RACGP Faculty Events


30 Apr 2022 - 31 Dec 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 Apr 2022 - 31 Dec 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

30 Apr 2022 - 31 Dec 2022
VIC

MATOD Program

Medication Assisted Treatment for Opioid Dependence (MATOD)
Module 1 - Safer Opioid Prescribing An introduction to implement safe and effective opioid prescribing and to recognise, prevent and respond to problematic opioid abuse.
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.
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 the MATOD Program Coordinator if you don't have an RACGP ID number via vic.matod@racgp.org.au

Contact: Victoria MATOD

21 Jul 2022
VIC

Basic Life Support (BLS) Run By GPs for GPs

Date: Thursday 21 July 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

30 Jul 2022
VIC

IMG Committee Presents Legal Aids Workshop

Date: Saturday 30 July 2022
Time: 10.00AM -1:00PM
Location: RACGP House 100 Wellington Parade, East Melbourne
Fee: Members $45.00 I Non members $55.00

RACGP Victoria's IMG Committee present Legal Aids - a hands on workshop focusing on:
How to manage complaints and deal with difficult patients
Good Medical Records and Telehealth
Ownership of results and investigations and the risks of corporatisation of care
Report writing / Workcover / TAC

You will hear from the experts and then spend time working through case studies.

Contact: Victoria Events

10 Aug 2022
VIC

Basic Life Support (BLS) Run By GPs for GPs

Date: Wednesday 10 August 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

20 Aug 2022
VIC

GPADD22 Vulnerable Populations

GPADD22 Addiction Matters - focussing on vulnerability

Date: Saturday 20 August 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

Contact: Victoria Events

27 Aug 2022
VIC

MATOD Module 2 Face To Face Workshop

Join us for an interactive face to face workshop facilitated by Dr Paul Grinzi. The aim of this workshop is to provide practitioners with the skills and confidence to assess, manage and initiate patients on Opioid Replacement Therapy.

Contact: Victoria MATOD

07 Sep 2022
VIC

Basic Life Support (BLS) Run By GPs for GPs

Date: Wednesday 7 September 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

08 Oct 2022
VIC

VIC Fellowship and Awards Ceremony 2022


The VIC Fellowship and Awards Ceremony is the premier event on the RACGP Vic calendar. It is an opportunity for the general practice community to honour New Fellows and celebrate their achievement of Fellowship and acknowledge award recipients.

All members of the general practice community are invited to attend the ceremony with colleagues, family and friends. A cocktail function follows the formal program.

Eligible new Fellows, award recipients and all other members will be emailed with an invitation very soon.

Date: Saturday 8 October 2022
Time: 10.00-3.30 pm
Venue:Grand Ballroom, Sofitel Melbourne, 25 Collins Street, Melbourne
Cost: Free for New Fellows and award winners | Guests - Adults: $80 | Children (2-12 yrs): $25

Contact: Victoria Events

21 Oct 2022
VIC

Responding To Strong Emotions in Cancer

Date: Friday 21 October 2022
Time:9.00am -1.30pm
Venue: RACGP House - 100 Wellington Pde, East Melb 3002
Cost: RACGP member: $120.00 | Non-member: $225.00

The Cancer Council in conjunction with the Vic Faculty New Fellows is proud to present Effective Cancer Communication (ECC) program.

Effective communication fosters patient autonomy within health services and enables supportive relationships with cancer patients and their families.

This course has been developed for clinical staff and provides a practical, evidence-based conceptual framework. The course provides in a small group setting the opportunity to:

- Explore emotional reactions to cancer through experiential learning with simulated patients.
- Recognise emotions and apply frameworks to respond effectively.
- Be provided with tools and language to build trusting relationships for better patient experience and health outcomes.

Contact: Victoria Events

24 Nov 2022
VIC

Practice Owners Masterclass - Melbourne

Time:   8.30 am - 4.30 pm
Venue: CBA office, Melbourne
Price:   RACGP member: $260 | Non-member: $325


The Practice Owners Masterclass comprises a one-day interactive workshop built around an existing clinic case study of 2 GP owners. The workshop aims to step you through the development of a successful business and strategic plan covering the below key areas:


- Development of a business and strategic plan
- Accounting and financials
- Getting the best out of your people and practice staff
- Patients and services
- Doctor payments


By signing up for this event, you agree to receive communications from partners.



Registrations for Melbourne will open in June via the GP22 conference website.

Contact: Victoria Events

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