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RACGP events and courses

NSW

17 Nov 2018

NSW

Integrative Approaches To Women's Health

Venue: NICM Health Research Institute (Western Sydney University Westmead Campus), 160 Hawkesbury Road, Westmead

Time: 10.30 am–6.00 pm

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

Women commonly use complementary medicines for common health conditions, such as polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), menopause and dysmenorrhoea.

This active learning module (ALM) aims to increase your confidence in managing menstrual disorders, PCOS and menopause according to the latest best practice recommendations. You will receive information to provide women with the best available evidence on efficacy and/or effectiveness of complementary and integrative therapies to facilitate an informed decision. This workshop will ensure GPs are familiar with potential adverse events relating to commonly used complementary medicines.

Contact: Sally Wilson

Tel: 03 8699 0956

24 Nov 2018

NSW

Starting a Private Practice - Kingscliff

Become the master of your own destiny

Time: 9.00am - 4.30pm

Venue: Peppers Salt Resort & Spa, Kingscliff

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

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

Contact: Ela Duraj

Tel: 02 9886 4703

30 Nov 2018

NSW

Intermediate Clinical Emergency Mgt Program - Newcastle

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

01 Dec 2018 - 02 Dec 2018

NSW

Advanced Clinical Emergency Management Program - Newcastle

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

08 Dec 2018

NSW

Skin Cancer Essentials - Tamworth

Assessment and management in the general practice setting

Time: 9:00am - 5.10pm

Venue: The University of Newcastle Department of Rural Health, Tamworth

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 a one-day Surgery grant.

Contact: Ela Duraj

Tel: 02 9886 4703