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RACGP events and courses

SA

22 Aug 2017

SA

Children's Health

Time: Registration and light dinner 6.30pm - 7.00pm Training Session: 7.00pm - 9.30pm


Venue: College House, 15 Gover Street, North Adelaide


Cost: $70


Dr Sanjeev Khurana, paediatric surgeon and urologist along with Dr John Wong, specialist in paediatric respiratory and sleep physician will be presenting at this workshop. The general aim is to refresh GP's knowledge in various areas of children and adolescent's health.


Course outline:

  • Cough in childhood
  • Asthma
  • What to do with a snoring child
  • Abdominal pain in childhood
  • Challenges of childhood obesity
  • Circumcision

Contact: Ms Megan Staunton

Tel: 08 8267 8310

23 Aug 2017

SA

RACGP SA&NT Member Meeting

Date: Wednesday 23 August 2017
Time: 6.00-6.30 pm
Venue: College House, 15 Gover Street, North Adelaide

All financial RACGP members are invited to attend the annual RACGP SA&NT Member Meeting.

Please join us for this important annual meeting offering members a unique opportunity to meet with their newly elected Faculty Board and participate in shaping the direction of general practice. We will also present the recipients of the 2017 RACGP Faculty Awards.

To confirm your attendance, please contact Rebecca Woodcock by Monday 14 August.

A light dinner will be served.

Contact: Rebecca Woodcock

Tel: 08 8267 8310

05 Sep 2017

SA

Cultural Awareness and Multicultural Communication

Time: Registration and light dinner 6.00pm - 6.30pm Training Session: 6.30pm - 9.30pm


Venue: College House, 15 Gover Street, North Adelaide


Cost: $70


This presentation allows general practices to fulfill their cultural awareness requirements for the Practice Incentives Program (PIP) Indigenous Health Incentive.


Course outline:

  • health issues particular to Indigenous people
  • Aboriginal histories, values, belief systems, experience and lifestyles
  • Ngankari works - traditional healers
  • potential barriers - factors such as patient, clinician, healthcare system and societal and environmental
  • examples of case studies
  • refresher on communication styles, dealing with compliance problems, health promotion and improving health literacy in patients
  • cultural awareness tool
  • possible issues involving doctor/patient interaction.

Contact: Ms Megan Staunton

Tel: 08 8267 8310

09 Sep 2017

SA

SA Fellowship and Awards Ceremony 2017

The RACGP SA Fellowship and Awards Ceremony is an opportunity to celebrate the achievement of Fellowship and the profession of general practice. This year's celebration will consist of a ceremony followed by drinks and canapes.

Date: Saturday 9 September 2017

Time: 2.00-4.00 pm: Ceremony | 4.00-6.00 pm : Drinks and canapes

Venue: Adelaide Town Hall, 128 King William Street, Adelaide

Cost: New Fellows & VIPs: Complimentary | Guests: Adults - $81, Children - $25

For further information, please contact Elaine Dalby at elaine.dalby@racgp.org.au or call 08 8267 8362.

Contact: Elaine Dalby

Tel: 08 8267 8362

15 Sep 2017 - 17 Sep 2017

SA

CBT & Counselling Skills

The RACGP SA&NT in conjunction with Clinical Psychologist Lidia Genovese will be presenting a three day Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) and Counselling Skills workshop. The program has been designed for GPs who wish to develop their skills beyond the basics and take their counselling skills to the next level. The course is a balanced menu of theory and skills acquisition including the foundation principles of counselling, and a particular focus on cognitive and behavioural techniques. Please note: You must attend all three days of this program to complete the clinical requirement for FPS (Level 2) Skills Training. Please also note that completion of Mental Health (Level 1) Skills Training is a pre-requisite for registration with Medicare to deliver Focused Psychological Strategies.

120 Category 1 points will be awarded to GPs who complete the requirements for all 3 days of this workshop.

Contact: Ms Kezia Dodwell

Tel: 08 8267 8310

20 Sep 2017

SA

GP Health and Self Care - The Resilient GP

Time: Registration and light dinner 6.30pm - 7.00pm, Training Session: 7.00pm - 9.30pm.

