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RACGP SA&NT events

22 Jun 2019


Men's Health: Adolescents To Elderly

This interactive workshop will explore men's health issues across the lifespan, including those specific to:

  • Adolescent males - Sexual/reproductive, acne, puberty, gender, mental health, engaging with general practice
  • The in-between years - Career/family, hair loss, mental health
  • The middle years - Erectile dysfunction, prostate cancer, incontinence
  • Elderly males - Frailty.


Dr Lane Hinchcliffe - GP

Dr Kym Horsell - Urologist

Dr Solomon Yu - Geriatrician

Time: 9.00 am - 5.00 pm (Registration from: 8.30 am)

Venue: Hotel Grand Chancellor, 65 Hindley Street Adelaide

Cost: Members $260 | Non members $320 | Doctors in training $130

Contact: Ms Roberta Morris

Tel: 08 8267 8334

02 Jul 2019


Emergency Update for Practice Nurses

Time: Registration and light dinner 6.30-7.00 pm Training Session: 7.00-9.30 pm

Venue: College House, 15 Gover Street, North Adelaide

Cost: Members $64 | Non members $90

This course aims to refresh and acquire new and up-to-date emergency skills such as defibrillation and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).

Course outline:

  • IV insertion
  • Airway management including laryngeal mask
  • Rhythm recognition and defibrillation
  • First line emergency drug therapy for adrenaline, naloxone, atropine, amiodarone and opiate analgesia

Contact: Anjelica Nowak

Tel: 08 8267 8310

17 Jul 2019


Emergency Medicine & Resuscitation Update (CPR for GPs)

RACGP SA&NT is offering an accredited basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) course and an emergency general practice review to assist general practitioners with fulfilling their relevant requirements.

Course outline

This education session:

  • Covers basic life support (BLS) and components of advanced life support (ALS)
  • Practices coordinated resuscitation
  • Refreshes basic electrocardiogram (ECG) rhythm interpretation
  • Considers topical emergency presentations and recent changes in emergency practice.
  • CPR

  • Presenter: Professor Hugh Grantham

    Date: Wednesday 17 July 2019

    Time: 6:00pm-6:30pm Registration and light dinner, 6:30pm-9:00pm workshop

    Venue: NT PHN, 23 Albatross Street, Winnellie, NT

    Cost: RACGP Member $60 | Non Member $90 | all prices are GST inclusive

Contact: Ms Jessica Fry

Tel: 08 8267 8325

23 Jul 2019


Ears, Nose and Throat

This session aims to provide a greater understanding in common ears, nose and throat related issues that are presented in daily general practice.

    Course outline

  • Management of chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS)
  • Paediatric recurrent ear infection and tonsillitis
  • Complications of otitis media
  • Hoarse voice
  • Approach to management of dysphonia
  • Epistaxis management.

  • Time: Registration and light dinner 6.30-7.00 pm Training Session: 7.00-9.30 pm

    Venue: College House, 15 Gover Street, North Adelaide

    Cost: Members $64 | Non members $90 | GPs in training $30

Contact: Anjelica Nowak

Tel: 08 8267 8310

27 Jul 2019


Midwinter Retreat

Take a drive up to beautiful Hahndorf for the Midwinter Retreat. This event will incorporate a variety of education sessions presented by high-profile speakers, as well as a multitude of networking opportunities over a full day, followed by an informal dinner.

    Education topics:
  • Influenza, measles and meningococcal: A public health perspective
  • Borderline personality disorder
  • Applying advances in genomic and precision medicine
  • Common skin presentations
  • Hints and tips for a successful practice

  • Date: Saturday 27 July 2019

    Time: 9.30 am - 5.30 pm (with dinner to follow)

    Venue: Adelaide Hills Convention Centre, Hahndorf

    Cost: Earlybird rate (register by 24 June) - Members: $175 | Registrars: $150 | Non-members: $250
    (As of 1 July, increased rate will apply.)

