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In the spirit of reconciliation, CheckUP acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea and community. We pay our respect to their Elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples should be aware that this website contains images or names of people who have passed away.

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Skin Cancer Early Detection Upskilling Workshops

Free for GPs living and working in regional, rural and remote Queensland.

CheckUP’s Skin Cancer Early Detection Outreach Service are facilitating 5 free skin cancer detection upskilling workshops. Workshops will be held in Mackay, Mount Isa, Rockhampton, Roma and Townsville, covering essentials in practical skin cancer medicine and surgery.

  • Saturday workshops: 9am-4pm
  • Record CDP hours with RCCPG or ACCRM
  • Complimentary lunch, morning tea and afternoon tea

Workshop content

An introduction to practical skin cancer medicine and surgery, workshops will feature a core theory session followed by a hands-on practical session. Covering topics such as:

Basics of dermoscopy

diagnosing common skin lesions and sampling lesions effectively.

Practicing surgical procedures

including curettes, shave and punch biopsies, elliptical excision planning and closure, suturing: basic interrupted, deep dermal, pulley sutures and haemostatic stitch.

Case discussions

participants are welcome to bring their own cases to discuss.

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Rockhampton

Rockhampton

Date: Saturday 2 March
Time: 9am – 4pm
Location: Rockhampton Leagues Club

SOLD OUT. Join the waitlist below to be notified when positions become available or attend one of our other workshops.

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Mackay

Mackay

Date: Saturday 16 March
Time: 9am – 4pm
Location: Shamrock Hotel

Places are limited, register now to secure your place.

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Roma

Roma

Date: Saturday 23 March
Time: 9am – 4pm
Location: Roma Explorers Inn

Places are limited, register now to secure your place.

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Mount Isa

Mount Isa

Date: Saturday 20 April
Time: 9am – 4pm
Location: Ibis Styles Verona Mount Isa

Places are limited, register now to secure your place.

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Townsville

Townsville

Date: Saturday 27 April
Time: 9am – 4pm
Location: Rydges Southbank Townsville

Places are limited, register now to secure your place.

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Learn more about the Skin Cancer Early Detection Outreach service

Funded by the Queensland Government an coordinated by CheckUP the Skin Cancer Early Detection Outreach service has a focus on regional towns, aiming to create fairer access to the professional assessment and treatment of skin cancer for people who have a skin cancer risk.

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