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Free Skin Cancer Early Detection Upskilling Workshop for GPs

Posted Wednesday 24 April 2024 | CheckUP

Join CheckUP for their Free Skin Cancer Early Detection Workshop in Mackay.

Facilitated by Dr Jeremy Hudson, the workshop will cover essentials in skin cancer medicine and surgery, featuring a core theory session covering topics such as:

  • basics of dermoscopy and diagnosing common skin lesions
  • sampling lesions effectively
  • using algorithms; three point checklist, and prediction without pigment
  • case discussions (participants are welcome to being their own cases to discuss).

And a hands-on practical session, covering:

  • injecting local anaesthetic
  • performing curettes, shave and punch biopsies
  • elliptical excision planning, and closure
  • suturing - basic interrupted, deep dermal, pulley sutures, haemostatic stitch.

Last updated: Thursday 08 February 2024