Practical Therapies Theory (Basic)

A$1,150.00
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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 & 2022

Term 4: 3th Sep - 7th Nov

Trimester 1 2022: 31st Jan - 24th April

Trimester 2 2022: 2nd May - 31st July

Trimester 3 2022: 8th Aug - 30th Oct

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COURSE AIM   

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

COURSE STRUCTURE

Online Modules

This 8 week blended course consists of 7 online modules which cover the following topics:

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 

Webinars

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

Assessment

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

COURSE FEES

GPs $1,150

GP Registrars $1,000

Nurse Registrars & Other health professionals $1,000

ELIGIBILITY

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

Visit our website to see our full range of programs and courses: ACD Programs & Courses

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

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