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RACGP events and courses

SA

08 Apr 2019 - 13 May 2019

SA

Tutorial Series: 2019.1 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 8 April - Motivational Interviewing, Mon 15 April - Journal Appraisal & Application to Population Health, Tues 23 April (public holiday Mon) - Multicultural Comms & Aboriginal Health, Mon 29 April - Medico-legal Issues/Risk Management, Mon 6 May - Physical Exam (Cardiovascular/Neurological), Mon 13 May - Physical Exam (Musculoskeletal/Eyes&ENT)

Cost: Full series $500 Single sessions $100

This event is knowledge driven and compliments the groundwork of the Preparation Workshop (Sat 6 April). 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

30 Apr 2019

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: SA&NT Events

Tel: 08 8267 8310

07 May 2019

SA

Communication & Dealing With Difficult Patient Behaviour

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: SA&NT Events

Tel: 08 8267 8310

14 May 2019

SA

Grand Rounds: Emergency Medicine

These interactive Grand Rounds will expose you to a number of 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:


  • Cardiac failure
  • Paediatric meningitis
  • Deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism.

  • 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

21 May 2019

SA

Changes in Vision Webinar

It is estimated that in Australia 116,000 people present to a GP each year with eye related problems.


    This webinar will cover changes in vision including visual acuity, visual field and diplopia.

    • Recognise symptoms in patients presenting with vision issues
    • Learn how to examine a patient with vision changes
    • Identify life threatening conditions, including giant cell arteritis and pituitary apoplexy

    Presenter: Associate Professor John Landers


    Time: 7.00-8.30 pm


    Cost: Members FREE | Non members $35


Contact: SA&NT Events

Tel: 08 8267 8310

28 May 2019

SA

Cultural Awareness in ATSIH

Time: Registration and light dinner 6.00-6.30 pm Training Session: 6.30-9.30 pm


Venue: College House, 15 Gover Street, North Adelaide


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


The presentation will allow general practice staff to fulfil their cultural awareness requirements for the Practice Incentives Program (PIP) - Indigenous Health Incentive.


Course outline:

  • Dealing with health issues peculiar to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • Awareness, knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal and of Torres Strait Islander histories, values, belief systems, experience and lifestyles
  • Potential barriers to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people receiving adequate care
  • Case study examples
  • Cultural awareness tool

Contact: SA&NT Events

Tel: 08 8267 8310

04 Jun 2019

SA

Administering Iron Infusion Intravenously

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.


    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: SA&NT Events

Tel: 08 8267 8310

12 Jun 2019

SA

QI&CPD Small Group Support Session

The countdown is on... 2019 is the last year of the triennium!


RACGP SA&NT is running a complimentary face-to-face session for GPs to assist you with meeting the QI&CPD requirements for the 2017-19 triennium.


    This session will:

    • Outline available options for the QI activity
    • Revisit PLAN - assist you to start if you wish this to be your QI activity
    • Revisit PLAN - assist you to finish your PLAN activity if you have already started.

    Time: 6.30-8.30pm
    Venue: College House, 15 Gover Street North Adelaide
    Cost: Complimentary

Contact: Ms Roberta Morris

Tel: 08 8267 8334

18 Jun 2019

SA

Emergency Medicine & Resuscitation (CPR for GPs)-FULL

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

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

    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: SA&NT Events

Tel: 08 8267 8310

22 Jun 2019

SA

Men's Health: Adolescents To Elderly

This interactive workshop will explore men's health issues across the lifespan, including those specific to:


  • Adolescent males - Sexual/reproductive, acne, puberty, gender, mental health, engaging with general practice
  • The in-between years - Career/family, hair loss, mental health
  • The middle years - Erectile dysfunction, prostate cancer, incontinence
  • Elderly males - Frailty.

Presenters:

Dr Lane Hinchcliffe - GP

Dr Kym Horsell - Urologist

Dr Solomon Yu - Geriatrician


Time: 9.00 am - 5.00 pm (Registration from: 8.30 am)


Venue: Hotel Grand Chancellor, 65 Hindley Street Adelaide


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


Contact: Ms Roberta Morris

Tel: 08 8267 8334