Dermatologist

Dermatologists provide diagnostic, treatment and preventative medical services related to disorders of the human skin.

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    Overview

    Dermatologists provide diagnostic, treatment and preventative medical services related to disorders of the human skin.

    Day-to-day

    • examines patients and carries out or arranges for specialised tests
    • prescribes medicine and advises patients on regiment to preserve or restore the health of the skin
    • maintains clinical records.

    Considerations

    • Stressful

    To become a Dermatologist

    • You need to be a qualified Medical Practitioner and then complete further training with the Australian College of Dermatologists before you can specialise as a Dermatologist.

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    • Registration with the Medical Board of Australia is required.

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