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Have you considered growing your primary care general practice with skin cancer services? In this short video, Paul Elmslie (Founder & CEO of HealthCert Education and National Skin Cancer Centres) talks about the benefits of upskilling in skin cancer medicine in order to provide skin cancer diagnoses and treatments for your patients. Continue reading “[5 min watch] Growing your practice through skin cancer work”
How can you differentiate between types of flat facial lesions to ensure you don’t miss a malignancy? In this latest skin cancer update video, Professor Giuseppe Argenziano describes melanoma, solar lentigo and pigmented actinic keratosis on the face, including their clinical and dermoscopic features with real patient examples, and provides his top five tips for recognising these lesions in your practice. Continue reading “[7 min watch] How to diagnose flat facial lesions”
“Throw out everything that’s in the patient’s cupboard!” How do you manage patients presenting in your practice with acne? In this short video, Aesthetic Doctor Dianne King gives her top three tips for managing acne patients, plus how to take an effective acne patient history to best inform your management plan. Continue reading “[4 min watch] Top 3 tips to manage acne & how to take acne patient history”
Many doctors are unsure about the 2023 changes to CPD accreditation. Let’s clarify what the changes involve and what you need to do to comply. Continue reading “[Explainer] CPD changes explained for Australian doctors”
Lipomas are small deposits of benign fatty tissue affecting about 1 in 1,000 people. In this video, Professor Maurice Brygel provides a short demonstration on how to safely remove a lipoma in primary care.
Continue reading “[5 min watch ] How to surgically remove a lipoma”
[8 min watch] Indications for digital monitoring of patients with multiple naevi | Dr Vincenzo Piccolo
Do you see patients with multiple moles in your primary care or skin cancer clinic? In this latest general dermatology video, Dr Vincenzo Piccolo examines the latest research from the International Dermoscopy Society on the indications for digital monitoring of patients with multiple naevi, with practical recommendations for clinicians to approach this often complex and time-consuming issue.
Continue reading “[8 min watch] Indications for digital monitoring of patients with multiple naevi | Dr Vincenzo Piccolo”
Did you know up to 85 per cent of Australians develop acne in their lifetime, with nearly half of all men and women continuing to experience acne into their thirties?* In this short video, Dr Helena Rosengren discusses how to take a patient history when conducting a consultation in primary care for patients presenting with acne concerns. Continue reading “[3 min watch] How to take a history for acne patients”
How can injectables help with teeth grinding? In this short video, Dr Jenny Kimmins explains how Botulinum toxin can be used to treat teeth grinding which may cause dental problems and headaches in patients. Continue reading “[4 min watch] Injectable treatments for teeth grinding”
Do you conduct skin cancer checks or general dermatology skin exams in your practice? In this short video, Dr Christopher Ross walks through a typical general dermatology consult, giving his practical advice for how to conduct a full skin exam thoroughly and effectively for the diagnosis of skin cancer and dermatological conditions. Continue reading “[2 min watch] How to conduct a general dermatology consultation”
In this final instalment in the two-part video series, Professor Giuseppe Argenziano explains how to identify the four most common benign lesions encountered in the primary care setting, with real patient examples. Continue reading “[4 min watch] Common benign lesions | Part 2”