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RACGP events and courses

SA

21 Sep 2019

SA

Preparation Workshop: 2019.2 OSCE - Fully Booked

Date: Saturday 21 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 sessions 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 2019.2 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

23 Sep 2019 - 15 Oct 2019

SA

Tutorial Series: 2019.2 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 over three weeks) will run in lecture and practical format, with a different topic each session, designed to assist your preparations for the clinical exam.

Dates: Mon 23 Sept - Motivational Interviewing, Tues 24 Sept - Multicultural Communication & Aboriginal Health, Mon 30 Sept - Physical Exam (Neurological/Eyes&ENT), Tues 1 Oct - Critical Appraisal, Mon 14 Oct - Physical Exam (Cardiovascular/Musculoskeletal), Tues 15 Oct - Medico-legal Issues/Risk Management

Cost: Full series $500 Single sessions $100

This event is knowledge driven and compliments the groundwork of the Preparation Workshop (Sat 21 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

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

23 Oct 2019

SA

Rural Hospital Clinical Simulation

The Rural Hospital Clinical Simulation (RHCS) aims to enhance patient safety and GP self-care by providing rural GPs with the opportunity to engage in a structured 6 hour active learning module (ALM) to discuss and simulate scenarios reflecting the many challenges rural GPs face when living and working in rural and remote communities. There will be a strong emphasis on emergency medicine situations, doctor self-care, coordinating and communicating with other healthcare professionals, stress management and debriefing. All the scenario cases to be included in the ALM have been written by experienced rural GPs from actual cases.

Date: Wednesday 23 October 2019
Time: 7.30 am - 3.45 pm
Venue: Adelaide Health Simulation - Level 2, Adelaide Health and Medical Sciences building, Corner of North Terrace and George Street, Adelaide SA 5000
Cost: $495

Contact: RACGP Rural

Tel: 1800 636 764

25 Oct 2019

SA

2019 RACGP Rural Member Meeting - Adelaide


Join RACGP Rural for this important annual meeting with special guest Professor Paul Worley, National Rural Health Commissoner, and enjoy a unique opportunity to meet members of your faculty Board, colleagues and key stakeholders.

This event is free of charge and will be held in Adelaide during the RACGP's annual GP19 conference. All RACGP members are welcome to attend.

Date: Friday 25 October 2019
Time: 4.00 pm - 5.30 pm
Venue: Hall K, Adelaide Convention Centre - North Terrace, Adelaide SA 5000
Cost: Free of charge

This event is free of charge. To confirm your attendance, please register online.

Contact: RACGP Rural

Tel: 1800 636 764

29 Oct 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

12 Nov 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

16 Nov 2019

SA

Eye Conditions: A Closer Look

Identification and appropriate management of acute eye injuries, infection and progressive vision loss are essential skills for GPs.


This interactive and practical workshop will cover a number of ocular conditions commonly presented in general practice:


  • Squints in children
  • Glaucoma
  • Red eye assessment
  • Ocular emergencies and injuries.

Presenters:

Dr Susie Lu, Ophthalmologist

Assoc Prof John Landers, Ophthalmologist

Dr Tim Greenwell, Ophthalmologist


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

26 Nov 2019

SA

Emergency Medicine & Resuscitation (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 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
  • Consider topical emergency presentations and recent changes in emergency practice.

Contact: Anjelica Nowak

Tel: 08 8267 8310

03 Dec 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 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
  • Consider topical emergency presentations and recent changes in emergency practice.

Contact: Anjelica Nowak

Tel: 08 8267 8310