Dermatopathology for Skin Cancer Clinicians


This interactive online course is ideal for experienced skin cancer professionals looking to learn more about how dermoscopy integrates with pathology. It is a perfect opportunity to expand your professional development without leaving home.

No need to travel!

Starting from 18 October you will have access to online course materials. Read, review and learn at your own pace over four weeks.
On the weekend of 16 and 17 November join live online webinars and webcasts to listen, watch and interact with expert presenters. Set aside 4 hours on each day with break times included. The actual timing will depend on your local time zone.
After this interactive weekend, continue your self-paced learning with access to more materials and cases studies.
Finally, on Saturday 30 November, join another live online session to conclude your understanding of how dermoscopy integrates with pathology.

You will learn how to…

  • understand the vocabulary and general principles of dermatopathology
  • discover histological terminology, specimen handling and processing
  • develop a working knowledge of the histological features of common cutaneous tumours
  • critically analyse dermatopathology reports
  • effectively communicate with dermatopathologists

Course presenters and authors

Dr Chris Wetherall – FSCCA & Lead course developer
Dr Ian Katz Pathologist – Consultant Dermatopathologist, Southern Sun Pathology
Dr Duncan Lambie – Dermatopathologist, IQ Pathology
Dr Blake O’Brien – Consultant Dermatopathologist, Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology 
Professor Ruth Salom – Chief Pathologist, Southern Sun Pathology
Dr Sarah Wallace – Pathologist, Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology

Our not-for-profit status means College earnings are directed back to skin cancer education, standards, advocacy and research.


Online and interactive


6 weeks self-paced.

Commences October 18th 2019

Concludes November 30th 2019

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Course Outline

See Program Summary below.

Course Fees


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


• Statement of Attendance

• No formal assessment is included in this course


Commences 18th October. Concludes 30th November.

Dermatopathology for Skin Cancer Clinicians

Program Summary