ACD Advanced Certificate of Skin Cancer


Skin cancer medicine is a core component of Australian general practice and is consistently in the top most common conditions managed. The Advanced Certificate in Skin Cancer for General Practitioners is made up of five courses that will enhance your knowledge and skills in detection, appropriate referral and management plan of skin cancers.  

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You will have 24 months to complete all the certificates.  Visit our website for full course information.


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Participants will learn and interact directly from our experts via live webinars, online modules, caseAustralia has one of the highest rates of skin cancer in the world. The ACD has designed five courses that will enhanced GPs knowledge and skills in detection, diagnosis and appropriate management of skin cancer.

discussions and a face to face workshop. These blended courses are designed to be engaging, flexible and
relevant to the needs of day to day general practice.

Courses are 8 weeks in duration and are self-paced to fit any schedule. For each course, 40 RACGP points can be claimed. Complete all five and gain the ACD Advanced Certificate in Skin Cancer, designed and delivered by Australian based and trained specialist Dermatologists.

Successfully complete the following certificates in order to gain the certificate:

• Practical Dermoscopy
• Benign & Precancerous Lesions
• Melanoma and Other Skin Cancers
• Practical Therapies – Basic
• Practical Therapies – Advanced

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