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Education

Education resources

Education is a core focus of the Skin & Cancer Foundation Inc. 

We deliver the professional education and training of dermatologists and dermatology trainees, workshops to upskill GPs & GP trainees, as well as a host of other education resources and information sessions for the community.

Dermatologists

The Foundation delivers professional update training for dermatologists and dermatology registrars. 

We support the Faculty‚Äôs professional development program with the delivery of Clinical Meetings, Update Meetings, dermatopathology and surgical tutorials, as well as Skin Schools for registrars. 

These are supplemented by a range of online resources to support their continuing professional development & training.

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gps & Healthcare providers

Sixteen per cent of the initial presentation to GPs are about the patient's skin health.

The Foundation provides highly-interactive training sessions for GPs and GP trainees with the aim of upskilling Australian doctors on dermatology conditions.

We also provide authoritative information resources for other registered healthcare practitioners to assist them in the diagnosis, treatment and management of common skin health conditions.

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community Education

In a concerted effort to improve skin health in the community, the Foundation undertakes a vigorous public education program.

This includes patient information, and education programs aimed at raising public awareness.

In this section you will find a diverse range of information resources on caring for your skin, common skin health conditions, patient information seminars, school programs and ways we assist patient support groups.

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for healthcare professionals


Maternal & Child Skin Health

This resource is for maternal & child health nurses, GPs, pharmacists and other related healthcare professionals.
It has been prepared to assist those professionals by providing authoritative advice to assist in the diagnosis and management of these very common skin health problems for mothers and their babies.
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GP Alumni

Online information and education resources available for GPs and GP trainees who have attended our GP Workshops.

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SkinDeep News

Subscribe to the Skin & Cancer Foundation Inc's free bi-monthly newsletter for skin health professionals. 

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