Practical Therapies Theory (Basic)


Enrolment dates do not apply for this course. You may enrol at any time through the year and will receive 12 weeks access. However, the interactive elements of the course, including webinars, case discussion forum, workshops and marking will only occur during Trimester times. 

Full course content, date and fee information provided in the description below or on our website at Practical Therapies Basic


Tri 1 2024: 5th Feb - 28th April

Tri 2 2024: 13 May - 4th Aug

Tri 3 2024: 19th Aug - 10th Nov

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This course aims to provide General Practitioners with the theory behind basic dermatological surgery and procedures.


Online Modules

This 12 week online course consists of approximately 28 study hours and 7 online modules which cover the following topics:

1. 1. Cryotherapy
2. Intralesional steroids
3. Biopsy techniques
4. Curettage & Cautery
5. Non-Surgical treatments of skin cancer
6. Cutaneous surgical anatomy & danger zones
7. Patient management pre and post operatively

Case Discussions

Cases will be posted for participants to discuss and provide preferred diagnosis and outline patient management. The teaching dermatologist will provide feedback  


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

Topic Scenarios

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


Complete the topic scenarios, a 500 word case study and an online multiple choice final exam


GP's $1,150

GP Registrars $1050


This course is aimed at General Practitioners, Registrars and prevocational Doctors.

Boost your confidence in skin health and apply these principles as a guide for appropriate referral to a dermatologist when required. Call (02) 8741 4140 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 hereBecoming a Dermatologist

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