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

27 Jul 2024


Contact: Victoria Events

23 Aug 2024

RACGP Rural Member Meet-up: Warrnambool

Join the RACGP for networking, drinks and nibbles in Warrnambool on Friday 23 August 2024.

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

Date: Friday 23 August 2024

Time: 6.00pm - 8.00pm

Venue: TBC

Cost: Free

Contact: RACGP Rural

24 Aug 2024

Introduction To Point-of-care Ultrasound - Warrnambool, 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). Morning tea and lunch will be provided.

Contact: RACGP Rural