Skin Management 3

    Unit code: HBD4004 | Study level: Undergraduate
    (Generally, 1 credit = 10 hours of classes and independent study.)
    City Campus
    Online Real Time
    HBD4002 - Dermal Skills 3
    (Or equivalent to be determined by unit coordinator)


    This unit will explore scientific principles, evidence and best practice management of complex and dermatological issues related to population wide, chronic health problems. Students will utilise a problem based learning approach to contextualise the role of the Dermal Clinician in the management these issues utilising a range of stage appropriate assessment and management strategies.

    Learning Outcomes

    On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

    1. Evaluate the impact of medications and comorbid conditions effecting skin integrity;
    2. Investigate and critically review cosmetic and reconstructive procedures with regard to indications, benefit and risks; and
    3. Negotiate and defend the role that the Dermal Clinician has in the management of complex health issues.


    For Melbourne campuses

    Assessment type: Case Study
    Grade: 30%
    Case Study analysis (900 words)
    Assessment type: Presentation
    Grade: 30%
    Group Oral Presentation (20mins duration)
    Assessment type: Project
    Grade: 40%
    Evidence Summary (equivalent to 1500 words)

    Required reading

    Collaborating in Healthcare: Reinterpreting Therapeutic Relationships
    Croker, A., Higgs, J., & Trede, F. (2016)| Rotterdam: Brill | Sense.
    Essentials of plastic surgery
    Janis, J. E. (2014)| Quality Medical Publishing, Inc.; Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press/Taylor & Francis Group.

    As part of a course

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