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RACGP events and courses

WA

01 May 2017 - 15 Aug 2017

WA

QI&CPD PLAN Assistance Sessions

RACGP WA is holding FREE one-on-one in-house sessions which will guide GPs on how to complete the new online planning learning and need activity (PLAN). Desktops are available for GPs to then start their PLAN activity on-site.

PLAN is an online activity designed to assist you to map out and document your learning needs. It is a mandatory QI&CPD requirement for the 2017-19 triennium.

There are various dates and times available and bookings are essential.

Dates: Wednesday 23 August, Thursday 7 and Tuesday 19 September, Friday 6 and Monday 16 October, Wednesday 8 November and Friday 15 December

Times:
9.00 am - 12.00 pm: Wednesday 23 August, Tuesday 19 September, Monday 16 October and Friday 15 December
1.00 - 4.00 pm: Thursday 7 September, Friday 6 October and Wednesday 8 November

Venue: College House, 34 Harrogate Street, West Leederville.

Cost: Free

Contact: Ms Sharon Safstrom

Tel: 08 9489 9555

16 Aug 2017 - 15 Nov 2017

WA

Grand Round Education Series: Emergency Presentations

The 2017 Grand Round series will focus on emergency presentations in general practice. Over the course of the four sessions, we will examine the evidence base relating to diagnostic approaches and treatment options for a range of emergency presentations seen in the practice. Specialists will present and facilitate case study discussions in the interactive workshops.

Dates and topics:
Wednesday 16 August - The acutely breathless patient
Wednesday 13 September - Obstetric and gynaecological emergencies
Wednesday 11 October - Burns, soft tissue wounds and emergencies
Wednesday 15 November - Managing the patient with a new diagnosis of atrial fibrillation

Time: Dinner from 6.30 pm
Education 7.00-9.00 pm

Venue: RACGP WA, 34 Harrogate Street, West Leederville

Cost: RACGP member: $90
Non-member: $120

Contact: Ms Sandra Stevenson

Tel: 08 9489 9555

22 Aug 2017 - 14 Nov 2017

WA

New Fellows Connect 2017.2

Join RACGP WA for the New Fellows Connect 2017.2 series, loosely themed on the seven deadly sins. Come with us as we explore some of the consequences of all things sinful. This is a series of high quality educational workshops with a twist - each workshop will include a special presentation about something 'sinful'. We will have cocktail demonstrations, chocolate tastings and more!

Dates and topics:
Lust, Sexual Health - Wednesday 22 August
Sloth and gluttony, Obesity - Wednesday 12 September
Anger and greed, Addiction - Wednesday 17 October
Pride and envy, Cosmetic Medicine - Wednesday 14 November

Time: Dinner from 6.00 pm
Education 6.30-9.00 pm

Venue: RACGP WA, 34 Harrogate Street, West Leederville

Cost:
RACGP member: $130
Non-member: $165

Contact: Ms Sandra Stevenson

Tel: 08 9489 9555

31 Aug 2017

WA

RACGP WA Member Meeting

Register now to attend the RACGP WA 2017 Member Meeting

Join us at the 2017 member meeting as we reflect on the changing general practice landscape, celebrate our achievements over the past 12 months and discuss the future direction of RACGP WA. Light refreshments will be provided.

Date:
Thursday 31 August

Time: 6.30pm onwards

Venue: RACGP WA, 34 Harrogate Street, West Leederville

Cost:
This is a complimentary event for RACGP WA members

Contact: Carly Simmonds

Tel: 08 9489 9555

02 Sep 2017

WA

Women In Practice Network

The RACGP WA Women in Practice network is back on Saturday 2 September. At this session we will discuss negotiating contracts and professional communication. The day will end with a facilitated networking session and sundowner. Joining us is an expert from the AMA WA who will provide attendees with an overview of the legalities and what to consider when negotiating, as well as a panel of prominent female GPs to give their insight and advice.

Date: Saturday 2 September

Time: Lunch from 1.00 pm
Education 1.30-5.30 pm, including sundowner

Venue: RACGP WA, 34 Harrogate Street, West Leederville

Cost:
RACGP member: $30
Non-member: $40

Contact: Ms Sandra Stevenson

Tel: 08 9489 9555

06 Sep 2017

WA

CPR Certification Course

The RACGP cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) course for general practitioners (GPs) is nationally accredited and run in conjunction with Australian First Aid (nationally recognised training organisation). Certificates in CPR are issued on completion of the respective course.

This course is presented in accordance with the current guidelines of the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) and covers all aspects of resuscitation and basic life support. Participants train on resuscitation mannequins and demonstrate competency in CPR. All participants will also be trained in mouth-to-mask resuscitation technique. Infant, child and adult mannequins are supplied for training. Automated External Defibrillation (AED) is also demonstrated during training.

Date: Wednesday 6 September

Time: 6.30-8.30pm

Venue: College House, 34 Harrogate Street, West Leederville.

Cost: RACGP members: $99
Non-members: $121

Contact: Julia McNamara

Tel: 08 9489 9555

23 Sep 2017

WA

Addiction Medicine

Addiction is a chronic, relapsing illness that is difficult to cure. GPs and other primary care professionals have a key role to play in prevention, early detection and management of substance misuse and addiction.

This one day ALM aims to develop and enhance GPs' skills in recognising and treating patients who present with drug addictions. The workshop will cover many of the dominant addictive substances seen in general practice including alcohol, benzodiazepines, cannabis, opioids and other psychostimulant drugs.

Date: Saturday 23 September

Time: 8.30 am - 5.00 pm

Venue: College House, 34 Harrogate Street, West Leederville.

Cost: RACGP member: $295
Non-member: $370

Contact: Ms Sandra Stevenson

Tel: 08 9489 9555

21 Oct 2017

WA

WA Fellowship and Awards Ceremony 2017

The RACGP WA 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 3.30 pm sharp for gowning and rehearsal.

Contact: Carly Simmonds

Tel: 08 9489 9555

30 Nov 2017

WA

Intermediate Clinical Emergency Management Program - Perth

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

01 Dec 2017

WA

Intermediate Clinical Emergency Management Program - Perth

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

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