General Practice for Children & Young People in OOHC
Time: 7.30pm - 8.30pm
GPs are pivotal in supporting vulnerable and at risk children and young people.
This webinar will go over the principles of trauma informed care and discuss how sharing information can assist in clinical assessment and care of children and young people in out of home care (OOHC), we will also take you through how and where you can access information and resources about the Out of Home Care Health Pathways Program.
Starting a Private Practice - Kingscliff
Become the master of your own destiny
Time: 9.00am - 4.30pm
Venue: Peppers Salt Resort & Spa, Kingscliff
New Fellows, registrars, international medical graduates, GPs and practice managers, prepare for and get a head start in general practice with this one day interactive and practical workshop to prepare for the challenge of establishing and managing a successful practice.
1. identify the key elements for setting up a private practice
2. consider business plans and tax structures relevant to setting up in private practice
3. access tools and resources that will support a start in private practice
4. consider practice accreditation and its impact on business and quality patient care
5. clarify personal goals that will inform business decisions concerning
starting up a private practice
CPR Course for GPs - North Sydney
Venue: College House, level 7, 12 Mount Street North Sydney NSW 2060
Time: 7.00pm - 9.15pm
Cost: RACGP members: $80, Non-members: $95
This course is designed to provide GPs with the necessary Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) knowledge and skills as required in the 2017 - 19 RACGP QI&CPD triennium. These RACGP courses are nationally accredited and presented by ReViva First Aid. Certificates in CPR are issued on completion of the respective course.
Prep for PrEP- Prevent HIV From Your Practice - Bankstown
NSW Health and the RACGP are coming to Bankstown
Time: 6:30 registration and light meal, for a 7:00 - 9:30pm session
Venue: Bankstown library
The Prep for PrEP workshop will examine the critical role GPs have in providing access to PrEP, which is an effective daily HIV preventative pill that can be taken by HIV negative people to prevent further HIV transmission. This will include training on initiating a PrEP discussion, identifying eligible patients, providing patient education around PrEP use and monitoring patients as key components to prescribing.
Prep for PrEP will also reinforce your skills in the provision of HIV and STI testing, using interactive methods to explore HIV and STI testing as part of routine care. Expert facilitators will demonstrate how to use and access practical HIV and STI clinical tools and will walk you through the steps required should a test return a positive result.
Intermediate Clinical Emergency Mgt Program - Newcastle
This workshop is currently full. Please see the CEMP page for other dates.
This one day highly interactive workshop focuses on recognition and management of medical emergencies in general practice, including acute coronary syndrome, acute asthma, anaphylaxis and effective cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), which meets the 2017-19 triennium basic CPR course requirement. It also meets the basic life support (BLS) and advanced life support (ALS) training requirements for general practice registrars and RACGP Fellowship.
Advanced Clinical Emergency Management Program - Newcastle
Please read the eligibility criteria before registering for this event. You must have completed or be enrolled in the Intermediate CEMP or equivalent to register for this course.
This highly interactive two day workshop have been designed to further build participants' knowledge, skills and confidence when responding to medical emergencies. It focuses on the management of life threatening emergencies and includes specific skills required to manage adult and paediatric trauma.
New Fellows Connect: COSMETIC MEDICINE
2.00-2.45 pm Urban farm tour (optional)
3.00-4.00 pm Presentation
Venue: Camperdown Commons
Price: RACGP member: $25 | Non member: $35 | Urban farm tour: $10
This program, designed by New Fellows for all GPs - is aimed at developing relationships with people going through the same career trials and tribulations. We combine this with learning experiences to challenge thinking, improve their self care or enhance their careers.
The upcoming event will cover the ins and outs of starting out in Cosmetic Medicine. This emerging area of clinical practice requires specific clinical skills, knowledge, business structures and medicolegal coverage.
If you have ever thought you want to incorporate this into your practice this workshop is for you! It will cover what you need to know to get started on your journey and ensure you are equipped with the knowledge you need to begin!
Understanding Cannabis Medicines (Part 3)
Support Services for GPs
Time: 7.30pm - 8.30pm
The cannabis medicines landscape is continually evolving. As GPs, it is important to understand the most recent clinical evidence and have access to appropriate support services for cannabis medicines. This webinar will outline the role of the NSW Cannabis Medicines Advisory Service and situations in which they may be able to assist prescribers; they will provide you with sources of appropriate information about cannabis medicines and discuss drug interactions and adverse effects, how you can monitor them, and reporting pathways.
Skin Cancer Essentials - Tamworth
Assessment and management in the general practice setting
Time: 9:00am - 5.10pm
Venue: The University of Newcastle Department of Rural Health, Tamworth
Skin cancer essentials is RACGP NSW&ACT workshop designed to upskill GPs in assessing and managing skin cancers in the general practice setting. The workshop provides practical learning experiences in dermoscopy, and a variety of biopsy and suturing techniques to equip GPs with the necessary skills to safely assess and manage their patients with skin cancers.
This workshop has been approved for a one-day Surgery grant.
Seek To Treat Update
Time: 7.30pm - 8.30pm
This webinar, an addition to the previously run Seek to Treat series, will guide you through the new DAA HCV treatment that was listed on the PBS on 1st August 2018. It will explain how DAAs differ from the previous pan genotypic regimen making it easier to manage hepatitis C in general practice. Clarification will be provided on the simplified recommendations for on-treatment monitoring that are stipulated in the Australian recommendations for the management of hepatitis C virus infection: a consensus statement (September 2018).
Presented by the RACGP's Dr Marie Healy and Gastroenterologist & Hepatologist, Dr Joseph Lawler.