To address common skin cancer related clinical problems in primary care. These include benign lesions, pre-malignant lesions, malignant non-melanocytic lesions, nevi and melanoma. Upon completion of this course, doctors will have a clear understanding of both common and uncommon benign, pre-malignant, and malignant skin lesions.
Relevance to General Practice
See attached Needs Assessment
- Apply current evidence-based best practice to ensure safe and effective patient diagnosis and management.
- Outline the clinical features, differential diagnoses, & approaches to diagnosis and management for common and uncommon benign, pre- and malignant skin lesions
- Outline the main clinical and dermatoscopic features, and approach to diagnosis in skin cancer practice.
- Outline the histological basis for the appearance of benign and malignant melanocytic lesions.
- Use a Dermatoscope to differentiate between benign and malignant melanocytic and non-melanocytic lesions.
Domains of General Practice
D1. Communication skills and the patient-doctor relationship
D2. Applied professional knowledge and skills
D3. Population health and the context of general practice
D4. Professional and ethical role
D5. Organisational and legal dimensions
Curriculum Contextual Units
- General practice research
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