Venue: College House, 15 Gover Street, North Adelaide

Cost: $45


Fellows attending this session will learn about key strategies to build resilience while managing a fulfilling, professional medical life and a life outside medicine. Fellows will obtain information on the available supports and services specifically designed for doctors, such as the confidential program at Doctors' Health SA.


Course outline:

  • Gain an awareness of the impact of medicine on GPs' health
  • Discuss and learn ways to actively optimise resilience
  • Gain strategies to optimise time management in the medical profession
  • Understand how to create healthy workplaces and support struggling colleagues
  • Understand the importance of having non-medical interests outside the medical profession

Contact: Ms Megan Staunton

Tel: 08 8267 8310

23 Sep 2017

SA

Preparation Workshop: 2017.2 OSCE

Date: Saturday 23 September

Time: 8.45am - 4.00pm

Venue: 15 Gover St, North Adelaide SA 5006

This one day workshop is designed to assist candidates in preparing for the Objective Structured Clinical Examination, aiming to provide an outline of the exam components, improve clinical decision making skills and allow practice of communication techniques.

Candidates will be tutored by experienced members of the RACGP SA exam panel on how to address long, short and viva cases. Engaging in small facilitated group session which will allow practice and feedback to be provided on your performance in mock case scenarios.

Cost: $500

Places are limited, so book early to avoid disappointment.
If you are unsuccessful with the 2017.2 AKT/KFP, and a cancellation request is received in writing before the program, a refund will be granted.

Contact: Jessica Landers

Tel: 08 8267 8313

25 Sep 2017 - 30 Oct 2017

SA

Tutorial Series: 2017.2 OSCE

Join our study group in preparation for the FRACGP exams

Time: 6.00pm - 8.30pm

Venue: 15 Gover St, North Adelaide SA 5006

The tutorial series (6 live sessions) will run in lecture and practical format, with a different topic each week, designed to assist your preparations for the clinical exam.

Dates: Mon 25 Sept - Physical Exam (Neurological and Musculoskeletal), Tues 3 Oct - Multicultural Communication & Aboriginal Health, Mon 9 Oct - Physical Exam (Eyes&ENT and Cardiovascular), Mon 16 Oct - Journal Appraisal & Application to Population Health, Mon 23 Oct - Motivational Interviewing, Mon 30 Oct - Medico-legal Issues/Risk Management

Cost: Full series $500 Single sessions $100

This event is knowledge driven and compliments the groundwork of the Preparation Workshop (Sat 23 Sept). If you require an overview of the case structures and techniques to approach the OSCE exam see the description for this event.

Contact: Jessica Landers

Tel: 08 8267 8313

17 Oct 2017

SA

Emergency Update for Practice Nurses (including CPR)

Time: Registration and light dinner 6.30pm - 7.00pm Training Session: 7.00pm - 9.30pm


Venue: College House, 15 Gover Street, North Adelaide


Cost: $70


The general aim of this course is to refresh existing emergency skills and acquire new skills such as defibrillation and up-to-date information to ensure the smooth running of your practice.


Course outline:

  • IV insertion
  • Airway management including laryngeal mask
  • Rhythm recognition and defibrillation
  • First line emergency drug therapy for adrenaline, naloxone, atropine, amiodarone and opiate analgesia

Contact: Ms Megan Staunton

Tel: 08 8267 8310

07 Nov 2017

SA

Emergency Medicine and Resuscitation Update (CPR for GPs)

Time: Registration and light dinner 6.30 - 7.00pm Training Session: 7.00 - 9.30pm


Venue: College House, 15 Gover Street, North Adelaide


Cost: $70


To assist GPs with fulfilling their relevant requirements, the RACGP SA&NT is offering an accredited basic CPR course and an emergency general practice review that;


Course outline:

  • fulfils QI & CPD program basic CPR requirements
  • is allocated 5 Category 2 points in the 2017 - 2019 triennium
  • covers ALS and BLS
  • practices coordinated resuscitation
  • refreshes basic ECG rhythm interpretation
  • considers topical emergency presentations and recent changes in emergency practice
  • cardiopulmonary resuscitation

Additional topics are flexible and meet the needs of the participants.

Contact: Ms Megan Staunton

Tel: 08 8267 8310

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