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ONE-LESION-AT-A-TIME EVERY NOW AND THEN you come across an amazing individual who brakes the mould from the standard status quo. When it comes to practitioners in our industry Nagi Awad would definitely fit the mould. As one of our most devoted APAN members, we are proud to feature his expertise as he pursues a successful career in Australia. Originally from Sudan, Nagi completed a five-year degree at the Faculty of Medicine and Health in his country. Immigrating to Australia in 1996 he reviewed his professional options and decided to pursue a career in skin therapies and applied for post-graduate studies, which he completed at the School of Medicine - Queensland University. In 2011 he further completed a course in Advanced Dermatoscopy and in 2017 he completed studies at New England University as a medical assistant. So, where has all this led him in his professional development? We caught up with Nagi to capture his story. APJ Q1: NAGI, WHAT IS YOUR CURRENT PROFESSIONAL STATUS AND WHERE ARE YOU WORKING? I am currently working under the supervision of a medical practitioner at The Ponds Medical Centre located at The

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Ponds Shopping Centre in NSW. The centre provides General Practice care to individuals and their families and is committed in servicing the local community. It is a modern medical practice that values quality care and provides an atmosphere of excellence and ethical values. The services include pathology, physiotherapy, psychologists, dietician, hypnotherapy, paediatrician and nursing. My role in the clinic is as a skincare clinician performing removal of superficial skin lesions and irregularities including: •

small/large skin tags

solar keratosis

seborrheic keratosis

treatment of warts

removal of small cysts and fibromas

cholesterol deposits

skin cancer screening from head to toe using Dermatoscope

I also use the Clinical Skin Clear system and Diathermy for the above procedures.

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APJ Vol 38 2018  

Aesthetics Practitioners Journal Volume 38 Spring 2018 - The official publication of the Aesthetics Practitioners Advisory Network (APAN)

APJ Vol 38 2018  

Aesthetics Practitioners Journal Volume 38 Spring 2018 - The official publication of the Aesthetics Practitioners Advisory Network (APAN)

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