RACGP Faculty Events


01 Jun 2024

Online Emergency Medicine for Rural GPs

Designed and facilitated by experienced rural GPs and emergency specialists, the emergency medicine for Rural GPs workshop aims to enhance rural emergency medicine skills using case scenarios that reflect the challenges faced when living and working in rural and remote communities.

This online workshop involves four small-group interactive case scenario discussions and capped at 40 participants. The workshop will also explore critical considerations involved in managing rural emergency cases, packaging patients for retrieval, communicating effectively with retrieval teams, debriefing and self-care. All the scenarios included in the workshop are written by experienced rural GPs from actual cases.

Contact: RACGP Rural

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

03 Jun 2024
NSW

Responding To Child Maltreatment in Primary Health

Time: 7.30-8.30pm

Online Webinar

The webinar will provide an overview of the available evidence base developed by the Australian Child Maltreatment Study, practical examples of how GPs can respond and what referral and support pathways are available.

Contact: Events Coordinator

06 Jun 2024
NT

NT Member Engagement Event With RACGP Board

You are warmly invited to join members of the RACGP Board and NT Council for an evening of networking and collaboration. Attendees will be given updates on local NT advocacy by our Chair, Dr Sam Heard and National advocacy by RACGP President, Dr Nicole Higgins.

Date: Thursday 6 June 2024
Time: 6.30-8.30 pm
Venue: Shipwreck Bar, Adina and Vibe Hotel, 7 Kitchener Drive, Darwin
Cost: RACGP Members: FREE

Contact: NT Faculty

12 Jun 2024
WA

CPR for GPs

This CPR course is run in conjunction with Medical Training Solutions and provides participants with topical emergency presentations and recent changes in emergency practice, tailored specifically for GPs.

This workshop is presented in accordance with the current guidelines of the Australian Resuscitation Council and covers all aspects of resuscitation and basic life support.

Completion of a CPR course is a requirement for the 2023-25 triennium.

Date: Wednesday 12 June 2024

Time: 6.30-8.30 pm (Registration 6.15 pm)

Venue: College House, 34 Harrogate Street, West Leederville.

Cost: RACGP Members: $120 | Non-members: $150

CPD: 2 Hours EA

Please note that an administration fee of $50.00 is deducted for cancellations less than 5 days prior to the event date.

Contact: WA Faculty Events

19 Jun 2024
QLD

Introduction To Point-of-care Ultrasound - Brisbane, Qld

To register please copy and paste https://www.ivvy.com.au/event/RDAQ24/racgp-affiliated-workshop.html into a new browser.

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.

You'lll 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).

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

25 Jun 2024
NSW

Enhancing Hepatitis B Care and Prevention in Primary Care

Time: 7.30-8.30pm

Online Webinar

This webinar introduces the important role of general practices in diagnosing and monitoring people living with chronic hepatitis B, and the resources available to support general practitioners at the time of diagnosis and options for ongoing management and care.

Contact: Events Coordinator

12 Jul 2024
NSW

RACGP Rural Member Meet-up: Lismore

Join the RACGP for networking, drinks and nibbles in Lismore on Friday 12 July 2024.

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

Date: Friday 12 July 2024

Time: 6.00pm - 8.00pm

Venue: TBC

Cost: Free

Contact: RACGP Rural

13 Jul 2024
NSW

Emergency Medicine for Rural GPs - Face To Face

Designed and facilitated by experienced rural GPs and emergency specialists, the emergency medicine for Rural GPs workshop aims to enhance rural emergency medicine skills using case scenarios that reflect the challenges faced when living and working in rural and remote communities.

This workshop involves six hands-on interactive emergency stations completed in small groups and will explore critical considerations involved in managing rural emergency cases, packaging patients for retrieval, communicating effectively with retrieval teams, debriefing and self-care. All the scenarios will include patient role players and have been written by experienced rural GPs from actual cases

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

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