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RACGP events and courses

WA

07 Feb 2019

WA

Laughter Is the Best Medicine

4 QI&CPD (Category 2) Points

Achieving work-life balance: reflections from a GP/stand-up comedian.


Start the new year right and take a moment to reflect on the importance of work-life balance and your own wellbeing, as we welcome GP and comedian, Dr Ahmed Kazmi for the first event of 2019.

RACGP WA invites you and your partner/guests to join us for an evening of education, comedy and storytelling, whilst connecting with colleagues and peers at this not-to-be-missed event.


Dr Ahmed will also be performing at the Perth Fringe World Festival from 18-20 January. Find out more about this performance:
www.fringeworld.com.au/whats_on/cabaret-consultations-fw2019


Light refreshments provided


Date: Thursday 7 February 2019


Time: 6.30-8.30 pm (Registration 6.00 pm)


Venue: College House, 34 Harrogate Street, West Leederville


Cost: $20

Contact: Lucille Antonio

Tel: 08 9489 9555

09 Feb 2019

WA

Skin Deep Dermatology

40 QI&CPD (Category 1) Points

Dermatological conditions are a common presentation in general practice.

Numerous challenges confront GPs in regard to skin conditions and over half the skin cancer cases in Australia are managed by GPs. Thus, the ability to correctly diagnose and treat skin complaints is essential.

This full day workshop will expand your skills and confidence in the diagnosis and management of a range of dermatological presentations. Presenters will discuss benign conditions, malignant lesions, dermoscopy, Medicare billing and skin pathology. A hands-on biopsy and suturing session will round out the day.

Date: Saturday 9 February 2019

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

Venue: Wollaston Conference Centre, 5 Wollaston Road, Mount Claremont 6010

Cost: RACGP member: $299 | Non-member: $389

Contact: Lucille Antonio

Tel: 08 9489 9555

10 Feb 2019 - 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 9381 9733

19 Feb 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 19 February

Time: 7.00pm - 9.00 pm

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

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

Contact: Suzanne Miller

Tel: 08 9489 9555

19 Feb 2019

WA

Registrar Series - Common GP Problems

4 QI&CPD (Category 2) Points

They're common cases, but perhaps you've not yet seen a patient with these symptoms.

Join RACGP WA on Tuesday 19 February for a session of informative learning and workshopping. Dr Tim Koh, former Chair of RACGP WA, will present some of the more common problems cropping up for general practitioners (GPs) and provide insight into how they're dealt with, from history-taking and examination tips through to likely diagnosis and treatments.


Date: Tuesday 19 February 2019


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


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


Cost: Complimentary


Light refreshments provided

Contact: Lucille Antonio

Tel: 08 9489 9555

23 Feb 2019

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.


It is crucial for practitioners to apply their knowledge in order to identify common and rare abnormalities. This session aims to empower participants to easily interpret common ECG patterns along with rarer syndromes.


The inaugural ECG Masterclass in 2018 was met with resounding success. In 2019, the RACGP WA, together with Professor Rukshen Weerasooriya present the new ECG Masterclass series.



Date: Saturday 23 February 2019


Time: 1.00 - 4.00 pm (Registration 12.45 pm)


Venue: ECU Joondalup - 270 Joondalup Dr, Joondalup 6027


Cost: RACGP member: $99 | non-member: $129


Afternoon tea provided

Contact: Lucille Antonio

Tel: 08 9489 9555

02 Mar 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: Saturday 2 March

Time: 8.30am - 10.30am

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

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

Contact: Suzanne Miller

Tel: 08 9489 9555

09 Mar 2019

WA

Ophthalmology Masterclass

6 QI&CPD (Category 2) Points

Following on from the successful 'Ophthalmology New Fellows Workshop', RACGP WA present an Ophthalmology masterclass in conjunction with the Lions Eye Institute, facilitated by Ophthalmologist, Dr Hessom Razavi.


The masterclass will cover topics including opthalmic emergencies (GP care and referral pathways), acute glaucoma, Atypical eye infections, ocular hypertension, Indigenous eye health, retinal health and include a practical skills session*.



Date: Saturday 9 March 2019


Time: 1.00 - 4.00 pm (Registration 12.45 pm)


Venue: Lions Eye Institute, 2 Verdun Street, Nedlands 6009


Cost: RACGP member: $99 | non-member: $129


*Program subject to change

Contact: Lucille Antonio

Tel: 08 9489 9555

16 Mar 2019

WA

The Ageing Patient: Mr Potter Has a Fall

40 QI&CPD (Category 1) Points

RACGP WA, in collaboration with St John of God Mt Lawley Hospital present an interactive, full-day ALM focusing on the journey of Mr Potter: from his fall, to his hospital stay, rehabilitation and further care options.

GPs will review how to help navigate some of the challenges of caring for their elderly patients, including polypharmacy and de-prescribing, ACAT assessment and home help options, as well as Medicare items specific to aged care.

A CPR update will also be available as an optional addition to the day.

Date: Saturday 30 March

Time: 8.00 am - 3.30 pm

Venue: St John of God Hospital Mt Lawley, Thirlmere Road , Mt Lawley

Cost: RACGP member: $198 | Non-member: $265 | Registrar: $154

Contact: Lucille Antonio

Tel: 08 9489 9555

22 Mar 2019

WA

Skin Deep Dermatology

40 QI&CPD (Category 1) Points

This full day workshop will expand your skills and confidence in the diagnosis and management of a range of dermatological presentations. Presenters will discuss benign conditions, malignant lesions, dermoscopy, Medicare billing and skin pathology. A hands-on biopsy and suturing session will round out the day.

Are you attending the Rural Health West Conference? Seize the unique opportunity to attend this comprehensive RACGP dermatology workshop.

Transport to and from the workshop will be provided by the RACGP for those GPs attending the Rural Health West Conference and staying in the Perth CBD.

Date: Friday 22 March 2019

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

Venue: Wollaston Conference Centre, 5 Wollaston Road Mount Claremont 6010

Cost: RACGP member: $299 | Non-member: $389

Contact: Lucille Antonio

Tel: 08 9489 9555