Practical Dermoscopy

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Developed and delivered by Australian trained and based Dermatologists this 12 week course teaches the skills to put dermoscopy theory into practice and develop a thorough understanding of how to manage patients with skin cancer.   Participants will complete online modules, attend live webinars and a face to face workshop. 40 RACGP CPD points available for this course.

Please note that you may enrol after the commencement of a trimester.  Full details provided below or at Practical Dermoscopy

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Tri 2:  18th May-16th Aug 2020 + Sydney w/shop Sat 7th November 2020 NOTE: DUE TO COVID-19 THIS WORKSHOP HAS BEEN PUSHED BACK TO LATER IN THE YEAR. 

Tri 3:  31st Aug-29th Nov 2020 + Brisbane w/shop Sun 15th November 2020

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This 12 week blended course will teach participants the skills and knowledge to put dermoscopy theory into practice and develop a thorough understanding of how it can be used to manage patients with skin cancer.  Engage directly with our expert Dermatologists via webinars and the face to face workshop. Completion of this course will result in 30 PRPD points with ACRRM and 40 Category 1 QI&CPD points with RACGP 


Online Modules

This 12 week blended course consists of 6 online modules which cover the following topics:

  1. History examination & lighting
  2. Morphology of skin lesions
  3. Science behind dermoscopy
  4. Dermoscopy basics
  5. Histopathology correlations
  6. Choice of biopsy

Face to face workshop

The one day face to face workshop will focus on diagnosis and management of advanced skin cancers and benign and pre-cancerous lesions.  Participants will explore the use of dermoscopy and how to conduct a full skin check using diagnostic algorithms.  Finally participants will have the opportunity to practice various types of skin biopsy and suturing technique in our hands on surgical session.

BRISBANE VENUE: South East Dermatology, 9/461 Ipswich Rd, Annerley, Brisbane QLD 4103 MAP LINK 

SYDNEY VENUE: Chris O'Brien Lifehouse, 119-143 Camperdown NSW 2050

Respond to authentic clinic case studies and challenge yourself to provide a diagnosis and first-step management plan on the clinical information and dermoscopic imagesClinic case studies

Live webinars

Attend live online webinars and participate in open discussion on diagnosis and management direct with our expert Dermatologists 


Complete each end of topic quiz, the case studies and a final online exam


GPs $1,500
GP Registrars $1,350
Nurse Registrars & Other health professionals $1,350


This course is aimed at GPs and GP registrars.  Nurse practitioners and other medical registrars are also eligible.

Visit our website to see our full range of courses: ACD GP Skin Cancer Certificates

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