RACGP Faculty Events


01 Jan 2024 - 30 Dec 2024

Medication Assisted Treatment for Opioid Dependence: Online

The Medication Assisted Treatment for Opioid Dependence (MATOD) program is designed to support Victorian GPs to implement safe and effective opioid prescribing and to recognise, prevent and respond to problematic opioid abuse. The aim of the training is to provide prescribers with the skills and confidence to assess, manage and initiate patients on Opioid Replacement Therapy. The training is delivered online through gplearning. It can be accessed at any time and is self-paced and self-guided.

This course can be started at any time throughout the year and once you have registered you will be enrolled into the course within 5 business days.

The MATOD program is a CPD Accredited Activity under the RACGP CPD Program.

Free training.

For further information, please contact us at vic.matod@racgp.org.au.

Contact: The VIC Faculty MATOD Project Team

01 Jan 2024 - 30 Dec 2024

Medication Assisted Treatment for Opioid Dependence: Online

As dedicated healthcare professionals, we understand the critical need for comprehensive care in addressing opioid dependence. We would like to invite you to complete the Medication Assisted Treatment for Opioid Dependence (MATOD) program.

Module Highlights:

  1. Opioids and Concepts
  2. Kinetics and Dynamics
  3. Clinical Assessment
  4. The Patient Arc
  5. Special Circumstances
  6. Pregnancy and Lactation
  7. Opioid Agonist Therapy in Victoria
  8. Nurse Practitioner Perspective (optional)

Non RACGP, register HERE

Contact: The VIC Faculty MATOD Project Team

01 Jan 2024 - 30 Dec 2024

Family Violence GP Education Program - ELearning Modules

The Family Violence GP Education Program eLearning modules are designed to provide you with an introduction to family violence. These modules can be completed either as a standalone set of training activities or as a pathway to the more comprehensive Family Violence GP Education Program.

  • Module 1: Identifying and responding to family violence
  • Module 2: Aboriginal and Torres Strai Islander Peoples
  • Module 3: MARAM and Information Sharing Schemes
  • Module 4: People who use Family Violence

The Family Violence GP Education Program eLearning modules are CPD Approved Activities, under the RACGP CPD Program, and are eligible for up to 3.5 CPD Hours (EA) once all modules are completed.

For further training options in family violence, please visit the RACGP Family Violence webpage.

Contact: The VIC Faculty Family Violence Project Team

03 Jun 2024 - 09 Sep 2024

Online Focussed Psychological Strategies Skills Training

The RACGP Rural Focussed Psychological Strategies Skills Training (FPS ST) package provides GPs with essential training to enable them to become a GP provider of Foccussed Psychological Strategies (FPS) and provide CBT-derived FPS conselling to patients in their practice.

This flexible, innovative training package is made up of four Modules and uses a combination of technology, peer learning groups and locally available resources to provide GPs with access to FPS skills training whist remaining in their practice and community.

Please note: Level 1 Mental Health Skills Training (MHST) is a prerequisite for enrolment in the FPS ST training package.

The training package has GPMHSC accreditation and on completion GPs can gain FPS provider registration with Medicare to access FPS related MBS numbers 2721, 2723, 2725 and 2727.

Cost:RACGP Members: $1,279 (Inc GST) and Non-members $1,579 (Inc GST)

Contact: RACGP Rural

24 Jun 2024 - 29 Jul 2024

FPS CPD Case-Based Discussions

The Focussed Psychological Strategies (FPS) CPD case-based discussions is a continuing professional development activity that has been designed to support GPs who are already implementing FPS with patients, evaluating their practice, and further developing their skills. Each participant will present a case and through peer-group discussions, participants will extend their FPS skills by exploring the intervention methods they currently use. Participants will also review challenging cases and develop strategies for addressing barriers to achieving best practice.

This activity is offered via the Zoom platform and comprises of four, two-hour case-based discussion sessions from 5:30 - 7:30pm AEST in the weeks of 24 June, 8 July, 22 July & 29 July 2024.

Cost: $395 for RACGP members and $495 for non-members.

This course is a CPD Approved Activity under the RACGP CPD Program (eligible for 9 hours) and accredited as an FPS CPD course by the GPMHSC.

