Recognising melanoma risk: A guide for GPs | RACGP & ACRRM Accredited | 1hr
Recognising melanoma risk: A guide for GPs | Overview
Early diagnosis and treatment of melanoma increases survival, and so identifying patients at high risk of developing melanoma is an essential skill for GPs. This comprehensive interactive module will help you to identify high risk patients, give you an understanding of the basics of dermoscopy, explain the ideal biopsy, provide guidance on sun protection, and identify when you should refer your patient to a specialist.
Dr Annika Smith
Dermatologist, Melanoma Institute Australia
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
Dr Jonathan Moore
General Practitioner, Melanoma Institute
This activity has been RACGP Accredited for 2 Category 2 Points and ACRRM accredited for 2 Core Points.
1. Recall factors placing individuals at high risk of developing melanoma
2. Identify melanoma at an early stage
3. Recognise the importance of timely referral of patients with melanoma in improving outcomes
4. Counsel patients regarding sun protection and skin self-examination behaviours
This learning module was proudly supported through unrestricted educational grants from: