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Webinar – Identification and Management of Common Dermatological Conditions in Primary Care

The Aboriginal Health and Medical Research Council (AH&MRC) hosts this webinar which aims to provide valuable knowledge and insights into common dermatological presentations in primary care and clinical management of these presentations, for anyone working in Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations (ACCHOs).

Topics of focus include diagnosing and managing eczema and its common complications, understanding the different presentation of cutaneous fungal infections and how to manage these conditions, and improving confidence in rare entities which should not be missed.

This webinar features a panel of fantastic presenters including Dr. Dana Slape, Dr. Rhiannon Russell and Dr. Victoria Snaidr.

Dr Dana Slape, is a Larrakia Dermatologist, who works in a variety of settings across priority communities in urban and rural areas including the local Aboriginal Medical Service at Tharawal, Campbelltown Hospital, Darwin Hospital, and custodial facilities for children, women, and men across New South Wales (NSW) and the Northern Territory.  Dana is the first Aboriginal dermatologist and is deeply committed to growing the First Nations specialist health workforce.

Dr Rhiannon Russell, Dermatology Registrar is a proud Worimi woman. She currently works in the Western Sydney region at Liverpool hospital. She hopes to return to the NSW South Coast where she is connected to the community through her training as a medical student and junior doctor. She is committed to growing the First Nations medical graduates through her mentorship at Wollongong University.

Dr Victoria Snaidr is a dermatologist with a special interest in rural and remote medicine. Prior to gaining her FACD specialisation, Victoria was a GP whose interest and experience specifically in Aboriginal health was founded after working as a GP in remote Aboriginal communities in Central Australia, and further cemented during her years working at Redfern Aboriginal Medical Service. Victoria is currently working as a dermatologist in the central Sydney area and Gosford.

To access the presentation please click here.