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RACGP Rural Events calendar

01 Jan 2020 - 30 Jun 2020

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Skills for General Practice

Online ALM via gplearning

This Active Learning Module provides GPs with foundational CBT skills and is ideal for GPs who wish to include CBT in their clinical practice. Whilst aimed at rural GPs, it will be a useful resource for any GP interested in gaining skills in psychotherapy.

The training comprises six interactive learning modules; each taking one hour to complete and can be completed at your own pace.

The ALM focuses on six areas:

  1. Introduction to CBT
  2. Assessment, formulation and treatment planning
  3. CBT in action: focus on depression
  4. CBT in action: focus on anxiety
  5. Challenges in CBT
  6. Additional considerations

GPMHSC FPS CPD approved. CPD Accredited Activity (40 points).

Cost: RACGP members $495 / QI&CPD members $693

Please allow 1-2 business days for online access.

Contact: RACGP Rural

Tel: 1800 636 764

06 Feb 2020

Supporting Gender Questioning in Rural Adolescents

Supporting gender questioning in rural adolescents: The consult room and beyond.

RACGP Rural is pleased to present the first webinar for 2020 in our Rural Health Series - Supporting gender questioning in rural adolescents: The consult room and beyond. This webinar will cover practical ways both GPs and practices can support the mental health needs of young people questioning their gender identity. It is focused in a rural setting but would be useful to GPs in any location.

Date: Thursday 6th February 2020

Time: 8:00pm to 9:00 pm AEDT

Format: Online webinar

Cost: Free

This webinar will be facilitated by RACGP Rural and Dr Ashlea Broomfield (MBBS (Hons), DCH, FRACGP), a GP working on the North Coast who is experienced in working with disadvantaged young people living in regional and rural areas.

Please register via the link below.

Contact: Ms Chantelle Vonarx, Rural Education Coor

Tel: 07 3456 8967

10 Feb 2020 - 15 May 2020

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: $979 (Inc GST)

Contact: RACGP Rural

Tel: 1800 636 764

21 Feb 2020

WA

Social Sundowner - Geraldton

Join RACGP Rural and RACGP WA for a sundowner social event, including an RACGP update. Meet and mingle with local RACGP members over drinks and canapés. You are welcome to bring a guest along to enjoy this event.

Contact: RACGP Rural

Tel: 1800 636 764

22 Feb 2020

WA

Introduction To Point-of-care Ultrasound - Geraldton

The 'Introduction to point-of-care ultrasound for rural GPs' workshop is designed to support rural GPs to increase their understanding of the applications of point-of-care ultrasound in the diagnostic process. The training is delivered by rural GPs and sonographers who are experienced in using ultrasound in their practice environment.

This full-day workshop will give general practice registrars and rural & remote GPs the opportunity to identify practical applications of ultrasound technology in rural general practice settings and utilise point of care ultrasound devices under the guidance of experts.

The workshop runs from 8.30am till 4.30pm and will be offered to RACGP members at $495 (incl. GST). Morning tea and lunch will be provided.

For further information, please contact RACGP Rural on 1800 636764 or via rural@racgp.org.au

Contact: RACGP Rural

Tel: 1800 636 764

21 Mar 2020

NSW

Introduction To Point-of-care Ultrasound - Coffs Harbour

The 'Introduction to point-of-care ultrasound for rural GPs' workshop is designed to support rural GPs to increase their understanding of the applications of point-of-care ultrasound in the diagnostic process. The training is delivered by rural GPs and sonographers who are experienced in using ultrasound in their practice environment.

This full-day workshop will give general practice registrars and rural & remote GPs the opportunity to identify practical applications of ultrasound technology in rural general practice settings and utilise point of care ultrasound devices under the guidance of experts.

The workshop runs from 8.30am till 4.30pm and will be offered to RACGP members at $495 (incl. GST). Morning tea and lunch will be provided.

For further information, please contact RACGP Rural on 1800 636764 or via rural@racgp.org.au

Contact: RACGP Rural

Tel: 1800 636 764

13 Apr 2020 - 17 Jul 2020

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: $979 (Inc GST)

Contact: RACGP Rural

Tel: 1800 636 764

30 May 2020

QLD

Introduction To Point-of-care Ultrasound - Toowoomba

RACGP QLD and RACGP Rural are pleased to offer this workshop to support rural GPs to increase their understanding of the applications of point-of-care ultrasound in the diagnostic process. The training is delivered by rural GPs and sonographers experienced in using ultrasound in their practice.

This workshop will give general practice registrars and rural & remote GPs the opportunity to identify practical applications of ultrasound technology in rural general practice settings and utilise point of care ultrasound devices under the guidance of experts.

Date: Saturday 30 May 2020
Time: 8.30 am - 4.30 pm
Venue: QRME, 190 Hume Street, Toowoomba
Cost: RACGP Members $495 | MM3-7 RACGP Members $0*

*Thanks to the generosity of the 'Dr Bruce Roberts Bequest', RACGP members living or working in a Queensland MM 3-7 area will have their registration cost fully funded.Contact qld.events@racgp.org.au or 07 3456 8944 to register under the bequest.

Contact: Qld Events

Tel: 07 3456 8944

20 Jun 2020

VIC

Introduction To Point-of-care Ultrasound - Bendigo

The 'Introduction to point-of-care ultrasound for rural GPs' workshop is designed to support rural GPs to increase their understanding of the applications of point-of-care ultrasound in the diagnostic process. The training is delivered by rural GPs and sonographers who are experienced in using ultrasound in their practice environment.

This full-day workshop will give general practice registrars and rural & remote GPs the opportunity to identify practical applications of ultrasound technology in rural general practice settings and utilise point of care ultrasound devices under the guidance of experts.

The workshop runs from 8.30am till 4.30pm and will be offered to RACGP members at $495 (incl. GST). Morning tea and lunch will be provided.

For further information, please contact RACGP Rural on 1800 636764 or via rural@racgp.org.au

Contact: RACGP Rural

Tel: 1800 636 764

22 Jun 2020 - 25 Sep 2020

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: $979 (Inc GST)

Contact: RACGP Rural

Tel: 1800 636 764