Dermatology is the branch of medicine concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of skin disorders. Australia has one of the highest rates of melanoma in the world.
Anatomy and physiology of the skin
Pathology and common disorders - Alopecia Areata, Vitiligo, Eczema, Psoriasis, Melanoma and other skin cancers.
Common treatments and medications
Health professionals involved
Important medical terminology (including Latin and Greek Root words)
Interpreters at all levels of knowledge of clinical medicine who are interested in gaining a basic understanding of dermatology
Interpreters who are preparing for NAATI Certified Specialist Health Interpreter (CSHI) Test
Interpreters who are pursuing to become a healthcare interpreter
Dr Bee Yen Ooi (MBBS)
Dr Bee Yen Ooi graduated with a MBBS from Peking University Health Science Centre in 2007 and has successfully passed Medical Qualifying Exams in China, Malaysia and Australia. Dr Bee Yen is a registered Medical Doctor with Ministry of Health, Malaysia since 2009 and is eligible for registration as a medical practitioner in Australia. With more than 10 years of clinical experience she has a special interest in diagnostic radiology and teaching.
The anatomy and function of the skin
Common Skin Diseases.
The names and utility of common investigations, medications and health professionals in relation to the dermatology
Easy ways to remember relevant medical terminology in dermatology
Provide high quality and professional interpreting of complex and specialised spoken language from the health domain
Understand, remember and recall relevant medical terminology efficiently
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