RACGP Faculty Events


30 Apr 2022 - 31 Dec 2022
VIC

MATOD Module 2 - Opioid Use Disorder, Pharmacology & Dosing

Medication Assisted Treatment for Opioid Dependence

Module 2 - Opioid Use Disorder, Pharmacology & dosing: A comprehensive series of modules with videos and interviews with MATOD experts. It includes live zoom session that will allow participants to ask questions of the experts.

On completion of modules 1 and 2 you'll be trained and recognised as a prescriber for methadone and buprenorphine based assisted treatment of opioid dependence.

Please contact MATOD Program Coordinator, Kerrianne Singleton on 03 8699 0468 or via email at vic.MATOD@racgp.org.au if you don't have a RACGP number.

CPD Accredited Activity - 40 points.

Contact: Victoria MATOD

30 Apr 2022 - 31 Dec 2022
VIC

MATOD Module 3 - Long-acting Injectable Buprenorphine

Medication Assisted Treatment for Opioid Dependence

Module 3 - Long-acting injectable buprenorphine: Builds on knowledge of prescribing and administering long-acting injection buprenorphine, including how to select, initiate and manage patients who are using these new opioid substitutions.

Please contact MATOD Program Coordinator, Kerrianne Singleton on 03 8699 0468 or via email at vic.MATOD@racgp.org.au if you don't have a RACGP number.

CPD Activity • 4 points.

Contact: Victoria MATOD

30 Apr 2022 - 31 Dec 2022
VIC

MATOD Program

Medication Assisted Treatment for Opioid Dependence (MATOD)
Module 1 - Safer Opioid Prescribing An introduction to implement safe and effective opioid prescribing and to recognise, prevent and respond to problematic opioid abuse.
Module 2 - Opioid Use Disorder, Pharmacology & dosing A comprehensive series of modules with videos and interviews with MATOD experts. It includes live zoom session that will allow participants to ask questions of the experts.
Module 3 - Long-acting injectable buprenorphine Builds on knowledge of prescribing and administering long-acting injection buprenorphine, including how to select, initiate and manage patients who are using these new opioid substitutions.

Please contact the MATOD Program Coordinator if you don't have an RACGP ID number via vic.matod@racgp.org.au

Contact: Victoria MATOD

01 Jul 2022 - 31 Dec 2022

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Skills for General Practice

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.

The course focuses on six areas:
  1. Introduction to CBT
  2. Assessment, formulation and treatment planning
  3. CBT in action: focus on depression
  4. CBT in action: focus on anxiety
  5. Challenges in CBT
  6. Additional considerations

GPMHSC FPS CPD approved. CPD Accredited Activity (40 points).

Cost: RACGP members $495

Please allow 1-2 business days for online access.

Contact: RACGP Rural

02 Jul 2022
SA

Practice Owners Masterclass - Adelaide

The Practice Owners Masterclass comprises a one-day interactive workshop built around an existing clinic case study of two GP owners. The workshop aims to step you through the development of a successful business and strategic plan covering the below key areas:

- Development of a business and strategic plan
- Accounting and financials
- Getting the best out of your people and practice staff
- Patients and services
- Doctors payments.

Date: Saturday 2 July 2022
Time: 8.30 am - 4.30 pm
Venue: College House, North Adelaide
Cost: RACGP members: $260 | Non-members: $325

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Contact: Elaine Dalby

02 Jul 2022
TAS

Accredited Basic Life Support: Hobart

Have you completed your mandatory Basic Life Support (CPR for GPs) requirement for the 2020-22 triennium?

RACGP Tasmania will deliver a series of accredited BLS workshops to assist GPs in fulfilling their requirements for the current triennium. These time efficient sessions comprise of two components, an online module (1.5 hours) and a practical CPR skills assessment delivered locally (1 hour).

Join us for your practical assessment in Hobart.

