Mount Isa Skin Cancer Early Detection

Date: Apr 20, 2024 00:00:00

Are you a GP working in rural, regional, or remote QLD? Attend one of CheckUP’s FREE Skin Cancer Early Detection workshops.

Facilitated by specialist skin cancer doctors, the workshop will cover essential skin cancer early detection skills such as:

Basics of dermoscopy and diagnosing common skin lesions Practicing surgical procedures including

-   curettes, shave and punch biopsies

-   elliptical excision planning and closure

-  suturing: basic interrupted, deep dermal, pulley sutures and haemostatic stitch

Case discussions (participants are welcome to bring their own cases to discuss)

Find a workshop near you:

Roma – Roma Explorers Inn – Saturday 23 March

Mount Isa – Ibis Styles Verona – Saturday 20 April

Attendees will receive a Certificate of Attendance and will be able to self-record 6 CPD hours with RACGP or ACRRM.

Workshops are a full day (9am - 4pm). Lunch, morning and afternoon tea included.

Funded by the Queensland Government and coordinated by CheckUP, the Skin Cancer Early Detection Outreach service has a focus on regional towns, aiming to create fairer access to the professional assessment and treatment of skin cancer for people who have a skin cancer risk.

This event is made possible thanks to event sponsor Sullivan and Nicolaides.

Visit the CheckUP website for more information and to register: HERE

Visit the CheckUP website to find out more about the Skin Cancer Early Detection program: HERE

Travel and accommodation to attend the SCED workshop can be supported by the Health Workforce Scholarship Program, administered by Health Workforce Queensland. For information on your eligibility and details on how to apply, please visit Health Workforce Scholarship Program