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RACGP events and courses

WA

21 Jan 2020

WA

Basic Life Support (CPR for GPs)

Have you completed your CPR requirements for the 2017-19 triennium? This course can count toward meeting your requirements.

5 CPD (Category 2) Points

The RACGP cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) course for general practitioners (GPs), run in conjunction with Medical Training Solutions, provides participants with topical emergency presentations and recent changes in emergency practice.

This course is presented in accordance with the current guidelines of the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) and covers all aspects of resuscitation and basic life support.

Date: Tuesday 21 January 2020

Time: 7.00pm - 9.00 pm

Venue: College House, 34 Harrogate Street, West Leederville.

Cost: RACGP members: $99
Non-members: $121

Please note that an administration fee of $50.00 is deducted for cancellations less then 5 days prior to the event date.

Contact: Ms Sharon Safstrom

Tel: 08 9489 9555

11 Feb 2020

WA

Webinar: Osteoarthritis of the Knee

CPD Activity - 2 points

Osteoarthritis(OA) is a common condition and for those patients over the age of 65, this chronic and painful complaint affects the quality of life of over 1.2 million Australians. Management of this debilitating condition requires a multidisciplinary approach. This webinar has been designed to provide an update on the current treatment options that are available for OA of the knee, and when it is appropriate to refer

Delivered in partnership with St John of God Subiaco Hospital and presented by Orthopaedic Surgeons Mr Gavin Clark and Mr Sam Young, this workshop aims to improve patient outcomes by delivering an interactive discussion on OA management. We will examine conservative treatment options, determining what patients are suitable candidates for surgery, post-op recovery and patient expectations.

Date: Tuesday 11 February 2020

Time: 7.00-8.00 pm AWST (Perth)

Cost: Free

Contact: Ms Lucille Antonio

Tel: 08 9489 9555

12 Feb 2020

WA

Registrar Series - Common GP Problems

CPD Activity - 4 points

General practice can prove complex and challenging for registrars. This environment of independent decision-making, time restraints and unusual clinical presentations makes navigating consultations effectively a challenge.

Join RACGP WA and Dr Tim Koh, former chair of RACGP WA for a session of informative learning and workshopping.

Through interactive case-study discussion, we will cover the art of history-taking, reaching the correct diagnosis and the provision of appropriate management.


Date: Wednesday 12 February 2020


Time: 6.30 - 8.45 pm (Registration from 6.00 pm)


Venue: RACGP College House, 34 Harrogate Street, West Leederville 6007


Cost: Complimentary


Light refreshments provided

Contact: Ms Lucille Antonio

Tel: 08 9489 9555

15 Feb 2020

WA

Burn Management Program for GP's

CPD Accredited Activity - 40 points

RACGP WA in partnership with the Fiona Wood Foundation presents a multidisciplinary and immersive workshop in burns.


Designed for GP Fellows, this workshop covers:

    • Initial care and first aid
    • Primary and secondary survey of burn injured person
    • Assessment and transfer of major burns
    • Fluid resuscitation - paediatric and adult burns
    • Burn wound assessment
    • Referral and transferring
    • Wound dressings
    • Multidisciplinary workshops
    • Surgical intervention
    • Major incident awareness
    This program is endorsed by Prof Fiona Wood and developed/facilitated by Sharon Rowe, Clinical Nurse Consultant, State Adult Burn Unit, Fiona Stanley Hospital.

    Date: Saturday 15 Feb 2020

    Time: 9.00 am - 3.00 pm

    Venue: RACGP College House, West Leederville

    Cost: Members $299 | Non-members $389

Contact: Ms Lucille Antonio

Tel: 08 9489 9555

22 Feb 2020

WA

Basic Life Support (CPR for GPs)

Have you completed your CPR requirements for the 2017-19 triennium? This course can count toward meeting your requirements.

5 CPD (Category 2) Points

The RACGP cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) course for general practitioners (GPs), run in conjunction with Medical Training Solutions, provides participants with topical emergency presentations and recent changes in emergency practice.

This course is presented in accordance with the current guidelines of the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) and covers all aspects of resuscitation and basic life support.

Date: Saturday 22 February 2020

Time: 8:30am - 10:30am

Venue: College House, 34 Harrogate Street, West Leederville.

Cost: RACGP members: $99
Non-members: $121

Please note that an administration fee of $50.00 is deducted for cancellations less then 5 days prior to the event date.

