Practice Pearl 1
Understanding how to appropriately assess a patient with suspected melanoma is an important skill for all GPs. In this interactive module, you will learn how to identify high risk patients, recognise suspicious lesions and develop an approach to analyse and monitor lesions. The Practice Pearls are a series of easy-to-digest resources for busy GPs and other medical, nursing and allied professionals who are not specialised in the treatment of melanoma. They have a strong diagnostic and practical management emphasis to help you gain a better understanding of the disease.
Dr Alexander Varey
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, Melanoma Institute Australia and Westmead Hospital | Clinical Senior Lecturer, The University of Sydney
A/Prof Jonathan Stretch AM
Surgical Oncologist and Deputy Medical Director, Melanoma Institute Australia | Associate Professor of Melanoma and Skin Oncology, The University of Sydney
A/Prof Robyn Saw
General Surgeon, Melanoma Institute Australia | Associate Professor in Surgery, The University of Sydney | Head of Department, Melanoma and Surgical Oncology, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital.
This education is a CPD Activity under the RACGP CPD Program.
1. Identify factors placing individuals at higher risk of developing melanoma.
2. Recognise and classify suspicious skin lesions using the ABCDE rule.
3. Develop a systematic approach to analysing skin lesions including safety framework for when and how to review and monitor lesions.
Mohammed Saadoon Jalal Agha
Very useful ModuleThank you.
Dr Paul Angel
DrIt was great, with a clear explanations of the limitations of current clinical tools and need of a monitoring of the changes in all suspicious lesions.