    (Optional accommodation additional cost)

Contact: Elaine Dalby

Tel: 08 8267 8362

06 Aug 2019


Emergency Update for Practice Staff (FULL)

Time: Registration and light dinner 6.30-7.00 pm Training Session: 7.00-9.30 pm

Venue: College House, 15 Gover Street, North Adelaide

Cost: Members $64 | Non member $90

This course will assist practice staff in identifying and planning for emergency situations in general practice. Practice staff should be aware of what to do in case of a medical emergency. Whilst the medical care may ultimately reside with the general practitioners (GPs), there are various other responsibilities that need to be undertaken in cases of emergencies.

Course outline:

  • Strategies to address various types of emergencies
  • How to recognise an emergency patient
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • What to do if a patient collapses in the waiting area
  • The process of working with ambulance service in an emergency
  • How to support your GP following an emergency.

Contact: Anjelica Nowak

Tel: 08 8267 8310

07 Aug 2019


SA parkrun Information Event

Venue: RACGP House, 15 Gover St, North Adelaide

Time: 6.30–8.30 pm

Price: Free

RACGP Specific Interests Sport and Exercise Medicine in conjunction with parkrun Australia is holding a series of information and networking events across Australia.

The event will include presentations from a parkrun representative and GP advocates of its use.

Light snacks will be served.

Contact: RACGP Specific Interests Events

Tel: 03 8699 0347

10 Aug 2019


Dermatology for GPs

This ALM will provide you with the skills to increase your confidence in diagnosing, treating and referring a range of skin cancers and non-surgical modalities for field change frequently seen in general practice. Dermatology encompasses a wide range of skin conditions. With patients typically presenting first to their GPs at the sign of any skin conditions, this dermatology workshop is a must for all GPs looking to update their knowledge in this area. Each section of this workshop will consist of a theoretical and practical component. The highly interactive practical sessions will cover procedural skills in suturing and dermoscopy.

Date: Saturday 10 August 2019

Time: 8.00-4:40pm

Venue: Oaks Elan, 31-33 Woods Street, Darwin

Cost: RACGP Member $220 | Non Member $325 | GST exclusive

Contact: Ms Jessica Fry

Tel: 08 8267 8325

24 Aug 2019


SA Fellowship and Awards Ceremony 2019

The SA Fellowship and Awards Ceremony is the premier event on the RACGP SA&NT calendar. It is an opportunity for the general practice community to honour New Fellows and celebrate their achievement of Fellowship. Award recipients will also be recognised.

All members of the general practice community are invited to attend the ceremony with colleagues, family and friends. A cocktail function follows the formal program.

Date: Saturday 24 August 2019

Time: 2.00-4.00 pm: Ceremony | 4.00-6.00 pm : Cocktail function

Venue: Adelaide Town Hall, 128 King William Street, Adelaide

Cost: New Fellows and Award winners: Complimentary | Adults: $81 | Children (1-15 years): $25

Contact: Elaine Dalby

Tel: 08 8267 8362

07 Sep 2019


NT Fellowship and Awards Ceremony

The RACGP SA&NT proudly invites you to celebrate the achievements of our New Fellows, new life members, award winners and FARGP recipients at the NT Fellowship and Awards Ceremony. Join us for this special occasion to congratulate your colleagues with pre-dinner drinks and canapes followed by the official ceremony and dinner at the DoubleTree by Hilton Esplanade Darwin.

Date: Saturday 7 September 2019

Time: 6.30-11.00 pm

Venue: Hilton Darwin, 32 Mitchell Street, Darwin

Cost: New Fellows/VIPs: Complimentary, RACGP Member: $70.00, Guest Adult: $100 and Guest Child: $25

For further information please contact Jessica Fry, NT Representative on 08 8267 8325 or via email

Contact: Ms Jessica Fry

Tel: 08 8267 8325