[4 min watch] Top suturing tips in skin cancer surgery

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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”

[2 min watch] What instruments should I use in skin cancer surgery wound closure?

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“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?”

[7 min watch] Practical advice for conducting skin cancer checks

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“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”

[Podcast] Measuring patient satisfaction | Conversations with Professor David Wilkinson

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Welcome to our podcast series on medical business management, Conversations with Professor David Wilkinson! In this episode, Professor David Wilkinson (Deputy Vice-Chancellor at Macquarie University) speaks with Paul Elmslie (Founder and CEO of HealthCert Education and the National Skin Cancer Centres) about how to deliver a really high quality skin cancer service for your patients and measure patient satisfaction. Continue reading “[Podcast] Measuring patient satisfaction | Conversations with Professor David Wilkinson”

Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [15 March]

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This week’s case discussion, submitted by Dr Dave Stewart, features a 70-year-old female patient presenting for a skin check. She has no concerns, but this pigmented lesion is noted on her upper chest.

  • 70-year-old female
  • Pigmented lesion on chest

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Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [8 March]

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This week’s case discussion, submitted by Dr Alex Speight, features a 70-year-old male patient with multiple lesions found during a skin cancer check.

  • 70-year-old male
  • Multiple lesions

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Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [1 March]

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In this week’s case discussion, submitted by Dr Alex Speight, we review a 70-year-old male patient with a slow growing lesion on his right arm.

  • 70-year-old male
  • Slow growing lesion on arm

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[Podcast] Why and how to integrate skin cancer services to your GP practice | Conversations with Professor David Wilkinson

Welcome to the first podcast in our series on medical business management, Conversations with Professor David Wilkinson! In this opening episode, Professor David Wilkinson (Deputy Vice-Chancellor at Macquarie University) speaks with Paul Elmslie (Founder and CEO of HealthCert Education and the National Skin Cancer Centres) about all things related to setting up and running effective skin cancer services in the primary care setting.
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[3 min watch] Top 3 suturing tips

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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”

Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [22 February]

This week’s case discussion from Dr Sally Parsons features a 47-year-old fair-skinned female patient who presented for a skin check. A small pigmented lesion was found on the patient’s shoulder, subtly getting darker over a 12-month period since it was first noticed.

  • 47-year-old female
  • Small pigmented lesion on shoulder

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