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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: Mrs Linda Cridland

Tel: 08 9489 9555

10 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2019

WA

Evidence Based Medicine (EBM) Journal Club: West Leederville

RACGP members are invited to join the WA faculty EBM Journal Club

We have places available and are keen to hear from GP's who would like to join our successful Journal Club. You will be able to discuss how to apply research evidence in the real world of general practice in the company of colleagues.

Over the last year the group has discussed topics such as vitamin D and mortality, medicine for obesity, patient centredness, steroids in sore throat, HPV testing in cervical cancer screening, and antidepressants and behavioural activation for depression to name a few. This diversity of topics reflects the wide interests of our members.

Meetings take place approximately once every six weeks on Tuesday evenings at 6.45pm.

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

Cost: Free

Contact us to to find out more information.

Contact: Ms Sharon Safstrom

Tel: 08 9489 9555

21 Jul 2018

WA

ECG MasterClass

6 QI&CPD (Category 2) Points

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


Today, our patients can use smart phones to record their own ECG and artificial intelligence/machine learning is being applied to assist in the interpretation of the recordings. It is more important than ever to be comfortable reading ECGs.


Presented by Professor Rukshen Weerasooriya, this masterclass aims to empower participants to easily interpret common and relevant ECG patterns along with some rarer syndromes.



Date: Saturday 21 July 2018


Time: 1.00 pm -4.00 pm


Registration: 12.45pm (Afternoon tea provided)


Venue: J Robin Warren Library Building ZZ, 17 Monash Avenue, Nedlands 6009


Cost: $99.00 for members, $129.00 for non members

Contact: Lucille Antonio

Tel: 08 9489 9555

24 Jul 2018

WA

Musculoskeletal Complaints: The Shoulder (Registrar Event)

Developed specifically for GP registrars, this evening session will be presented by Dr Tim Chappell, Director of and General Practitioner at Fulham General Practitioners.


In this session, Dr Chappell will describe and demonstrate a 'standard examination' for the shoulder.


Dr Chappell graduated from medical school in 1990 and later undertook a Diploma in Sports Medicine. A regular lecturer for WAGPET, Dr Chappell has also been a guest lecturer at Notre Dame University and UWA, and a medical course teacher for occupational therapists.



Date: Tuesday 24 July


Time: 6.00-8.00 pm (5.45 pm registration)


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


Cost: $20.00


Light refreshments and nibbles provided.

Contact: Lucille Antonio

Tel: 08 9489 9555

02 Aug 2018

WA

Clinical Cases & Conversations - Is There a Doctor on Board?

3 QI&CPD (Category 2) Points

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


In August, Dr Mariam Bahemia explores the topic Is there a doctor on board? What are the roles and responsibilities of a doctor when called upon during an inflight medical emergency? Share your thoughts and experiences. We welcome RACGP members to join us for an erudite discussion


Date: Thursday 2 August 2018 (please note date has changed)


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: Lucille Antonio

Tel: 08 9489 9555

07 Aug 2018

WA

QI&CPD PLAN Support Session - West Leederville

RACGP WA is holding a support session to assist GPs to complete the new online planning learning and needs activity (PLAN). Please bring your own device and we can assist you to with your PLAN.

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.


Date: Tuesday 7 August

Registration: 5.15pm

Session starts: 5.30- 6.30 pm

Staff will be available until for onsite assistance


Venue:
RACGP WAl, 34 Harrogate Street, West Leederville

Catering:
Snacks provided

The My Health Record team will be onsite for their Education Event straight after. Contact us for bookings.

Contact: Ms Sharon Safstrom

Tel: 08 9489 9555

08 Aug 2018 - 07 Nov 2018

WA

Grand Round Series: Paediatric Presentations

40 QI&CPD (Category 1) Points

The 2018 Grand Round series will focus on paediatric presentations in general practice.

Over the course of the four sessions, we will examine the evidence base relating to diagnostic approaches and treatment options. Specialists will present and facilitate case study discussions in the interactive workshops.

Dates and topics:
Wednesday 8 August - Paediatric respiratory health
Wednesday 5 September - Paediatric mental health
Wednesday 17 October - Paediatric dermatology
Wednesday 7 November - Paediatric emergencies

Time: Registration 6.15

Dinner from 6.30 pm
Education 7.00-9.00 pm

Venue: RACGP WA, 34 Harrogate Street, West Leederville

Cost: RACGP member: $143
Non-member: $176

Contact: Lucille Antonio

Tel: 08 9489 9555

08 Aug 2018

WA

CPR Course for GPs

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 8 August

Time: 6.30-8.30pm

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

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

Contact: Lucille Antonio

Tel: 08 9489 9555

14 Aug 2018 - 11 Sep 2018

WA

Pathology Revealed

40 QI&CPD (Category 1) Points (full series)

RACGP WA in partnership with Clinipath Pathology present:"Pathology Revealed"

With one in every two GP visits involving a pathology referral, pathology underpins every aspect of medicine. This workshop will provide GPs with an increased level of understanding in relation to current guidelines in test result management practices.

Presented by specialist Pathologists, this 3-part workshop is designed to give participants an insight into the world of pathology testing.

Date: Tuesday 14 August 2018 - Tuesday 28 August 2018 - Tuesday 11 September 2018

Time: 6.30-8.00 pm

Venue: Clinipath Pathology - 310 Selby Street North, Osborne Park WA 6017

Cost per session (limited places)
RACGP member: $40
Non-member: $66

Cost for series (3 sessions):
RACGP member: $110
Non-member: $176

Contact: Lucille Antonio

Tel: 08 9489 9555

18 Aug 2018

WA

WA Fellowship and Awards Ceremony 2018

By invitation only

This is an auspicious occasion for the general practice community to honour New Fellows and formally recognise the hard work and dedication required in achieving fellowship of the RACGP.

Western Australian RACGP award recipients and new life members will also be recognised and commended for their achievements and ongoing commitment to general practice.


Date: Saturday 18 August

Time:
3.30 pm New Fellow gowning and instructions
4.30-5.30 pm Fellowship and Awards Ceremony
5.30-7.00 pm Drinks and canapés

Venue: Heath Ledger Theatre, State Theatre Centre of Western Australia

Please note that prams are not allowed in the auditorian or foyer of the State Theatre Centre.

Register by Friday 27 July 2018.

For more information, please contact the RACGP WA.

Contact:

Tel: 08 9489 9555