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Category: Opinions & Interviews
“General practice, like all parts of medicine, is evolving, and our patients’ expectations are different. One trend I’m seeing is that patients are much more interested in preventative care rather than ‘I’m sick’.” In this short video, Dr Tony Dicker discusses the benefits of providing high-demand skin cancer services as a preventative measure to improve patient outcomes.
Continue reading “[2 min watch] Skin cancer medicine as a preventative health service in your practice”
Are you interested in skin cancer work but don’t know where to start? In this short video, Paul Elmslie (Founder & CEO of HealthCert Education and National Skin Cancer Centres) gives his top three expert tips for setting up skin cancer services within a general practice.
Continue reading “[3 min watch] How to get started with skin cancer work in your practice”
Professor Giuseppe Argenziano warmly invites you to attend the upcoming Skin & Skin Cancer Conference and Masterclasses, to be held on 21-24 July 2022 in Brisbane. Continue reading “INVITATION: Skin & Skin Cancer Conference and Masterclasses | Prof Giuseppe Argenziano”
Do you perform skin cancer surgery procedures on difficult areas such as the ear? In this short video, Dr Tony Azzi provides his top tips for performing skin cancer surgery on the ear to optimise patient outcomes. Continue reading “[2 min watch] Top tips for skin cancer surgery on the ear”
If you see patients with skin cancer concerns, you might spend a lot of time communicating with pathologists to reach a diagnosis for your patients. In this short video, Prof David Wilkinson provides his top tips for effectively communicating with pathologists to achieve faster and more accurate results. Continue reading “[2 min watch] Top tips for communicating with pathologists”
If you are a primary care practitioner or Skin Cancer Doctor who regularly sees patients with skin cancer concerns, catch Dr Hamilton Ayres’ top five tips for performing skin cancer checks in the primary care setting. Continue reading “[4 min watch] Top 5 tips for performing skin checks”
What are the most important things to keep in mind when closing a wound with sutures in a primary care or skin cancer practice? In this short video, HealthCert presenter and Skin Cancer Doctor Francis Tan shares his top suturing tips for skin cancer surgery. Continue reading “[4 min watch] Top suturing tips in skin cancer surgery”
“The instruments that I would recommend for wound closure are the most basic instruments you need for closing a wound.” In this insightful video, course presenter and Skin Cancer Doctor Francis Tan gives his practical advice on the instruments and tools you need for conducting skin cancer surgery in your general practice. Continue reading “[2 min watch] What instruments should I use in skin cancer surgery wound closure?”
“From the moment a patient walks through the door to the time they leave the room, there are many opportunities to do something differently from everybody else.” In this insightful video, course presenter and Skin Cancer Doctor Hamilton Ayres gives his practical advice for conducting skin cancer checks and educating your patients about skin cancer prevention and early detection. Continue reading “[7 min watch] Practical advice for conducting skin cancer checks”
If you are in a practice that bulk-bills skin cancer procedures, can you charge any other fees in relation to that procedure, such as a procedure fee or a consumables fee? In this short video, Matt Woollard (Chief Operating Officer, National Skin Cancer Centres) talks about the regulations relating to Medicare and billing skin cancer procedures. Continue reading “[2 min watch] Charging for procedures in a bulk-billing practice”