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RACGP SA&NT events

18 Aug 2018


Dermatology for GPs - Fully Subscribed

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 18 August 2018

Time: 8.00-4:40pm

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

Cost: RACGP Member $200 | Non Member $325 | GST exclusive

Contact: Jessica Fry

Tel: 08 8267 8325

18 Aug 2018 - 19 Aug 2018


Retreat 2018 - Laying the Foundations

We are excited to announce the inaugural Retreat to be held in the beautiful Barossa Valley. The event will incorporate a variety of education sessions presented by high profile speakers, as well as a multitude of networking opportunities and social activities. Enjoy a weekend away and experience the best of the wineries and culinary delights from the world-renowned region.

Date: Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 August 2018

Venue: Novotel Barossa Valley Resort, Rowland Flat

Cost: Members: $300 | Registrars: $250 | Non-members: $400
(Accommodation additional cost)

For further information, please contact Elaine Dalby.

Contact: Elaine Dalby

Tel: 08 8267 8362

21 Aug 2018


Migrant and Refugee Health

Time: Registration and light dinner 6.30-7:00pm Training Session: 7:00-9.30pm

Venue: College House, 15 Gover Street, North Adelaide

Cost: Members $55 | Non members $90 | GP in training $30

This session will enable General Practitioners to have a greater understanding about providing essential health care to people of refugee background.

  • How to identify people of refugee background
  • Working with interpreters
  • The ASK principle, teach-back method and patient-centered care
  • Health considerations for people of refugee background
  • Resources for caring for people of refugee background

Contact: Susan Lyon

Tel: 08 8267 8315

22 Aug 2018


SA&NT Member Meeting

You are warmly invited to attend the RACGP SA&NT Member Meeting and state awards.


6.00-6.30 pm Canapes and beverages

6.30-7.15 pm Members Meeting (teleconference facilities will be available for the meeting only)

7.15-7.40 pm Networking

Venue: College House, 15 Gover Street, North Adelaide

Cost: Complimentary

Please join us for this important annual meeting that will offer you a unique opportunity to meet with the RACGP SA&NT Board, colleagues and to congratulate the state award winners.

Professor Nigel Stocks (RACGP SA&NT Provost) will chair the meeting, and Dr Peter Joseph (RACGP SA&NT Archivist) will outline the achievements of RACGP SA&NT over the past year.

All RACGP SA&NT members are invited to attend. This event is free, but registration is essential.

Contact: Rebecca Woodcock

Tel: 08 8267 8310

08 Sep 2018


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 8 September 2018

Time: 6.30-11.00 pm

Venue: DoubleTree by Hilton Esplanade Darwin, 116 The Esplanade, 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: Jessica Fry

Tel: 08 8267 8325

15 Sep 2018


Preparation Workshop: 2018.2 OSCE

Date: Saturday 15 September

Time: 9.00am - 4.00pm (8.45am registration)

Venue: 15 Gover St, North Adelaide SA 5006

This one day workshop is designed to assist candidates in preparing for the Objective Structured Clinical Examination, aiming to provide an outline of the exam components, improve clinical decision making skills and allow practice of communication techniques.

Candidates will be tutored by experienced members of the RACGP SA exam panel on how to address long, short and viva cases. Engaging in small facilitated group session which will allow practice and feedback to be provided on your performance in mock cases.

Cost: $500

Places are limited, so book early to avoid disappointment.
If you are unsuccessful with the 2018.2 AKT/KFP, and a cancellation request is received in writing before the program, a refund will be granted.

Contact: Jessica Landers

Tel: 08 8267 8313

17 Sep 2018 - 22 Oct 2018


Tutorial Series: 2018.2 OSCE

Join our study group in preparation for the FRACGP exams

Time: 6.00pm - 8.30pm

Venue: 15 Gover St, North Adelaide SA 5006

The tutorial series (6 live sessions) will run in lecture and practical format, with a different topic each week, designed to assist your preparations for the clinical exam.

Dates: Mon 17 Sept - Multicultural Communication & Aboriginal Health, Mon 24 Sept - Journal Appraisal & Application to Population Health, Tues 2 Oct (public holiday Mon) - Physical Exam (Musculoskeletal/Eyes&ENT), Mon 8 Oct - Medico-legal Issues/Risk Management, Mon 15 Oct - Physical Exam (Cardiovascular/Neurological), Mon 22 Oct - Motivational Interviewing

Cost: Full series $500 Single sessions $100

This event is knowledge driven and compliments the groundwork of the Preparation Workshop (Sat 15 Sept). If you require an overview of the case structures and techniques to approach the OSCE exam see the event description.

Contact: Jessica Landers

Tel: 08 8267 8313

18 Sep 2018


Emergency Medicine & Resuscitation Update(CPR for GPs)- 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 members $90

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

Contact: Susan Lyon

Tel: 08 8267 8315

22 Sep 2018


2018.2 OSCE Preparation Course - Darwin

The RACGP SA&NT are pleased to announce the addition of the '2018.2 OSCE Preparation Course - Darwin' to further assist candidates with preparing for the 2018.2 RACGP Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE). Lead by NT Assessment Panel Chair Dr Stratos Roussos, this course will include an in-depth review of the Aboriginal Health, VIVA and Physical Examination cases with interactive sessions facilitated by experienced NT Examiners and conclude with a Q&A session. This course has been developed to precede the 2018.2 Simulated OSCE Exam Workshop - Darwin on Saturday 6 October 2018.

Date: Saturday 22 September 2018

Time: 9:00am - 3:30pm

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

Cost: RACGP Member $350

Special Offer: Register for both the NT Preparation Course and NT Simulated OSCE Exam Workshop at the discounted rate of $750. This offer is only available by contacting Jess Fry on (08) 8267 8325.

Contact: Jessica Fry

Tel: 08 8267 8325

16 Oct 2018


Communication and Dealing With Difficult Patient Behavior

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 $55 | Non members $90 | GPs in training $30

This session will enable you to understand the importance of effective communication within a general practice environment and identify and respond to the challenges in dealing with difficult patients.

Course outline:

  • Effective verbal and non-verbal communication
  • Barriers to effective communication
  • A model for responding assertively, effectively and safely to anger, aggression and conflict
  • Developing skills in diffusing aggressive behaviour
  • Taking care of yourself in the workplace

Who should attend

This workshop is suitable for general practitioners, practice nurses and practice staff

Contact: Susan Lyon

Tel: 08 8267 8315