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RACGP events and courses

NSW

26 Jun 2018

NSW

Prescribing PrEP for HIV in General Practice (Part 1)

Time: 7.30pm - 8.30pm

Online Webinar

Following the recent PBAC announcement to list Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS), and the recent NSW PrEP webinar outlining what this means for GPs, this webinar, the first in a three part series will take you through the steps for prescribing PrEP to patients and will discuss the different support options that are available for GPs when initiating and managing patients on PrEP.

Coming Soon
Prescribing Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis for HIV in General Practice (Part 2): Condunction a sexual histroy.
Managing Patients on Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis in General Practice (Part 3): Managing positive HIV & STI results.

Cost: Free

Contact: Samantha Milat

Tel: 02 9886 4707

29 Jun 2018

NSW

Intermediate Clinical Emergency Management Program - Sydney

This workshop is fully booked.

This one day highly interactive workshop focuses on recognition and management of medical emergencies in general practice, including acute coronary syndrome, acute asthma, anaphylaxis and effective cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), which meets the 2017-19 triennium basic CPR course requirement. It also meets the basic life support (BLS) and advanced life support (ALS) training requirements for general practice registrars and RACGP Fellowship.

Contact:

Tel: 03 8699 0557

30 Jun 2018 - 01 Jul 2018

NSW

Advanced Clinical Emergency Management Program - Sydney

Please read the eligibility criteria before registering for this event. You must have completed or be enrolled in the Intermediate CEMP or equivalent to register for this course.

This highly interactive two day workshop have been designed to further build participants' knowledge, skills and confidence when responding to medical emergencies. It focuses on the management of life threatening emergencies and includes specific skills required to manage adult and paediatric trauma.

Contact:

Tel: 03 8699 0557

30 Jun 2018

NSW

Skin Cancer Essentials - Dubbo

Assessment and management in the general practice setting

Time: 9:00am - 5.10pm

Venue: Charles Sturt University, Dubbo

Skin cancer essentials is RACGP NSW&ACT workshop designed to upskill GPs in assessing and managing skin cancers in the general practice setting. The workshop provides practical learning experiences in dermoscopy, and a variety of biopsy and suturing techniques to equip GPs with the necessary skills to safely assess and manage their patients with skin cancers.

This workshop has been approved for 1 day Surgery grant.

Contact: Ela Duraj

Tel: 02 9886 4703

04 Jul 2018

NSW

Twilight Online: Childhood Immunisation Schedule Update

Time: 7.30pm - 8.30pm

Online Webinar

Immunisations are a pivotal part of general practice, and it is vital that the recent changes to the childhood immunisation schedule, along with knowledge on how to correctly update the Australian Immunisation Register are effectively communicated to GPs so we maintain high levels of protection and success rates of vaccination programs. This webinar will inform GPs of the recent changes to the schedule and assist them in identifying patients that may require additional dosing; we will discuss the possible adverse reactions that can arise in response to these vaccines and take you through strategies to help manage them.

Cost: Free

Contact: Samantha Milat

Tel: 02 9886 4707

08 Jul 2018

NSW

Developmental Disability in General Practice

– Less 'dis-' and more 'ability'

Venue: College House, Level 7, 12 Mount St, North Sydney

Time: 8.30am–3.30pm

Price: RACGP Members: $250, Non-members: $360

This active learning module (ALM) will focus on effectively dealing with health vulnerabilities of individuals with developmental disability presenting within the general practice and community settings.


Discussion will highlight both the importance of diagnostic accuracy and the need to assess functional strengths and weaknesses.


This ALM will provide ready access to information relevant to patients with developmental disability.

Contact: Sally Wilson

Tel: 03 8699 0956

18 Jul 2018

NSW

Tackling Childhood Obesity (Part 1)

Tackling Childhood Obesity in the Context of Social Disadvantage & Cultural Diversity

Time: 7.30pm - 8.30pm

Online Webinar

General practitioners are in a key position to provide support, advocacy and coordinate management for children above a healthy weight. The first in a 4 part series for managing childhood obesity, this webinar will review current prevalence data with the goal to help you better understand childhood obesity in different cultural & socioeconomic contexts, & discuss how socioeconomic factors can contribute to health inequalities for children. We will review how to accurately assess a child’s weight status using appropriate BMI for age charts & lead discussions on how to discuss a child’s growth with families in a culturally sensitive way whilst also taking into account the challenges of social disadvantage, which may include poor health literacy, limited English or and economic hardship.

Cost: Free

Contact: Samantha Milat

Tel: 02 9886 4707

24 Jul 2018

NSW

CPR Course for GPs - North Sydney

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 are run in conjunction with ReViva First Aid. Certificates in CPR are issued on completion of the respective course.

Contact: Ela Duraj

Tel: 02 9886 4703

25 Jul 2018

NSW

Twilight Online: Managing Patients Who Are Opioid Dependent

Time: 7.30pm - 8.30pm

Online Webinar

Do you have patients who have problems with opioid dependency? Do you want to know how to assess a patient with opioid dependency? Learn more about setting safe boundaries with your patients. Look at what needs to be discussed with your patients before they commence on buprenorphine.

This activity aims to develop the above expertise, and provide NSW GPs with a knowledge of the recently released 2018 NSW Clinical Guidelines: Treatment of Opioid Dependence. It will also describe what additional clinical support and information is available for GPs, with the aim of improving patient outcomes.

Presented by Dr Hester Wilson, Addiction Medicine Specialist.

Cost: Free

Contact: Samantha Milat

Tel: 02 9886 4707

25 Jul 2018

NSW

Prep for PrEP- Prevent HIV From Your Practice - Byron Bay

NSW Health and the RACGP are coming to Byron Bay

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

The Prep for PrEP workshop will examine the critical role GPs have in providing access to PrEP and outline the ongoing management including the HIV and STI testing. It will use interactive methods to explore HIV and STI testing as part of routine care. Expert facilitators will demonstrate how to use and access practical HIV and STI clinical tools and will walk you through the steps required should a test return a positive result

If you are not a RACGP member, but want to attend the session, please email Ela Duraj (ela.duraj@racgp.org.au)

Contact: Ela Duraj

Tel: 02 9886 4703