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RACGP events and courses

SA

11 Feb 2020

SA

Sterilisation and Infection Control

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 | GP in Training $30


Course outline:

  • Precautions and personal protection
  • Demonstration of correct cleaning tools for medical and surgical equipment
  • Identification of packaging options for medical and surgical equipment
  • Loading and unloading tips for steam sterilisers
  • Documentation required for safe practice.

This session is presented within the guidelines of Standards Australia AS/NZS4815 and AGPAL accreditation requirements and identifies required links with Standards Australia AS/NZS4817.


Who should attend

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


Contact: Anjelica Nowak

Tel: 08 8267 8310

18 Feb 2020

SA

Emergency Management 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

26 Feb 2020

SA

Webinar: Polypharmacy

This case-based webinar will explore the challenges of managing patients with complex polypharmacy, those who simultaneously use multiple drugs to treat a single ailment or condition.


Course outline:

  • Validated ways of identifying patients at risk from polypharmacy

  • Resources available to general practice to assist in therapeutic decisions and answering clinical questions relating to medicines

  • Medicine optimisation including decisions and methods of discontinuing medications.


Presenter: Joy Gailer


Time: 7.00-8.00 pm


Cost: Members FREE | Non members $35


Contact: Anjelica Nowak

Tel: 08 8267 8310

17 Mar 2020

SA

Communication & 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: Anjelica Nowak

Tel: 08 8267 8310

20 Mar 2020

SA

SA New Fellows Social Event - The NeXt Factor

Time: 6.00-9.00 pm


Venue: The Kentish, 23 Stanley Street, North Adelaide


Cost: Complimentary


RACGP SA&NT is delighted to invite SA new Fellows (up to five years' post Fellowship) to our annual social event. Your complimentary registration will include cocktail food, beverages and networking with special guests.


Incorporated into this social event is a celebration of the passions and talents of GPs beyond medicine. New Fellows are invited to display their talent, or simply come along to experience what others have created.


Submissions are invited for: visual and digital art, pre-recorded or live acts, poetry, short stories and more.


Contact RACGP SA&NT for further details.


Contact: SA&NT Events

Tel: 08 8267 8310

31 Mar 2020

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


SA&NT RACGP is offering basic life support (BLS) workshops with an emergency general practice overview to assist general practitioners with fulfilling the CPD 2020-22 triennium requirements.


Course outline

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

Contact: Anjelica Nowak

Tel: 08 8267 8310

05 Sep 2020

SA

SA Fellowship and Awards Ceremony 2020

Save the date!

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 5 September 2020
Venue: Adelaide Convention Centre

More details coming soon. For further information, please contact Elaine Dalby.

Contact: Elaine Dalby

Tel: 08 8267 8362