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RACGP events and courses

WA

10 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018

WA

QI&CPD PLAN Assistance Sessions

RACGP WA is holding FREE one-on-one or group in-house sessions which will guide GPs on how to complete the new online planning learning and need activity (PLAN). Desktops are available for GPs to then start their PLAN activity on-site.

PLAN is an online activity designed to assist you to map out and document your learning needs. It is a mandatory QI&CPD requirement for the 2017-19 triennium.

Bookings are essential.

Dates: We are available from 9.30am - 4pm most days.

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

Cost: Free

Contact: Ms Sharon Safstrom

Tel: 08 9489 9555

03 Apr 2018 - 08 May 2018

WA

OSCE Study Group Series 2018.1 - Fully Booked

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 medical topics covered in the exam.

Dates:Tuesday 3, 10, 17, 24 Apr and 1, 8 May

Time: 6.30 - 8.30 pm

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

Cost: $300 for entire series Please contact the faculty to be placed on a waitlist

Contact: Julia McNamara

Tel: 08 9489 9555

02 May 2018

WA

Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT) (Registrar Event)

Developed specifically for GP registrars, this evening session, Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT), will be presented by Dr Chady Sader, ENT specialist.


Dr Sader specialises in paediatric ENT, thyroid and parathyroid surgery and reconstruction of throat and neck conditions. At the University of Western Australia, Dr Sader completed his medical degree and went on to obtain his Fellowship with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 2007. Dr Sader maintains an active interest in academic surgery and is a key member of the Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Unit at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital where he is involved with teaching and training of medical students, junior medical staff and trainee surgeons.


Date: Wednesday 2 May 2018


Time: 6.15pm (registration) 6.30 - 8.00pm


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


Cost: $20.00


Light refreshments provided

Contact:

Tel: 08 9489 9555

05 May 2018

WA

RACGP Quiz Night

Symptoms of neurological superiority? Your prescription: Please present for your full Quizzical!

Join us to test your knowledge on all things flavoured medical and enjoy a night out with friends and colleagues.
Book your table by emailing freya.bylsma@racgp.org.au or book online now to avoid missing out!

Please contact freya.bylsma@racgp.org.au for further information or to provide your table name if booking a table.

Date: Saturday 5 May
Time: 6.00-9.00pm
Venue: UWA Tavern, Hackett Drive, Crawley WA.

Cost: Table: $280 | Individual ticket: $35.

Contact: Freya Bylsma

Tel: 08 9489 9555

09 May 2018

WA

New Fellows Presents - Dermoscopy Workshop

The New Fellows group has developed Skin Cancer Essentials. Created for GP's within their first five years since Fellowship, this workshop has been designed to meet the growing demand on their skills in this area.

This evening session will be presented by Dr Paul Cherian and Dr Amit Verma from Oxford Dermatology.


This workshop will provide practical learning experiences in dermoscopy and a variety of biopsy and suturing techniques.

It will upskill general practitioners in implementing a systematic approach to assessing and managing skin cancers in the general practice setting.



Date: Wednesday 9 May 2018

Time: 6.00-8.00 pm (Registration 5.45pm)

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

Cost per session:
RACGP member: $48
Non-member: $62

Light refreshments provided

Contact: Lucille Antonio

Tel: 08 9489 9555

15 May 2018

WA

Registrar 101 - How To Get the Most Out of Your College

Developed specifically for GP registrars, this evening session, 'Registrar 101 - How to get the most out of your College for Registrars', will be presented by Dr Mary Wyatt (Registrar Representative on Council).


The College provides a myriad of support to their members. From assisting members on their General Practice journey to empowering, equipping and connecting their members through education, advocacy and collegiality, the College offers a comprehensive support network.


This promises to be an informative evening where registrars will acquire a new appreciation of their College.


Date: Tuesday 15 May 2018


Time: 5.45pm (registration) 6.00 - 8.00pm


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


Cost: Free


Light refreshments provided

Contact: Lucille Antonio

Tel: 08 9489 9555

31 May 2018

WA

Managing Data Safety in GP Practices (MDA & RACGP WA)

Information security is critical to the provision of safe, high-quality healthcare and the efficient running of a general practice.


RACGP WA together with MDA National present this workshop to give participants an opportunity to explore privacy and information security in general practice with the experts.


Practical strategies for addressing common data vulnerabilities, including ransomware will be addressed as well as responsibilities around maintaining the privacy and security of patient data, including obligations under the new Notifiable Data Breaches scheme.


Date: Thursday 31 May 2018


Time: 6.00-8.00 pm (5.45 pm registration)


Venue: College House 34 Harrogate Street West Leederville 6007.


Cost: $19.80 for members $27.50 for non members


Note:If you would like to bring members of your practice team, please submit the form available from the "More Information" tab

Contact: Lucille Antonio

Tel: 08 9489 9555

02 Jun 2018

WA

CPR Course for GPs

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 2 June

Time: 8.30-10.30am

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

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

Contact: Lucille Antonio

Tel: 08 9489 9555

08 Jun 2018

WA

Clinical Cases and Conversations

General Practitioners (GPs) are the experts in undifferentiated disease as guidelines are not much use for a non-specific symptom.


Our June Clinical Cases and Conversations event will be hosted by Dr Tim Koh, Chair RACGP; bringing together GPs of all career stages, from registrars to professor for an erudite and interactive discussion.


We welcome RACGP members to join us every month for Clinical Cases and Conversations


Date: Friday 8 June 2018


Time: 6.00pm - 8.00pm


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


Light refreshments provided


This event is complimentary for RACGP members

Contact:

Tel: 08 9489 9555

09 Jun 2018

WA

Addiction Medicine - Fremantle

Addiction is a chronic, relapsing illness that is difficult to cure. GPs and other primary care professionals have a key role to play in prevention, early detection and management of substance misuse and addiction.

This one day ALM aims to develop and enhance GPs' skills in recognising and treating patients who present with drug addictions. The workshop will cover many of the dominant addictive substances seen in general practice including alcohol, benzodiazepines, cannabis, opioids and other psychostimulant drugs.

Date: Saturday 09 June 2018

Time: 8.30 am - 5.00 pm

Venue: Fremantle Sailing Club, 151 Marine Terrace, Fremantle.

Cost: RACGP member: $265
Non-member: $399

Contact: Lucille Antonio

Tel: 08 9489 9555