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27 Jun 2017


Local GP Advocacy Network - Hunter

Time: 6:30 - 8.30pm

Venue:Hunter Medical Research Institute, Caves Lecture Theatre, New Lambton Heights

Following the success of our first Local GP Advocacy Network meeting in the Hunter region earlier this year, we are excited to announce a second instalment.

This meeting will consider how the RACGP does and can continue to assist GPs in their practices. Attendees will have an opportunity to discuss with their peers what additional supports and resources would support them and their practice.

Registrations are welcomed from all GPs - RACGP members and non-members.

Visit the event registration page for details and to RSVP, or contact the RACGP's Advocacy and Funding team for more information.

Contact: RACGP Advocacy and Funding Team

Tel: 03 8699 0436

30 Jun 2017


Intermediate Clinical Emergency Management Program - Sydney

Time: 8:30am - 5.00pm

Venue: Sydney Boulevard Hotel, 90 William Street, Sydney

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: NSWACT Events

Tel: 02 9886 4700

01 Jul 2017 - 02 Jul 2017


Advanced Clinical Emergency Management Program - Sydney

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: NSWACT Events

Tel: 02 9886 4700

21 Jul 2017


Charles Bridges-Webb Oration 2017 - Canberra

Time: 6.00 - 8.00pm Venue: Rydges Capital Hill, 17 Canberra Ave, Forrest ACT 2603

The NSW&ACT Faculty would like to extend an invitation to members and non-members to the 2017 RACGP NSW&ACT State Awards and Fellowship ceremony. This year the awards ceremony (including the distribution of Pins and Life Membership) will be combined with the Charles Bridges-Webb Oration in Canberra on 21 July 2017.

Professor Bill Thompson, editor, researcher, author and Director of the Music, Sound and Performance Lab at Macquarie University will present on the varied therapeutic health benefits of music on the elderly. Held in memory of Dr. Charles Bridges-Webb, the oration highlights people making a difference within the community.

Later events include the distribution of National Awards as GP17 in Sydney (25 October 2017), and a second Charles Bridge-Webb Oration (30 August 2017).

non-member sign up link:

Contact: Ela Duraj

Tel: 02 9886 4703

22 Jul 2017


Starting a Private Practice- Canberra

Become the master of your own destiny

Time: 8.45am - 4.15pm

Venue: Rydges Capital Hill, 17 Canberra Ave, Forrest ACT 2603

New Fellows, registrars, international medical graduates, GPs and practice managers, prepare for and get a head start in general practice with this one day interactive and practical workshop to prepare for the challenge of establishing and managing a successful practice.

Learning outcomes

1. identify the key elements for setting up a private practice
2. consider business plans and tax structures relevant to setting up in private practice
3. access tools and resources that will support a start in private practice
4. consider practice accreditation and its impact on business and quality patient care
5. clarify personal goals that will inform business decisions concerning starting up a private practice

Contact: Ela Duraj

Tel: 02 9886 4703

27 Jul 2017


STIs and HIV: Everybody's Business - Strathfield

Assessing, treating and referring patients with STIs and HIV in the general practice setting

Time: 5:30 registration, for a 6:00 - 8:30pm session

Venue: Ironbark Conference Room, Strathfield Library

The RACGP and NSW Health invites GPs in the Strathfield Region to training on assessing, treating and referring patients who present with STIs and HIV. This session is part of a series, also being held in Bankstown on 27 September and Albury on 15 November.

STIs and HIV: Everybody's Business will examine the critical role of GPs in testing and treating STIs and HIV. It will use interactive methods to explore STI/HIV testing as part of routine care, demonstrate how to use STI/HIV clinical tools and the steps required if a test returns positive.

STIs and HIV affect all general practices.

RACGP non-member must sign up (free) prior to registration at:

Contact: Ela Duraj

Tel: 02 9886 4703

02 Aug 2017


Twilight Online: Smoking Cessation in Pregnancy

Time: 7.30pm - 8.30pm

Online Webinar

Presented by A/Prof Colin Mendelsohn and facilitated by the RACGP's Dr Tim Senior, this webinar will focus primarily on imparting the necessary skills and knowledge to GPs to enable them to provide evidence-based cessation support to pregnant woman who smoke, and address the high relapse rates post-partum

Cost: RACGP Members: Free
         Non-Members: $95

Contact: Samantha Milat

Tel: 02 9886 4707

06 Aug 2017


Procedural Skills for IMGs for RMO Roles

Time: 8:45am - 5.15pm

Venue: NSW&ACT Faculty office, Level 7, 12 Mount Street, North Sydney, NSW 2060

This workshop will cover key procedural areas such as plastering, suturing, burns management and pap smears - ideal for those AMC level IMGs building up their resume for the PESCI interview

Cost: RACGP members: $200
          Non members: $250

Contact: Ms Maria Orosa

Tel: 02 9886 4710

14 Aug 2017


CPR Course for GPs - North Sydney

Venue: College House, level 7, 12 Mount Street North Sydney NSW 2060

Time: 7.00pm - 9.00pm

Cost: RACGP members: $75, Non-members: $95

This course is designed to provide GPs with the necessary Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) knowledge and skills as required in the 2017 - 19 RACGP QI&CPD triennium. These RACGP courses are nationally accredited and are run in conjunction with ReViva First Aid. Certificates in CPR are issued on completion of the respective course.

Contact: Ela Duraj

Tel: 02 9886 4703

16 Sep 2017


Skin Cancer Essentials - Wagga Wagga

Assessment and management in the general practice setting

Time: 8:30am - 4.45pm

Venue: UNSW Rural Medical School

Skin cancer essentials is RACGP NSW&ACT workshop designed to upskill GPs in assessing and managing skin cancers in the general practice setting. The workshop provides practical learning experiences in dermoscopy, and a variety of biopsy and suturing techniques to equip GPs with the necessary skills to safely assess and manage their patients with skin cancers.

Contact: Ela Duraj

Tel: 02 9886 4703

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