Practical Therapies Theory (Basic)
Developed and delivered by Australian trained and based Dermatologists. This course aims to provide General Practitioners with the theory regarding basic dermatological surgery and procedures
Participants will complete 7 online modules, attend or watch 2 live webinars and participate in online case discussions. Participants can engage directly with our expert Dermatologists via webinars and the discussion forum.
Please note that you may enrol after the commencement of a term. Full course content, date and fee information provided in the description below or on our website at Practical Therapies Basic
COURSE DATES 2021
Term 1 15th Feb - 11th April
Term 2 27th April - 20th June
Term 3 5th Jul - 29th Aug
Term 4 13th Sep - 7th Nov
This course aims to provide General Practitioners with the theory behind basic dermatological surgery and procedures.
This 8 week blended course consists of 7 online modules which cover the following topics:
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
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
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 Registrars $900
Nurse Registrars & Other health professionals $900
This course is aimed at GPs and GP registrars. Nurse practitioners and other medical registrars are also eligible.
* Completion of this course will result in 40 CPD points from the RACGP.
25 PDP points or 5 MOPS points from ACRRM.
OTHER PROGRAMS AND COURSE
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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: