Combined essentials and dermoscopy Workshop
Back to back workshops
Over 3 days delegates have the opportunity to complete the essentials program, the dermoscopy program or both back to back. Register here
Points and further details
The ESSENTIALS course covers the core post graduate skin cancer medicine education for doctors working in general practice. The course focuses on key skills, diagnostic essentials and safe practice.
Procedures covered in this workshop include: curettage, cryotherapy, cautery, punch biopsy, shave biopsy, elliptical excision and incisional biopsy. Surgical procedures are reinforced with the opportunity to practice techniques on pigs trotters.
The DERMOSCOPY course focuses on the dermoscopic skills required to diagnose both malignant and benign skin lesions. 9 hours of dermoscopy training also covers the corresponding histologic features that match dermoscopy findings.
Points for essentials course.
RACGP Total 40 category 1 points. - Activity number 765879
ACRRM 22 PRPD points + 1 core point + 22 PRPD surgery MOPS points - Code E1301ACCO - 1 day surgery procedural grant applies
both RACGP and ACRRM points are available also for the Dermoscopy course and indeed all ACCO events.
When available, Dr. Alex Nirenberg will contribute a lecture to this program.
The five day flap / graft workshop is recommended for those wishing to progress beyond this 2 day program.
Prof Anthony Dixon
Professor Dixon and Dr Nirenberg
Dr Nirenberg leads our education of dermatopathology, including the correlations between pathology and dermoscopy of skin lesions.
Professor Dixon leads our education of skin lesion dermatology, skin surgery and dermoscopy. All the practical sessions with skin models is overseen by Professor Dixon