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RACGP events and courses

SA

04 May 2021

SA

Emergency Management and BLS for Practice Nurses

This course aims to refresh and acquire new and up-to-date emergency skills such as defibrillation and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).


Course outline:

  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Participation in coordinated cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • Rhythm recognition and defibrillation
  • Airway management

Time: Registration and light dinner 6.30-7.00 pm Training Session: 7.00-9.30 pm

Venue: College House, 15 Gover Street, North Adelaide

Cost: Members $64 | Non members $90


Contact: Anjelica Boden

Tel: 08 8267 8310

05 May 2021

SA

Grand Rounds: Chronic Kidney Disease From Beginning To End

These interactive Grand Rounds will expose you to some clinical cases that you may see in your practice. Improve your confidence in treating them appropriately.


Specialist panel members will facilitate clinical case study discussions focusing on:


  • Management of risk factors in chronic kidney disease
  • Methods to slow down the progression of kidney disease
  • Managing the burden of symptoms
  • Following the Kidney Health Australia guidelines.

  • Time: Registration and light dinner 6.30-7.00 pm Grand Rounds: 7.00-9.30 pm


    Venue: AMPHEaT Training Room, 313 Payneham Road, Royston Park


    Cost: Members $30 | Non-members $90


Contact: SA&NT Events

Tel: 08 8267 8310

08 May 2021

SA

Respiratory Illnesses

You've identified a respiratory illness. What is the diagnosis? Which medications do you introduce and in what order? What are the management guidelines? This workshop will cover:


  • Current evidence-based management of COPD
  • The asthma/COPD overlap
  • Identifying other respiratory illnesses in adults
  • Interpretation of spirometry test results and the correct use of inhalers and spacers
  • The red flags for referral to a specialist

  • Participants will discuss case studies in small groups, develop action plans and practice using relevant devices.

    Presenters: Dr Kerry Hancock, Dr Hubertus Jersmann and Karen Pippett

    Time: 9.00 am - 3.30 pm (Registration from: 8.30 am)

    Venue: Hilton Adelaide, 233 Victoria Square, Adelaide

    Cost: Members $260 | Non members $320 | Doctors in training $130


    Proudly sponsored by MIGA

Contact: Ms Roberta Morris

Tel: 08 8267 8334

18 May 2021

SA

Management of Continence and Prolapse

Urinary incontinence affects over 4.6 million Australians, creating a huge burden for our patients, society and economy


    This session will enable GPs to manage patients with urinary incontinence and prolapse and will cover:


    • Take a detailed history of female incontinence and prolapse symptoms
    • Examine a patient for prolapse and assess pelvic floor strength
    • Use vaginal pessaries as a non-surgical option for pelvic organ prolapse
    • Exercise pelvic floor muscles
    • Use office based, minimally invasive and surgical treatment options (including Botox).

    Presenter: Dr Samantha Pillay, Urological Surgeon


    Time: Registration and light dinner 6.30-7.00 pm Training Session: 7.00-9.30 pm


    Venue: College House, 15 Gover Street, North Adelaide


    Cost: Members $55 | Non members $90 | GPs in Training $30


Contact: Anjelica Boden

Tel: 08 8267 8310

12 Jun 2021

SA

SA Fellowship and Awards Ceremony 2021

The SA Fellowship and Awards Ceremony is the premier event on the RACGP SA&NT calendar. It is an opportunity for the general practice community to honour New Fellows and celebrate their achievement of Fellowship. Award recipients will also be recognised.

At this stage, registration preference is given to GPs who attained their Fellowship during September 2019 to December 2020. A second ceremony will be held in October 2021 for Fellows who attained their Fellowship in 2021.

Date: Saturday 12 June 2021
Time: 2.00-5.30 pm
Venue: Adelaide Convention Centre
Cost: Free for New Fellows and award winners | Guests - Adults: $80 | Children (1-15 yrs): $25

The RACGP keeps the health and safety of its staff, GP members and our partners at the absolute forefront of all planning. As such, this event is subject to cancellation or postponement pending public health advice regarding the COVID-19 outbreak.

