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RACGP events and courses

WA

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

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.


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

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: 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 gastrointestinal malignancy, bone pathology, respiratory conditions and emergency presentations



Date: Thursday 11 April 2019


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


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


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: $249 | Non-member: $329

Contact: Lucille Antonio

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

The subject of paediatric and adolescent health is extensive, and GPs play a vital role in the prevention, diagnosis and management of countless presentations. This workshop has been designed to enhance GP's scope in this area.

Developmental difficulties can result in lasting health and learning implications, therefore this workshop covers early detection and intervention. In addition to developmental disorders, specialists will examine immunisation, discuss advances in this area and vaccine hesitancy. The GPs role and responsibility in non-accidental injuries will also be discussed as will paediatric ENT, 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

20 May 2019

WA

New Fellows Series - The Role of Exercise As Therapy

4 QI&CPD (Category 2) Points

Activity based therapy should be considered part of the clinical paradigm for non-communicable chronic disease (NCD), including arthritis, type 2 diabetes, ischaemic heart disease, depression and cancer.

This session will look at the evidence base for exercise as both a preventive strategy as well as part of the treatment regime for NCD. For all conditions, the risk of not doing exercise exceeds the risk of exercise. However, for each individual, exercise needs to be tailored and appropriate.


The second session in the series is facilitated by Dr Roslyn Carbon. Dr Carbon was a general practitioner prior to specialising as a sport and exercise physician.



Date: Monday 20 May 2019


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


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


Cost: RACGP member: $30

Contact: Lucille Antonio

Tel: 08 9489 9555

28 May 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 28 May

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

29 May 2019

WA

Registrar Series - Dermatology

4 QI&CPD (Category 2) Points

Developed specifically for GP registrars, this evening information session has been created to enhance the GP's ability in identifying a range of benign and malignant skin conditions.


Specialist dermatologist Dr Paul Cherian, Director of Oxford Dermatology presents this comprehensive workshop. The session will investigate a range of clinical presentations; optimising the GP's ability to make an accurate diagnosis, identify appropriate treatment options and implement suitable management routines.



Date: Wednesday 29 May 2019


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


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


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



Light refreshments provided

Contact: Lucille Antonio

Tel: 08 9489 9555