Invitation to join RACGP Special Interests Dermatology

RACGP Special Interests Dermatology

If you are a general practitioner with a special interest in general dermatology and would like to have input at the national RACGP level, HealthCert Education alumni are invited to join the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners Specific Interests (RACGP SI) Dermatology body. Dr Jeremy Hudson, Chair of RACGP SI Dermatology, extends this invitation in the below letter. Continue reading “Invitation to join RACGP Special Interests Dermatology”

[2 min read] Ruddiness, rosacea and redness

Do you see patients who suffer from a ruddy complexion, redness, rosacea, visible veins, or skin that flushes easily? They might struggle to find ways to improve their symptoms, especially during warm weather, pregnancy, and as they get older. Continue reading “[2 min read] Ruddiness, rosacea and redness”

[6 min read] Rosacea triggers and treatments

rosacea

Around the ages of 30 to 50, many patients notice a persisting red flush across their nose and cheeks. It can look like acne, with redness, bumps, and slight swelling. This is most likely a skin condition called rosacea. Continue reading “[6 min read] Rosacea triggers and treatments”

[WEBINAR] LED phototherapy in skin cancer, general dermatology and aesthetic medicine

LED

Do you use LED phototherapy in your practice, or do you wish to utilise its full potential in treating a range of skin concerns? In this webinar, Skin Cancer and Aesthetic Medicine Doctor Di King shares how light emitting diode (LED) can be used to treat a range of common dermatological presentations, including acne, superficial skin lesions, and wound healing. Continue reading “[WEBINAR] LED phototherapy in skin cancer, general dermatology and aesthetic medicine”

[4 min read] Vitamin A for treating acne

vitamin A

Vitamin A is a game-changing ingredient in the treatment of acne. Used since the 1970s, vitamin A and its derivatives are used to clear impurities, rejuvenate skin, and increase overall skin health in both the treatment room and at home.

Vitamin A improves acne by reducing the production of excessive oil in the skin. As a capsule supplement or oral isotretinoin, vitamin A is a potent antioxidant that minimises the free radicals which inhibit the skin’s ability to regenerate and purge impurities. Continue reading “[4 min read] Vitamin A for treating acne”

[5 min watch] General dermatology: Eyelid rash (Real patient case study)

General dermatology - Real patient case study

How would you manage this patient in your practice? In this short extract from the HealthCert Advanced Certificate of General Dermatology course, Dr Christopher Ross shows us a real case study featuring a 43-year-old female patient who presented with complaints of a rash appearing over bilateral eyelids and a feeling of weakness.

Continue reading “[5 min watch] General dermatology: Eyelid rash (Real patient case study)”

[6 min watch] General dermatology: Hair loss (Real patient case study)

general dermatology

How would you manage this patient in your practice? In this short extract from the HealthCert Professional Certificate of General Dermatology course, Dr Christopher Ross shows us a real case study featuring a 25-year-old male patient who presented with a four-month history of hair loss.

Continue reading “[6 min watch] General dermatology: Hair loss (Real patient case study)”

[4 min watch] General dermatology: Hair loss and lesions (Real patient case study)

general dermatology

How would you manage this general dermatology patient in your practice? In this short snippet from the HealthCert Advanced Certificate of General Dermatology course, Dr Christopher Ross takes us through a real case study featuring a 45-year-old male patient presenting with expanding facial lesions and patchy hair loss. Continue reading “[4 min watch] General dermatology: Hair loss and lesions (Real patient case study)”

[WEBINAR] Introduction to dermatology: Facial skin conditions

facial skin conditions

With the shift to wearing face masks in many states and areas of Australia, skin conditions affecting the face are increasing in prevalence, particularly acne, rosacea and facial dermatitis. In this interactive webinar, specialist Dermatologist Dr Niyati Sharma presents on skin conditions affecting the face. Continue reading “[WEBINAR] Introduction to dermatology: Facial skin conditions”

[3 min watch] General dermatology: Real patient case study

dermatology

How would you manage this general dermatology patient in your practice? In this short snippet from the HealthCert Professional Certificate of General Dermatology course, Dr Christopher Ross takes us through a real case study featuring a 32-year-old female patient presenting with a facial rash. Continue reading “[3 min watch] General dermatology: Real patient case study”