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Dermatology modules

An overview of each of the 25 course modules, along with the associated fees, PDP accreditation points and duration is below. You can find out more details about each program by clicking on the title link.

Module Number Module Name Fees PDP points Duration
1 Pre-malignant and Malignant Non-melanoma Skin Cancer $450 10 Core 10 hrs
2 Melanoma and Melanocytic Lesions $300 7 Core 7 hrs
3 Benign skin tumours $450 10 Core 10 hrs
4 Practical procedures (online RRMEO Module) $600* 21 Core 21 hrs
5* Dermatological Surgery and Procedures Workshop (module 4 is a prerequisite) $2,750 28 PRPD + 28 PRPD Surgery MOPS points. Eligible for 2 days surgery procedural grant Weekend workshop
6** Clinical experience through options such as online classrooms with peer group discussions facilitated by a dermatologist $1,210 Pro rata depending on hours completed Dependant on clinical experience
7 Introduction to the Skin $300 7 Core 7 hrs
8 Eczema, Dermatitis and Related Conditions $600 17 Core 17 hrs
9 Psoriasis and other papulo-squamous diseases $450 12 Core 12 hrs
10 Bacterial Skin Infections $300 7 Core 7 hrs
11 Viral Infections $300 7 Core 7 hrs
12 Fungal Infections $450 9 Core 9 hrs
13 Acne vulgaris, Acne rosacea and related disorders $300 7 Core 7 hrs
14 Urticaria $300 7 Core 7 hrs
15 Exanthems and Drug Reactions $300 7 Core 7 hrs
16 Hypersensitivity Syndromes and Vasculitis $450 10 Core 10 hrs
17 Infestation and Bites $300 7 Core 7 hrs
18 Vesicular and Bullous Diseases $300 6 Core 6 hrs
19 Connective tissue diseases $300 6 Core 6 hrs
20 Light Related Diseases and Disorders of Pigmentation $450 10 Core 10 hrs
21 Vascular Tumours and Malformations $300 7 Core 7 hrs
22 Hair and Nail Diseases $450 10 Core 10 hrs
23 Neonatal Diseases $300 5 Core 5 hrs
24 Sexually Transmitted Infections $300 7 Core 7 hrs
25 Cutaneous Manifestations of Internal Disease $450 10 Core 10 hrs

*Module 4 is also a pre-requisite for Module 5. If you enrol for both at the same time, the total fee for the two modules will be $3,150, a saving of $200.

** Because of the extreme shortage of dermatologists qualified to take trainees, you may be offered an alternative mode of training. This module is arranged through the Australasian College of Dermatologists.

Module delivery formats

Module Delivery format
Modules 1 to 4 These modules are completed online, delivered through ACRRM’s Online Learning platform - RRMEO.
Module 5 This module is a two-day face-to-face 'hands on' workshop. It was developed, and is facilitated, by the Australasian College of Dermatologists. Note: Limited to 80 participants nationwide.
Module 6 Clinical experience may be completed through a clinical attachment or through options such as virtual classrooms with peer group discussions facilitated by a dermatologist, case submissions or a clinical attachment with a qualified dermatologist.
Modules 7 to 25 These modules are completed online, delivered through ACRRM's Online Learning platform - RRMEO.