Certificate of Vulval Dermatology
Full course content, date and fee information provided in the description below or on our website at Certificate of Vulval Dermatology.
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.
COURSE DATES 2024
Tri 1 2024: 5th Feb - 28th April
Tri 2 2024: 13th May - 4th Aug
Tri 3 2024: 19th Aug - 10th Nov
Many women with vulval disease can suffer for years with undiagnosed symptoms. This online course will teach you how to diagnose and manage, from both a clinical and psychological perspective, a range of female specific skin conditions that are very common and can occur at any age. You will also gain an understanding of the anatomical structure of normal vulval variants, which is essential to an understanding of female genital skin disorders.
This 12 week course consists of 5 online topics:
- Anatomy and normal vulval variants
- Vulval dermatitis and psoriasis
- Lichenoid Dermatoses
- Neuropathic pain and dyspareunia
Participate in webinars and discussion forums on diagnosis and management directly with our expert dermatologists.
Respond to authentic clinical case studies and challenge yourself to provide a diagnosis and first-step management plan on the clinical information and dermoscopic images.
To successfully complete this subject, you must:
- Complete the 5 Units including prescribed activities e.g.: revision exercises, and practice scenarios
- Successfully complete the summative assessment tasks
- Final MCQ examination (Pass mark 75%)
- Three set case studies
GP Registrars/Other $2050
This course is aimed at General Practitioners, Registrars, prevocational Doctors and nurse practitioners.
REQUIRED STUDY HOURS:
The course requires 27 study hours.
This course is approved for the below RACGP CPD hours:
- 21 Educational Activity hours
- 2 Measuring Outcomes hours
- 4 Reviewing performance hours
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