Professional Certificate of Skin Cancer Medicine

Skin cancer is one of the most common dermatological conditions seen in general practice – and it is not overly complex to manage if you have the right skill set. This certificate course has been specifically designed for time-poor general practitioners wishing to acquire the knowledge required to safely and confidently diagnose and treat commonly encountered skin lesions.

This course is the first part of the three-part Professional Diploma of Skin Cancer Medicine. The education pathway is Professional Certificate of Skin Cancer Medicine, Advanced Certificate of Skin Cancer Medicine and Professional Diploma of Skin Cancer Medicine.


Course Contents

The course provides training in skin cancer medicine and teaches various techniques allowing GPs to treat more complex cases in the primary care setting. Course participants can choose to complete the course entirely online or with an optional practical workshop.

  • Histology
  • Diagnosis with dermoscopy
  • Benign and malignant skin lesions
  • Melanoma management
  • Punch and shave biopsies*
  • Elliptical excisions and suturing*
  • Dermatopathology
  • Topical treatment options
  • Medicare billing and Clinic workflow

All topics are covered online and during the web live tutorials. *These topics are also covered during the hands-on practical sessions in the optional skills workshop. Course graduates also receive ongoing post-course support through regular alumni webinars.


Key Details

  • Contact Hours: 14.0 hrs
  • When: Sat, 26 February 2022
  • Start Time: 8:15 AM
  • Duration: 12 Hours Lecture + 2 Hours Optional Practical Workshop
  • Format: Online Lectures, Assessment and Optional Workshop
  • Language: English
  • Venue: Cliftons Sydney - Margaret Street


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