Contact: Elaine Dalby

Tel: 08 8267 8362

26 Jun 2021

SA

Fats and Figures: Management of Adult Obesity

You've identified a respiratory illness. What is the diagnosis? Which medications do you introduce and in what order? What are the management guidelines? This workshop will cover:


  • Current evidence-based management of COPD
  • The asthma/COPD overlap
  • Identifying other respiratory illnesses in adults
  • Interpretation of spirometry test results and the correct use of inhalers and spacers
  • The red flags for referral to a specialist

  • Participants will discuss case studies in small groups, develop action plans and practice using relevant devices.

    Presenters: Dr Kerry Hancock, Dr Hubertus Jersmann and Karen Pippett

    Time: 9.00 am - 3.30 pm (Registration from: 8.30 am)

    Venue: Hilton Adelaide, 233 Victoria Square, Adelaide

    Cost: Members $260 | Non members $320 | Doctors in training $130


    Proudly sponsored by MIGA

Contact: Ms Roberta Morris

Tel: 08 8267 8334

20 Jul 2021

SA

Emergency Management - BLS/CPR for GPs

Time: Registration and light dinner 6.30-7.00 pm Training Session: 7.00-9.30 pm


Venue: College House, 15 Gover Street, North Adelaide


Cost: Members $64 | Non members $90


RACGP SA&NT is offering a series of basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) workshops with an emergency general practice overview to assist general practitioners with fulfilling the QI&CPD 2017-19 triennium requirements.


Course outline

  • Covers basic life support (BLS )
  • Practice coordinated cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • Refresh basic electrocardiogram (ECG) rhythm interpretation

Contact: Anjelica Boden

Tel: 08 8267 8310

07 Aug 2021

SA

Introduction To Point-of-care Ultrasound - Port Lincoln, SA

The 'Introduction to point-of-care ultrasound for GPs' workshop 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, emergency physicians and sonographers who are experienced in using ultrasound in their practice environment.

This full-day workshop will give participants the opportunity to identify practical applications of ultrasound technology in general practice settings and gain hands-on experience in the use of point of care ultrasound devices under the guidance of experts.

The workshop is a CPD Accredited Activity under the RACGP CPD Program (eligible for 40 points) and is approved for all categories of the Rural Procedural Grants Program.

The workshop runs from 8.30am to 4.30pm and will be offered to RACGP members at $695 (incl. GST) and to non-members for $995 (incl. GST). Morning tea and lunch will be provided.

Contact: RACGP Rural

Tel: 1800 636 764

10 Aug 2021

SA

Emergency Management - BLS/CPR for Practice Nurses

Time: Registration and light dinner 6.30-7.00 pm Training Session: 7.00-9.30 pm


Venue: College House, 15 Gover Street, North Adelaide


Cost: Members $64 | Non members $90


This course aims to refresh and acquire new and up-to-date emergency skills such as defibrillation and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).


Course outline:

  • Basic life support (BLS)
  • Participation in coordinated cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • Airway management
  • Rhythm recognition and defibrillation

Contact: Anjelica Boden

Tel: 08 8267 8310

17 Aug 2021

SA

Emergency Management - BLS/CPR for Practice Staff

Time: Registration and light dinner 6.30-7.00 pm Training Session: 7.00-9.30 pm


Venue: College House, 15 Gover Street, North Adelaide


Cost: Members $64 | Non member $90


This course will assist practice staff in identifying and planning for emergency situations in general practice. Practice staff should be aware of what to do in case of a medical emergency. Whilst the medical care may ultimately reside with the general practitioners (GPs), there are various other responsibilities that need to be undertaken in cases of emergencies.


Course outline:

  • Strategies to address various types of emergencies
  • How to recognise an emergency patient
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • What to do if a patient collapses in the waiting area
  • The process of working with ambulance service in an emergency
  • How to support your GP following an emergency.

Contact: Anjelica Boden

Tel: 08 8267 8310