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RACGP events and courses

NSW

18 Jan 2019

NSW

Intermediate Clinical Emergency Mgt Program - Sydney

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: RACGP

Tel: 03 8699 0557

19 Jan 2019

NSW

Intermediate Clinical Emergency Mgt Program - Sydney

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: RACGP

Tel: 03 8699 0557

19 Jan 2019 - 20 Jan 2019

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: RACGP

Tel: 03 8699 0557

12 Feb 2019

NSW

Smoking Cessation for People With Mental Illness

Time: 7.30pm - 8.30pm

Online Webinar

The high co-occurrence of smoking and mental illness is a major public health concern, and smoking accounts for much of the reduction in life expectancy associated with mental illness.

This webinar will assist you in recognising health related risks associated with smoking and the benefits of quitting along with tobacco treatment options and considerations for those who are highly nicotine dependent living with mental illness. We will discuss common myths and attitudes that act as barriers to people with mental illness being offered support and treatment for nicotine dependence, and will explore the relationship between smoking and depression as well as anxiety.

Cost: Free

Contact: Samantha Milat

Tel: 02 9886 4707

18 Feb 2019

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 presented by ReViva First Aid. Certificates in CPR are issued on completion of the respective course.

Contact: Ela Duraj

Tel: 02 9886 4703

20 Feb 2019

NSW

Initiating End of Life Discussions in General Practice

Time: 7.30pm - 8.30pm

Online Webinar

Although most people have clear preferences with regard to end-of-life care, there is a disconnect between these preferences and what happens in practice. This webinar will touch on the difference between Advance Care Planning and Advance Care Directives, it will help you to identify patients with whom it wold be appropriate to initiate conversations regarding their end of life planning and will aim to assist you in raising the topic of end of life care in a sensitive manner.

Cost: Free

Contact: Samantha Milat

Tel: 02 9886 4707

26 Feb 2019

NSW

Prep for PrEP- Prevent HIV From Your Practice - Bankstown

NSW Health and the RACGP are coming to Bankstown

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

The Prep for PrEP workshop will examine the critical role GPs have in providing access to PrEP, which is an effective daily HIV preventative pill that can be taken by HIV negative people to prevent further HIV transmission. This will include training on initiating a PrEP discussion, identifying eligible patients, providing patient education around PrEP use and monitoring patients as key components to prescribing.

Prep for PrEP will also reinforce your skills in the provision of HIV and STI testing, using 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.

Contact: Ela Duraj

Tel: 02 9886 4703

27 Feb 2019

NSW

Get Healthy in Pregnancy

Time: 7.30pm - 8.30pm

Online Webinar

A woman's health is essential to the good health of her baby. This webinar will explore how healthy lifestyle behavioural modification coaching can benefit women with Gestational Diabetes and hypertensive disorders in pregnancy, and emphasise the importance of post-pregnancy health behaviours with the goal of preventing future chronic disease.

Cost: Free

Contact: Samantha Milat

Tel: 02 9886 4707

28 Feb 2019 - 01 Mar 2019

NSW

Medical Receptionist Course - Byron Bay

Time: Thursday 9:00am - 4:15pm, Friday 9:00am - 5.15pm

Venue: Byron Bay service club

The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) NSW&ACT Faculty's Medical receptionist course covers a range of topics relevant for non-medical practice staff to increase staff skills and confidence.

Cost: Staff of RACGP members: $345 earlybird, $385 regular
Staff of Non members: $405 earlybird, $445 regular

"Highly recommend this course for any Medical Receptionist, it really is an eye opener!"

Contact: Ela Duraj

Tel: 02 9886 4703

06 Mar 2019

NSW

A Guide To Naloxone for General Practitioners

Time: 7.30pm - 8.30pm

Online Webinar

This webinar will focus on providing GPs with vital information on naloxone and how it can and should be used in general practice. We will discuss your role as a GP in prescribing naloxone and identifying patients who may benefit from prescribed naloxone. We will also discuss the current scheduling of naloxone and explain how to administer intramuscular and intranasal products.

Presented by Dr Hester Wilson, GP & Addiction Medicine Specialist.

Cost: Free

Contact: Samantha Milat

Tel: 02 9886 4707