The last symposium sold out and spaces are again limited. Click here to register and not miss out!

All full registrations will receive a free DermLite DL1 Basic worth more than $600. 

Day One - Friday 10 November - Start Time 9.00am

NB: Program may be subject to change at the organisers discretion

  • Registration/Coffee
  • Introduction and tutorial on how to use the IT provided to interact with presenters 
  • A summary of clinical diagnosis and management of AKs, SCC in situ, SCC, BCCs and melanomas
  • Types of dermatoscopes and instructions on how to use your complimentary dermatoscope and cloud based software
  • Examples of diagnoses only possible with a dermatoscope
  • How to do a full skin check
  • Fundamentals of the dermatoscopic language 
  • Dermatoscopy of common benign lesions
  • The fundamentals of diagnosing a melanoma
  • The fundamentals of diagnosing a BCC
  • The fundamentals of diagnosing an SCC
  • The TADA algroithm
  • Quiz with lots of images and discussion
  • 5.30 to 7.00 - Complimentary Wine and Cheese

Day Two - Saturday 11 November - Start Time 9.00am

  • Advanced dermatoscopy of  AKs, SCC in situ and SCCs including KAs 
  • Advanced dermatoscopy of BCCs 
  • Prediction without Pigment” A decision algorithm for non-pigmented lesions. 
  • Advanced dermatoscopy of melanomas Chaos and Clues. 
  • Quiz on Chaos and Clues 
  • How to interpret dysplastic path reports  
  • Dermatoscopy of facial and acral lesion
  • Multi-choice quiz with a bit of everything
  • Open forum/Panel discussion
  • Finish 5.30pm

Day Three - Sunday 12 November - Start Time 9.00am

  • Fundamentals of cutaneous surgery including margins, minimising infections and scarring in office procedures, lesions to be cautious of, and lots of practical tips on how to minimise problems/complications and avoid unhappy patients
  • Management of AKs, SCC in situ, and superficial BCCs
  • Surgical cases. Presentations delivered by surgeons. Each case will be projected on a whiteboard and participants will be encouraged to draw on the image demonstrating the excision and closure technique they would use. The presenting surgeons will then describe how they would excise and close the defect.
  • Pig belly sessions split in to fundamentals and advanced with video demonstrations of “how to do” a; punch biopsy, shave curettage, various suture techniques including the simple suture, to a running subcutaneous suture, as well as defect closure techniques from a simple direct closure to the basics on flaps and grafts. 
  • Finish 1.00pm
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