Diagnosis and management of non-melanoma skin cancer and melanomas – For GPs in training, New Fellows and early career stage GPs
On-demand recorded 21 Sep 2022
This is the second and final webinar of this series, specifically designed for GPs in training, New Fellows and early career stage GPs, to develop their clinical skills in the detection, treatment, and management of skin cancers. Presented by Assoc Prof Dr Amanda Oakley.
The workshops will focus on developing core skin cancer skills within general practice including:
- Diagnosis and management of non-melanoma skin cancers (BCC & SCC)
- Diagnosis and management of melanoma
- Non-surgical treatments for the management of keratinocyte dysplasia
- Principles of biopsy and the role of the pathologist in the diagnosis of skin cancer
The sessions have been designed to be interactive with participants encouraged to ask questions and discuss examples that they will encounter in practice.
- Identify the principles and practice of managing non-melanoma skin cancers
- Identify the principles and practice of managing melanoma
- Identify the principles and practice of using non-surgical treatment for keratinocyte dysplasia (topical treatment and photodynamic therapy)
This event attracts 2 CPD points
This event is part of Clinical skills in skin cancer. Events in this series are:
Dr Senthilkumaran Rajakumar
Chair, VIC New Fellows Committee
Dr Senthil Rajakumar is a GP practicing in the north-eastern suburbs of Melbourne. He has been practicing skin cancer medicine for the last 9 years with 2.5 dedicated days dedicated each week, performing skin checks and skin cancers excisions including flaps and grafts regularly. Dr Rajakumar has completed the Advanced Certificate in Skin Cancer Medicine and Certificate in Skin Cancer Surgery.
Associate Professor Amanda Oakley
Amanda Oakley is the senior Dermatologist at the Department of Dermatology at Waikato Hospital, Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Auckland, and current President of the International Society of Tele dermatology. She is passionate about the Internet and its use for diagnostic tele dermatology, medical education and consumer health education.