Certificate of Skin Cancer Medicine

This is the recommended starting point for GPs and nurses wanting to expand their knowledge and skills in primary care skin cancer medicine. The focus is on core skills for the safe practice of skin cancer medicine.

Techniques for diagnosis are covered including clinical examination, assessing risk factors for skin cancer, basic dermoscopy, and biopsy (shave, punch and excision). Both surgical and non-surgical management options are explored including elliptical surgery and basic suturing techniques.

Please note: this course does not include skin flap surgery. The College does not recommend doctors undertake skin flaps or grafts until completing more comprehensive surgical training to ensure they can safely assimilate flaps and grafts into their skin cancer clinical practice.

Complete Certificate

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Duration

2-day workshop*

(9.00am to 5.00pm daily)

*plus up to 6 months to complete surgical photo log

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Course Outline

Download a comprehensive course brochure PDF here.

Course Fees

2-day workshop attendance
AUD $1,795
NZD $1,850

Optional exam
AUD $350
NZD $360

Total to complete Certificate
AUD $2,145
NZD $2,210

*Fees inclusive of GST

Awards

Certificate of Skin Cancer Medicine

RACGP   
40 Category 1 points

RNZCGP
13 GPEP & MOPS points

ACRRM  
30 PRPD & SURG MOPS points

Dates

For a full list of course dates see the Events calendar.

Certificate of Skin Cancer Medicine

Program Summary