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RACGP events and courses

NSW

01 May 2019

NSW

Prep for PrEP- Prevent HIV From Your Practice - Hurstville

NSW Health and the RACGP are coming to Hurstville

Time: 6:30 registration and light meal, for a 7:00 - 9:30pm session
Venue: Hurstville Entertainment Centre
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 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.

Contact: Ela Duraj

Tel: 02 9886 4703

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.

Contact: Ela Duraj

Tel: 02 9886 4703

24 Jun 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

29 Jun 2019

NSW

Substance Use and Mental Health in General Practice

The event is exclusive to Western Sydney GPs only as it's sponsored by WSPHN.

Venue: Rydges Parramatta
Time: 9.00 am - 5.00 pm

The NSW&ACT RACGP has partnered with the Western Sydney PHN to bring Substance use and mental health in general practice workshop to Parramatta.

Mental illness can make a person more likely to misuse substances, and substance misuse can impact mental health. This 40 point Category 1 QI&CPD ALM will assist general practitioners with understanding the interaction between mental health and addiction medicine, and familiarise them with the tools to assist patients.

Contact: Ela Duraj

Tel: 02 9886 4703

27 Jul 2019

NSW

Introduction To Point-of-care Ultrasound - Tamworth

The 'Introduction to point-of-care ultrasound for rural GPs' Active Learning Module (ALM) is designed to support rural GPs to increase their understanding of the applications of point-of-care ultrasound in the diagnostic process. The training is delivered by rural GPs and sonographers who are experienced in using ultrasound in their practice environment.

This full-day ALM will give general practice registrars and rural & remote GPs the opportunity to identify practical applications of ultrasound technology in rural general practice settings and utilise point of care ultrasound devices under the guidance of experts.

The ALM is accredited for 40 QI&CPD Category 1 points and is also approved for the Rural Procedural Grants Program.

The ALM runs from 8.30am till 4.30pm and will be offered to RACGP members at $495 (incl. GST). Morning tea and lunch will be provided.

For further information, please contact RACGP Rural on 1800 636764 or via rural@racgp.org.au

Contact: RACGP Rural

Tel: 1800 636 764

29 Jul 2019

NSW

CPR Course for GPs - Hurstville

Venue: Club Central Hurstville, 2 Crofts Ave, Hurstville NSW 2220

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

21 Aug 2019

NSW

CPR Course for GPs - North Ryde

Venue: North Ryde School of Arts Community Centre, 201 Coxs Rd, North Ryde NSW 2113

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