Certificate of Melanography Essentials
Designed and delivered by Dermatology Australasia, this course teaches the skin assessment and imaging skills which are required for competent Melanography practice. It offers a combination of online and face to face workshop learning.
Please note that from Trimester 2, the workshop format will change. Please contact us before enrolling for Trimester 2 for more information.
For full course information, please view our website.
Please enroll in the Trimester that aligns with your availability to attend the workshop.
COURSE DATES 2024 + Workshops
Tri 1 2024: 5th Feb - 28th April; Workshop: 13th & 14th April 2024 in Melbourne
Tri 2 2024: 13 May - 4th Aug; Workshop: July 2024 in Melbourne (TBA)
Tri 3 2024: 19th Aug - 10th Nov: Workshop: October 2024 in Melbourne (TBA)
Designed and delivered by Dermatology Australasia, this course teaches the skin assessment and imaging skills which are required for competent Melanography practice. It offers a combination of online and face to face workshop learning. Participants will complete 8 online modules and attend a 2 day face to face weekend workshop held in Melbourne Victoria. Please note that travel and accommodation for the workshop is not included in the course fee.
The aim of the Melanography Essentials course is provide you with the relevant knowledge and skills in skin assessment and imaging which are required for competent and safe Melanography practice
1. Anatomy and physiology of the skin
2. Ultraviolet radiation
3. Lesion recognition
4. Clinical assessment of lesions and dermoscopy
5. Melanography imaging procedures
6. Procedural guidelines for melanography practice
7. Safety, security and ergonomics in the clinic
8. Legal aspects of melanography
Face to face workshop
Start/finish times: 9:30am-5pm each day
- Assessment of the skin
- Practical component
- Dermoscopy Explained
- Total Body Photography
- Lesion Assessment and imaging
- Skin assessment and imaging practice
- Sun health and skin cancer
- Prediction without pigment
- Melanography practice and assessment
Please DO NOT book flights or accommodation until closer to the workshop date, as dates are subject to change depending on student numbers. If you do book, please ensure you book refundable options.
Please note: As considerable costs are involved with planning our workshops, the following charges will apply to enrol for another workshop, should you miss the one that you are registered for:
Cancellation prior to 7 days of the workshop: You can enroll in the next workshop at no additional cost
Cancellation within 7 days of workshop: $475
Cancellation within 48 hours of workshop: $950
Health issues and other extenuating circumstances with supporting documentation provided, will be considered for fee exemption, upon consultations with one of our team members.
Online investigation, categorisation activities, multiple choice quizzes and a research paper
$1,849 for the combined online modules and workshop
This course is aimed at registered nurses and other health care professional (upon consultation and approval by our team)