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RACGP NSW&ACT

RACGP NSW&ACT events

02 Feb 2021

NSW

Suddenly I'm a Leader: Conflict Management & Power Struggles

Time: 7.00pm - 7.30pm

Online Webinar

Do you struggle with conflict mangement or power struggles in your practice or workplace?

Join us for the fourth instalment in the ´Suddenly I’m a leader’ series, the activity will focus on:
- Recognising precursors for conflict in the workplace;
- Being aware of effective techniques for managing conflict;
- Applying methods for navigating power struggles.


Cost: Free

Contact: Samantha Milat

Tel: 02 9886 4707

03 Feb 2021

NSW

New Fellows Connect - Let's Talk About Finances

Time: 7.30-9.00 pm

Venue: Online

Through the 'Virtual connect' online meetings, the New Fellows Committee identified the need to explore managing personal finances as a GP.

We are excited to launch a series of four, interconnected, monthly meetings.

Topics such as managing your finances, BAS taxes, borrowing money, Super and MBS items will be discussed with a presenters.

Topics:

1. Wednesday 20 January 7.30-9.00 pm - Medicare audits

2. Wednesday 3 February 7.30-9.00 pm - BAS, taxes, super

3. Wednesday 17 February 7.30-9.00 pm - Why you should care about care plans

Contact: Ela Duraj

Tel: 02 9886 4703

09 Feb 2021

NSW

Prescribing Opioids & Management of Opioid Dependence in GP

Time: 7.30pm - 8.30pm

Online Webinar

With planning underway to establish a mandatory 'real time prescription monitoring' (RTPM) and authority management system in NSW, GPs will see the issue of managing opioid dependent patients become more prominent over the next few years.

This webinar will provide GPs with the opportunity to learn more about:
- Identifying patients with opioid dependence
- Treatment options including withdrawal management and opioid agonist treatment

A key focus will be depot buprenorphine, including patient assessment and selection, initiation and maintenance on treatment, treatment monitoring and cessation.
It will feature clear information about treatment options and management principles, case studies, and opportunity for questions and discussion.



Cost: Free

Contact: Samantha Milat

Tel: 02 9886 4707

17 Feb 2021

NSW

Let's Talk About Finances - Care Plans

Time: 7.30-9.00 pm

Venue: Online

Through the 'Virtual connect' online meetings, the New Fellows Committee identified the need to explore managing personal finances as a GP.

We are excited to launch a series of four, interconnected, monthly meetings.

Topics such as managing your finances, BAS taxes, borrowing money, Super and MBS items will be discussed with a presenters.

Topics:

1. Wednesday 20 January 7.30-9.00 pm - Medicare audits

2. Wednesday 3 February 7.30-9.00 pm - BAS, taxes, super

3. Wednesday 17 February 7.30-9.00 pm - Why you should care about care plans

Contact: Ela Duraj

Tel: 02 9886 4703

23 Feb 2021

NSW

Supporting Children Who Are Above a Healthy Weight

Time: 7.30pm - 8.30pm

Online Webinar

Childhood overweight and obesity is a major health issue in Australia, with one in four children above a healthy weight. Assessing a child's growth can help determine any support needed for a family. Along with weight management, children and families are generally faced with a number of other competing health priorities. A whole family approach focusing on weight itself and can benefit their general health too. This forum will focus on a number of case studies ranging from simple to complex cases of children who are above a healthy weight.



Cost: Free

Contact: Bethany Joyce

Tel: 02 9886 4703

24 Feb 2021

NSW

Understanding Cannabidiol

Current evidence, availability and access pathways

Time: 7.30pm - 8.30pm

Online Webinar

As evidence around the safety, quality and efficacy of various cannabis medicines continues to emerge, it is important for general practitioners to be informed about the current evidence and access pathways available.

The RACGP NSW&ACT has partnered with the NSW Ministry of Health on this webinar about recent developments in relation to cannabidiol, including registration of Epidyolex®, and their implications for practice. The webinar will also provide an overview of the evidence for the use of cannabidiol in treatment of certain conditions and the appropriate circumstances for compounding cannabis based medicines.

Cost: Free

Contact: Samantha Milat

Tel: 02 9886 4707

02 Mar 2021

NSW

Suddenly I'm a Leader:Creating Champions of Change

Time: 7.00pm - 7.30pm

Online Webinar

Do you struggle with implementing continued change?

Join us for the fifth instalment in the ´Suddenly I’m a leader’ series, the activity will focus on:
- Understanding drivers of positive change;
- Identifying change champions in your workplace;
- Building techniques for positive collaborative change.


Cost: Free

Contact: Samantha Milat

Tel: 02 9886 4707

02 Mar 2021

NSW

NSW Influenza Vaccinations Update 2021

Time: 7.30pm - 8.30pm

Online Webinar

This webinar will focus on factors contributing to varying influenza impact in NSW in recent years. Additionally we will be discussing the impact and outcomes of the 2020 influenza vaccine to children under 5 years of age program. We will take you through which formulations of the 2021 influenza vaccine are available and their optimal use in eligible age groups, and how to utilise the NSW Health Flu Vaccination Tool Kit to optimise your vaccine supplies and maximise uptake of influenza vaccine.

Cost: Free

Contact: Samantha Milat

Tel: 02 9886 4707

17 Mar 2021

NSW

Get Healthy in Pregnancy

Healthy lifestyle support for women

Time: 7.30pm - 8.30pm

Online Webinar

Despite evidence about the benefits of healthy lifestyle in disease prevention in pregnancy, some women continue to; conceive in an unhealthy weight range, gain excessive gestational weight, not meet the physical activity guidelines, eat calorie dense and nutrient poor foods, drink alcohol and smoke.

This webinar will:
1. Describe what Get Healthy Service and the Get Healthy in Pregnancy program offers to support patients to achieve Healthy Lifestyle goals
2. Describe the requirements for consent for referrals including informed consent
3. Identify appropriate referral opportunities


Cost: Free

Contact: Samantha Milat

Tel: 02 9886 4707

01 May 2021

NSW

NSW Fellowship Ceremony-1 May 8-11am - FULLY BOOKED

The RACGP Fellowship and Awards Ceremony is a celebratory occasion to honour new Fellows and formally recognise the hard work and dedication required to achieve RACGP Fellowship.

Four sessions will be delivered in Sydney and three in Canberra with a limit of 20-23 New Fellows depending on the venue. Guest numbers will be capped at three per New Fellow.

Ceremony times available in Sydney on 1 May 2021:
8.00-11.00 am
11.00 am - 2.00 pm
2.00-5.00 pm
5.00-8.00 pm

Contact: Events Coordinator

Tel: 02 9886 4703