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Certificate Courses and Professional Diplomas

More than 7,000 GPs across 15 countries have attended our programs, known for their university affiliation, comprehensive nature and the ability to give medical professionals the skills to make a difference to their patients and their practice. Choose from a range of courses that will fit your busy schedule, professional skill set and personal career interests. All HealthCert courses are professionally accredited and provide access into multiple master degree pathways and clinical attachment programs, both in Australia and overseas.

Aesthetic Medicine

Most suitable for medical professionals with a clinical interest in the science of Aesthetic Medicine and the wish to grow their practice in that area.
Professional Certificate of Aesthetic medicine

The Professional Certificate of Aesthetic Medicine provides comprehensive hands-on training in the evolving field of aesthetic medicine and offers a solid foundation in aesthetic principles and safe practice. The program has been developed by GPs for GPs and is strictly science-based – not company-funded, not industry-biased and not aimed at beauticians. 

8-9 July 2017 in Melbourne
23-24 September 2017 in Sydney
11-12 November 2017 in Perth

Advanced Certificate of Aesthetic Medicine

The Advanced Certificate of Aesthetic Medicine is designed to meet the needs of medical practitioners who are interested in increasing their clinical knowledge and competence in aesthetic principles and the safe practice of latest evidence-based aesthetic medicine procedures.

8-9 July 2017 in Melbourne
23-24 September 2017 in Sydney

General Dermatology

Designed by dermatologists for GPs to help them diagnose and optimally manage common skin, hair and nail conditions.
Professional Certificate of General Dermatology

Presented by dermatologists, the program focuses on the early presentation of various dermatological conditions and how to manage them in primary care. You will learn how to address major skin, hair and nail problems, and treat a wide range of problems including acne, dermatitis, rosacea, psoriasis, and various others.

Trimester 2: 8 May 2017
Trimester 3: 4 September 2017

CLINICAL PROCEDURES

Suitable for GPs, overseas trained doctors, newly arrived doctors seeking to work in rural networks, nurse practitioners and VR doctors who wish to further develop their surgical office-based skills
Professional Certificate of Clinical Procedures

The workshop demonstrates and practises a range of surgical procedures, local anaesthetic approaches, post-operative care, and simple and more complex suturing with valuable tips on obtaining optimal cosmetic outcomes, including the management of lacerations, leg ulcers, ingrown toenails, lipomas, abscesses, foreign bodies and sebaceous cysts.

8-9 July 2017 in Melbourne
23-24 September 2017 in Sydney
11-12 November 2017 in Perth

Advanced Workshop in Joint Puncture and Soft tissue Injections

This workshop is designed to meet the needs of General Practitioners who are interested in performing joint puncture and soft tissue injections.  Pre-reading takes place online prior to the workshop and joint puncture and soft tissue injections are performed on cadavars at the workshop.

7 July 2017 in Melbourne
22 September 2017 in Sydney

Advanced Certificate of clinical procedures

The Advanced Certificate of Clinical Procedures provides the clinician with a range of advanced procedural skills, including the ability to understand and manage a variety of commonly encountered surgical problems, local anaesthetic approaches, post-operative care, various suturing techniques, and temporary and permanent contraception. 

8-9 July 2017 in Melbourne
23-24 September 2017 in Sydney

GP-UPDATE

Suitable for all general practitioners wishing to keep up to date with all current topics pertinent to primary care.
GP-UPDATE

The GP Clinical Update is a one-day course run by GPs for GPs and is completely free from pharmaceutical company sponsorship. The program collates the latest issues, literature, research and guidelines and helps you stay up to date with all medical and regulatory issues relevant to general practice.

Participants will receive a 400 page handbook covering the results of the most important research over the last 5 years – an extremely useful reference which details much more than is covered in the course.

The program is delivered in a lecture-style approach with plenty of interaction from the audience, humour and visual cues to help get the messages across and keep you listening (and learning!) throughout the day.

Available online throughout the year

MEDICAL BUSINESS

Most suitable for practice managers/owners wishing to learn how to operate a profitable business.
SKIN CANCER BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

Designed to assist medical practitioners, medical business owners and practice managers, the program teaches the fundamentals of setting up and running an efficient skin cancer service in the primary care environment.

Available online throughout the year

MEDICAL BUSINESS MASTERCLASS

The one-day event brings together renowned industry experts to give you valuable insights into the future of the business of medicine to help prepare and protect your practice, and build your personal wealth.