**This workshop is fully subscribed. The next session is 30 November 2022.

Contact: Ms Julia Ray

04 Jul 2022 - 19 Aug 2022

FPS CPD Case-Based Discussions

This Focussed Psychological Strategies CPD course has been designed to support GPs in implementing FPS with patients, evaluating their practice, and further developing their skills. It consists of a series of thought-provoking, small group case-based discussion sessions facilitated by a GP with specialist experience in mental health. Each participant will present a case and through these case discussions participants will extend their FPS skills by exploring the intervention methods they currently use, critically reviewing challenging cases, and developing 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 04/07, 18/07, 01/08 and 15/08.

Cost: $295 for RACGP members and $345 for non-members.

This is a CPD accredited activity (eligible for 40 points) and has GPMHSC accreditation for FPS CPD.

Contact: RACGP Rural

04 Jul 2022
SA

Influenza Update for SA GPs

With the onset of winter, cases of influenza are currently on the rise. SA Health's Director Communicable Disease Control Branch, Dr Louise Flood will provide an update on the current influenza situation in South Australia.

Dr Emily Kirkpatrick will provide a brief COVID update.

Date: Monday 4 July 2022
Time: 6.30-7.30 pm (ACST)
Format: Online
Cost: Free

The webinar will be conducted via the 'Zoom' platform. A link to the webinar will be sent to registrants a day before.

Contact: Danielle Pascoe

05 Jul 2022
NSW

Prevention & Management of Influenza

Prevention and management of influenza in vulnerable populations in NSW


Time: 7.00-8.00pm

Online Webinar

The influenza season has started early in Australia and is cocirculating with COVID-19. The recent sharp increase in flu cases is accompanied by concerns about low vaccination uptake, especially in the most at-risk populations. Prevention of severe disease in vulnerable populations relies on early immunization and initiation of antiviral medication where appropriate. New resources are available providing guidance on COVID-19 and influenza outbreak management and antiviral treatment/prophylaxis in the aged care population.

Cost: Free

Contact: Samantha Milat

05 Jul 2022
NT

Pelvic Pain Management Update

Join SA based GP, Dr Clare Fairweather as she provides an update on contemporary Pelvic Pain Management in general practice. This webinar will discuss the assessment and management of persistent pelvic pain in girls and women, while providing an overview of endometriosis diagnosis and management, painful bladder syndrome, bowel pain, pelvic muscle pain, vulvodynia and dyspareunia.

Date: Tuesday 5 July 2022
Presenter: Dr Clare Fairweather
Timing: 7:00pm-8:30pm (ACST)
Cost: RACGP member: Free

This webinar will be conducted via the 'Zoom' platform. A link to the webinar will be sent to you from the zoom program.

Contact: Ms Jessica Fry

07 Jul 2022
Online

'Mental Bites' • Lunchtime Webinar Series

Responsible prescribing

Date: Thusday 7 July
Time: 1.00–1.30 pm AEST
Location: Online
Cost: Free

This webinar will look at the latest medication updates regarding psychological medicine and responsible prescribing.

The webinar will highlight a practical skill for you to use with your patients and includes a Q&A with a GP expert in this field.

The 'Mental Bites’ lunchtime webinar series, developed by RACGP Specific Interests Psychological Medicine, presents bite-sized mental health information for GPs. It covers the micro-skills of engagement, forming safe and effective therapeutic alliances and communication with patients.

Register now

Contact: RACGP Specific Interests Events

09 Jul 2022
NT

Dermatology for GPs - Darwin

This activity will provide you with the skills to increase your confidence in diagnosing, treating and referring a range of skin cancers and non-surgical modalities for field change frequently seen in general practice. Dermatology encompasses a wide range of skin conditions. With patients typically presenting first to their GPs at the sign of any skin conditions, this dermatology workshop is a must for all GPs looking to update their knowledge in this area. Each section of this workshop will consist of a theoretical and practical component. The highly interactive practical sessions will cover procedural skills in suturing and dermoscopy.

Date: Saturday 9 July 2022

Time: 8.00am-4:40pm

Venue: TBC

Cost: RACGP Member $260 | Non Member $385 | GST inclusive

CPD Points: 40 CPD Points

Contact: Ms Jessica Fry

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