RACGP Faculty Events

01 Jan 2024 - 30 Dec 2024

Medication Assisted Treatment for Opioid Dependence: Online

The Medication Assisted Treatment for Opioid Dependence (MATOD) program is designed to support Victorian GPs to implement safe and effective opioid prescribing and to recognise, prevent and respond to problematic opioid abuse. The aim of the training is to provide prescribers with the skills and confidence to assess, manage and initiate patients on Opioid Replacement Therapy. The training is delivered online through gplearning. It can be accessed at any time and is self-paced and self-guided.

This course can be started at any time throughout the year and once you have registered you will be enrolled into the course within 5 business days.

The MATOD program is a CPD Accredited Activity under the RACGP CPD Program.

Free training.

For further information, please contact us at vic.matod@racgp.org.au.

Contact: The VIC Faculty MATOD Project Team

01 Jan 2024 - 30 Dec 2024

Medication Assisted Treatment for Opioid Dependence: Online

As dedicated healthcare professionals, we understand the critical need for comprehensive care in addressing opioid dependence. We would like to invite you to complete the Medication Assisted Treatment for Opioid Dependence (MATOD) program.

Module Highlights:

  1. Opioids and Concepts
  2. Kinetics and Dynamics
  3. Clinical Assessment
  4. The Patient Arc
  5. Special Circumstances
  6. Pregnancy and Lactation
  7. Opioid Agonist Therapy in Victoria
  8. Nurse Practitioner Perspective (optional)

Non RACGP, register HERE

Contact: The VIC Faculty MATOD Project Team

01 Jan 2024 - 30 Dec 2024

Family Violence GP Education Program - ELearning Modules

The Family Violence GP Education Program eLearning modules are designed to provide you with an introduction to family violence. These modules can be completed either as a standalone set of training activities or as a pathway to the more comprehensive Family Violence GP Education Program.

  • Module 1: Identifying and responding to family violence
  • Module 2: Aboriginal and Torres Strai Islander Peoples
  • Module 3: MARAM and Information Sharing Schemes
  • Module 4: People who use Family Violence

The Family Violence GP Education Program eLearning modules are CPD Approved Activities, under the RACGP CPD Program, and are eligible for up to 3.5 CPD Hours (EA) once all modules are completed.

For further training options in family violence, please visit the RACGP Family Violence webpage.

Contact: The VIC Faculty Family Violence Project Team

24 Jun 2024 - 29 Jul 2024

FPS CPD Case-Based Discussions

The Focussed Psychological Strategies (FPS) CPD case-based discussions is a continuing professional development activity that has been designed to support GPs who are already implementing FPS with patients, evaluating their practice, and further developing their skills. Each participant will present a case and through peer-group discussions, participants will extend their FPS skills by exploring the intervention methods they currently use. Participants will also review challenging cases and develop strategies for addressing barriers to achieving best practice.

This activity is offered via the Zoom platform and comprises of four, two-hour case-based discussion sessions from 5:30 - 7:30pm AEST in the weeks of 24 June, 8 July, 22 July & 29 July 2024.

Cost: $395 for RACGP members and $495 for non-members.

This course is a CPD Approved Activity under the RACGP CPD Program (eligible for 9 hours) and accredited as an FPS CPD course by the GPMHSC.

Contact: RACGP Rural

01 Jul 2024 - 31 Jul 2024

CBT Skills in General Practice - July Intake

Online via gplearning

This online course provides GPs with foundational CBT skills and is ideal for GPs who wish to include CBT in their clinical practice. Whilst aimed at rural GPs, it will be a useful resource for any GP interested in gaining skills in psychotherapy.

The training comprises six interactive learning modules; each taking one hour to complete and can be completed at your own pace.

This course is a CPD Approved Activity. GPs can earn 4 EA and 2 RP CPD hours.

The course is also GPMHSC-accredited for MH CPD and FPS CPD.

