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How to Perform Sensory Nerve Blocks
In this short video, skin cancer doctor Hamilton Ayres demonstrates on real-life examples how to inject the lower lip, cheek or forehead before surgical procedures. Performing local anaesthesia in these places can be tricky but can ultimately ease the surgical procedure as there is less bleeding.
The program includes theory and surgical practical sessions on:
- Advanced Dermoacopy
- Curettage and Cautery
- Advanced biopsy techniques
- Topical treatment options
- Local anaesthetics
- Incisions / Haemostasis
- Large elliptical excisions
- Lower leg grafts
- suturing, including “paper-thin” skin
Our team of industry leaders and experienced skin cancer doctors will guide you in your learning and skills practice throughout the weekend and beyond. Upon completion of the course, you will receive unlimited access to additional online learning resources and alumni webinars with course revisions, case discussions and Q&A with the instructors.
The Advanced Certificate of Skin Cancer Medicine course will solidify and advance your competency in dermoscopy, surgical and non-surgical treatments. You will gain hands-on experience in rarely covered areas of skin cancer medicine, including diathermy, curettage and cautery or suturing ‘paper-thin’ elderly skin. You will also receive an excellent introduction to advanced dermoscopy and acquire the essential knowledge to diagnose and manage most skin cancers in your practice. This course is the second part of the three-part Professional Diploma of Skin Cancer Medicine.