Advanced Clinical Certificate of Dermoscopy

Delivered online over six months, this course offers the most comprehensive dermoscopy training in Australasia. It is ideal for doctors and nurses wanting to improve their accuracy in identifying skin cancer, especially early lesions, to near-expert level.

Participants will learn various dermoscopic algorithms, including their strengths and weaknesses, and know how to apply them to diagnosis. Participants will also develop a sound knowledge of dermoscopic photography and learn how to apply the SCARD lesion-tracking tool to improve patient follow-up.

This extensive course is an ideal complement to the Advanced Clinical Certificate of Skin Cancer Medicine & Surgery and provides an essential step toward Fellowship of the Skin Cancer College Australasia.

There are entry requirements for this course. If you are unsure of your eligibility please contact the College  for clarification.

Commencement

February 2022

Duration

22 weeks

CPD Points Australia

RACGP – By individual application

ACRRM – 100 educational activity hours

CPD Points New Zealand

NZ students are eligible to apply for equivalent CPD points

Format

Combining self-paced online learning and small group tutorial interaction.

Features

  • The most comprehensive dermoscopy training in Australasia.
  • Learning reinforced through the progressive submission of case studies, tutorial activities, quizzes and continuous feedback.
  • Achieve a depth of knowledge which can’t be attained at a weekend course.
  • Improve your accuracy in diagnosing skin cancer, especially early lesions, to near-expert level.
  • Understand the various algorithms, including their strengths and weaknesses, and learn to apply them to diagnosis.
  • Develop a sound knowledge of dermoscopic photography and incorporate it into your clinical practice.
  • Apply SCARD lesion-tracking tool to improve patient follow-up.
  • Expand your professional network by engaging with leading experts in skin cancer medicine.
  • Benefit from tutorial support and interaction with other students.
Express Your Interest for 2022

Entry Requirements

Candidates must be graduates of the SCCA Certificate of Dermoscopy. RPL is available for some alternative courses which will provide access to our mandatory certificate exams.

If you are unsure of your eligibility please contact the College for clarification.

In order to be eligible for this course the above must be fulfilled before you can enrol.

Course Fees

AUD $4,500
NZD $4,700

*Member discount $110 AUD/ $120 NZD
*Fees inclusive of GST

Further Information

1300 754 676