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Skin Cancer Therapeutics – Surgical Undermining
If you perform skin cancer surgery in your practice, please take 10 minutes to view the below video with experienced skin cancer doctor Colin Armstrong. Dr Armstrong demonstrates on real-life examples how to perform surgical undermining on the forehead, cheek, chin, back, zygoma, lateral thigh, leg and forearm to minimise the tension on the wound margins, facilitate closure and enhance the cosmetic outcome.
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.