RACGP Faculty Events

19 Oct 2024

SA Fellowship and Awards Ceremony 2024

Save the date!

The SA Fellowship and Awards Ceremony is the premier event on the RACGP SA calendar. It is an opportunity for the general practice community to honour New Fellows and celebrate their achievement of Fellowship and acknowledge award recipients.

All members of the general practice community are invited to attend the ceremony with colleagues, family and friends. A cocktail function follows the formal program.

Date: Saturday 19 October 2024
Time: 2.00-5.30 pm
Venue: Adelaide Town Hall

Contact: Elaine Dalby

25 Oct 2024

RACGP Rural Member Meet-up: Cairns

Join the RACGP for networking, drinks and nibbles in Cairns on Friday 25 October 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 25 October 2024

Time: 6.00pm - 8.00pm

Venue: TBC

Cost: Free

Contact: RACGP Rural

26 Oct 2024

Introduction To Point-of-care Ultrasound - Cairns, QLD

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

18 Nov 2024 - 16 Dec 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 in the weeks of 18 November, 2 December, 9 December and 16 December 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 Nov 2024 - 03 Mar 2025

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

31 Dec 2024

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Skills in 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.

This course is a CPD Approved Activity. GPs can earn 4 EA and 2 RP CPD hours.

The course is also GPMHSC-accredited for MH CPD and FPS CPD.

Cost: RACGP members $495

Please allow 1-2 business days for online access

Contact: RACGP Rural