Available online throughout the year

Certificate Courses, Workshops and Conferences

Skin Cancer Medicine

Most suitable for medical professionals wishing to acquire introductory to advanced skin cancer diagnosis and management skills
Professional Certificate of Skin Cancer Medicine

Understand the fundamentals required to effectively diagnose skin cancer and perform basic treatments in the primary care setting, including dermoscopy, surgical and non-surgical treatments.

17-18 Jun 2017 on the Gold Coast
14-15 October 2017 in Brisbane
11-12 November 2017 in Perth
2-3 December 2017 in Sydney

Advanced Certificate of Skin Cancer Medicine

Consolidate essential skills with more advanced dermatoscopy, broaden your therapeutic options, including curette and cautery, and practice various surgical techniques which will prepare you for almost any lesion needing elliptical excision, including lower leg grafting.

17-18 Jun 2017 on the Gold Coast
14-15 October 2017 in Brisbane
11-12 November 2017 in Perth
2-3 December 2017 in Sydney

Professional Diploma of Skin Cancer Medicine

Extend the knowledge and skill required to manage the majority of all skin cancer courses through the application of dermoscopy, histopathology and electro-surgery.

Trimester 2: 8 May 2017
Trimester 3: 4 September 2017

Skin Cancer Surgery

Most suitable for medical professionals wishing to acquire introductory to advanced skin cancer surgery skills
Professional Certificate of Skin Cancer Surgery

Acquire more advanced skin cancer surgery skills for more complex skin cancer cases, including flaps and grafts, in a highly practical program held in a small group setting with experienced skin cancer doctors and surgical assistants.

17-18 Jun 2017 on the Gold Coast
14-15 October 2017 in Brisbane
2-3 December 2017 in Sydney

Advanced Certificate of Skin Cancer Surgery

Acquire and hone the most advanced skin cancer surgery techniques on the sensitive and anatomically complex areas of the head and neck. The highly practical workshop is presented by renowned skin cancer surgeons and an experienced team of surgical assistants.

17-18 June 2017 on the Gold Coast
2-3 December 2017 in Sydney

Professional Diploma of Skin Cancer Surgery

Acquire and hone the most advanced skin cancer surgery techniques on the sensitive and anatomically complex areas of the nose and lower limb. The highly practical workshop is presented by renowned skin cancer surgeons and an experienced team of surgical assistants.

14-15 October 2017 in Brisbane

Diploma in Dermoscopy

Most suitable for medical professionals wishing to improve diagnostic performance and clinical management of skin lesions by using dermoscopy
Professional Certificate of Dermoscopy

The Professional Certificate course will provide the participants with a range of skills and knowledge in the management of benign and malignant non-melanocytic lesions commonly seen in the practice, Melanocytic nevi, Melanoma, facial lesions and acral lesions.

Trimester 2: 8 May 2017
Trimester 3: 4 September 2017

Advanced Certificate of Dermoscopy

The Advanced Certificate course will provide the participants with a range of skills and knowledge in the management of nail lesions, mucosal lesions, difficult benign lesions and Melanomas, pink tumors, rare skin tumors, and the broad spectrum of BCC and keratinocyte skin cancer.

Trimester 2: 8 May 2017
Trimester 3: 4 September 2017

Professional Diploma of Dermoscopy

The Professional Diploma course will provide the participants with a range of skills and knowledge in the management of screening children, young adults and older patients, lesions in different skin types, different types of lesions, and patients with multiple moles.

Trimester 2: 8 May 2017
Trimester 3: 4 September 2017

STRUCTURED CLINICAL ATTACHMENTS

Comprehensive range of medical, surgical and clinical support training in collaboration with universities, teaching hospitals and specialist private clinics
Skin Cancer Clinical Attachments

Participants can solidify their skills in a dedicated skin cancer centre by spending two to five working days observing and assisting experienced skin cancer doctors – from initial consultations and patient treatment options to surgical procedures, use of equipment, Medicare billing and patient follow-ups.

Dermatology Clinical Attachments

Participants can spend two to five working days in the dermatology department of Europe's leading medical research institutions and teaching hospitals, working with and learning from renowned specialists on various dermatological conditions.

Aesthetic Medicine Clinical Attachments

Participants will have the unique opportunity to enhance their knowledge in dedicated aesthetic medicine facilities and increase the safety and accuracy of their work, deepen their understanding of establishing and operating a successful aesthetic practice, and gain the confidence to independently perform various procedures on their patients.

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