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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

08 Apr 2024
NSW

Approach To Enhancing Cancer Screening and Prevention

Time: 7.30-8.30pm

Online Webinar

Approach to enhancing Cancer Screening and Prevention in Primary Care

The RACGP NSW&ACT Faculty and the Cancer Institute NSW are partnering in a one-hour webinar to educate health service delivery teams (General Practitioners, practice nurses, practice managers and administration staff) on how to locally tailor and enhance cancer prevention and support participation in the national cancer screening programs.

Contact: Events Coordinator

09 Apr 2024
NSW

SafeScript NSW - New Authority Management Functionality

Time: 7.30-8.30pm

Online Webinar

The webinar will provide an update on new functionality within SafeScript NSW, the state's real time prescription monitoring system. You will hear from health practitioners and view a demonstration of the new authority application process coming in late 2023 that will allow prescribers to submit authority application online to prescribe a controlled drug.

Contact: Events Coordinator

15 Apr 2024
NSW

NSW COVID-19 Update

Time: 7.30-8.30pm

Online Webinar

This webinar will update GPs on the current epidemiology in NSW COVID-19.

Contact: Events Coordinator

16 Apr 2024
WA

CPR for GPs

This CPR course is run in conjunction with Medical Training Solutions and provides participants with topical emergency presentations and recent changes in emergency practice, tailored specifically for GPs.

This workshop is presented in accordance with the current guidelines of the Australian Resuscitation Council and covers all aspects of resuscitation and basic life support.

Completion of a CPR course is a requirement for the 2023-25 triennium.

Date: Tuesday 16 April 2024

Time: 6.30-8.30 pm (Registration 6.15 pm)

Venue: College House, 34 Harrogate Street, West Leederville.

Cost: RACGP Members: $120 | Non-members: $150

CPD: 2 Hours EA

Please note that an administration fee of $50.00 is deducted for cancellations less than 5 days prior to the event date.

Contact: WA Faculty Events

16 Apr 2024
WA

Winter Preparedness Webinar: Influenza

Winter preparedness webinar: Influenza update

Join infectious disease expert Prof. Paul Effler for our annual influenza update as we prepare for this year's flu season. This webinar will explore what we can expect for the 2024 flu season and a brief update on the latest in COVID.
You'll have the opportunity to ask questions during the Q&A. If you have a question prior, you can submit it upon registration.
Prof Paul Effler is the Senior Medical Advisor, Communicable Disease Control Directorate, Department of Health, Western Australia. Hosted by RACGP WA Chair Dr Ramya Raman.
This webinar is delivered in partnership with the Department of Health Western Australia.

Date:16 April 2024
Time: 7.00-8.00 pm (AWST)
CPD: 1 hour EA

Contact: WA Faculty Events

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

Contact: Qld Events

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

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

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

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