Cost: RACGP members $495

Please allow 1-2 business days for online access

Contact: RACGP Rural

15 Jul 2024 - 21 Oct 2024

Online Focussed Psychological Strategies Skills Training

The RACGP Rural Focussed Psychological Strategies Skills Training (FPS ST) package provides GPs with essential training to enable them to become a GP provider of Focussed Psychological Strategies (FPS) and provide CBT-derived FPS counselling to patients in their practice.

This flexible, innovative training package is made up of four Modules and uses a combination of technology, peer learning groups and locally available resources to provide GPs with access to FPS skills training whist remaining in their practice and community.

Please note: Level 1 Mental Health Skills Training (MHST) is a prerequisite for enrolment in the FPS ST training package.

The training package has GPMHSC accreditation and on completion GPs can gain FPS provider registration with Medicare to access FPS related MBS numbers 2721, 2723, 2725 and 2727.

Cost:RACGP Members: $1,279 (Inc GST) and Non-members $1,579 (Inc GST)

Contact: RACGP Rural

22 Jul 2024

Advances in Urology Understanding Haematuria and PSA Testing

Time: 7.30-8.30pm

Online Webinar

Join our upcoming GP education webinar to gain invaluable insights into key urological topics. Learn to identify potential causes of haematuria, empowering accurate diagnosis and management. Understand PSA test results and guidelines to investigate abnormal results effectively. Explore minimally invasive surgical treatments for BPH and delve into a comprehensive overview of medical and surgical options for this common condition.

Contact: Events Coordinator

24 Jul 2024

RACGP SA Council - Member Forum

You are warmly welcomed to join members of the RACGP SA Council at the upcoming online Member Forum. This will be an interactive session with an update on local advocacy and Council activities by Dr Sian Goodson, RACGP SA Chair, followed by a Q&A session.

Click more information below to register.

Date: Wednesday 24 July 2024
Time: 6.30-7.00 pm
Format: Online
Cost: RACGP Members: FREE

Contact: Sophie Nash

27 Jul 2024


Contact: Victoria Events

27 Jul 2024

CPR for GPs - Fully Booked

Have you completed your CPR requirements for the 2023-25 CPD triennium?

RACGP SA is providing a CPR course delivered by St John SA in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines.

The course will cover the following:
- DRSABCD action plan and responding to emergency situations
- Managing unconscious breathing casualties
- Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
- Using a defibrillator (AED)
- Legal issues in first aid
- Infection control.

Date: Saturday 27 July 2024
Time: 9.00 am - 12.00 pm (registration from 8.30 am)
Venue: College House, 15 Gover Street, North Adelaide
Cost: Members: $65 | Non-members: $90

Contact: Elaine Dalby

27 Jul 2024

RACGP Specific Interests Psychological Medicine Masterclass

Date: Saturday 27 July
Time: 10.00 am – 3.30 pm AEST | 10.00 am – 12.00 pm webinar only
Price: $175 for masterclass (webinar and case-based discussions) | $50 for morning webinar only
Venue: Online
CPD: 2 hours educational activites (EA) for webinar only | Add 3 hours reviewing performance (RP) for masterclass.

The first part of this masterclass is a standalone two-hour webinar which will discuss challenging issues in general practice mental healthcare including short, sharp and effective mental health strategies to support difficult and complex patients, eating disorders and ADHD compexities.

At 12.30 pm, come back to further your skills in these three areas of psychological medicine with a masterclass of in-depth case-based discussions in small groups where you can bring your own cases and questions. This session will be interactive and attendees will need their video and camera on.

Contact: RACGP Specific Interests Events

29 Jul 2024

The Bread and Butter of Cardiology: Common Cardiac Presentat

Time: 7.30-8.30pm

Online Webinar

Join us for an enlightening GP webinar where we delve into the intricate realm of cardiac care. In this comprehensive session, we'll equip you with essential skills to navigate the complexities of cardiac presentations with confidence and precision. Learn to discern the nuances of cardiac chest pain presentations, deciphering their urgency levels with finesse. Elevate your ECG interpretation prowess as we unravel common errors and pitfalls to avoid. With practical tips and expert guidance, master the art of accurate diagnosis and decision-making.

Contact: Events Coordinator