Practical Procedures in Skin Cancer | Melbourne | Eligible for 40 Cat 1 CPD Points

Practical Procedures in Skin Cancer – Melbourne

GPs play a vital role in the prevention, early detection and treatment of skin cancers, with around two thirds of Australians experiencing a non-melanoma skin cancer during their lifetime. GPs also play an important role in co-ordinating the care of more difficult to treat skin cancers, such as melanoma, which is the fourth most diagnosed cancer in Australia (AIHW, 2016).

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

Date: Saturday, 22nd October, 2016

Location: Royal Australian College of Surgeons – 250/240-290 Spring Street, Melbourne East

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 and grafts
  • Post-operative care – dealing with complications

 

 


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Workshop Facilitators

Assoc. Prof. Maurice Brygel

MBBS FRACS DA General Surgeon, Masada Private Hospital and Cabrini Hospital, Melbourne Director, Melbourne Hernia Clinic and Melbourne Haemorrhoid and Rectal Bleeding Clinic

Dr Jeremy Banky

Dermatologist; Fellow of the Australasian College of Dermatologists and the American College of Mohs Surgery

Agenda

Registration


Contact our Education Team directly:

Francesca Lawrence

PH: 02 8484-0896
FAX:
02 8484 0777
E:Francesca.Lawrence@cirrusmedia.com.au

Seminar venue

  • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Skills laboratory 250 – 290 Spring Street (cnr Lonsdale Street)
    • Parking: IMAX Melbourne Museum carpark on Nicholson Street – night rate $7

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