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The RACGP is undergoing scheduled system maintenance: Wednesday, 17 April 2024 from 8:15PM – 10:15 PM AEST. During the maintenance window, some RACGP services will experience disruptions.
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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

The Online MATOD Program is a self-paced, self-guided online program. Modules will provide confidence and understanding of the basic concepts of opioids before identifying ways to implement opioid agonist therapy in your practice.

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

This Online MATOD program is a CPD Approved Activity, under the RACGP CPD Program, and is eligible for up to 21 CPD Hours when all components are completed.

This course can be started at any time throughout the year.

Confirmation of enrolment will be provided within 5 business days of registration.

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

19 Feb 2024 - 27 May 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 Foccussed Psychological Strategies (FPS) and provide CBT-derived FPS conselling 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

08 Apr 2024 - 15 Jul 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 Foccussed Psychological Strategies (FPS) and provide CBT-derived FPS conselling 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

19 Apr 2024
QLD

Mackay Fellowship Ceremony


Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (FRACGP) is a specialist general practice qualification accredited by the Australian Medical Council. To formally recognise the hard work and dedication required to achieve your FRACGP or FRACGP-RG or FARGP, I am delighted to invite you, your family and friends to celebrate your achievement at the next RACGP Queensland Fellowship Ceremony to be held in Mackay on Friday 19 April 2024.

Date: Friday 19 April 2024
Time: 2.45 pm - 7.00 pm
Venue: Mackay Convention Centre, 258 Alfred St, Mackay QLD 4740

Contact: Qld Events

20 Apr 2024
QLD

Mackay Hot Topics Event


Hot Topics is a unique one-day educational event for regional QLD GPs to come together to learn and discuss 5 current and topical hot-topics that is relevant to their region.

In 2024 we will be covering the following 5 topics:
MyMedicare
Veteran's Health
Dermatology
Women's Health
Medical Termination of Pregnancy

Date: Saturday 20 April 2024
Time: 8.30 am - 5.00 pm
Venue: Rydges Mackay Suites, 9 Gregory St, Mackay QLD 4740

Contact: Qld Events

24 Apr 2024
SA

Women in General Practice Monthly Dinner and Catch-Up

Join SA women in general practice for a relaxed and informal dinner and chat. You don't need to be a member of the committee to come along, and all RACGP members are welcome.

Date: Wednesday 24 April 2024
Time: From 6.30 pm
Venue: Sfizio's Cafe, 89 The Parade, Norwood
Cost: Food and drinks are at attendees cost

To register: Email Sophie at sophie.nash@racgp.org.au>

Contact: Sophie Nash

29 Apr 2024
NSW

NSW COVID-19 Update: Post Acute and Antivirals

Time: 7.30-8.30pm

Online Webinar

This webinar aims to support GPs for safe and timely prescribing of antivirals for COVID-19 positive patients in the community and update participants on the NSW COVID-19 treatment pathways including antiviral efficacy.

Contact: Events Coordinator

30 Apr 2024
NSW

Cardiology: a 2024 Update on Aortic Stenosis

Time: 7.30-8.30pm

Online Webinar

Join us for an engaging webinar on the latest updates in cardiology focusing on aortic stenosis. Dive into the epidemiology of this prevalent condition and learn to recognise its clinical signs and symptoms. Gain invaluable insights into performing a rapid cardiovascular examination in primary care settings and recognise when to refer patients to an interventional cardiologist. Register now for our informative webinar.

Contact: Events Coordinator

01 May 2024
NT

Member Meet Up Event - Alice Springs

NT Faculty Chair, Dr Sam Heard is pleased to invite members to join us for an informal social and networking event in Alice Springs. This event is being organised as a collaboration between the NT Faculty and GP Training teams and is a great opportunity to meet-up with colleagues and key members of the RACGP team. We look forward to seeing you there!

Date: Wednesday 1 May 2024
Time: 6.00-8.00 pm
Venue: Alice Springs Brewing Co, "The Venue", 39 Palm Cct, Ross
Cost: RACGP Members: FREE

Contact: Jeanne Woodall

01 May 2024
SA

SA Member Engagement Event With RACGP Board

You are warmly invited to join members of the RACGP Board and SA Council for an evening of networking and collaboration. Attendees will be given updates on local SA advocacy by our Chair, Dr Sian Goodson and National advocacy by RACGP President, Dr Nicole Higgins.

Date: Wednesday 1 May 2024
Time: 6.30-8.30 pm
Venue: The Cellar Room, The Lion Hotel
Cost: RACGP Members: FREE

Contact: Elaine Dalby

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