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Practical Procedures in Skin Cancer

This workshop will assist you hone your skills in the timely detection of suspicious skin lesions, and perform the crucial skills of dermoscopy, skin sampling and biopsy. Learn about new treatment options for premalignant lesions, non-melanoma and melanoma skin cancers. Participate in this workshop and expand the services available for your patients in a primary care setting, as well as identifying when to refer for specialist review.

MELBOURNE – 22nd October, 2016
SYDNEY – 29th October, 2016
BRISBANE – 3rd December, 2016

 

Program Overview:

Part one – THEORETICAL BACKGROUND

Category 2 & Category 1 ALM (Part A)
Beyond Blemishes and Barnacles

  • Management of premalignant lesions
  • Non-melanoma skin cancers
  • Melanoma skin cancers

 

Part two – PRACTICAL PROCEDURES

Category 1 ALM (Part B)
Practise Suturing and Scalpel skills

  • Local anaesthesia, including simple nerve or digital blocks
  • Biopsy techniques – punch and shave biopsies
  • Techniques for surgical excisions – simple ellipses
  • Suturing and knot tying
  • Simple flaps
  • Post-operative care – dealing with complications

RACGP accreditation

This organisation is an authorised provider of Accredited Activities under the RACGP QI&CPD Program

ACRRM accreditation

This organisation is an authorised provider of Accredited Activities under the ACRRM Program