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Activity description

113357 - IMED7001 Core Knowledge and Professional Practice. UQ Skin Cancer Program

University of Queensland - Faculty of Medicine

This course covers the core principles of skin cancer medicine and surgery, focussing on normal skin anatomy, embryology and physiology, the biology and pathology of skin cancer, and dermatopathology and dermatology relevant to management. Risk factors for skin cancer are examined, along with their relevance in principles of prevention. Australasian and global skin cancer incidence and mortality are explored.

Relevance to General Practice

See attached Needs Assessment

Learning outcomes

  1. Apply current evidence-based best practice to ensure safe and effective patient diagnosis and management.
  2. Confidently outline the risk factors, epidemiology and recommended prevention strategies with respect to skin malignancy.
  3. Utilise correct cutaneous oncological terminology with respect to clinical, dermatoscopic & pathological disciplines in communication with health professionals.
  4. Differentiate between normal skin embryology, anatomy, physiology and histology and the biology and pathology of skin malignancy.
  5. Use a Dermatoscope to differentiate between benign and suspicious skin lesions.

Domains of General Practice

D1. Communication skills and the patient-doctor relationship
  • Communication is clear, respectful, empathic and appropriate to the person and their sociocultural context

D2. Applied professional knowledge and skills
  • The results of investigations are interpreted in the context of the patient

D3. Population health and the context of general practice
D4. Professional and ethical role
  • Adherence to relevant codes and standards of ethical and professional behaviour

D5. Organisational and legal dimensions

Curriculum Contextual Units

  • Dermatology
  • General practice research
  • General practice teaching
  • Other

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Session summary


Monday 22 Jul 2019 12:00am - Wednesday 27 Nov 2019 12:00am








All attendees welcome

Target Audience


For more information contact...

Cliff Rosendahl
T: 0419 769 970