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RACGP events and courses

QLD

15 Feb 2017

QLD

New Fellows Career Development Night

Time: 6.00 - 9.00 pm

Venue: The George Bar, 111 Eagle Street Brisbane 4000

Come and enjoy drinks and canapes while hearing from a variety of GPs with interesting careers off the beaten track. Find out how to forge a career as a GPSI (GP with special interest), shake-up your day job and expand your horizons outside of the clinic room.

Attendees will have the opportunity to hear from and interact with the following speakers: Dr Peter Hackney, Dr Pamela Douglas, Dr Justin Coleman and Dr Eleanor Chew.

This is the first in a series of events designed for New Fellows to enable career and personal development, social networking and education throughout the year.

Not-so-new Fellows and Registrars are also welcome to attend this free event.

Sponsored by:

Contact: Andrea Byrne

Tel: 07 3456 8930

18 Feb 2017

QLD

Beyond Pregnancy and Birth - Surviving the Fourth Trimester

Time: 8.30 am - 4.30 pm

Venue: College House, Brisbane

Cost: RACGP member $295 / Non-member $395

This one-day active learning module (ALM) created by RACGP Queensland aims to develop and enhance the skills and knowledge of GPs in guiding parents through the first three months of a newborn's life. The activity will cover the crucial topics of sleep, feeding, post-natal depression and anxiety, as well as unexpected issues relating to the physical recovery of the mother.

Representatives from some of Queensland's premier perinatal service delivery organisations will present, including the Ellen Barron Family Centre and the Brisbane Centre for Postnatal Disorders. Participants will have the opportunity for hands-on learning, active discussion and workshops revolving around what is commonly referred to as the 'fourth trimester'.

This workshop is accredited for 40 Category 1 QI&CPD points for the 2017-19 triennium.

Contact: Andrea Byrne

Tel: 07 3456 8930

25 Feb 2017

QLD

Introduction To Point of Care Ultrasound for Rural GPs

Time: 8:00am - 4:30pm

Venue: Central Queensland University Rockhampton

This full day ALM will give general practice registrars, rural and remote GP's the opportunity to identify practical applications of ultrasound technology in rural general practice, and utilise point of care ultrasound devices under the guidance of expert sonographers. The ALM will provide hands on experiences with specific sonographic procedures relevant to a rural setting; the Extended Focused Assessment using Sonography for Trauma (EFAST), first trimester trans-abdominal obstetric, DVT. IV & MSK/Soft tissue. Participants will become familiar with the process of acquiring images using an ultrasound device and interpreting sonographic images in a standard General Practice diagnostic process.

Cost: RACGP members: $495 (Inc GST)
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"Ultrasound: The new stethoscope"

Contact: RACGP Rural

Tel: 1800 636 764

01 Mar 2017

QLD

New Members Information Evening

Time: 6.00 - 8.00 pm

Venue: ANZ Office, Level 20, 111 Eagle Street Brisbane 4000

RACGP Queensland invites all new members for a complimentary evening of information and networking.

Take this opportunity to find out more about what the RACGP can do for you, and network with other new members over drinks and canapes.

Registration for this event is required by Wednesday 22 February for catering purposes.

Contact: Andrea Byrne

Tel: 07 3456 8930

04 Mar 2017

QLD

Intermediate Clinical Emergency Mgt Program - Brisbane

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: Qld Events

Tel: 07 3456 8944

08 Mar 2017

QLD

CPR Workshop

This workshop will be administered by BLS First Aid. The two hour session incorporates the content of the nationally accredited HLT07 Health Training Package, HLTCPR201A Perform CPR and incorporates the 2012 ARC Guidelines.

This workshop will cover:

  • DRSABCD Action Plan
  • management of the breathing, unresponsive casualty
  • management of the non-breathing, unresponsive casualty
  • resuscitation of an adult, child and infant
  • introduce the use of a defibrillator.

This activity is pending accreditation for the 2017-2019 triennium.

* Please note - to complete assessment of CPR you must be physically able to perform two minutes of continuous CPR on the floor. If you are unable to do so due to physical limitations, please contact us to discuss your options to meet your CPR requirement.

Contact: Andrea Byrne

Tel: 07 3456 8930

11 Mar 2017

QLD

Introduction To Point of Care Ultrasound for Rural GPs

Time: 8:00am - 4:30pm

Venue: Crowne Plaza Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast Queensland

This full day ALM will give general practice registrars, rural and remote GP's the opportunity to identify practical applications of ultrasound technology in rural general practice, and utilise point of care ultrasound devices under the guidance of expert sonographers. The ALM will provide hands on experiences with specific sonographic procedures relevant to a rural setting; the Extended Focused Assessment using Sonography for Trauma (EFAST), first trimester trans-abdominal obstetric, DVT. IV & MSK/Soft tissue. Participants will become familiar with the process of acquiring images using an ultrasound device and interpreting sonographic images in a standard General Practice diagnostic process.

Cost: RACGP members: $495 (Inc GST)
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"Ultrasound: The new stethoscope"

Contact: RACGP Rural

Tel: 1800 636 764

18 Mar 2017 - 19 Mar 2017

QLD

Advanced Clinical Emergency Management Program - Brisbane

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: Qld Events

Tel: 07 3456 8944

25 Mar 2017

QLD

Managing Obesity in a Rural Setting - No Weighting Matter

Time: 9.00 am - 5.00 pm

Venue: 7Springs Training Centre, Toowoomba

Cost: RACGP member $295 / Non-member $395

This one-day active learning module aims to equip general practitioners with knowledge and skills in early intervention as well as the varied treatment and management options for overweight and obese patients in a rural setting.

The activity will cover the crucial topics of emergencies and trauma in the obese patient, maternal and foetal risks in pregnancy and childbirth, childhood obesity, and treatment options for chronic conditions including bariatric surgery and post-operative care.

Participants will have the opportunity for hands-on learning, active discussion and workshops revolving around treatment and management of obesity in the rural setting.

This workshop is accredited for 40 Category 1 QI&CPD points for the 2017-19 triennium.

Contact: Andrea Byrne

Tel: 07 3456 8930

10 Apr 2017

QLD

2017.1 OSCE Pre-workshop Webinar

RACGP Queensland will conduct a 90 minute pre-workshop webinar to assist candidates in their preparation for the Objective Clinical Structured Examination (OSCE) component of the RACGP Fellowship Examinations. This webinar will be facilitated by the Queensland State Censor, Dr Genevieve Yates.

This introductory webinar is an adjunct to the pre-exam OSCE workshop on the 22nd of April. It is designed to familiarise participants with the OSCE format and structure, and provide suggestions and resources to assist in their preparation and performance.

***DO NOT REGISTER FOR THE WEBINAR UNTIL YOU HAVE REGISTERED FOR A QUEENSLAND OSCE PRE-EXAM WORKSHOP***
Please register early to avoid disappointment as registrations for this course will close five working days before the course commencement date.

Contact: Ms Liz Wells

Tel: 07 3456 8944

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