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RACGP SA&NT

RACGP SA&NT events

22 Feb 2019

SA

SA New Fellows Social Event

Time: 6.00-8.00 pm


Venue: The Lion Hotel (The Cellar), 161 Melbourne Street, North Adelaide


Cost: Complimentary


RACGP SA&NT is delighted to invite SA new Fellows (up to five years' post Fellowship) to our annual social event. Your complimentary registration will include cocktail food, beverages and networking with key guests.


Contact: SA&NT Events

Tel: 08 8267 8310

26 Feb 2019

SA

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: SA&NT Events

Tel: 08 8267 8310

05 Mar 2019

SA

Managing Patients With Chronic Pain

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


One in five Australians live with persistent or chronic pain. Dr Chris Holmwood, Addiction Medicine Specialist, will provide multi-pronged approaches to manage and monitor patients who present with chronic pain.


Course outline:

  • Manage and monitor patients who present with chronic pain conditions
  • Understand the use of pharmacological and non-pharmacological methods to treat these conditions
  • Implement a systematic approach to pain management plans

Contact: SA&NT Events

Tel: 08 8267 8310

16 Mar 2019

SA

Common Ear and Nose Presentations in General Practice

Time: 8.45 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


This interactive session will incorporate demonstrations and hands-on practice in assessment and management of common ear and nose presentations, including the use of otoscopes, tympanometry and audiograms. Presenters will include an ENT specialist, neurophysiotherapist and audiologist. GPs are asked to bring their otoscope if possible.


Workshop learning outcomes:

  • Discuss assessment and management of dizziness
  • List the red flags for causes of vertigo
  • Outline the investigations for hearing loss
  • Identify appropriate techniques for removal of foreign bodies in the ear and nose
  • Review conditions requiring urgent referral to ENT specialists

Contact: Ms Roberta Morris

Tel: 08 8267 8334

19 Mar 2019

SA

Emergency Medicine & Resuscitation Update(CPR for GPs)

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: SA&NT Events

Tel: 08 8267 8310

28 Mar 2019

NT

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 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

  • Presenter: Professor Hugh Grantham

    Date: Thursday 28 March 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: Jessica Fry

Tel: 08 8267 8325

30 Mar 2019

NT

2019.1 OSCE Preparation Course - Darwin

The RACGP SA&NT are pleased to announce the addition of the '2019.1 OSCE Preparation Course - Darwin' to further assist candidates with preparing for the 2019.1 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 2019.1 Simulated OSCE Exam Workshop - Darwin on Saturday 13 April 2019.

Date:Saturday 30 March 2019

Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm

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

06 Apr 2019

NT

Introduction To Point-of-care Ultrasound - Alice Springs

The 'Introduction to point-of-care ultrasound for rural GPs' Active Learning Module (ALM) 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 ALM 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 ALM is accredited for 40 QI&CPD Category 1 points and is also approved for the Rural Procedural Grants Program.

The ALM 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

09 Apr 2019

SA

Emergency Update for Practice Staff

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: SA&NT Events

Tel: 08 8267 8310

07 May 2019

SA

Communication & Dealing With Difficult Patient Behaviour

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: SA&NT Events

Tel: 08 8267 8310