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RACGP events and courses

WA

21 Feb 2017 - 20 Jun 2017

WA

New Fellows Connect - Full Series Fully Booked

Join us for the New Fellows Connect series in 2017. This education series has been developed in collaboration with New Fellows, focusing on topics of interest and relevance to those recently gaining Fellowship of the RACGP. Each session will consist of a 1.5 hour clinical session followed by a non-clinical session where industry experts will provide advice on the business side of general practice, assisting New Fellows in their new journey as general practitioners.

Dates: Tuesday 21 February, Tuesday 28 March, Tuesday 23 May and Tuesday 20 June

Time: 6.30-9.00 pm

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

Contact: Ms Sandra Stevenson

Tel: 08 9489 9555

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: Monday 1 and Tuesday 23 May, Thursday 13 and Wednesday 26 July and Tuesday 15 August

Times:
9.00 am - 12.00 pm: Monday 1 May and Wednesday 26 July.
1.00 - 4.00 pm: Tuesday 23 May, Thursday 13 July and Tuesday 15 August.

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

Cost: Free

Contact: Ms Sharon Safstrom

Tel: 08 9489 9555

30 May 2017 - 04 Jul 2017

WA

AKT/KFP Study Group Series 2017.2

This study group series is designed to assist exam candidates in their preparation for the 2017.2 AKT and KFP examinations, featuring highly interactive face-to-face lectures on medical topics covered in the exam.

Dates:Tuesday 30 May, Tuesday 6, 13, 20, 27 June and Tuesday 4 July

Time: 6.00 - 8.30 pm

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

Cost: $300 for entire series

Contact: Ms Sandra Stevenson

Tel: 08 9489 9555

03 Jun 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: Saturday 3 June

Time: 8.30-10.30am

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

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

Contact: Mrs Linda Cridland

Tel: 08 9489 9555

20 Jun 2017

WA

New Fellows Connect - Session 4

Join us for the New Fellows Connect series in 2017. This education series has been developed in collaboration with New Fellows, focusing on topics of interest and relevance to those recently gaining Fellowship of the RACGP. Each session will consist of a 1.5 hour clinical session followed by a non-clinical session where industry experts will provide advice on the business side of general practice.

Session four of the series focusses on addiction and the difficult patient.

Date: Tuesday 20 June

Time: 6.30-9.00 pm

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

Contact: Ms Sandra Stevenson

Tel: 08 9489 9555

27 Jun 2017

WA

Women In Practice Network - Negotiating Contracts

The RACGP WA Women in Practice network is back on Tuesday 27 June. At this session we will discuss negotiating contracts and professional communication. 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 three prominent female GPs to give their insight and advice. There will also be a focus on professional communication, particularly in managing difficult conversations.

Please be advised that the session will occur under Chatham House Rules. https://www.chathamhouse.org/about/chatham-house-rule

Panellists: Dr's Janice Bell, Hilary Fine and Brenda Murrison

Date: Tuesday 27 June

Time: 10.00 am -1.00 pm

Venue: College House, 34 Harrogate Street, West Leederville

Cost: RACGP member: $45

Non member: $55

Childcare: Available at additional cost

Contact: Ms Sandra Stevenson

Tel: 08 9489 9555

27 Jun 2017 - 21 Jul 2017

WA

HealthPathways WA Webinar

HealthPathways WA is an online tool that is written by general practitioners (GPs) for GPs and is designed to be used during patient consultation. The HealthPathways program originated in New Zealand and is now being used nationwide. Pathways are developed in collaboration between general practitioners and specialists and include information on the assessment, management and referral process of a particular clinical condition.

The HealthPathways webinar has been designed to provide an overview of the pathway development process as well as looking at how it can be used in a GP setting.


Date(s) and Times(s):

Tuesday 27 June 2017 at 10 am - 10.30 am

Friday 30 June 2017 at 12.30 pm - 1.00 pm

Tuesday 18 July 2017 at 12.30pm - 1.00 pm

Friday 21 July 2017 at 10.00 am - 10.30 am

Venue: Online

Cost: Free

Contact: Julia McNamara

Tel: 08 9489 9555

29 Jul 2017

WA

Medical Symposium: Controversies in General Practice

RACGP WA is proud to present the fourth annual medical symposium. This landmark general practice education event will explore common controversies in a GPs day-to-day work, with a carefully designed program that will stimulate debate and enthuse all participants and guests.

Date: Saturday 29 July

Time: 8.30 am - 6.00 pm (including sundowner)

Venue: Wollaston Conference Centre, Mount Claremont.

Cost: RACGP members: $300
Non-members: $375

Contact: Ms Sandra Stevenson

Tel: 08 9489 9555

16 Aug 2017 - 15 Nov 2017

WA

Grand Round Education Series 2017; 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 series 2017.2, loosley 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 demomstrations, chocolate tastings and more!

Dates and topics:
Lust, Sexual Health - Wednesday 22 August
Sloth and gluttony, Obesity - Wednesday 12 September
Anger and greed, Addiciton - 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: $160

Contact: Ms Sandra Stevenson

Tel: 08 9489 9555

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