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RACGP events and courses

NSW

24 Oct 2017

NSW

Intermediate Clinical Emergency Management Program - Sydney

Time: 8:30am - 5.00pm

Venue: Novotel Sydney on Darling Harbour, 100 Murray St, Pyrmont.

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

25 Oct 2017

NSW

Come As You Are

Program: 7:30 - 10:00pm

Venue: The Port, Darling Harbour

A party for all New Fellows who graduated in the last 5 years

The NSW&ACT Faculty's New Fellows committee would love for you to join us for drinks and a catch up after the graduation ceremony at GP17.

Meet new friends, find out what your colleagues have been up to and more. It's a great way to stay in touch and tell some stories. Partners are welcome!

Must register to receive FIRST DRINK FREE.

Contact: Ela Duraj

Tel: 02 9886 4703

29 Oct 2017 - 30 Oct 2017

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

06 Nov 2017

NSW

Local GP Advocacy Network - East Sydney

Time: 6:30 - 9.00pm

Venue:Waverley Library

The RACGP wants to support the profession and ensure that opportunities exist for GPs to connect and engage with other GPs at a local level. East Sydney's first Local GP Advocacy Network (LGPAN) will be held on Monday 6 November 2017.

This event will include two parts: Paediatric health in general practice (this activity will be eligible for Category 2 CPD points) and a GP forum, which will provide an opportunity for east Sydney GPs to discuss matters relevant to the profession with their local peers.

Registration is FREE and all GPs from the area are welcome.

Contact: RACGP Advocacy and Funding Team

Tel: 03 8699 0436

15 Nov 2017

NSW

Twilight Online: Adolescent and Antenatal Vaccination

Presented by Vicky Sheppeard and Dr Tim Senior

Time: 7.30pm - 8.30pm

Online Webinar

This webinar will focus on imparting the necessary skills and knowledge to General Practitioners (GPs) to optimise vaccination uptake for 2 key groups - pregnant women and adolescents (10-19 year olds), including catch-up scheduling. We will explain the free vaccination programs available, how to source appropriate records of vaccinations to determine if patients are fully vaccinated and develop personalised vaccination catch up schedules accordingly, we will also discuss the recent changes to HPV vaccination scheduling including the additional benefits of the newest 9-valent vaccine. The second focus area, antenatal vaccinations will explain the benefits of administering antenatal immunisations and how to schedule the influenza vaccination.

Cost: RACGP Members: Free
         Non-Members: $95

Contact: Samantha Milat

Tel: 02 9886 4707

15 Nov 2017

NSW

STIs and HIV: Everybody's Business - Albury

Assessing, treating and referring patients with STIs and HIV in the general practice setting

Time: 6:30 registration, for a 7:00 - 9:30pm session

Venue: Atura Albury

The RACGP and NSW Health, invites GPs in the Albury Region to training on assessing, treating and referring patients who present in the general practices with STIs and HIV. This event is the third in a series of similar workshops, previously held in Strathfield on 27 July and Bankstown on 27 September 2017.

STIs and HIV: Everybody's Business will examine the critical role of GPs in testing and treating STIs and HIV. It will use interactive methods to explore STI/HIV testing as part of routine care, demonstrate how to use STI/HIV clinical tools and the steps required if a test returns positive.

STIs and HIV affect all general practices.

RACGP non-member must sign up (free) prior to registration at: https://www.racgp.org.au/user/signup

Contact: Ela Duraj

Tel: 02 9886 4703

18 Nov 2017

NSW

Skin Cancer Essentials - Central Coast

Assessment and management in the general practice setting

Time: 9:00am - 5.10pm

Venue: Simulation Centre, Gosford Hospital

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.

Contact: Ela Duraj

Tel: 02 9886 4703

20 Nov 2017

NSW

STIs & HIV: A Patient Test's Positive. What Now?

STIs & HIV: A Patient Test's Positive. What now?

Time: 7.30pm - 8.30pm

Online Webinar

So, your patient has a positive STI or HIV test result. Now what? Will encourage GPs to normalise STI and HIV testing and know what actions to take and the support that is available when a patient receives a positive test result. It will provide GPs with communication strategies to assist with screening patients and managing those with a positive STI or HIV result.

Cost: RACGP Members: Free
         Non-Members: $95

Contact: Samantha Milat

Tel: 02 9886 4707

03 Dec 2017

NSW

Procedural Skills for IMGs

Time: 8:45am - 5.15pm

Venue: NSW&ACT Faculty office, Level 7, 12 Mount Street, North Sydney, NSW 2060

This workshop will cover key procedural areas such as plastering, suturing, burns management and pap smears - ideal for those AMC level IMGs building up their resume for the PESCI interview

Cost: RACGP members: $200
          Non members: $250

Contact: Ms Maria Orosa

Tel: 02 9886 4710

24 Feb 2018

NSW

Starting a Private Practice

Become the master of your own destiny

Time: 9.00am - 4.30pm

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

New Fellows, registrars, international medical graduates, GPs and practice managers, prepare for and get a head start in general practice with this one day interactive and practical workshop to prepare for the challenge of establishing and managing a successful practice.

Learning outcomes

1. identify the key elements for setting up a private practice
2. consider business plans and tax structures relevant to setting up in private practice
3. access tools and resources that will support a start in private practice
4. consider practice accreditation and its impact on business and quality patient care
5. clarify personal goals that will inform business decisions concerning starting up a private practice

Contact: Ela Duraj

Tel: 02 9886 4703

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