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RACGP events and courses

SA

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

02 Jul 2019

SA

Emergency Update 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:

  • IV insertion
  • Airway management including laryngeal mask
  • Rhythm recognition and defibrillation
  • First line emergency drug therapy for adrenaline, naloxone, atropine, amiodarone and opiate analgesia

Contact: Anjelica Nowak

Tel: 08 8267 8310

23 Jul 2019

SA

Ears, Nose and Throat

This session aims to provide a greater understanding in common ears, nose and throat related issues that are presented in daily general practice.


    Course outline


  • Management of chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS)
  • Paediatric recurrent ear infection and tonsillitis
  • Complications of otitis media
  • Hoarse voice
  • Approach to management of dysphonia
  • Epistaxis 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 | GPs in training $30


Contact: Anjelica Nowak

Tel: 08 8267 8310

27 Jul 2019

SA

Midwinter Retreat

Take a drive up to beautiful Hahndorf for the Midwinter Retreat. This event will incorporate a variety of education sessions presented by high-profile speakers, as well as a multitude of networking opportunities over a full day, followed by an informal dinner.


    Education topics:
  • Influenza, measles and meningococcal: A public health perspective
  • Borderline personality disorder
  • Applying advances in genomic and precision medicine
  • Common skin presentations
  • Hints and tips for a successful practice

  • Date: Saturday 27 July 2019

    Time: 9.30 am - 5.30 pm (with dinner to follow)

    Venue: Adelaide Hills Convention Centre, Hahndorf

    Cost: Earlybird rate (register by 24 June) - Members: $175 | Registrars: $150 | Non-members: $250
    (As of 1 July, increased rate will apply.)

    (Optional accommodation additional cost)

Contact: Elaine Dalby

Tel: 08 8267 8362

06 Aug 2019

SA

Emergency Update for Practice Staff (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 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 Nowak

Tel: 08 8267 8310

07 Aug 2019

SA

SA parkrun Information Event

Venue: RACGP House, 15 Gover St, North Adelaide

Time: 6.30–8.30 pm

Price: Free

RACGP Specific Interests Sport and Exercise Medicine in conjunction with parkrun Australia is holding a series of information and networking events across Australia.

The event will include presentations from a parkrun representative and GP advocates of its use.

Light snacks will be served.

Contact: RACGP Specific Interests Events

Tel: 03 8699 0347

24 Aug 2019

SA

SA Fellowship and Awards Ceremony 2019

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.

All members of the general practice community are invited to attend the ceremony with colleagues, family and friends. A cocktail function follows the formal program.

Date: Saturday 24 August 2019

Time: 2.00-4.00 pm: Ceremony | 4.00-6.00 pm : Cocktail function

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

Cost: New Fellows and Award winners: Complimentary | Adults: $81 | Children (1-15 years): $25

Contact: Elaine Dalby

Tel: 08 8267 8362

10 Sep 2019

SA

Emergency Medicine & Resuscitation (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

  • Covers 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: Anjelica Nowak

Tel: 08 8267 8310

14 Sep 2019

SA

Musculoskeletal Injuries and Conditions

Assessment and management of musculoskeletal conditions and sports injuries is a significant part of the workload of general practice. This workshop will focus on the head, shoulders and knees.


This interactive and practical workshop will cover:


  • Diagnosis and management of concussion
  • Examination and assessment of shoulder and knee injuries
  • Radiological investigations
  • The role of physiotherapy in rehabilitation.

Presenters:

Dr Sandy Kleinschmidt, GP

Dr Duncan Walker, Sports and Exercise Physician

Dr Jennifer Cowie, Radiologist

Rick Beal, Physiotherapist


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

23 Oct 2019

SA

Introduction To Point-of-care Ultrasound - Adelaide

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

This full-day ALM will give general practice registrars and practicing GPs the opportunity to identify practical applications of ultrasound technology in 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 7.30am till 3.45pm and will be offered 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