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RACGP events and courses

NSW

14 Oct 2016

NSW

Clinical Emergency Management Program - Intermediate

Time: 8:30am - 5.00pm

Venue: Sydney Boulevard Hotel, 90 William Street, Sydney

The CEMP Intermediate workshop has been designed to build participants' knowledge, skills and confidence when responding to medical emergencies. This workshop includes CPR practice and assessment and they are facilitated by a national team of highly trained intensive care paramedics.

Cost: RACGP members: $540
          Non members: $870

Contact: Ms Maria Orosa

Tel: 02 9886 4710

15 Oct 2016 - 16 Oct 2016

NSW

Clinical Emergency Management Program - Advanced

Time: 8:30am - 5.00pm

Venue: Sydney Boulevard Hotel, 90 William Street, Sydney

The Clinical Emergency Management Program (CEMP) Advanced workshops have been designed to further build participants' knowledge, skills and confidence when responding to medical emergencies. These workshops are facilitated by a national team of highly trained intensive care paramedics. This workshop has been designed by GPs for GPs in direct response to feedback requesting an additional intensive workshop focusing on advanced adult resuscitation and paediatric emergencies.

Contact: Ms Maria Orosa

Tel: 02 9886 4710

26 Oct 2016

NSW

Twilight Online: Shingles Vaccination Update

Time: 7.45pm - 8.45pm (AEDT)

Online Webinar

The shingles vaccine, Zostavax®, has been approved to be placed on the National Immunisation Program (NIP), to be provided free of charge from 1 November 2016 to people aged 70 years, subject to vaccine supply. There will also be a five year catch-up program for people aged 71 - 79 years. The webinar will assist GPs in identifying patients who are eligible to receive Zostavax and administer the vaccine appropriately while taking into consideration immunocompromised patients and contraindicated medications. The webinar will also address cold chain and vaccine storage procedures.

Cost: RACGP Members: Free
         Non-Members: $95

Contact: Ms Penny Kee

Tel: 02 9886 4707

29 Oct 2016

NSW

Skin Cancer Essentials - SOLD OUT

Assessment and management in the general practice setting

Time: 8:30am - 4.45pm

Venue: Sydney Clinical Skills and Simulation Centre, Level 5, Kolling Building, Royal North Shore Hospital, St Leonards, NSW, 2065

Skin cancer essentials is RACGP NSW&ACT workshop designed to upskill GPs in assessing and managing skin cancers in the general practice setting. The workshop provides practical learning experiences in dermoscopy, and a variety of biopsy and suturing techniques to equip GPs with the necessary skills to safely assess and manage their patients with skin cancers.

This workshop was the last workshop for 2016. Skin cancer essentials will be held again at the start of 2017 in Sydney folllowed by Coffs Harbour. Registrations will open late December.

Contact: Ela Duraj

Tel: 02 9886 4700

09 Nov 2016

NSW

RACGP Connect - Wayside Q&A

Time: 5.30pm - 8.00pm

In an RACGP NSW&ACT first, we visit and support The Wayside Chapel, who's programs and services are designed to ensure that the most marginalised members of the community have access to essential health, welfare, social and recreational services, as well as offering a place where people are welcome just to 'be'.

This activity will take you into the heart of this incredible organisation, discover the services offered by The Wayside Chapel and experience first-hand how theses support services can enhance the care of your most vulnerable patients. Light dinner provided at registration.

Attendance is by $50 donation (paid directly to The Wayside Chapel). Please donate via the 'donate' icon and then register for the activity to secure your place.

Contact: Ela Duraj

Tel: 02 9886 4700

13 Nov 2016

NSW

Procedural Skills for IMGs Preparing for RMO Roles

Time: 8:45am - 5.15pm

Venue: NSW&ACT Faculty office, Level 7, 12 Mount Street, North Sydney, NSW 2060

This workshop will cover key procedural areas such as plastering, suturing, burns management and pap smears - ideal for those AMC level IMGs building up their resume for the PESCI interview

Cost: RACGP members: $200
          Non members: $250

Contact: Ms Susan Jones

Tel: 02 9886 4748

26 Nov 2016

NSW

NSW&ACT Fellowship & Awards Ceremony 2016 - Sydney

RACGP NSW&ACT will host the 2016 Fellowship and Awards Ceremony on Saturday 26 November at the University of Sydney. This ceremony is a highlight on the annual calendar as we recognise and celebrate the achievements of New Fellows and award winners.

Any questions please direct to nswact.events@racgp.org.au

Contact: Ela Duraj

Tel: 02 9886 4700

02 Dec 2016

NSW

RACGP Connect - Wayside Walk

Time: 5.30pm - 9.00pm

Ever wondered what it's like to be homeless?

Join this unique walk through Kings Cross, Darlinghurst and Woolloomooloo with Rob Holt, who draws on his own experiences of homelessness and addiction to provide people with a rare insight into street life.
Dinner, snack and water provided.

Due to the nature of this activity, numbers are limited to 20 people. Ensure to book in early to avoid disappointment.

Attendance is by $50 donation (paid directly to The Wayside Chapel). Please donate via the 'donate' icon and then register for the activity to secure your place.

Contact: Ela Duraj

Tel: 02 9886 4700

03 Dec 2016

NSW

Clinical Emergency Management Program - Intermediate

Time: 8:30am - 5.00pm

Venue: Sydney Boulevard Hotel, 90 William Street, Sydney

The CEMP Intermediate workshop has been designed to build participants' knowledge, skills and confidence when responding to medical emergencies. This workshop includes CPR practice and assessment and they are facilitated by a national team of highly trained intensive care paramedics.

Cost: RACGP members: $540
          Non members: $870

Contact: Ms Maria Orosa

Tel: 02 9886 4710

06 May 2017 - 07 May 2017

NSW

Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD17)

The pleasure and pain of our patients

Venue: Crowne Plaza Newcastle, Cnr Mereweather St & Wharf Rd Newcastle NSW 2300

This one and half day Active Learning Module developed by RACGP NSW&ACT, aims to develop and enhance GP skills in managing patients who are presenting with problematic substance use behaviours. With a focus on five key substance areas; psychostimulants, opioids, BZD, alcohol and cannabis/tobacco, participants will become familiar with how to use effectively the 5As framework for promoting behaviour change to guide patients in changing their use of these drugs. Developed and facilitated by leading Alcohol and other drug specialists, this educational event will allow GPs to practice those skills outlined within the 5As in a safe environment.

Contact: Ela Duraj

Tel: 02 9886 4700

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