and Keratinocyte skin cancer
  • Difficult melanomas
  • Dermoscopy in general dermatology

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Professional Diploma of Dermoscopy 

Next opportunity: Trimester 3 | 3 September 2018

Learn how to screen lesions in different age groups and skin types, and manage various types of lesions and patients with multiple moles. You will learn:

  • Screening children
  • Screening young adults
  • Screening older patients
  • Lesions in different skin types
  • Flat/nodular and pigmented/non-pigmented lesions
  • Patients with multiple moles
  • Use of dermoscopy for NMSC
  • Rules not to miss a melanoma

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Professional Certificate of General Dermatology 

Next opportunity: Trimester 3 | 3 September 2018

Learn how to diagnose various dermatological conditions in the early presentation stage and choose appropriate treatment options for common skin, hair and nail problems. You will learn:

  • Common dermatoses
  • Atopic dermatitis
  • Contact dermatitis
  • Pruritus
  • Drug eruptions
  • Blistering disorders
  • Psoriasis
  • Acne
  • Rosacea variants
  • Hair loss
  • Skin infections
  • Skin emergencies
  • Pigmentary conditions
  • Paediatric dermatology
  • Vulvar and pregnancy-related dermatoses

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Advanced Certificate of General Dermatology 

Next opportunity: Trimester 3 | 3 September 2018

Increase your clinical knowledge, learn to assess more complex and rare cases, and make differential diagnoses for various dermatological conditions. You will learn:

  • Dermatological emergencies
  • Vitiligo and skin infestations
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Psoriasis
  • Patch testing
  • Lichen planus
  • Atopic dermatitis
  • Acne management
  • Cutaneous lymphoma
  • Uncommon nail diseases
  • Hidradenitis
  • Blistering disorders
  • Hair loss, including cicatricial alopecia

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Professional Diploma of General Dermatology 

Next opportunity: Trimester 3 | 3 September 2018

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

  • Bites (animals, snakes and insects)
  • Skin ulcers, pressure sores, and wound care
  • Pregnancy dermatoses
  • Oral mucosal diseases
  • Urticaria drug eruptions
  • Sexually transmitted infections and HIV
  • Vulvar skin diseases
  • Psychocutaneous disorders (prurigo nodularis, delusions of parasitosis, lichen simplex chronicus)

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