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RACGP events and courses

NSW

21 Sep 2017 - 22 Sep 2017

NSW

Medical Receptionist Course

Time: Thursday 9:00am - 4:15pm, Friday 9:00am - 4:20pm

Venue: College House, 7/12 Mount Street, North Sydney NSW2060

The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) NSW&ACT Faculty's Medical receptionist course covers a range of topics relevant for non-medical practice staff to increase staff skills and confidence.

Cost: Staff of RACGP members: $320 earlybird, $360 regular
          Staff of Non members: $380 earlybird, $420 regular

"Highly recommend this course for any Medical Receptionist, it really is an eye opener!"

Contact: Ela Duraj

Tel: 02 9886 4703

27 Sep 2017

NSW

STIs and HIV: Everybody's Business - Bankstown

Assessing, treating and referring patients with STIs and HIV in the general practice setting

Time: 6:30 registration, for a 7:00 - 9:30pm session

Venue: Bankstown Library

The RACGP and NSW Health, invites GPs in the Bankstown Region to training on assessing, treating and referring patients who present in the general practices with STIs and HIV. This session is part of a series, also being held at Albury on 15 November.

STIs and HIV: Everybody's Business will examine the critical role of GPs in testing and treating STIs and HIV. It will use interactive methods to explore STI/HIV testing as part of routine care, demonstrate how to use STI/HIV clinical tools and the steps required if a test returns positive.

STIs and HIV affect all general practices.

RACGP non-member must sign up (free) prior to registration at: https://www.racgp.org.au/user/signup/

Contact: Ela Duraj

Tel: 02 9886 4703

27 Sep 2017

NSW

Twilight Online: Healthy Kids for Professionals

Raising the issue of weight with the family

Time: 7.30pm - 8.30pm

Online Webinar

Presented by Dr Shirley Alexander and Dr Kean-Seng Lim, this webinar focuses primarily on discussing and raising the issue of an overweight child using appropriate, non-stigmatising language, being culturally sensitive, providing appropriate advice about family focused healthy behaviours (including diet and exercise) and appropriate programs that offer support to children and families. This webinar will go over the first 3 A's (ask, assess and advise) of the 5As approach for weight management.

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

Contact: Samantha Milat

Tel: 02 9886 4707

18 Oct 2017

NSW

Twilight Online: Healthy Kids for Professionals

Lifestyle interventions & Go4Fun referral program

Time: 7.30pm - 8.30pm

Online Webinar

Presented by Dr Georgia Rigas, Chair of the RACGP Obesity Management Network and Shay Saleh, representative from the NSW Ministry of Health's Office of Preventative Health, this webinar will equip GPs with information on the importance of family focused lifestyle intervention and provide information on the Go4Fun referral program (including ATSI children), including criteria for referral, elements of the program, the positive outcomes it can have for children who are above a healthy weight and the communication expectations post referra,l and enrolment in the program.

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

Contact: Samantha Milat

Tel: 02 9886 4707

24 Oct 2017

NSW

Intermediate Clinical Emergency Management Program - Sydney

Time: 8:30am - 5.00pm

Venue: Novotel Sydney on Darling Harbour, 100 Murray St, Pyrmont.

This one day highly interactive workshop focuses on recognition and management of medical emergencies in general practice, including acute coronary syndrome, acute asthma, anaphylaxis and effective cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), which meets the 2017-19 triennium basic CPR course requirement. It also meets the basic life support (BLS) and advanced life support (ALS) training requirements for general practice registrars and RACGP Fellowship.

Contact:

Tel: 03 8699 0557

29 Oct 2017 - 30 Oct 2017

NSW

Advanced Clinical Emergency Management Program - Sydney

Please read the eligibility criteria before registering for this event. You must have completed or be enrolled in the Intermediate CEMP or equivalent to register for this course.

This highly interactive two day workshop have been designed to further build participants' knowledge, skills and confidence when responding to medical emergencies. It focuses on the management of life threatening emergencies and includes specific skills required to manage adult and paediatric trauma.

Contact:

Tel: 03 8699 0557

15 Nov 2017

NSW

STIs and HIV: Everybody's Business - Albury

Assessing, treating and referring patients with STIs and HIV in the general practice setting

Time: 6:30 registration, for a 7:00 - 9:30pm session

Venue: Atura Albury

The RACGP and NSW Health, invites GPs in the Albury Region to training on assessing, treating and referring patients who present in the general practices with STIs and HIV. This event is the third in a series of similar workshops, previously held in Strathfield on 27 July and Bankstown on 27 September 2017.

STIs and HIV: Everybody's Business will examine the critical role of GPs in testing and treating STIs and HIV. It will use interactive methods to explore STI/HIV testing as part of routine care, demonstrate how to use STI/HIV clinical tools and the steps required if a test returns positive.

STIs and HIV affect all general practices.

RACGP non-member must sign up (free) prior to registration at: https://www.racgp.org.au/user/signup

Contact: Ela Duraj

Tel: 02 9886 4703

18 Nov 2017

NSW

Skin Cancer Essentials - Central Coast

Assessment and management in the general practice setting

Time: 9:00am - 5.10pm

Venue: Simulation Centre, Gosford Hospital

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.

Contact: Ela Duraj

Tel: 02 9886 4703

03 Dec 2017

NSW

Procedural Skills for IMGs

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 Maria Orosa

Tel: 02 9886 4710

24 Feb 2018

NSW

Starting a Private Practice

Become the master of your own destiny

Time: 9.00am - 4.30pm

Venue: College House, level 7, 12 Mount Street, North Sydney

New Fellows, registrars, international medical graduates, GPs and practice managers, prepare for and get a head start in general practice with this one day interactive and practical workshop to prepare for the challenge of establishing and managing a successful practice.

Learning outcomes

1. identify the key elements for setting up a private practice
2. consider business plans and tax structures relevant to setting up in private practice
3. access tools and resources that will support a start in private practice
4. consider practice accreditation and its impact on business and quality patient care
5. clarify personal goals that will inform business decisions concerning starting up a private practice

Contact: Ela Duraj

Tel: 02 9886 4703

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