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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”
While surgical excision is usually the first choice for treating skin cancer, there are times when a non-surgical approach is favourable. In this short video, HealthCert presenter and Skin Cancer Doctor Hamilton Ayres talks about the different non-surgical options and situations where these might be appropriate. Continue reading “[3 min watch] When to use non-surgical treatments for skin cancer”
What makes skin cancer work so enjoyable? In this short video, Skin Cancer Doctor Hamilton Ayres speaks about the benefits of skin cancer work and the advantages of working in a skin cancer practice (even two or three days a week!). Continue reading “[3 min watch] What makes skin cancer work so enjoyable?”
How can upskilling in skin cancer diagnosis and treatment help you to minimise your outward referrals? Professor David Wilkinson gives some practical advice in this short video!
Continue reading “[2 min watch] How can upskilling in skin cancer help minimise outward referrals?”
In this short video, Skin Cancer Doctor Hamilton Ayres shares his top three suturing tips, ideal for doctors who manage skin cancer surgery patients in primary care. Continue reading “[3 min watch] Top 3 suturing tips”
Even the most experienced skin cancer doctors can sometimes face challenging surgical cases that simply can’t be appropriately managed in the primary care or skin cancer clinic setting. In this short video, Dr Tony Azzi talks about some of the circumstances in which he might refer a skin cancer surgery patient to a specialist.
Continue reading “[2 min watch] When should you refer skin cancer surgery patients to specialists?”
What are some common mistakes doctors make when first starting out in skin cancer medicine and getting the services running in their practice? In this short video, Paul Elmslie (CEO & Founder of National Skin Cancer Centres) talks about the common mistakes you can avoid when setting up skin cancer services in your practice. Continue reading “[4 min watch] Common mistakes to avoid when setting up a skin cancer service”