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RACGP NSW&ACT

RACGP NSW&ACT events

21 Nov 2018

NSW

General Practice for Children & Young People in OOHC


Time: 7.30pm - 8.30pm

Online Webinar

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.


Cost: Free

Contact: Samantha Milat

Tel: 02 9886 4707

24 Nov 2018

NSW

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.

Learning outcomes

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

Contact: Ela Duraj

Tel: 02 9886 4703

27 Nov 2018

NSW

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.

Contact: Ela Duraj

Tel: 02 9886 4703

28 Nov 2018 - 28 Nov 2011

NSW

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
Price: Free

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.

Contact: Ela Duraj

Tel: 02 9886 4703

30 Nov 2018

NSW

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.

Contact: RACGP

Tel: 03 8699 0557

01 Dec 2018 - 02 Dec 2018

NSW

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.

Contact: RACGP

Tel: 03 8699 0557

01 Dec 2018

NSW

New Fellows Connect: COSMETIC MEDICINE

Time:
2.00-2.45 pm Urban farm tour (optional)
3.00-4.00 pm Presentation
4.00-5.00pm Networking

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!

Contact: Ela Duraj

Tel: 02 9886 4703

04 Dec 2018

NSW

Understanding Cannabis Medicines (Part 3)

Support Services for GPs

Time: 7.30pm - 8.30pm

Online Webinar

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.

Cost: Free

Contact: Samantha Milat

Tel: 02 9886 4707

08 Dec 2018

NSW

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.

Contact: Ela Duraj

Tel: 02 9886 4703

11 Dec 2018

NSW

Seek To Treat Update

Time: 7.30pm - 8.30pm

Online Webinar

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.

Cost: Free

Contact: Samantha Milat

Tel: 02 9886 4707