Contact: Ms Suzanne Miller

Tel: 08 9489 9555

22 Feb 2020

WA

Introduction To Point-of-care Ultrasound - Geraldton

The 'Introduction to point-of-care ultrasound for rural GPs' workshop is designed to support rural GPs to increase their understanding of the applications of point-of-care ultrasound in the diagnostic process. The training is delivered by rural GPs and sonographers who are experienced in using ultrasound in their practice environment.

This full-day workshop will give general practice registrars and rural & remote GPs the opportunity to identify practical applications of ultrasound technology in rural general practice settings and utilise point of care ultrasound devices under the guidance of experts.

The workshop runs from 8.30am till 4.30pm and will be offered to RACGP members 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

26 Feb 2020

WA

Wellbeing Series Launch With Prof Fiona Wood

CPD Activity - 2 Points

Join us as we launch the Wellbeing Series for GPs in 2020. General practice is a rewarding and fulfilling career contributing to improving the lives of many people across Australia. However, by its very nature, this work can be challenging and stressful and can impact personal wellbeing. This series aims to encourage GPs to identify and take care of their own physical, mental, emotional and social health.

We are delighted to welcome Professor Fiona Wood AM as the guest speaker for this special event. Join us as Professor Wood delivers an inspirational address about her career journey and how she maintains work-life balance and wellbeing as a burns and plastic surgeon, researcher and mother of six.


Date: Wednesday 26 February 2020


Time: 6.30 - 9.00 pm (Registration from 6.00 pm)


Venue: TBC, Perth metro area


Cost: RACGP members: $20 | Non-members: $30


Contact: Ms Lucille Antonio

Tel: 08 9489 9555

04 Mar 2020

WA

'Find Your Niche' - Early Career GP Series Launch

CPD Activity - 2 Points

For the launch of the Early Career GP series in 2020, the New Fellows Committee invites you to attend an informative, interactive and fun evening featuring inspiring speakers sharing their experiences on finding their niche.

Hear from passionate GPs across a diverse range of niche areas as they share what has inspired them, why they decided to specialise in their chosen field, and the career pathway that got them there.

You will have the opportunity to ask questions and chat to the GPs in a casual setting.

Niche topics include: flying doctor and rural, women's health, sports med, medical educator, tech, research and more.


Date: Wednesday 4 March 2020


Time: 6.30 - 8.45 pm (Registration from 6.00 pm)


Venue: RACGP College House, 34 Harrogate Street, West Leederville 6007


Cost: RACGP members: $30 | Non-members: $45


Light refreshments provided

Contact: Ms Sharon Safstrom

Tel: 08 9489 9555

11 Mar 2020

WA

Registrar Series - An Evening Discussion on Orthopaedics

CPD Activity - 4 points

Musculoskeletal conditions account for nearly 10% of all GP consults, and the most common of these include complaints of the neck and shoulders. It is imperative that general practitioners are confident in performing a skilled examination, recognising red flags, and implementing a patient-centred treatment plan.


Presented by orthopaedic specialist Dr Johan Mostert, this workshop will look at neck and shoulder conditions from a primary care perspective. What causes the pain, how to properly examine your patient, who benefits from physiotherapy and does surgery really work will be the discussion points for tonight's workshop.


Date: Wednesday 11 March 2020


Time: 6.30-8.45 pm (Registration 6.00 pm)


Light meal provided


Venue: College House, 34 Harrogate Street, West Leederville 6007


Cost: RACGP Member: $30 | Non-member: $40


Contact: Ms Lucille Antonio

Tel: 08 9489 9555

20 Mar 2020

WA

Skin Cancer for Clinicians

CPD Accredited Activity - 40 points

Are you a rural or remote GP attending the 2020 Rural Health West Conference? The RACGP 'Skin Cancer for Clinicians' workshop has been designed specifically for GPs wanting to upskill their knowledge in both the theoretical and procedural modalities of skin cancer management.

The theoretical component of this workshop will improve your decision-making skills in the identification, differentiation, management and referral of patients with melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancers.

The highly interactive practical session will focus on a range of biopsy and suturing techniques, excision margins and wound management, building your confidence to expand your scope of practice and provide better patient outcomes.


Date: Friday 20 March 2020


Time: 8.30 am - 3.30 pm (Registration 8.00am)


Venue: Pan Pacific Hotel


Cost: RACGP member: $299 | Non-member $389

Contact: Ms Lucille Antonio

Tel: 08 9489 9555