RACGP Faculty Events


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

04 Mar 2024 - 15 Apr 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 AEDT/AEST in the weeks of 4 March, 18 March, 8 April and 15 April 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

22 Mar 2024
TAS

RACGP Rural Member Meet-up: Launceston

Join the RACGP for networking, drinks and nibbles in Launceston on Friday 22 March 2024.

Network with colleagues over drinks and nibbles. We will share some of the Faculty's key achievements and provide an update for Tasmanian members and stakeholders.

Date: Friday 22 March 2024

Time: 6.00pm - 8.00pm

Venue: The Star Bar Cafe & Hotel, 113 Charles Street, Launceston TAS 7250

Cost: Free

Contact: RACGP Rural

23 Mar 2024
TAS

Introduction To Point-of-care Ultrasound - Launceston, Tas

Experienced rural doctors and sonographers will guide you through the diverse applications of point-of-care ultrasound in primary care services using advanced, high-end mobile ultrasound equipment provided by our sponsor, GE Healthcare.

Capped at 30 participants, you'll rotate through six stations; eFast, deep venous thrombosis, heart and lung ultrasound, intravenous line placement and foreign object retrieval, musculoskeletal soft tissue and first trimester transabdominal obstetric ultrasound.

The workshop is a RACGP CPD Accredited Activity. GPs can earn 10 CPD hours (5 hours Education Activity and 5 hours Reviewing Performance) and is eligible for all categories of the Rural Procedural Grants Program.

The workshop runs from 8.30am to 4.30pm and offered to RACGP members at $995 (incl. GST) and to non-members at $1,295 (incl. GST). Morning tea and lunch will be provided.

Contact: RACGP Rural

06 Apr 2024

Online Emergency Medicine for Rural GPs

Designed and facilitated by experienced rural GPs and emergency specialists, the emergency medicine for Rural GPs workshop aims to enhance rural emergency medicine skills using case scenarios that reflect the challenges faced when living and working in rural and remote communities.

This online workshop involves four small-group interactive case scenario discussions and capped at 40 participants. The workshop will also explore critical considerations involved in managing rural emergency cases, packaging patients for retrieval, communicating effectively with retrieval teams, debriefing and self-care. All the scenarios included in the workshop are written by experienced rural GPs from actual cases.

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
WA

RACGP Rural Member Meet-up: Geraldton

Join the RACGP for networking, drinks and nibbles in Geraldton on Friday 19 April 2024.

Network with colleagues over drinks and nibbles. We will share some of the Faculty's key achievements and provide an update for Western Australia members and stakeholders.

Date: Friday19 April 2024

Time: 6.00pm - 8.00pm

Venue: TBC

Cost: Free

Contact: RACGP Rural

20 Apr 2024
WA

Introduction To Point-of-care Ultrasound - Geraldton, WA

Experienced rural doctors and sonographers will guide you through the diverse applications of point-of-care ultrasound in primary care services using advanced, high-end mobile ultrasound equipment provided by our sponsor, GE Healthcare.

Capped at 30 participants, you'll rotate through six stations; eFast, deep venous thrombosis, heart and lung ultrasound, intravenous line placement and foreign object retrieval, musculoskeletal soft tissue and first trimester transabdominal obstetric ultrasound.

The workshop is a RACGP CPD Accredited Activity. GPs can earn 10 CPD hours (5 hours Education Activity and 5 hours Reviewing Performance) and is eligible for all categories of the Rural Procedural Grants Program.

The workshop runs from 8.30am to 4.30pm and offered to RACGP members at $995 (incl. GST) and to non-members at $1,295 (incl. GST). Morning tea and lunch will be provided.

Contact: RACGP Rural

13 May 2024 - 17 Jun 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 13 May, 27 May, 3 June and 17 June 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

17 May 2024
VIC

Introduction To Point-of-care Ultrasound - Mildura, VIC

Experienced rural doctors and sonographers will guide you through the diverse applications of point-of-care ultrasound in primary care services using advanced, high-end mobile ultrasound equipment provided by our sponsor, GE Healthcare.

Capped at 30 participants, you'll rotate through six stations; eFast, deep venous thrombosis, heart and lung ultrasound, intravenous line placement and foreign object retrieval, musculoskeletal soft tissue and first trimester transabdominal obstetric ultrasound.

The workshop is a RACGP CPD Accredited Activity. GPs can earn 10 CPD hours (5 hours Education Activity and 5 hours Reviewing Performance) and is eligible for all categories of the Rural Procedural Grants Program.

The workshop runs from 8.30am to 4.30pm and offered to RACGP members at $995 (incl. GST) and to non-members at $1,295 (incl. GST).

This is a pre-conference workshop as part of the Victorian Rural Health Conference 2024.

Contact: RACGP Rural

01 Jun 2024

Online Emergency Medicine for Rural GPs

Designed and facilitated by experienced rural GPs and emergency specialists, the emergency medicine for Rural GPs workshop aims to enhance rural emergency medicine skills using case scenarios that reflect the challenges faced when living and working in rural and remote communities.

This online workshop involves four small-group interactive case scenario discussions and capped at 40 participants. The workshop will also explore critical considerations involved in managing rural emergency cases, packaging patients for retrieval, communicating effectively with retrieval teams, debriefing and self-care. All the scenarios included in the workshop are written by experienced rural GPs from actual cases.

Contact: RACGP Rural

03 Jun 2024 - 09 Sep 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

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