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

The Online MATOD Program is a self-paced, self-guided online program. Modules will provide confidence and understanding of the basic concepts of opioids before identifying ways to implement opioid agonist therapy in your practice.

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

This Online MATOD program is a CPD Approved Activity, under the RACGP CPD Program, and is eligible for up to 21 CPD Hours when all components are completed.

This course can be started at any time throughout the year.

Confirmation of enrolment will be provided within 5 business days of registration.

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

19 Feb 2024 - 27 May 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

28 Feb 2024
SA

Women in General Practice Monthly Dinner and Catch-Up

Join SA women in general practice for a relaxed and informal dinner and chat. You don't need to be a member of the committee to come along. All RACGP members are welcome.

Date: Wednesday 28 February 2024
Time: From 6.30 pm
Venue: Sfizio's Cafe, 89 The Parade, Norwood
Cost: Food and drinks are at attendees' cost

To register: Email Sophie at sophie.nash@racgp.org.au

Contact: Sophie Nash

04 Mar 2024 - 15 Apr 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 AEDT/AEST in the weeks of 4 March, 18 March, 8 April and 15 April 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

04 Mar 2024
NSW

Tips and Tricks To Encourage Sexual Health Testing

Time: 7.30-8.30pm

Online Webinar

This webinar helps to share some 'tips and tricks' from GPs who conduct a lot of sexual health checks to help save you time. Whether you are a sexual health champion, or don't test very often, you'll learn how to offer comprehensive sexual health screening when appropriate and routinise and embed STI and HIV care in everyday workflows using practice management software. This will help to streamline your workflow, improve clinical decision making and improve the consistency of high quality of care available to patients accessing General Practice.

Contact: Events Coordinator

07 Mar 2024
NSW

International Women's Day Event - #CountHerIn

Join us as we celebrate International Women's Day.

Hear from amazing women who will have meaningful discussion on the International Women's Day theme, Count Her In: Invest in Women. Accelerate Progress.

Based on the priority theme for the United Nations 68th Commission on the Status of Women, Count Her In will examine the pathways to greater economic inclusion for women and girls everywhere.

Date: Thursday 7 March 2024
Time: 6.30-9.00 pm
Venue: Level 12, 1 Pacific Highway, North Sydney NSW 2060
Cost: Registrars: $15 | Members: $25 | Non-members: $45

Contact: Charise Ebrada

07 Mar 2024
QLD

International Women's Day Event - #CountHerIn

Join us as we celebrate International Women's Day.

Hear from amazing women who will have meaningful discussion on the International Women's Day theme, Count Her In: Invest in Women. Accelerate Progress.

Based on the priority theme for the United Nations 68th Commission on the Status of Women, Count Her In will examine the pathways to greater economic inclusion for women and girls everywhere.

Date: Thursday 7 March 2024
Time: 6.30-9.00 pm
Venue: Victoria Park, Herston Road, Herston 4006
Cost: Registrars: $15 | Members: $25 | Non-members: $45

Contact: Qld Events

07 Mar 2024
SA

International Women's Day Event - #CountHerIn

Join us as we celebrate International Women's Day.

Hear from amazing women who will have meaningful discussion on the International Women's Day theme, Count Her In: Invest in Women. Accelerate Progress.

Based on the priority theme for the United Nations 68th Commission on the Status of Women, Count Her In will examine the pathways to greater economic inclusion for women and girls everywhere.

Date: Thursday 7 March 2024
Time: 6.30-9.00 pm
Venue: College House, 15 Gover Street, North Adelaide
Cost: Registrars: $15 | Members: $25 | Non-members: $45

Contact: Elaine Dalby

07 Mar 2024
WA

International Women's Day Event - WA

Join us as we celebrate International Women's Day.

Hear from amazing women who will have meaningful discussions on the International Women's Day theme, Count Her In: Invest in Women. Accelerate Progress.

Based on the priority theme for the United Nations 68th Commission on the Status of Women, Count Her In will examine the pathways to greater economic inclusion for women and girls everywhere.

Date: Thursday 7 March 2024
Time: 6.30-9.00 pm
Venue: Ambrose Estate, 200 The Boulevard, Wembley Downs WA 6019
Cost: Registrars: $15 | Members: $25 | Non-members: $45

Contact: WA Events

08 Mar 2024
NT

International Women's Day Event - NT #CountHerIn

Join us as we celebrate International Women's Day.

Hear from amazing women who will have meaningful discussion on the International Women's Day theme, Count Her In: Invest in Women. Accelerate Progress.

Based on the priority theme for the United Nations 68th Commission on the Status of Women, Count Her In will examine the pathways to greater economic inclusion for women and girls everywhere.

Date: Friday 8 March 2024
Time: 6.30-9.00 pm
Venue: RACGP NT Faculty Office, Level 3, Yellow Building 1, Charles Darwin University, Ellengowan Drive, Casuarina NT
Cost: Free

Contact: Jeanne Woodall

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