Connective Tissue Disease

A$420.00
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Enrol to study with the most prestigious skin health training organisation in Australia.  This module is part of the Advanced Certificate of General Dermatology but can be taken as a stand-alone course.

This course requires 10 study hours.

Meet your CPD requirements and maintain professional standards: 40 CPD points at completion of this course.  

Full course content, date and fee information provided in the description below or on our website at GP Dermatology Courses

Enrolment date: enrolment dates do not apply for ACD Dermatology certificates. You may enrol at any point through the year. 

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Connective Tissue Diseases have their roots in abnormalities of the support structures (collagen) of the body and they often involve a vascular component. There are many different types of connective tissue disease and they may be inherited, caused by environmental factors, or most often, are of unknown cause.

Primary care providers play an essential part in early recognition and referral for patients presenting with Connective Tissue Disease.

In this module you will learn to:

·         Identify ‘typical’ cases which present in your practice

·         List possible differential diagnoses

·         Outline possible treatment options

·         Assess and choose the most appropriate treatment options based on various clinical scenarios

·         Identify risks of adverse outcomes associated with various treatment options

Complete this module at your own pace and from the comfort of your home or office.

* Completion of this course will result in 40 CPD points from the RACGP and 10 study hours

Boost your confidence in the diagnosis and management of Connective Tissue Disease in your patients. Apply these principles as a guide for appropriate referral to specialist care when required. Call (02) 8741 4123 for more information!

These courses are designed to provide Doctors and related health professionals with knowledge and skills in a range of Dermatology and skin health areas to develop their expertise and confidence in dealing with patients who present with dermatological conditions. It aims to assist you in the day-to-day management of these patients and in making the decision as to when to refer a patient to a Dermatologist. 

Completion of this course does not provide you with qualifications in dermatology or guarantee you access into the ACD Specialist Training Program. In order to practice as a Specialist Dermatologist you must complete the ACD Specialist Training Program. Information on the Training Program requirements are outlined here:

Becoming a Dermatologist