Version 2018: Rome, Italy 30th August - 1st September 2018


Lessons will be held in English | Limited enrollment | 27,6 ECM credits



  • History and basic principles of dermoscopy

  • Dermatoscopes and how to use them-live demonstration

  • Polarized and non-polarized dermoscopy

  • Basic structures

  • Global pattern and local features

  • Acquired nevi

  • Congenital nevi

  • Melanoma (superficial spreading)

  • Nodular melanoma

  • Lentigo maligna

  • Acral melanoma

  • Mucosal melanoma

  • Nail melanoma

  • Seborrheic keratosis

  • Solar lentigo

  • Angioma and angiokeratoma

  • Dermatofibroma

  • Follicular tumors

  • Sebaceous tumors

  • Sweat gland tumors

  • Basal cell carcinoma

  • Actinic keratosis and Bowen’s disease

  • Invasive squamous cell carcinoma

  • Merkel cell carcinoma

  • Other rare malignant tumors

  • Principles of digital monitoring

  • Guide on using devices for digital dermoscopy

  • Managing patients with multiple nevi

  • Managing patients according to age

  • Managing patients according to phototype

  • Managing difficult scenarios

  • Dermoscopy for the management of skin tumors

  • Dermoscopy in infectious skin diseases

  • Dermoscopy in inflammatory skin diseases

Masterclass outline

Pre-course preparation

Participants will be provided with electronic material to study. The time required to study will be no more than a few working days.

3 full days

3 full days (09.00-18.00) intensive and personalized teaching.

A certificate of attendance will be provided to all participants.

Post-course evaluation

It will be conducted on-line the following days after the course and will be based exclusively on knowledge provided during the 3-days of the course.

Successful evaluation will be followed by administration of a Professional Dermoscopy Diploma, officially and fully recognized by the International Dermoscopy Society.


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