Dermoscopy UK has provided
training and courses in dermoscopy
To reserve your place on the Dermoscopy for surgeons 2017 course please download and complete the booking form (click here for the booking form)
To reserve your place on the Advanced Dermoscopy Course for Physicians please download and complete the booking form (click here for the booking form)
NICE Guidance states assess all pigmented skin lesions that are referred for assessment with dermoscopy by healthcare professionals trained in this technique. Melanoma:summary of NICE guidance BMJ 2015;351:h3708
This course has been proven to increase the diagnostic accuracy for plastic surgeons. The results were published by Townley WA, Cassell OC, Bowling JC. Dermoscopy: Time for plastic surgeons to embrace a new diagnostic tool? J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2011 Oct;64(10):1386-7
The course is constantly updated and tailored to the specific needs of plastic surgeons involved in skin cancer diagnosis and management. There are regular self assessments throughout the course based on real case scenarios.
"If Carlsberg did courses it would be the Dermoscopy Course for Plastic Surgeons. This course has been extraordinarily useful and beneficial, thanks very much". Mr Andy Pay, Consultant Plastic Surgeon, UK
NICE - Improving Outcomes Guidance on skin Cancer 2006
Any clinician involved in skin lesion diagnosis would benefit from training in dermoscopy. Experience in dermoscopy should be available in all skin cancer multidisciplinary team (MDT) meetings. Experience in dermoscopy increases diagnostic accuracy.
Accuracy in diagnosing melanoma has been shown to increase following training in dermoscopy. To improve your diagnostic accuracy book your place today
"Possibly the best course I have attended in 20 years as a GP. Well organised, great communication & highly relevant, a real eye opener" Dr P Bower, GP Cambridge