How to Use the Principle of Hydrodissection in Skin Cancer Surgery

If you perform skin cancer surgery in your practice, you might be interested to see the 1-minute video below with experienced skin cancer doctor Hamilton Ayres. Dr Ayres uses the principle of hydrodissection to remove a lesion on a patient’s ear. The injected fluid helps to separate the tissue planes and facilitates excision. Continue reading “How to Use the Principle of Hydrodissection in Skin Cancer Surgery”

A Quick Guide to Local Anaesthetics for Skin Cancer Procedures

Experienced skin cancer doctor Hamilton Ayres gives a quick overview of all you need to know about local anaesthetics, possible side effects and considerations to take into account before you perform a surgical procedure. Continue reading “A Quick Guide to Local Anaesthetics for Skin Cancer Procedures”

A Quick Guide to Pivotal Flaps [Part 1]

Pivotal flaps can be a preferable excision method for lesions which can’t be excised using an ellipse. However this method requires a great degree of planning as considerable tension may be present and extensive undermining needed to close the excision without tension. In the short video below (Part I), surgical lecturer Tony Dicker demonstrates how to plan and perform a pivotal flap with optimal outcomes. This is a video sample from the Professional Certificate of Skin Cancer SurgeryContinue reading “A Quick Guide to Pivotal Flaps [Part 1]”

Professional Certificate of Skin Cancer Medicine with Prof David Wilkinson

Skin Cancer Medicine

In the short video below, Professor Wilkinson speaks about the Skin Cancer Medicine course which has been purpose-built to help busy general practitioners acquire the fundamental skills they need to manage skin cancer with confidence and feel safe in their practice. Please take the opportunity to learn more about Australia’s leading professionally accredited skin cancer education program. Continue reading “Professional Certificate of Skin Cancer Medicine with Prof David Wilkinson”

Skin Cancer Surgery – Medico-Legal Regulations

Professional Certificate of Skin Cancer Surgery

If you perform non-surgical and surgical skin cancer treatments in your practice, you might be interested in the video below. Experienced skin cancer doctor Tony Dicker shares his experience in dealing with insurance companies to ensure you are covered for the skin cancer services you provide to your patients. Continue reading “Skin Cancer Surgery – Medico-Legal Regulations”

Skin Cancer Therapeutics – Surgical Undermining

Skin Cancer Therapeutics - Undermining

If you perform skin cancer surgery in your practice, please take 10 minutes to view the below video with experienced skin cancer doctor Colin Armstrong. Dr Armstrong demonstrates on real-life examples how to perform surgical undermining on the forehead, cheek, chin, back, zygoma, lateral thigh, leg and forearm to minimise the tension on the wound margins, facilitate closure and enhance the cosmetic outcome. Continue reading “Skin Cancer Therapeutics – Surgical Undermining”

Golden Rules for Diagnosing Skin Cancer in Primary Care

Professional Certificate of Skin Cancer Medicine

In the video below, Dr Ayres explains the key aspects of diagnosing skin cancer in general practice, including why it is important to take patient history before a skin examination, how to perform a full-body skin check, and what to do with its outcomes – biopsy, excise or refer. Continue reading “Golden Rules for Diagnosing Skin Cancer in Primary Care”

How to Plan for Surgery to Avoid Poor Performance [Part 2]

Don’t miss the second part in the lecture series “Prior Planning and Proper Preparation Prevent Piss-Poor Performance” with experienced skin cancer doctor Jonny Levy. Dr Levy discusses the surgical excision of a lesion on his patient’s chin and shares a few tricks of the trade on how to plan for surgery and how to reduce the risk of poor scarring when operating on this sensitive area, often swollen from anaesthetics. Continue reading “How to Plan for Surgery to Avoid Poor Performance [Part 2]”

How to Treat Superficial BCC with Topical Therapies

In the short video below experienced skin cancer doctor Hamilton Ayres demonstrates how to treat superficial BCC on a patient’s scalp using the topical treatment Imiquimod. Continue reading “How to Treat Superficial BCC with Topical Therapies”

Simple Explanation on the Recent Medicare Changes

If you struggle to understand the latest changes in Medicare billing for skin services, please view the short video below with Dr Tony Dicker. The experienced skin cancer doctor provides a simple explanation on the key Medicare changes you need to be aware of and what they mean for your skin cancer practice.

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