Contact: RACGP Rural

01 Jul 2024 - 31 Jul 2024

CBT Skills in General Practice - July Intake

Online via gplearning

This online course provides GPs with foundational CBT skills and is ideal for GPs who wish to include CBT in their clinical practice. Whilst aimed at rural GPs, it will be a useful resource for any GP interested in gaining skills in psychotherapy.

The training comprises six interactive learning modules; each taking one hour to complete and can be completed at your own pace.

This course is a CPD Approved Activity. GPs can earn 4 EA and 2 RP CPD hours.

The course is also GPMHSC-accredited for MH CPD and FPS CPD.

Cost: RACGP members $495

Please allow 1-2 business days for online access

Contact: RACGP Rural

15 Jul 2024 - 21 Oct 2024

Online Focussed Psychological Strategies Skills Training

The RACGP Rural Focussed Psychological Strategies Skills Training (FPS ST) package provides GPs with essential training to enable them to become a GP provider of Foccussed Psychological Strategies (FPS) and provide CBT-derived FPS conselling to patients in their practice.

This flexible, innovative training package is made up of four Modules and uses a combination of technology, peer learning groups and locally available resources to provide GPs with access to FPS skills training whist remaining in their practice and community.

Please note: Level 1 Mental Health Skills Training (MHST) is a prerequisite for enrolment in the FPS ST training package.

The training package has GPMHSC accreditation and on completion GPs can gain FPS provider registration with Medicare to access FPS related MBS numbers 2721, 2723, 2725 and 2727.

Cost:RACGP Members: $1,279 (Inc GST) and Non-members $1,579 (Inc GST)

Contact: RACGP Rural

19 Jul 2024
NT

RACGP Rural Member Meet-up: Darwin

Join the RACGP for networking, drinks and nibbles in Darwin.

We will share some of the Rural Faculty's key achievements and provide an update for Northern Territory members and stakeholders.

Date: Friday 19 July 2024
Time: 6.00-8.00 pm
Venue: RACGP NT Faculty Office, Level 3, Yellow Building 1, Charles Darwin University, Ellengowan Drive, Casuarina
Cost: Free
Drinks and canapes will be provided.

Contact: RACGP Rural

20 Jul 2024
NT

Introduction To Point-of-care Ultrasound - Darwin, NT

Experienced rural doctors and sonographers will guide you through the diverse applications of point-of-care ultrasound in primary care services using advanced, high-end mobile ultrasound equipment provided by our sponsor, GE Healthcare.

Capped at 30 participants, you'll rotate through six stations; eFast, deep venous thrombosis, heart and lung ultrasound, intravenous line placement and foreign object retrieval, musculoskeletal soft tissue and first trimester transabdominal obstetric ultrasound.

The workshop is a RACGP CPD Accredited Activity. GPs can earn 10 CPD hours (5 hours Education Activity and 5 hours Reviewing Performance) and is eligible for all categories of the Rural Procedural Grants Program.

The workshop runs from 8.30am to 4.30pm and offered to RACGP members at $995 (incl. GST) and to non-members at $1,295 (incl. GST). Morning tea and lunch will be provided.

Contact: RACGP Rural

22 Jul 2024
NSW

Advances in Urology Understanding Haematuria and PSA Testing

Time: 7.30-8.30pm

Online Webinar

Join our upcoming GP education webinar to gain invaluable insights into key urological topics. Learn to identify potential causes of haematuria, empowering accurate diagnosis and management. Understand PSA test results and guidelines to investigate abnormal results effectively. Explore minimally invasive surgical treatments for BPH and delve into a comprehensive overview of medical and surgical options for this common condition.

Contact: Events Coordinator

24 Jul 2024
SA

RACGP SA Council - Member Forum

You are warmly welcomed to join members of the RACGP SA Council at the upcoming online Member Forum. This will be an interactive session with an update on local advocacy and Council activities by Dr Sian Goodson, RACGP SA Chair, followed by a Q&A session.

Click more information below to register.

Date: Wednesday 24 July 2024
Time: 6.30-7.00 pm
Format: Online
Cost: RACGP Members: FREE

Contact: Sophie Nash

27 Jul 2024
VIC

GPADD

Contact: Victoria Events

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