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RACGP events and courses

WA

01 Mar 2019 - 31 Dec 2019

WA

QI&CPD WA Health Check - Morning/Afternoon Tea

RACGP WA is holding free monthly QI&CPD Health Check's at the local faculty office. These sessions will assist local GP's to identify and meet their 2017-19 triennium requirements.

Bookings are essential.

Monday 1 April : 3 - 4.30pm afternoon tea

Wednesday 1 May : 9.30 - 11am morning tea

Monday 10 June : 3 - 4.30pm afternoon tea

Monday 1 July : 9.30 - 11 am morning tea


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

Contact: Ms Sharon Safstrom

Tel: 08 9489 9555

18 Mar 2019 - 22 Jul 2019

WA

Musculoskeletal Update | Three-part Series - Fully Booked

40 QI&CPD (Category 1) Points

The assessment and management of musculoskeletal conditions and sporting injuries is a significant part of the workload of a metropolitan GP.


This interactive workshop is designed for GPs seeking an update on evidence-based identification and management strategies of musculoskeletal injuries.


Split over three sessions, this workshop covers musculoskeletal presentations including lower back pain, leg pain, common conditions of the foot and ankle, including the limping child. Prescribing exercise as medicine for non-communicable chronic disease will also be discussed.



This workshop is sponsored by Avant and Envision.



Date: Monday 18 March, 20 May and 22 July 2019


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


Venues: Monday 18 March - Optus Stadium | Monday 20 May and 22 July - RACGP College House


Cost: $126

Contact: Lucille Antonio

Tel: 08 9489 9555

26 Mar 2019

WA

Registrar Series - Placements & Approaching Practices

4 QI&CPD (Category 2) Points

Placements, Preferences and Approaching Practices - This information session has been designed to provide an overview of the preferences and placement process.


Representatives from WAGPET will provide guidance on the process of practice placement registrars go through with the AGPT. Training supervisors will provide insights into what their practice looks for, how to approach practices and interview tips.


The 2018 General Practitioner of the Year, Dr Bill Sands, will provide an insightful look into learning through your career, and Dr Mary Wyatt will discuss the College's role in your journey.


This workshop is sponsored by MDA.


Date: Tuesday 26 March 2019


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


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


Cost: Complimentary


Light refreshments provided

Contact: Lucille Antonio

Tel: 08 9489 9555

02 Apr 2019

WA

Cervical Screening Update - Northam


3 QI&CPD (Category 2) Points


Join RANZCOG WA and RACGP WA in Northam for a workshop covering the new cervical screening guidelines. This interactive program will include case presentations and discussions. Professor Ian Hammond and Dr Louise Farrell will facilitate the session.


Topics covered:


- Guidelines for renewed National Cervical Screening Program


- Evidence behind the new guidelines


- Management of presentations in a GP clinic


- The role and use of the new national Cancer Screening Register (NCSR)


- The range of normal appearances of the human female cervix.


Date: Tuesday 2 April 2019


Time: 6.30-8.00 pm (6.00 pm registration)


Venue: Bridgeley Community Centre, Northam


Cost: $20.00


Light refreshments provided

Contact: Lucille Antonio

Tel: 08 9489 9555

09 Apr 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 9 April

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

11 Apr 2019

WA

Registrar Series - Radiology

4 QI&CPD (Category 2) Points

Developed specifically for GP registrars, this evening session has been created to enhance the GP's medical imaging interpretation skills, thus improving diagnosis and patient management decisions.


The ability to determine the appropriate medical imaging test, as well as correctly interpreting radiology reports is a vital part of general practice. This workshop is presented by SKG Radiology and will cover investigations for MSK and Respiratory presentations



Date: Thursday 11 April 2019


Time: 6.30-8.30 pm (Registration and light refreshments from 6.00 pm)


Venue:SKG Radiology Subiaco St John of God Hospital Subiaco


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


Contact: Lucille Antonio

Tel: 08 9489 9555

13 Apr 2019

WA

Lung Health Update - Every Breath You Take

40 QI&CPD (Category 1) Points

Respiratory disease affects 1 in 5 Australians and is the nation's second leading cause of death. It is essential for GPs to recognise the important features that differentiate between the many forms of lung disease.

Experts in the field will discuss clinical features, investigations, guidelines and treatment, along with case study discussion.

This Active Learning Module (ALM) has been designed to enhance delegates' knowledge, skills and confidence in diagnosing and treating respiratory conditions, thus optimising patient outcomes.

Date: Saturday 13 April 2019

Time: 9.00 am - 5.00 pm (Registration 8.30 am)

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

Cost: RACGP member: $265 | Non-member: $329

Contact: Lucille Antonio

Tel: 08 9489 9555

10 May 2019

WA

Women in Medicine Breakfast - Social Media for Doctors

In the second event in the 'Women in medicine' breakfast series, RACGP WA invites you and your female medical colleagues to connect with peers and hear from an insightful guest speaker.

This breakfast session will explore 'Social media for doctors'. Social media platforms can be a fantastic mechanism to develop your professional presence, share information and network with your colleagues. However, it is important to consider some important factors to ensure you make the most of social media whilst complying with your legal and professional obligations.

This breakfast is proudly sponsored by Avant Mutual.

Light breakfast provided


Date: Friday 10 May 2019


Time: 7.30-9.30 am (Registration 7.15 am)


Venue: College House, 34 Harrogate Street, West Leederville


Cost: Complimentary

Contact: Lisa Francis

Tel: 08 9489 9555

11 May 2019 - 10 Aug 2019

WA

The Cycle of Life Series

This four-part series delves into a range of medical issues that GPs are presented with across all the age groups. From the cradle to the grave, specialist presenters will examine key physical and psychological conditions, focussing on crucial age-specific presentations.

Each full-day workshop has been accredited as a Category 1 Active Learning Module (ALM). This series has been created to expand and improve the skills and knowledge of GPs, optimising patient outcomes by building confidence in the diagnosis and treatment of a broad range of conditions.

Workshops in the series:

Paediatrics and adolescents: Saturday 11 May 2019
Men's health: Saturday 8 June 2019
Women's health: Saturday 6 July 2019
Mortality: Saturday 10 August 2019

Please scroll down our events page for more information on each workshop.

Cost per session: RACGP member: $249 | Non-member: $329

Contact: Lucille Antonio

Tel: 08 9489 9555

11 May 2019

WA

Paediatrics and Adolescents Update - Cycle of Life Series

40 QI&CPD (Category 1) Points

GPs play a vital role in the prevention, diagnosis and management of presentations relating to child and adolescent health. This workshop has been designed to enhance GP's knowledge and skills in this field of practice.

This workshop aims to improve delegates' understanding of developmental disorders, and increase the likelihood of early detection. In addition, our speakers will discuss immunisation; recent changes and advances, and vaccine hesitancy. The GPs role and responsibility in non-accidental injuries will also be discussed as will paediatric ENT and indigenous ear health and puberty, sexuality and sexual health.


Date: Saturday 11 May 2019

Time: 9.00 am - 5.00 pm (Registration 8.30 am)

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

Cost: RACGP member: $249 | Non-member: $329

Contact: Lucille Antonio

Tel: 08 9489 9555