RACGP Faculty Events


09 May 2024
QLD

RACGP Rural & QLD Faculties Member Meet-up: Kingaroy

Join the RACGP for networking, drinks and nibbles in Kingaroy on Thursday 9 May 2024.

Network with colleagues over drinks and nibbles. We will share some of the Faculty's key achievements and provide an update for Queensland members and stakeholders.

Date: Thursday 9 May 2024

Time: 5.30pm - 7.30pm

Venue: Hotel Carrollee, 4 King Street, Kingaroy QLD 4610

Cost: Free

Contact: RACGP Rural

10 May 2024
QLD

RACGP Rural & QLD Faculties Member Meet-up: Gympie

Join the RACGP for networking, drinks and nibbles in Gympie on Friday 10 May 2024.

Network with colleagues over drinks and nibbles. We will share some of the Faculty's key achievements and provide an update for Queensland members and stakeholders.

Date: Friday 10 May 2024

Time: 12.00pm - 2.00pm

Venue: Kingston House Impressions, Corner of Channon and Barter Streets, Gympie QLD 4570

Cost: Free

Contact: RACGP Rural

10 May 2024
ACT

ACT Member Meet-up

RACGP NSW&ACT Faculty is delighted to invite you to a member meet-up event in ACT.

Join us for a relaxed evening at the High Courtyard North of Hotel Realm Canberra. Forge meaningful connections, collaborate, and network with your peers over canapés and drinks.

Date: Friday 10 May 2024
Time: 6.30 - 8.30 pm
Venue: Hotel Realm Canberra,18 National Circuit, Barton ACT 2600
Cost: Complimentary for members, registration is essential.


Contact: Charise Ebrada

11 May 2024
ACT

2024 ACT Fellowship Ceremony


The RACGP Fellowship and Awards Ceremony is a celebratory occasion to honour New Fellows and formally recognise the hard work and dedication required to achieve RACGP Fellowship.

Date: Saturday 11 May 2024
Time: 9.30 am - 2.00 pm
Venue: Hotel Realm, 18 National Circuit, Barton ACT 20600
RSVP: Thursday 18 April 2024

Guest numbers including children will be capped at THREE per New Fellow.

Contact: NSW&ACT Fellowship

13 May 2024 - 17 Jun 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 13 May, 27 May, 3 June and 17 June 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

13 May 2024
NSW

Delivering Care in the NSW Personal Injury Schemes

Time: 7.30-8.30pm

Online Webinar

This webinar will provide GPs with the understanding of how personal injury schemes operate and how GPs play a role in value based healthcare.

Contact: Events Coordinator

14 May 2024

Untangling the Mysteries of Visas

Date: Tuesday 14 May 2024
Time: 7:00PM - 8:00PM
Location:Online
Fee: Free

`Important updates on Palliative care and General Practice with Molly Carlile AM - Vic Manager PEPA (Program of Experience in Palliative Approach) and also a palliative care physician with tips on how palliative care works and how GPs can be part of the team.'

Contact: Victoria Events

14 May 2024
SA

Grand Rounds: Climate Change in General Practice

This grand rounds looks at the health effects of climate change, illustrating the issue with case studies drawn from general practice. It demonstrates how this topic is relevant to a GP's work and how we can help make a difference in this increasingly important area.

Case study discussions will address:
- Health impacts of heat and heatwaves
- Respiratory impacts of bushfire smoke
- The mental health impacts associated with climate change.

Presented by Dr Kate Wylie and Dr Kimberly Humphrey and facilitated by Dr Cristina Valero.

Date: Tuesday 14 May 2024
Time: 6.30-9.30 pm
Venue: College House, 15 Gover Street, North Adelaide
Cost: RACGP members: $35 | Non-members: $90

Contact: Elaine Dalby

14 May 2024
NSW

Testing and Treating Hepatitis C in General Practice

Time: 7.30-8.30pm

Online Webinar

This session aims to increase awareness of HCV testing and treatment options and how to manage patients living with HCV in general practice settings.

Contact: Events Coordinator

17 May 2024
VIC

Introduction To Point-of-care Ultrasound - Mildura, VIC

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).

This is a pre-conference workshop as part of the Victorian Rural Health Conference 2024.

Contact: RACGP Rural

20 May 2024
NSW

In-depth Insights Into Frozen Shoulder & Common Hand Injury

Time: 7.30-8.30pm

Online Webinar

Orthopaedics: In-depth insights into frozen shoulder and common hand injuries

Join us as we explore the latest insights on frozen shoulder diagnosis, distinguishing between primary and secondary cases with confidence.

Contact: Events Coordinator

01 Jun 2024
SA

Christies Beach Parkrun

parkrun is a free, community event where you can walk, jog, or run 5k, volunteer or spectate. It is positive, welcoming and inclusive, there is no time limit, and no one finishes last.

The RACGP has partnered with parkrun Australia to promote the health and wellbeing of our communities. GP practices are encouraged to develop close links with their local parkrun to become a parkrun practice.

RACGP SA is pleased to be taking part in the Christies Beach parkrun. Members are invited to meet at registration prior to the parkrun, with light refreshments available following the event.

Date: Saturday 1 June 2024
Time: 7.30-9.30 am
Location: 32 The Esplanade, Christies Beach
Cost: FREE

Contact: Elaine Dalby

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