RACGP Faculty Events


10 Aug 2024
SA

Women in General Practice Retreat

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This event will incorporate interactive education presentations delivered by high profile speakers and a multitude of networking opportunities between sessions. The comprehensive program has been designed to meet the unique interests, needs and challenges of women in general practice with a variety of topics.

More details coming soon.

Date: Saturday 10 August 2024
Venue: Stamford Grand, Glenelg

Contact: Elaine Dalby

10 Aug 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

17 Aug 2024
NSW

2024 NSW 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 17 August 2024
Time: AM ceremony - 9.00 am - 1.30 pm, PM ceremony - 2.00 - 6.30 pm
Venue: ICC Sydney, Level 2 Pyrmont Theatre
RSVP: Thursday 01 August 2024

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

Contact: NSW&ACT Fellowship

23 Aug 2024
VIC

RACGP Rural Member Meet-up: Warrnambool

Join the RACGP for networking, drinks and nibbles in Warrnambool on Friday 23 August 2024.

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

Date: Friday 23 August 2024

Time: 6.00pm - 8.00pm

Venue: TBC

Cost: Free

Contact: RACGP Rural

24 Aug 2024
NT

RACGP in Partnership With Sonic - Skin Fundamentals 1

The RACGP NT Faculty is pleased to partner with SonicHealth to deliver Skin Fundamentals Part 1 and Part 2.

Skin Fundamentals - Part One will provide GPs with an introduction in training and guidance on the diagnosis and treatment of the various types of skin cancer as well as discussing the correlation of the dermatoscopic features of skin lesions and the corresponding histological findings.

Please note: Attendees will need to register separately for each session, with Part 1 being a pre-requisite to Part 2.

Date: Saturday 24 August 2024
Time: 8.00 am - 4.40 pm
Venue: Vibe Hotel Darwin Waterfront, 7 Kitchener Drive, Darwin
Cost: Members $395 | Non Members $595 | Registrars $200
CPD hours: EA - 7 hours | RP - 3 hours

Price Includes catering throughout the day

Contact: NT Faculty

24 Aug 2024
VIC

Introduction To Point-of-care Ultrasound - Warrnambool, 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). Morning tea and lunch will be provided.

Contact: RACGP Rural

25 Aug 2024
NT

RACGP in Partnership With Sonic - Skin Fundamentals 2

The RACGP NT Faculty is pleased to partner with SonicHealth to deliver Skin Fundamentals Part 1 and Part 2.

After completing Skin Fundamentals Part 1 previously Skin Cancer 1
Skin Fundamentals - Part Two will provide further training and guidance to general practitioners on the use of dermatoscopy for the diagnosis and treatment of skin cancer. It will also present correlation of the dermatoscopic features of skin lesions and the corresponding histological findings.

Please note: Attendees will need to register separately for each session, with Part 1 being a pre-requisite to Part 2.

Date: Sunday 25 August 2024
Time: 8.00 am - 4.40 pm
Venue: Vibe Hotel Darwin Waterfront, 7 Kitchener Drive, Darwin
Cost: Members $395 | Non Members $595 | Registrars $200
CPD hours: EA - 7 hours | RP - 3 hours

Price Includes catering throughout the day

Contact: NT Faculty

26 Aug 2024 - 02 Dec 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

07 Sep 2024
SA

Mt Barker 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 Mt Barker parkrun. Members are invited to meet at registration prior to the parkrun, with light refreshments available following the event.

Date: Saturday 7 September 2024
Time: 7.30-9.30 am
Location: Homemaker Centre, 6 Dutton Rd, Mount Barker
Cost: FREE

Contact: Elaine Dalby

20 Sep 2024
SA

RACGP Rural Member Meet-up: Port Augusta

Join the RACGP for networking, drinks and nibbles in Port Augusta. We will share some of the Rural Faculty's key achievements and provide an update for South Australian members and stakeholders.

Date: Friday 20 September 2024
Time: 6.00-8.00 pm
Venue: TBC
Cost: Free

Contact: RACGP Rural

21 Sep 2024
SA

Port Augusta 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 Port Augusta parkrun. Members are invited to meet at registration prior to the parkrun, with light refreshments available following the event.

Date: Saturday 21 September 2024
Time: 7.30-9.30 am
Location: Young Street (Swimmers Memorial), Port Augusta
Cost: FREE

Contact: Elaine Dalby

21 Sep 2024
SA

Introduction To Point-of-care Ultrasound - Port Augusta, SA

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

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