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RACGP events and courses

SA

18 Aug 2018 - 19 Aug 2018

SA

Retreat 2018 - Laying the Foundations

We are excited to announce the inaugural Retreat to be held in the beautiful Barossa Valley. The event will incorporate a variety of education sessions presented by high profile speakers, as well as a multitude of networking opportunities and social activities. Enjoy a weekend away and experience the best of the wineries and culinary delights from the world-renowned region.

Date: Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 August 2018

Venue: Novotel Barossa Valley Resort, Rowland Flat

Cost: Members: $300 | Registrars: $250 | Non-members: $400
(Accommodation additional cost)

For further information, please contact Elaine Dalby.

Contact: Elaine Dalby

Tel: 08 8267 8362

21 Aug 2018

SA

Migrant and Refugee Health

Time: Registration and light dinner 6.30-7:00pm Training Session: 7:00-9.30pm


Venue: College House, 15 Gover Street, North Adelaide


Cost: Members $55 | Non members $90 | GP in training $30


This session will enable General Practitioners to have a greater understanding about providing essential health care to people of refugee background.


  • How to identify people of refugee background
  • Working with interpreters
  • The ASK principle, teach-back method and patient-centered care
  • Health considerations for people of refugee background
  • Resources for caring for people of refugee background

Contact: Susan Lyon

Tel: 08 8267 8315

22 Aug 2018

SA

SA&NT Member Meeting

You are warmly invited to attend the RACGP SA&NT Member Meeting and state awards.


Time:


6.00-6.30 pm Canapes and beverages


6.30-7.15 pm Members Meeting (teleconference facilities will be available for the meeting only)


7.15-7.40 pm Networking


Venue: College House, 15 Gover Street, North Adelaide


Cost: Complimentary


Please join us for this important annual meeting that will offer you a unique opportunity to meet with the RACGP SA&NT Board, colleagues and to congratulate the state award winners.


Professor Nigel Stocks (RACGP SA&NT Provost) will chair the meeting, and Dr Peter Joseph (RACGP SA&NT Archivist) will outline the achievements of RACGP SA&NT over the past year.


All RACGP SA&NT members are invited to attend. This event is free, but registration is essential.

Contact: Rebecca Woodcock

Tel: 08 8267 8310

15 Sep 2018

SA

Preparation Workshop: 2018.2 OSCE

Date: Saturday 15 September

Time: 9.00am - 4.00pm (8.45am registration)

Venue: 15 Gover St, North Adelaide SA 5006

This one day workshop is designed to assist candidates in preparing for the Objective Structured Clinical Examination, aiming to provide an outline of the exam components, improve clinical decision making skills and allow practice of communication techniques.

Candidates will be tutored by experienced members of the RACGP SA exam panel on how to address long, short and viva cases. Engaging in small facilitated group session which will allow practice and feedback to be provided on your performance in mock cases.

Cost: $500

Places are limited, so book early to avoid disappointment.
If you are unsuccessful with the 2018.2 AKT/KFP, and a cancellation request is received in writing before the program, a refund will be granted.

Contact: Jessica Landers

Tel: 08 8267 8313

17 Sep 2018 - 22 Oct 2018

SA

Tutorial Series: 2018.2 OSCE

Join our study group in preparation for the FRACGP exams

Time: 6.00pm - 8.30pm

Venue: 15 Gover St, North Adelaide SA 5006

The tutorial series (6 live sessions) will run in lecture and practical format, with a different topic each week, designed to assist your preparations for the clinical exam.

Dates: Mon 17 Sept - Multicultural Communication & Aboriginal Health, Mon 24 Sept - Journal Appraisal & Application to Population Health, Tues 2 Oct (public holiday Mon) - Physical Exam (Musculoskeletal/Eyes&ENT), Mon 8 Oct - Medico-legal Issues/Risk Management, Mon 15 Oct - Physical Exam (Cardiovascular/Neurological), Mon 22 Oct - Motivational Interviewing

Cost: Full series $500 Single sessions $100

This event is knowledge driven and compliments the groundwork of the Preparation Workshop (Sat 15 Sept). If you require an overview of the case structures and techniques to approach the OSCE exam see the event description.

Contact: Jessica Landers

Tel: 08 8267 8313

18 Sep 2018

SA

Emergency Medicine & Resuscitation Update(CPR for GPs)- FULL

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 an accredited basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) course and an emergency general practice review to assist general practitioners with fulfilling their relevant requirements.


Course outline

This education session:

  • Covers advanced life support (ALS) and basic life support (BLS )
  • Practices coordinated resuscitation
  • Refreshes basic electrocardiogram (ECG) rhythm interpretation
  • Considers topical emergency presentations and recent changes in emergency practice.
  • CPR

Contact: Susan Lyon

Tel: 08 8267 8315

16 Oct 2018

SA

Communication and Dealing With Difficult Patient Behavior

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


This session will enable you to understand the importance of effective communication within a general practice environment and identify and respond to the challenges in dealing with difficult patients.


Course outline:

  • Effective verbal and non-verbal communication
  • Barriers to effective communication
  • A model for responding assertively, effectively and safely to anger, aggression and conflict
  • Developing skills in diffusing aggressive behaviour
  • Taking care of yourself in the workplace

Who should attend

This workshop is suitable for general practitioners, practice nurses and practice staff


Contact: Susan Lyon

Tel: 08 8267 8315

27 Oct 2018

SA

SA Fellowship and Awards Ceremony 2018

The auspicious RACGP SA Fellowship and Awards Ceremony is an opportunity for the general practice community to honour New Fellows and celebrate the achievement of Fellowship. Award recipients and new life members will also be recognised.

Date: Saturday 27 October 2018

Time: 2.00-4.00 pm: Ceremony | 4.00-6.00 pm : Drinks and canapes

Venue: Adelaide Town Hall, 128 King William Street, Adelaide

Cost: New Fellows and award recipients: Complimentary | Adults: $81 | Children: $25 (under 1 year free of charge)

For further information, please contact Elaine Dalby at elaine.dalby@racgp.org.au or call 08 8267 8362.

Contact: Elaine Dalby

Tel: 08 8267 8362

30 Oct 2018

SA

Administering Iron Infusion Intravenously

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


Iron infusion (ferrous carboxymaltose) administered intravenously is recommended for treatment of iron deficiency, when oral iron preparations are ineffective or cannot be used. A maximum dose of 1000mg iron can be delivered safely intravenously, which does make it a suitable treatment in your practice.


Course outline:

  • How to diagnose iron deficiency based on laboratory tests
  • How to properly administer iron infusion
  • Indications for the use of iron infusion intravenously as opposed to oral iron supplements

  • Who should attend

    This course is targeted to both GPs and nurses.


Contact: Susan Lyon

Tel: 08 8267 8315

04 Dec 2018

SA

Emergency Medicine & Resuscitation Update (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 an accredited basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) course and an emergency general practice review to assist general practitioners with fulfilling their relevant requirements.


Course outline

This education session:

  • Covers advanced life support (ALS) and basic life support (BLS )
  • Practices coordinated resuscitation
  • Refreshes basic electrocardiogram (ECG) rhythm interpretation
  • Considers topical emergency presentations and recent changes in emergency practice.
  • CPR

Contact: Susan Lyon

Tel: 08 8267 8315