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RACGP Faculty Events


30 Oct 2021 - 01 Feb 2022
VIC

MATOD Module 1 - Safer Opioid Prescribing

Medication Assisted Treatment for Opioid Dependence

Module 1 - Safer Opioid Prescribing: An introduction to implement safe and effective opioid prescribing and to recognise, prevent and respond to problematic opioid abuse. This training is a prerequisite for prescribers who want to attend MATOD Module 2.

MATOD Module 1 click here MATOD Module 1

Please contact MATOD Program Coordinator, Kerrianne Singleton on 03 8699 0468 or via email at vic.MATOD@racgp.org.au if you don't have a RACGP number. This training is accessible by default for Victorian GPs. Interstate GPs please request access.


CPD Activity • 4 points.

Contact: Victoria MATOD

30 Oct 2021 - 01 Feb 2022
VIC

MATOD Module 2 - Opioid Use Disorder, Pharmacology & Dosing

Medication Assisted Treatment for Opioid Dependence

Module 2 - Opioid Use Disorder, Pharmacology & dosing: A comprehensive series of modules with videos and interviews with MATOD experts. It includes live zoom session that will allow participants to ask questions of the experts.

On completion of modules 1 and 2 you'll be trained and recognised as a prescriber for methadone and buprenorphine based assisted treatment of opioid dependence.

Please contact MATOD Program Coordinator, Kerrianne Singleton on 03 8699 0468 or via email at vic.MATOD@racgp.org.au if you don't have a RACGP number.

CPD Accredited Activity - 40 points.

Contact: Victoria MATOD

30 Oct 2021 - 01 Feb 2022
VIC

MATOD Module 3 - Long-acting Injectable Buprenorphine

Medication Assisted Treatment for Opioid Dependence

Module 3 - Long-acting injectable buprenorphine: Builds on knowledge of prescribing and administering long-acting injection buprenorphine, including how to select, initiate and manage patients who are using these new opioid substitutions.

Please contact MATOD Program Coordinator, Kerrianne Singleton on 03 8699 0468 or via email at vic.MATOD@racgp.org.au if you don't have a RACGP number.

CPD Activity • 4 points.

Contact: Victoria MATOD

17 Jan 2022 - 22 Apr 2022
VIC

Focussed Psychological Strategies Skills Training (FPS ST)

The RACGP and the Rural Workforce Agency of Victoria (RWAV) are delighted to announce an additional 100 fully-funded scholarships to Victorian GPs in MMM 3-7 and ACCO in MMM 1-7 locations to complete the RACGP's Focussed Psychological Strategies Skills Training (FPS ST).

The 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)

Submit your expression of interest


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.

Contact: Victoria FPSST

29 Jan 2022
VIC

Core Skills MSK Workshop - Postponed

Postponed
Date: Saturday 29th January 2022
Time: 8:30am -12:30pm Registration from 8:00am
Venue: RACGP East Melbourne
Cost: RACGP member: $45.00 | Non-member: $65.00
Light refreshments provided

The Core Skills in Musculoskeletal Care workshop focuses on common presentations, utilisation of evidence-based special tests, and detecting red flags.

This workshop is split into four main sections:
1 elbow, wrist and shoulder
2 hip, groin and knee
3 ankle and foot
4 Spine and hand

Presented by Drs Tanusha Cardoso and Tracy Shang who have wide-ranging experience in the management of injury and the use of exercise therapy.

CPD Accredited Activity - 40 points

Contact: Victoria Events

09 Feb 2022
VIC

Basic Life Support (BLS) Run By GPs for GPs - Postponed

Date: Wednesday 9th February 2022 - postponed
Time: 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Location: RACGP House 100 Wellington Parade, East Melbourne
Fee: Members $120.00 I Non members $175.00

RACGP Victoria's Basic Life Support course is a GP peer to peer experience, delivered by a GP trainer, Dr Rod Campain. This course covers recognition of an emergency, DRSABCD, chest compressions and rescue breathing using COVID-safe resuscitation masks and equipment.

It also includes a structured approach that GPs can use to treat all patients who may have a life threatening illness.

Completion of a BLS course is a requirement for the 2020-22 triennium. Secure your spot to update your BLS training and network with your peers.

This event is at capacity

Contact: Victoria Events

18 Feb 2022 - 19 Feb 2022
VIC

Fellowship Ceremony February 2022

The Victoria Fellowship and Awards Ceremony is the premier event on the RACGP Victoria calendar. It is an opportunity for the general practice community to honour New Fellows and celebrate their achievement of Fellowship. Award recipients will also be recognised.

