Your browser has 'Cookies' disabled, alert boxes will continue to appear without this feature.

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: 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

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.

The following topics will be explored:

- CT coronary calcium scoring: Let's get to the heart of it.
- Medicalisation of infancy: What to treat, how to treat, when to treat.
- ADHD: Are we medicating personality?
- Medicinal use of cannabis: The highs and the lows.

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: 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

19 Aug 2017

WA

Emergency Skills Training

This one day active learning module (ALM) will update GP's skills in the assessment and management of clinical emergencies within the primary care setting.

The program will focus on the assessment and management of head trauma, dental emergencies, colorectal emergencies, bites and stings and the removal of foreign bodies such as fish hooks and tics.

Date: Saturday 19 August

Time: 8.30 am - 5.00 pm

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

Cost: RACGP member: $240
Non-member: $300

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 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

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

13 Oct 2017 - 15 Oct 2017

WA

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy & Counselling Skills Workshop

RACGP WA, in conjunction with clinical psychologist Lidia Genovese, will be presenting a three-day cognitive behavioural therapy 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.

Date: Friday 13 - Sunday 15 October

Time: 9.00 am - 5.00 pm

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

Cost: RACGP member: $1,000
Non-members: $1,200

Contact: Ms Sharon Safstrom

Tel: 08 9489 9555

25 Nov 2017

WA

Procedures in the Practice

This one day ALM will provide GPs with the opportunity to engage in a structured interactive learning program to discuss and practice common office-based procedures. The discussion will focus on assessment, diagnosis and management.

Topics being covered include:

- ENT practical procedures
- Wedge resection
- Digital nerve blocks
- Opthalmology - removal of foreign bodies
Date: Saturday 25 November

Time: 8.30 am - 4.00 pm

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

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

Contact: Ms Sandra Stevenson

Tel: 08 9489 9555

The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners

Contact Us

General Inquiries

General Enquiries

Opening hours 8:00 am-8:00 pm AEST

1800 4RACGP

1800 472 247 | +61 (3) 8699 0300 (international)

Payments

Payments

Pay invoices online

RACGP automated payment service: 1800 198 586

Follow us on

Follow RACGP on Twitter Follow RACGP on Facebook Follow RACGP on LinkedIn


Healthy Profession. Healthy Australia Logo

The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) ABN 34 000 223 807
RACGP House, 100 Wellington Parade, East Melbourne, Victoria 3002 Australia

Terms and conditions | Privacy statement
Sponsor conditions | Delegate conditions