Chronic Conditions ALM
This full day, interactive session will explore the prevention and management of diabetes, child & adult obesity, as well as sleep apnoea. GPs will also build on skills in positive health coaching that is applicable to any chronic condition.
The presenters for the day include Dr Sanjeev Khurana, an experienced paediatric surgeon with a major interest in obesity, with his colleagues from other disciplines including dietetics and obesity management. Jayne Lehman, a popular credentialed diabetes educator will explore the barriers for diabetic patients achieving glycaemic targets, and effective solutions.
Lastly, Occupational Therapist & Health Coach, Amanda Shields, will end the day with an experiential workshop on working effectively with patients who live with chronic health problems.
SA Fellowship and Awards Ceremony 2016
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.
New Fellows, new Life Members and exam award winners: Please arrive at 1.00 pm sharp for gowning and rehearsal.
Introduction To Point of Care Ultrasound for Rural GPs
Time: 8:30am - 4:30pm
Venue: RACGP SA Office 15 Gover Street North Adelaide
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: $440 (Inc GST)
"Ultrasound: The new stethoscope"