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RACGP events and courses

SA

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

24 Jun 2017

SA

General Practice Business Essentials

The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners is pleased to present this full day workshop aimed at increasing the skills GPs need to enjoy a thriving business. Topics will include business structures, management of financials, human resource management and much more!

Contact: Ms Kezia Dodwell

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 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

Registrations will open soon.

For further information, please contact Elaine Dalby, via the details below.

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

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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