This course will form the crux of developing and discussing a doctor's clinical practice in skin cancer medicine. It will comprise a series of clinical cases that will require active engagement from each student by way of essay and discussions conducted online with a clinical expert. These activities will prepare students to complete a portfolio of their clinical work including case summaries, photographs, and interpretations.
Relevance to General Practice
See attached Needs Assessment
- Display effective dermatoscopy skills in accordance with current clinical practice guidelines
- Effectively manage a broad variety of skin cancer presentations within student's own practice
- Use a consistent and logical approach to the diagnosis and management of suspected skin cancers
- Display critically thinking in skin cancer treatment for each skin cancer presentation, and show how this management accords with clinical practice guidelines.
- Confidently present a series of cases to peers that have been managed within student's own practice.
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
- Adult health
- Care of older people
- Oncology and palliative care
- General practice research
This activity is also available on these dates