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RACGP events and courses

SA

25 Jul 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: $70


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

01 Aug 2017

SA

Concussion - A Lot More Important Than We Used To Think.

Time: Registration and light dinner 6.30pm 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 GP's knowledge of concussion. There has been growing concern in Australia about the incidence of sport-related concussion and potential health ramifications. If managed appropriately most symptoms and signs of concussion resolve spontaneously, however complications can occur including prolonged duration of symptoms which can negatively affect a patients quality of life.


Participant will be able to:

  • understand how concussion occurs
  • diagnose concussion accurately involving use of the 2017 Sport Concussion Assessment Tool - 5th Edition (SCAT5/Child SCAT5)
  • manage a concussion patient (adult or child) back to full health
  • prevent complications of concussion occurring

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:

Tel: 03 8699 0557

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:

Tel: 03 8699 0557

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

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.

Contact: Ms Kezia Dodwell

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

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

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