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RACGP events and courses

WA

01 Mar 2019 - 31 Dec 2019

WA

Need Assistance To Meet Your QI&CPD Requirements?

Do you need more Quality Improvement and Continuing Professional Development (QI&CPD) activities to meet your 2017–19 triennium requirements


The RACGP WA team is here to assist you. Please call the QI&CPD team on 9489 9555 or email wa.qicpd@racgp.org.au to discuss your requirements.

Contact: Ms Sharon Safstrom

Tel: 08 9489 9555

27 Aug 2019

WA

Registrar Series - Ear, Nose and Throat

4 QI&CPD (Category 2) Points

Developed specifically for GP registrars, this interactive session has been created to develop GP's skills in assessing and managing ear, nose and throat (ENT) conditions.


ENT Surgeon Dr Chady Sader will present on a range of common ENT presentations including paediatric ENT, rhinology, obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), snoring and ears. In addition to this, head and neck masses including the thyroid and salivary glands will be investigated.


The session will investigate ENT conditions and their causes, clinical presentations, examinations and treatment options.


Date: Tuesday 27 August 2019


Time: 6.30-8.45 pm (Registration and light refreshments from 6.00 pm)


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


Cost: RACGP Member: $20 | Non-member: $30


Contact: Lucille Antonio

Tel: 08 9489 9555

27 Aug 2019

WA

CPR Course for GPs

Have you completed your CPR requirements for the 2017-19 triennium?

5 QI&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 27th August

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 Suzanne Miller

Tel: 08 9489 9555

31 Aug 2019

WA

RACGP WA and WAPHA Workshop - GP Urgent Care Skills Update

Please contact wa.events@racgp.org.au to register.

Contact: Lucille Antonio

Tel: 08 9489 9555

02 Sep 2019

WA

Registrar Series - ECG

4 QI&CPD (Category 2) Points


Developed specifically for GP registrars, this workshop will focus on interpreting electrocardiogram (ECG) tests.

The 12 lead ECG is a common and important diagnostic test available to GPs for the evaluation of patients who present with cardiac and other complaints.


It is crucial for practitioners to apply their knowledge in order to identify common and rare abnormalities.


Presented by Professor Rukshen Weerasooriya, this session aims to empower registrars in interpreting common ECG patterns along with rarer syndromes.


In partnership with Heart Rhythm Clinic and sponsored by Biotronik


Date: Monday 2 September 2019


Time: 6.30-8.45 pm (Registration and canapes from 6.00 pm) | Drinks and networking after the workshop


Venue:The Backlot Studios, 21 Simpson St, West Perth WA 6005


Cost: RACGP Member: $20 | Non-member: $30


Contact: Lucille Antonio

Tel: 08 9489 9555

07 Sep 2019 - 08 Sep 2019

WA

NEXT: Early Career GP Conference - Swan Valley

The annual Early Career GP Conference explores clinical topics and business updates specific to new Fellows and early career GPs; preparing you for what’s NEXT.


Over two days, experienced GPs and specialists will cover:
- Immunology
- Vaccinations
- Obesity
- Endocrine update
- PReP
- Pathology
- Medicare audits and the business of general practice
- Men's and women's health

Designed in partnership with the RACGP WA New Fellows Committee, the conference provides the opportunity to connect with other early career GPs. Families are encouraged to join.


There is the option to attend the full conference, or just one day.

Date: Saturday and Sunday 7-8 September 2019


Time: 8.30 am


Venue:The Vines Resort and Country Club, Swan Valley


Cost: Full conference rate: $132 (One day options available)


QI&CPD: 16 Cat 2 points

Contact: Lucille Antonio

Tel: 08 9489 9555

09 Sep 2019

WA

End of Life Law for Clinicians Workshop - Fully Booked

End of Life Law for Clinicians (ELLC) is a free training program for clinicians and medical students about the law relating to end of life decision-making.

This interactive workshop will involve discussion of end of life law in the context of a clinical case study.

This workshop is delivered by the Australian Centre for Health Law Research, Queensland University of Technology and is supported by WAPHA and RACGP WA.


Date: Monday 9 September 2019


Time: 6.30-8.30 pm


Venue: WA Primary Health Alliance, 2-5/7 Tununda Drive, Rivervale WA 6103


Cost: Complimentary

Contact: Lisa Francis

Tel: 08 9489 9555

11 Sep 2019

WA

CPR Course for GPs

Have you completed your CPR requirements for the 2017-19 triennium?

5 QI&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: Wednesday 11 September

Time: 7.00pm - 9.00 pm

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

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

Contact: Ms Suzanne Miller

Tel: 08 9489 9555

17 Sep 2019 - 22 Oct 2019

WA

2019.2 OSCE Study Group Series

This study group series is designed to assist exam candidates in their preparation for the Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE), featuring highly interactive face-to-face lectures on common medical topics covered in the exam.

Dates: Tuesdays 17, 24 September and 1, 8, 15, 22 October 2019

Time: Registration & Dinner 6:00pm, Session 6.30-8.30pm

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

Cost: $300 for entire series

Registrations close 5.00pm Friday 13 September 2019

Places are strictly limited so candidates are encouraged to register early

Contact: Julia McNamara

Tel: 08 9489 9555

18 Sep 2019

WA

Changing Digital Health: Bring Your Ideas To Life

Ever had an idea that could make a real difference to the medical community using technology? Or felt frustrated by the limitations of existing systems and medical software? GPs are in a unique position to understand the needs of their patients and the industry.

You can make use of your skills and knowledge to create change and influence the health of our community more widely.

This two-hour workshop will assist you to start thinking about turning your idea into reality.

Delivered by Perth Biodesign and Curve Tomorrow, this insightful and interactive workshop covers:

-How to identify a clinical need

-The process of innovating medical technologies

-Introduction to design thinking


Date: Wednesday 18 September 2019


Time: 6.30-8.30 pm (Registration from 6.00 pm)


Venue: Innovation Quarter, UWA, 8 Broadway, Crawley WA 6009


Cost: $20

Contact: Lisa Francis

Tel: 08 9489 9555