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RACGP events and courses

WA

04 Apr 2020

WA

RACGP AOD GP Education Program - Workshop Cancelled

This workshop has been cancelled. If you have any questions, please contact aod@racgp.org.au

The Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) GP education program, developed exclusively for RACGP members, supports GPs to overcome challenges in treating patients whose health is being impacted by alochol, prescribed medication or drug use.

Treatment Skills Training is available to members who are practising in areas of socio-economic disadvantage or treating a number of at-risk groups.

Sessions are run by AOD expert GPs and include case based discussion and reflection. GPs will receive $1200 upon successful completion of the training program.

Date: Saturday 4 April 2020

Location: Beaumonde on the Point, East Perth

Time: 8.30 am - 3.00 pm

Contact: RACGP

Tel: 1800 472 247

09 Apr 2020

WA

Webinar: GP Practice Preparedness in a Pandemic

CPD Activity - 2 points

With COVID-19 rapidly evolving, the RACGP has developed this webinar to support you with the essentials you need to know on managing your practice and practice processes during this pandemic. Dr Nicole Higgins and Dr Tim Koh will be discussing strategies they have employed in their practices to ensure continuity of provision of service, staff safety and organizational stability in these unprecedented times. Integrating telehealth will also be discussed.

Learning Outcomes:
- Discuss stratagems to adapt to the current pandemic environment and how to implement them
- Identify procedural policies that can be employed to protect both reception staff and clinicians
- Outline resources available to GP practice owners to manage this pandemic
- List processes you can put in place to support your registrars

Date: Thursday 9 April 2020

Time: 7.00-8.00 pm AWST (Perth)

Cost: Free

Contact: Ms Lucille Antonio

Tel: 08 9489 9555

14 Apr 2020

WA

Webinar: Supporting GP Registrar Training During a Pandemic

CPD Activity - 2 points

The challenges the COVID-19 pandemic has raised for all health care professionals has been confronting. Registrars in particular, are facing unprecedented challenges - finding themselves in uncharted waters both emotionally and from a training perspective. This webinar has been designed to provide supervisors strategies to ensure their registrars are supported during this journey.

Presented by Dr Jennifer Smith: RACGP Assessment Panel Chair and GP Supervisor, Dr Colleen Bradford: WAGPET Clinical Director of Training and Dr Emilie Pitter: Clinical Lead - Medical Education WAGPET, this workshop will explore approaches to managing both the wellbeing and educational needs of Registrars.

Date: Tuesday 14 April 2020

Time: 7.00-8.00 pm AWST (Perth)

Cost: Free

Contact: Ms Lucille Antonio

Tel: 08 9489 9555

21 Apr 2020

WA

Webinar: Doctor Support- Mental Health Impacts of a Pandemic

CPD Activity - 2 points

The health impacts of COVID-19 is foremost in the minds of all health professionals. With this pandemic, the common General Practice consultation as we know it has undergone a dramatic alteration, and health professionals have been left reeling. The workplace now poses personal health risks and many consultations leave GPs and Registrars feeling both overwhelmed and helpless.

This webinar has been created to provide support to health care providers navigating the psychological impact this pandemic has created. Dr Justine Spencer (Psychologist) together with Dr Sarah Newman (GP and Assistant Director: Doctors Health Advisory Service) will discuss strategies Doctors can implement to facilitate self-care. This session aims to both empower and provide the tools necessary to adapt to this unique environment.

Date: Tuesday 21 April 2020

Time: 7.00-8.00 pm AWST (Perth)

Cost: Free

Contact: Ms Lucille Antonio

Tel: 08 9489 9555

05 May 2020

WA

Basic Life Support (CPR for GPs) - Cancelled

5 CPD (Category 2) Points

The RACGP Basic Life Support (BLS) 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 5th May 2020

Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm

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

11 Jun 2020

WA

Webinar: How Climate Change Affects Health & Healthcare

CPD Activity - 2 points

Climate change has been identified as the greatest threat to our health this century.

RACGP are proud to present Dr George Crisp, GP and WA chair of Doctors for the Environment, Australia.

In this webinar, George will explore how climate related environmental changes translate into both direct impacts - from heat exposure and extreme weather events - through to broader changes to the underlying determinants of health - including changes to air quality, disease transmission pathways and the environmental services that we rely on.

Reducing greenhouse gas emissions is necessary if we are to avoid increasingly unmanageable health impacts, this webinar will highlight the numerous and significant health "co-benefits" that can be gained though mitigation.

Date: Thursday 11 June 2020

Time: 7.00-8.00 pm AWST (Perth)

Cost: Free

Contact: Ms Lucille Antonio

Tel: 08 9489 9555

13 Jun 2020 - 14 Jun 2020

WA

Wellbeing Weekend - Led By Doctors, for Doctors

CPD Activity - 15 points

RACGP is committed to optimising the wellbeing of GPs and is pleased to invite you to the ´Wellbeing Weekend’ at Pullman Bunker Bay Resort.

The weekend will include discussion of important issues that affect doctors’ health, as well as practical workshops that are designed to provide you with new skills and different ways of enhancing your own wellbeing. The program includes plenty of optional activities, engaging presentations and small-group workshops.

Topics and speakers include:
- Living and leading with vitality | Jeremy Watkins
- Work-life balance | Professor Geoff Riley
- Mindfulness and self-care | Dr Sarah Moore
- Structuring appointments to suit your style of practice
- Doctor/patient boundaries
- Financial wellbeing

View program and booking info.

Contact: Lisa Francis

Tel: 08 9489 9555

01 Jul 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: Thursday 1 July 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

08 Jul 2020

WA

Registrar Series - An Evening Discussion on Foot Health

CPD Activity - 4 points

Foot health has the potential to effect overall health, especially when it affects mobility. The ability of GPs to accurately diagnose and manage common foot problems, as well as acute sport injuries, overuse mid-foot presentations and the assessment and monitoring of diabetic related conditions is essential.


Presented by Principal Podiatrist of Subiaco Foot Clinic, Mr Lane Sanderson, this workshop will improve your confidence in the management of plantar fasciitis, Morton's neuroma, wedge resections and the diabetic foot. Regenerative Healing Therapies including PRP and Shockwave Therapy will also be discussed.


Date: Wednesday 8 July 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

08 Aug 2020

WA

Business of General Practice

Save the date for the RACGP WA Business of General Practice day on Saturday 8 August 2020.


The program will cover important sessions and updates across two streams: existing practice owners and aspiring practice owners.

Register your interest


Date: Saturday 8 August 2020


Time: 9.30 am - 3.30 pm


Registration: 8.30 am


Venue: TBC


Cost: TBC

Contact: Lisa Francis

Tel: 08 9489 9555