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RACGP SA&NT

RACGP SA&NT events

09 Apr 2018 - 21 May 2018

SA

Tutorial Series: 2018.1 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 9 April - Physical Exam (Musculoskeletal/Eyes&ENT), Mon 16 April - Physical Exam (Cardiovascular/Neurological), Mon 30 April - Journal Appraisal & Application to Population Health, Mon 7 May - Multicultural Communication & Aboriginal Health, Mon 14 May - Medico-legal Issues/Risk Management, Mon 21 May - Motivational Interviewing

Cost: Full series $500 Single sessions $100

This event is knowledge driven and compliments the groundwork of the Preparation Workshop (Sat 7 April). If you require an overview of the case structures and techniques to approach the OSCE exam see the description for this event.

Contact: Jessica Landers

Tel: 08 8267 8313

05 May 2018

SA

Mental Health Skills Training: Spotlight on Men

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


Venue: Rydges South Park, 1 South Tce, Adelaide


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


RACGP SA&NT and Dr Cate Howell are pleased to provide training in mental health assessment, treatment planning and review of mental health issues commonly presenting in general practice, with a focus on men and youth. Dr Cate Howell is a GP, therapist, coach and author. She has over 30 years of training and experience in the health field, and a special interest in counselling and mental health. Doctors who complete this training will be eligible to register access to Medicare item numbers 2712, 2715 and 2717.

Contact: Ms Roberta Morris

Tel: 08 8267 8310

12 May 2018

SA

Introduction To Point-of-care Ultrasound for GPs

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: Ms Hildegard Mostmans

Tel: 03 8699 0418

15 May 2018

SA

Cultural Awareness in ATSIH

Time: Registration and light dinner 6.00-6.30 pm Training Session: 6.30-9.30 pm


Venue: College House, 15 Gover Street, North Adelaide


Cost: Members $55 | Non members $90


The presentation will allow general practice staff to fulfil their cultural awareness requirements for the Practice Incentives Program (PIP) - Indigenous Health Incentive.


Course outline:

  • Dealing with health issues peculiar to Indigenous people
  • Awareness, knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal histories, values, belief systems, experience and lifestyles
  • Potential barriers to indigenous people receiving adequate care
  • Case study examples
  • Cultural awareness tool

Contact: Anjelica Nowak

Tel: 08 8267 8310

29 May 2018

SA

Business Skills

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


This session will enable general practitioners to develop financial and business skills that will assist them in managing their medical practice, along with gaining a deeper understanding of the critical commercial considerations facing the industry.


Course outline:

  • Key business concepts in running a general practice and the common pitfalls to avoid
  • Identification of the key profit drivers in a general practice
  • Practice valuation methods and key value drivers
  • The importance of strategic planning in general practice
  • The differing practice ownership models in the market along with examples of profit/cost sharing arrangements

Contact: Anjelica Nowak

Tel: 08 8267 8310

15 Jun 2018

NT

RACGP Social Network - Alice Springs

After the success of the inaugural event in Darwin, the RACGP SA&NT we are pleased to bring the 'RACGP Social Network' event to Alice Springs in June 2018! Network with your colleagues at this free member event as the sunsets while enjoying refreshments and canapés with all attendees automatically entered into the draw prize draw.

Date: Friday 15 June 2018

Time: 5.30-7.30pm

Venue: Mecure Alice Springs Resort, 34 Stott Terrace, Alice Springs

Cost: Free for RACGP Members

Contact: Jessica Fry

Tel: 08 8267 8325

16 Jun 2018

NT

Administering Iron Infusion Intravenously - Alice Springs

The RACGP SA&NT is bringing the popular Administering Iron Infusion Intravenously accredited course to Alice Springs in June presented by Dr Danny Byrne, RACGP SA&NT Chair. Iron infusion (ferrous carboxymaltose) administered intravenously is recommended for treatment of iron deficiency, when oral iron preparations are ineffective or cannot be used. A maximum dose of 1000mg iron can be delivered intravenously, which may make it a suitable treatment in your practice. This course is targeted to both GPs and nurses.

Date: Saturday 16 June 2018

Time: 9.00-11.30am

Venue: NT PHN, 5 Skinner Street, Alice Springs

Cost: RACGP Member $55 Non Member - $85
All prices are GST inclusive

Practice staff and nurses are eligible to attend at member rates if there is an RACGP member within their practice. Please contact Jessica Fry, NT Representative for further details.

Contact: Jessica Fry

Tel: 08 8267 8325

19 Jun 2018

SA

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: Anjelica Nowak

Tel: 08 8267 8310

03 Jul 2018

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: Anjelica Nowak

Tel: 08 8267 8310

03 Aug 2018

SA

Intermediate Clinical Emergency Mgt Program - Adelaide

This one day highly interactive workshop focuses on recognition and management of medical emergencies in general practice, including acute coronary syndrome, acute asthma, anaphylaxis and effective cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), which meets the 2017-19 triennium basic CPR course requirement. It also meets the basic life support (BLS) and advanced life support (ALS) training requirements for general practice registrars and RACGP Fellowship.

Contact:

Tel: 03 8699 0557