Rural Emergency Medicine Simulation Training and Resource - British Columbia

This page is obviously not really under the umbrella of 'emergency medicine', however as a topic that is not well covered in Family Practice residency it is included as a teaching aid for residents. 
The following Power Points are intended as a brief introduction to Dermoscopy and is not comprehensive.
Further reading is recommended as well as spending time even taking a formal course in Dermoscopy (rare as they are).
A good book is the "Pocket Guide to Dermoscopy" by Natalia Jaimes and Ashfaq Marghoob.
As well there is a free app for mobile phones called "Dermoscopy Two Step Algorithm". A very good app.
There is also the misconception that dermatoscopes are 'too expensive' for a family doctor.
They are around $300, which is similar to the cost of a good stethoscope. There are more expensive ones that connect to cell phones etc but for daily use a simple scope is fine. (also, cheapest to buy on

To register for the Dermoscopy for Family Physicians, Sun Peaks, March 17, 2019 click HERE