There are five reflective questions to answered and submitted.
Relevance to General Practice
Australia has the highest rate of skin cancer in the world, and this is treated predominantly within general practice. Crucial to management of skin malignancy is accurate diagnosis. Dermoscopy allows the detection of clinical features invisible to the naked eye and has been well shown to increase the diagnostic accuracy of users.
- Distinguish common benign skin tumours seen in General Practice (K)
- Interpret clinical and histological features of benign skin tumours (K)
- Assess benign skin tumours to formulate differential diagnoses and explain these to patients (S,A)
- Propose treatment options and advantages and disadvantages of each method (K)
- Evaluate when benign skin tumours should be referred to another medical specialist (S,A)
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
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