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RACGP events and courses

NSW

27 May 2019

NSW

CPR Course for GPs - Wollongong

Venue: Corrimal Community Centre, 15 Short Street, Corrimal

Time: 7.00pm - 9.15pm

Cost: RACGP members: $80, Non-members: $95

This course is designed to provide GPs with the necessary Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) knowledge and skills as required in the 2017 - 19 RACGP QI&CPD triennium. These RACGP courses are nationally accredited and presented by ReViva First Aid. Certificates in CPR are issued on completion of the respective course.

Contact: Ela Duraj

Tel: 02 9886 4703

29 May 2019

NSW

A Practical Guide To Alcohol Home Detox for GPs

Time: 7.30pm - 8.30pm

Online Webinar

Alcohol and drug dependence remain major health and social problems in Australia, contributing significantly to the global burden of disease and the everyday practice of primary care. At the end of this webinar you will be able to more confidently assess patients who are using alcohol to determine their level of dependency and gauge their suitability for GP-led home withdrawal management (detox). You will be better able to explain the components of structured home detox as well. We will also explain how to conduct a post detox review and develop effective recovery plans.

Presented by Dr Chris Davis

Cost: Free

Contact: Samantha Milat

Tel: 02 9886 4707

01 Jun 2019

NSW

New Fellows Connect: Wealth Creation: Part 1

Time:
12.00-2.00 pm Museum tour (optional)
2.00-3.30 pm Presentation
3.30-4.00 pm Q+A Panel
4.00-5.00pm Networking

Venue: See Museum, Darling Harbour
Price: RACGP member: $35 | Non member: $45 | Museum tour: $5 (with a tour guide)

Managing your personal finances as GP
Focusing on individual finances, this session will consider the top ten financial mistake doctors make, including in budgeting, saving to start a practice, tax-efficient investments and financial protections. New Fellows will especially appreciate guidance on distinctions between financial planners and accountants, insurance advice, and how to plan for tax.

Proudly sponsored by MDA National and Credabl.

Contact: Ela Duraj

Tel: 02 9886 4703

04 Jun 2019

NSW

Tackling Childhood Obesity

Engaging with adolescents in discussions about healthy weight & healthy lifestyle behaviours

Time: 7.30pm - 8.30pm

Online Webinar

27% of adolescents in NSW are overweight or obese. This webinar will demonstrate how to assess adolescent growth and have a sensitive discussion with your patients using non-stigmatising language and a focus on health. We will discuss how to engage adolescents and their families in a positive conversation about healthy lifestyle behaviours and referral options if appropriate.

Cost: Free

Contact: Samantha Milat

Tel: 02 9886 4707

06 Jun 2019

NSW

Alcohol Abstinence in Pregnancy

FASD Facts, screening, brief advice at point of care and referral pathways

Time: 7.30pm - 8.30pm

Online Webinar

Estimates of alcohol consumption in pregnancy vary with the most recent NDSHS data suggesting that around half (47%) of pregnant Australian women consume alcohol and 97% of Australian women think health professionals should ask about alcohol use in pregnancy.
GP's can influence a pregnant women's choices regarding alcohol using brief advice, and using the referral pathways to help them abstain.We will share the facts on FASD and help you Ask, Assess, Advise, Assist and Arrange, structuring an effective intervention to prevent your patients drinking alcohol during pregnancy.

Cost: Free

Contact: Samantha Milat

Tel: 02 9886 4707

11 Jun 2019

NSW

Curing Hep C in Your General Practice - Canterbury

The RACGP is bringing Hep C training to you!

Time: 6:30 registration and light meal, for a 7:00 - 9:30pm session
Venue: Canterbury League Club
Price: Free

GPs have a pivotal role in ending hepatitis C transmission, especially as new treatments become available. Treating patients is very simple with virtually no side effects and a very limited number of contraindications. The RACGP, in partnership with the NSW Ministry of Health, will be running education sessions (both online and in-person) to help GPs become confident prescribers of hepatitis C medications.

Cure Hep C in Your General Practice is a free, hands on workshop to be held in Canterbury on 11 June 2019.
Led by your local hep C specialists and a prescribing local GP, this hands on workshop will give you the ability to prescribe a cure for Hep C.

Contact: Ela Duraj

Tel: 02 9886 4703

11 Jun 2019

NSW

Substance Use and Aggression in Families: A Guide for GPs


Time: 7.30pm - 8.30pm

Online Webinar

Substance issues within the family can be a source of distress, and people often don't know where to look for support. This webinar will focus on providing GPs with an understanding of the extent of alcohol and other drug use within families, and the impact. We will discuss your role as a GP in identifying patients experiencing distress or aggression due to alcohol and other drug use within the family. GPs can play a role in assisting patients to stay safe, and to find specialist support services.

Cost: Free

Contact: Samantha Milat

Tel: 02 9886 4707

22 Jun 2019

NSW

New Fellows Connect: Wealth Creation: Part 2

Time:
12.00-2.00 pm Museum tour (optional)
2.00-3.30 pm Presentation
3.30-4.00 pm Q+A Panel
4.00-5.00pm Networking

Venue: Australian Museum, Sydney CBD
Price: RACGP member: $35 | Non member: $45 | Museum tour: $12

Understanding your MBS entitlements
The MBS is meant to support GPs in the work they do, but too often GPs miss out on their entitlements through common billing errors or inefficiencies. This focused session will teach participants how to enhance their billing practices by understanding key changes, which items can be billed together, private billing rules and how to use billing to deliver optimal patient care.

Proudly sponsored by Avant Mutual.

Contact: Ela Duraj

Tel: 02 9886 4703

24 Jun 2019

NSW

CPR Course for GPs - North Sydney - SOLD OUT

Venue: College House, level 7, 12 Mount Street North Sydney NSW 2060

Time: 7.00pm - 9.15pm

Cost: RACGP members: $80, Non-members: $95

This course is designed to provide GPs with the necessary Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) knowledge and skills as required in the 2017 - 19 RACGP QI&CPD triennium. These RACGP courses are nationally accredited and presented by ReViva First Aid. Certificates in CPR are issued on completion of the respective course.

Contact: Ela Duraj

Tel: 02 9886 4703

26 Jun 2019

NSW

Curing Hep C in Your General Practice - Sydney CBD

The RACGP is bringing Hep C training to you!

Time: 6:30 registration and light meal, for a 7:00 - 9:30pm session
Venue: Mercure Central Sydney
Price: Free

GPs have a pivotal role in ending hepatitis C transmission, especially as new treatments become available. Treating patients is very simple with virtually no side effects and a very limited number of contraindications. The RACGP, in partnership with the NSW Ministry of Health, will be running education sessions (both online and in-person) to help GPs become confident prescribers of hepatitis C medications.

Cure Hep C in Your General Practice is a free, hands on workshop to be held in Sydney CBD on 26 June 2019.
Led by your local hep C specialists and a prescribing local GP, this hands on workshop will give you the ability to prescribe a cure for Hep C.

Contact: Ela Duraj

Tel: 02 9886 4703