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RACGP events and courses

SA

03 Apr 2017 - 08 May 2017

SA

Tutorial Series: 2017.1 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 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 3 April - Physical Exam (Eyes&ENT and Musculoskeletal), Mon 10 April - Physical Exam (Neurological and Cardiovascular), Tues 18 April - Multicultural Communication & Aboriginal Health, Mon 24 April - Motivational Interviewing, Mon 1 May - Journal Appraisal & Application to Population Health, Mon 8 May - 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 1 April). 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

02 May 2017

SA

Sterilisation

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


Venue: College House, 15 Gover Street, North Adelaide


Correct sterilisation techniques are vital for patient safety and to ensure uncontaminated pathology results. This course is designed to inform participants on appropriate procedures for the cleaning and sterilisation of reusable medical equipment along with the correct documentation process.


Course outline:

  • This session is presented within the guidelines of Standards Australia (AS4815), and AGPAL accreditation requirements
  • Demonstration of correct cleaning tools for medical and surgical equipment
  • Identification of packaging options for medical and surgical equipment
  • Loading and unloading tips for steam sterilisers
  • Documentation required for safe practice
  • Troubleshooting and question time

Contact: Ms Megan Staunton

Tel: 08 8267 8310

13 May 2017

SA

IMG Workshop

Time: 8.30 am - 4.30 pm


Venue: College House, 15 Gover Street, North Adelaide


Are you a new IMG wanting to work in General Practice in Australia?


This full day workshop will introduce you to the Australian health care system, with specific focus on information surrounding registration pathways for IMG's, general practice in Australia, communication skills, dealing with difficult patients and Aboriginal health.


During this interactive workshop, you will learn alongside a range of experienced health care experts and representatives from the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

Contact: Sally Clapp

Tel: 08 8267 8331

06 Jun 2017

SA

Emergency Medicine & Resuscitation Update (CPR for GPs)

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


Venue: College House, 15 Gover Street, North Adelaide


Cost: Member: $60 Non-member: $90


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 2014 - 2016 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

11 Jul 2017

SA

Emergency Update for Practice Staff (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


All staff working in general practice should be aware of what to do in case of a medical emergency. Whilst the medical care may ultimately reside with the GP, there are various other responsibilities that need to be undertaken in cases of emergencies. This course will assist staff in identifying and planning for emergency situations in general practice.


Course outline:

  • strategies to address various types of emergencies
  • how to recognise an emergency patient
  • cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • what to do if a patient collapses in the waiting area
  • process of working with ambulance service in an emergency
  • how to look after your doctor following an emergency.

Contact: Ms Megan Staunton

Tel: 08 8267 8310

11 Aug 2017

SA

Intermediate Clinical Emergency Management Program -Adelaide

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: SANT FAC Events

Tel: 08 8267 8310

12 Aug 2017 - 13 Aug 2017

SA

Advanced Clinical Emergency Management Program - Adelaide

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: SANT FAC Events

Tel: 08 8267 8310

05 Sep 2017

SA

Cultural Awareness & 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

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