Postgraduate Certificate in Clinical Dermatology – Programme under development

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This programme is under construction. Seeking expressions of interest

  • Award title

    Postgraduate Certificate

  • Programme duration

    8 months

Entry requirements

  • Evidence of proficiency in the English language

  • Full employment in a medical practice throughout the duration of the programme

  • You must be a fully qualified doctor

What will I study?

  • Introduction and Common Dermatological Problems
  • Inflammatory and Papulosquamous Disorders
  • Dermatosis of Specific Sites, Ages or Skin Types
  • Sunshine and the skin, Urticaria, Psyche and the skin and uncommon infections
  • Cutaneous Neoplasms, Benign and Malignant 
  • Paediatric Dermatology, Cutaneous Surgery and Drug Reactions

 

 

  • Introduction to the theory of Minor Surgery in a primary care setting
  • Equipment ordering for Minor Surgery
  • Know the key principles and theory of the following procedures in the GP setting:
    • Removing a seborrhoeic wart by curettage and chemical cautery
    • Removing a sebaceous cyst by elliptical excision
    • Removing a naevus by shave excision
    • Removing a small skin tag using a hyfrecator.

Programme benefits

Upon completion of this programme, you will:

  • have enhanced confidence in the diagnosis, treatment, management and care of skin conditions
  • provide optimal health services for skin conditions
  • have exposure to research and current scientific evidence relating to Dermatology
  • have access to an evolving community of global leaders in Dermatology
  • be able to identify urgent skin conditions such as scarring alopecia requiring early treatment
  • be able to identify spotting melanomas
  • deliver better care to patients presenting with dermatological issues
  • Know the key principles and theory of the following procedures in the GP setting:
    1. Removing a seborrhoeic wart by curettage and chemical cautery
    2. Removing a sebaceous cyst by elliptical excision
    3. Removing a naevus by shave excision
    4. Removing a small skin tag using a hyfrecator

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