Training Program:

Dermatology – Skin System/Scar

This module is designed for doctors who have never successfully completed the Dermatology Stream 1 module and do not hold this accreditation. Accreditation requires you to attend the session and complete the assessment tasks successfully.

Successful completion of the module will lead to the award of Dermatology ( Skin System/Scar) accreditation.

Stream 2 – If you have already successfully completed this module and you want to undertake continuing education, then you are encouraged to enrol in the Dermatology (Skin System/Scar) Stream 2 Module.

Stream 2 modules do not have any assessment requirements, and they will help you improve your proficiency by updating your skills in applying the AMA4 Guides and/or other prescribed assessment methods.

Module information

This module covers the methodology in the Guides for evaluating permanent impairment of the skin and its appendages.

The module mostly covers Chapter 13 of the Guides but does include how and when to refer to certain other parts of the Guides (including part of Chapter 9) to assess facial impairment.

The module covers

  • The assessment of skin as an organ system which includes assessments of scars (including surgical scar), burns, skin grafts, and stumps, but also includes dermatological conditions such as dermatitis.
  • The approach to evaluation the impact of a skin condition on activities of daily living.
  • The approach to considering what symptoms and signs or skin disorder may be present, whether these will change with treatment, and the extent of any treatment that may be required.
  • The use of part of Chapter 9 to assess facial impairment.
  • The approach to be taken where other parts of the Guides may also be used to assess the effect of certain skin conditions.
Upcoming Training Dates:
September 18, 2024 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
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