MelNet Skin Lesion and Dermoscopy course

MelNet Skin Lesion and Dermoscopy course

Friday 10 May 2024
12.00 - 4.30 pm
TSB Room, Turanga Central Library, Christchurch

Presenter: Adjunct Associate Professor Amanda Oakley 

This beginners’ Skin Lesion and Dermoscopy interactive workshop will describe the typical clinical and dermoscopic characteristics of common benign and malignant skin lesions. It aims to increase your confidence in evaluating and referring skin lesions. Attend whether or not you’ve already purchased a dermatoscope.

The cost of attending this course is $345 including GST. 

Register here

A light lunch and refreshments are provided.

CME information

The course has been endorsed by The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners (RNZCGP) and has been approved for up to 4 CME credits for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) purposes. Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) CPD participants can self-report their activities at 1 point per hour. Nurses will be provided with a certificate of attendance as evidence for their professional development portfolio. 

Course preparation

Since this is a beginners' course, there is no requirement to have a dermatoscope or to prepare in advance. However, should you wish to do some pre-reading, we recommend the following tools which have been developed by Associate Professor Cliff Rosendahl of The University of Queensland and colleagues to assist in the diagnosis of skin lesions:

Dermatoscopy for Students     
Prediction without Pigment     
Chaos and Clues

Venue information

The course will be held at Tautoru TSB Space, Turanga Central Library, 60 Cathedral Square, Christchurch. 

Tautoru TSB Space is located on Hapori | Community, Level 1 at Turanga Central Library. 

Map of Hapori | Community, Level 1

How to get there

For more information, please email the course coordinator.


Thank you to our sponsors

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