Overview

The Diagnosis and Excision of Lumps and Bumps Workshop covers the Diagnosis and Excision of Lumps and Bumps. Also the removal of skin lesions and different wound management. There will be introductory presentations on the different techniques. After demonstrations of various conditions by the facilitator, participants get to practice their skills with the feedback from the facilitator.
There will also topics of:

  • Suturing / Knot tieing – The correct way to tie off sutures. The different times to use Vertical Mattress Knots v Horizontal Mattress Knots.

Workshop Structure

The ARIMGSAS Skin Cancer and Melanoma Removal Workshop is a one day workshop (approximately 7 hours).
The first part is theoretical discussion on different topics related to melanomas.
Following the theoretical discussion will be a demonstration by the tutor
The second part will be hands on practice and application of the participant’s melanoma removal skills on a synthetic skin. During the workshop, the participants are usually assessed by the facilitator and are given feedback on their performance.

Workshop Importance

At the completion of the ARIMGSAS Melanoma Workshop, participants are given certificate of attendance. Also, the certificate can be helpful when applying for a job in medical fields as it is done here in Australia.

Learning Outcomes

The participant will be able to develop the skills of melanoma removals. Also, they will gain further knowledge on wound management and suturing techniques.

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Course Tutors


All our tutors are Doctors with qualifications in the field they are teaching. They are often leaders and experts in their field, who have a passion for education and training and are supportive of IMGs. Many of the tutors have passed through the bridging course and are now Professors, Consultants, Registrars or HMO’s working in Australian Hospitals or Clinics

Course Fees


ARIMGSAS works in the best interest of IMGs. We have minimal administration and management staff resulting in less overheads. We attempt to always provide excellent tutors available in the Industry and good learning facilities.

Course Refunds



  • $750 will be withheld if you withdraw from the course after the application and before the course starts

  • $1000 will be withheld if you withdraw two weeks prior to the course start date

  • No Refunds will be given once the Course has begun

  • Should you be unable to attend; you may substitute your course position for a substitute participant or you can postpone your enrolment to a later course (subject to availability). Please inform us at least two weeks prior to the substitution date at no extra cost


Course Location


The course will be held on the 5th floor at 3 Bowen Crescent, Melbourne 3004 unless advised otherwise.
If you have any questions do not hesitate to contact us on +61 3 98673344.

Current Fees


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Any inquiries feel free to:

  • email us at admin@imgaustralia.net.au

  • call us on +61 3 98673344

  • add us on Skype: alanimgsas

  • view us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/arimgsas


Diagnosis and Excision of Lumps and Bumps Dates
Lumps and Bumps - 7 December 2015