Venue: Ponsford Stand, MCG, Brunton Ave, Richmond 3002
Cost: New Fellows and award winners: Free
          Guests - Adults: $80 (Due to capacity limits this is a child free event)

The RACGP keeps the health and safety of its staff, GP members and our partners at the absolute forefront of all planning. As such, this event is subject to cancellation or postponement pending public health advice regarding the COVID-19 outbreak. As per Victorian Government Guidelines all attendees to this event must be fully Vaccinated for COVID-19.

Saturday sessions fully booked.

Contact: Victoria Events

26 Feb 2022
VIC

GPADD22 Vulnerable Populations

GPADD22 Addiction Matters - focussing on vulnerability

Date: Saturday 26 February 2022
Location: RACV City Club Melbourne - 501 Bourke Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Fees: Members $300.00 I Registrar $225.00 I Non-Member $400.00
Early Bird - Members $250.00 I Registrar $175.00 I Non-Member $350.00

Accomodation at corporate rates please quote BBID number 9871025

Join us at an in person event on Addiction in vulnerable populations, a one day interactive program including:
Addiction: A lived experience, an update on topical issues and interactive session on Stigma.

As well as parallel workshops on specific vulnerable populations
    - Refugee Health
    - LGBTIQ
    - Custodial medicine
    - Homeless

    Early Bird rates until 30 November 2021

Contact: Victoria Events

17 Mar 2022
VIC

Basic Life Support (BLS) Run By GPs for GPs

Date: Thursday 17 March 2022
Time: 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Location: RACGP House 100 Wellington Parade, East Melbourne
Fee: Members $120.00 I Non members $175.00

RACGP Victoria's Basic Life Support course is a GP peer to peer experience, delivered by a GP trainer, Dr Rod Campain. This course covers recognition of an emergency, DRSABCD, chest compressions and rescue breathing using COVID-safe resuscitation masks and equipment.

It also includes a structured approach that GPs can use to treat all patients who may have a life threatening illness.

Completion of a BLS course is a requirement for the 2020-22 triennium. Secure your spot to update your BLS training and network with your peers.

Contact: Victoria Events

25 Mar 2022
VIC

Fellowship Ceremony March 2022

The Victoria Fellowship and Awards Ceremony is the premier event on the RACGP Victoria calendar. It is an opportunity for the general practice community to honour New Fellows and celebrate their achievement of Fellowship. Award recipients will also be recognised.

Venue: Ponsford Stand, MCG, Brunton Ave, Richmond 3002
Cost: New Fellows and award winners: Free
          Guests - Adults: $80 (Due to capacity limits this is a child free event)

The RACGP keeps the health and safety of its staff, GP members and our partners at the absolute forefront of all planning. As such, this event is subject to cancellation or postponement pending public health advice regarding the COVID-19 outbreak. As per Victorian Government Guidelines all attendees to this event must be fully Vaccinated for COVID-19.

Contact: Victoria Events

02 Apr 2022 - 03 Apr 2022
VIC

GP Wellbeing Weekend

GP Welllbeing Weekend is back - by popular demand!

We are excited to announce the return of the RACGP Victoria New Fellows Wellbeing Weekend.

Date: Saturday 2 to Sunday3 April 2022
Location: Mercure Ballarat, 613 Main Road, Golden Point
Cost: RACGP member: $300 I Registrar member $250 I Non-member: $350
Early Bird: RACGP member: $250 I Registrar member $200 I Non-member: $300

Join us in historical Ballarat in a variety of educational workshops and sessions designed to minimise day-to-day stress and optimise your health, self-care and wellbeing.

With time to network and have some good old fashioned fun. The program is hosted by RACGP Victoria New Fellows Committee for all GPs, including New Fellows and GPs working towards Fellowship.

Accommodation: must be booked separately and paid directly to the hotel.

Early bird closes 1/3/2022

Contact: Victoria Events

27 Apr 2022
VIC

Basic Life Support (BLS) Run By GPs for GPs

Date: Wednesday 27 April 2022
Time: 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Location: RACGP House 100 Wellington Parade, East Melbourne
Fee: Members $120.00 I Non members $175.00

RACGP Victoria's Basic Life Support course is a GP peer to peer experience, delivered by a GP trainer, Dr Rod Campain. This course covers recognition of an emergency, DRSABCD, chest compressions and rescue breathing using COVID-safe resuscitation masks and equipment.

It also includes a structured approach that GPs can use to treat all patients who may have a life threatening illness.

Completion of a BLS course is a requirement for the 2020-22 triennium. Secure your spot to update your BLS training and network with your peers.

Contact: Victoria Events

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