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RACGP Rural Events calendar

01 Jul 2020 - 30 Jun 2021

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Skills for General Practice

Online via gplearning

This online course provides GPs with foundational CBT skills and is ideal for GPs who wish to include CBT in their clinical practice. Whilst aimed at rural GPs, it will be a useful resource for any GP interested in gaining skills in psychotherapy.

The training comprises six interactive learning modules; each taking one hour to complete and can be completed at your own pace.

The course focuses on six areas:

  1. Introduction to CBT
  2. Assessment, formulation and treatment planning
  3. CBT in action: focus on depression
  4. CBT in action: focus on anxiety
  5. Challenges in CBT
  6. Additional considerations

GPMHSC FPS CPD approved. CPD Accredited Activity (40 points).

Cost: RACGP members $495

Please allow 1-2 business days for online access.

Contact: RACGP Rural

Tel: 1800 636 764

27 Jul 2020 - 30 Oct 2020

Online Focussed Psychological Strategies Skills Training

The RACGP Rural Focussed Psychological Strategies Skills Training (FPS ST) package provides GPs with essential training to enable them to become a GP provider of Foccussed Psychological Strategies (FPS) and provide CBT-derived FPS conselling to patients in their practice.

This flexible, innovative training package is made up of four Modules and uses a combination of technology, peer learning groups and locally available resources to provide GPs with access to FPS skills training whist remaining in their practice and community.

Please note: Level 1 Mental Health Skills Training (MHST) is a prerequisite for enrolment in the FPS ST training package.

The training package has GPMHSC accreditation and on completion GPs can gain FPS provider registration with Medicare to access FPS related MBS numbers 2721, 2723, 2725 and 2727.

Cost:
RACGP Members: $979 (Inc GST)

Contact: RACGP Rural

Tel: 1800 636 764

31 Aug 2020 - 04 Dec 2020

Online Focussed Psychological Strategies Skills Training

The RACGP Rural Focussed Psychological Strategies Skills Training (FPS ST) package provides GPs with essential training to enable them to become a GP provider of Foccussed Psychological Strategies (FPS) and provide CBT-derived FPS conselling to patients in their practice.

This flexible, innovative training package is made up of four Modules and uses a combination of technology, peer learning groups and locally available resources to provide GPs with access to FPS skills training whist remaining in their practice and community.

Please note: Level 1 Mental Health Skills Training (MHST) is a prerequisite for enrolment in the FPS ST training package.

The training package has GPMHSC accreditation and on completion GPs can gain FPS provider registration with Medicare to access FPS related MBS numbers 2721, 2723, 2725 and 2727.

Cost:
RACGP Members: $979 (Inc GST)

Contact: RACGP Rural

Tel: 1800 636 764

21 Sep 2020 - 18 Dec 2020

Online Focussed Psychological Strategies Skills Training

The RACGP Rural Focussed Psychological Strategies Skills Training (FPS ST) package provides GPs with essential training to enable them to become a GP provider of Foccussed Psychological Strategies (FPS) and provide CBT-derived FPS conselling to patients in their practice.

This flexible, innovative training package is made up of four Modules and uses a combination of technology, peer learning groups and locally available resources to provide GPs with access to FPS skills training whist remaining in their practice and community.

Please note: Level 1 Mental Health Skills Training (MHST) is a prerequisite for enrolment in the FPS ST training package.

The training package has GPMHSC accreditation and on completion GPs can gain FPS provider registration with Medicare to access FPS related MBS numbers 2721, 2723, 2725 and 2727.

Cost: RACGP Members: $979 (Inc GST)

Contact: RACGP Rural

Tel: 1800 636 764

10 Oct 2020

RACGP Rural Member Forum


Join your rural and remote colleagues online at the RACGP Rural Member Forum with special guest speaker Assoc Prof Ruth Stewart, National Rural Health Commissioner.

This free event combines the 2020 RACGP Rural member meeting, rural education and the opportunity to network with rural GPs.


Date: Saturday 10 October 2020

Time:
10:00pm - 2:00pm (AEST)
11:00 am - 3:00 pm (AEDT)
8:00 am - 12:00 pm (AWST)
10:30 am - 2:30 pm (ACDT)
9:30 am - 1:30 pm (ACST)

Format: Online, Zoom meeting

Cost: Free

Contact: RACGP Rural

Tel: 1800 636 764

07 Nov 2020

Emergency Medicine for Rural GPs

Designed and facilitated by experienced rural GPs, the Emergency Medicine for Rural GPs workshop aims to enhance rural emergency medicine skills using case scenarios that reflect the challenges faced when living and working in rural and remote communities.

This online workshop involves four small-group interactive case scenario discussions as well as an exploration of the critical considerations involved in managing rural emergency cases, packaging patients for retrieval, communicating effectively with retrieval teams, debriefing and self-care. All the scenarios included in the workshop are written by experienced rural GPs from actual cases.

Date: Saturday 7th November 2020
Time: 1:00pm - 5:00pm AEDT
Venue: Online via Zoom
Cost: $95 for RACGP members; $195 for non-members


This activity is pending RACGP approval for 40 CPD accredited activity points and 1 day online training grant for emergency medicine RPGP.

Contact: RACGP Rural

Tel: 1800 636 764

16 Nov 2020 - 05 Mar 2021

Online Focussed Psychological Strategies Skills Training

Please note, there will be a holiday break in this course from 18/12/2020 - 11/01/21.
The RACGP Rural Focussed Psychological Strategies Skills Training (FPS ST) package provides GPs with essential training to enable them to become a GP provider of Foccussed Psychological Strategies (FPS) and provide CBT-derived FPS conselling to patients in their practice.

This flexible, innovative training package is made up of four Modules and uses a combination of technology, peer learning groups and locally available resources to provide GPs with access to FPS skills training whist remaining in their practice and community.

Please note: Level 1 Mental Health Skills Training (MHST) is a prerequisite for enrolment in the FPS ST training package.

The training package has GPMHSC accreditation and on completion GPs can gain FPS provider registration with Medicare to access FPS related MBS numbers 2721, 2723, 2725 and 2727.

Cost: RACGP Members: $979 (Inc GST)

Contact: RACGP Rural

Tel: 1800 636 764