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RACGP Rural education resources

2014 edition – Thursday evening pre-exam tutorial series on DVD

RACGP NSW&ACT and RACGP Rural are pleased to offer the 2014 edition of the popular Thursday evening pre-exam tutorial series. The series is a 17 week course run by the NSW&ACT faculty. The DVDs are a useful and informative resource for GPs, international medical graduates, general practice registrars and students.

There are 10 DVDs which can be ordered as a set or individually, and are discounted to RACGP members.

Titles of the 10 tutorials:

  1. Introduction and written papers
  2. Dermatology for GPs
  3. ECG’s for GPs
  4. Haematology for GPs
  5. Ophthalmology for GPs
  6. Physical examination – upper limbs
  7. Journal appraisal
  8. Biochemistry interpretation for GPs
  9. Skills in management of patients
  10. Physical examination – lower limbs

Clinical skills scenarios DVD – cases for GP educators and learners

Are you interested in clinical learning tools to aid your preparation?

RACGP Rural offers a preparatory DVD for general practice registrars and other doctors in rural locations working toward their Fellowship of the RACGP.

The DVD contains 14 cases covering a range of clinical scenarios common across a well identified range of rural contexts. Each scenario deals with a different type of presentation, from a farmer with a cough to a full blown arm laceration, as well as associated office based procedures. The DVD runs for approximately 3 hours.

There is a PDF folder on the DVD which can be accessed via your PC’s DVD drive, and contains additional notes about each case.

Society of Rural Physicians of Canada: Manual of rural practice

This manual has practical approaches to many of the procedures that a rural doctor may provide. Drawing on the acclaimed Occasional Procedure series published by the Canadian Journal of Rural Medicine, this edition has been thoroughly revised adding new procedures and the latest drug information and evidence.

Written by experienced rural doctors for both learners and practising physicians, this eminently readable volume contains:

  • Over forty anaesthesia, obstetrics, trauma, cardiac, as well as office procedures
  • Hundreds of rich illustrations that guide you step by step
  • Written in a rural context

This outstanding book is an excellent resource for those interested in finding their way through rural procedural care in both office and hospital settings.

RACGP Rural is the Australian distributor for the Manual of Rural Practice.