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RACGP SA&NT

RACGP SA&NT events

28 May 2019

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 | GP in Training $30


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 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • Awareness, knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal and of Torres Strait Islander histories, values, belief systems, experience and lifestyles
  • Potential barriers to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people receiving adequate care
  • Case study examples
  • Cultural awareness tool

Contact: SA&NT Events

Tel: 08 8267 8310

04 Jun 2019

SA

Administering Iron Infusion Intravenously

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 safely intravenously, which does make it a suitable treatment in your practice.


Course outline:

  • How to diagnose iron deficiency based on laboratory tests
  • How to properly administer iron infusion
  • Indications for the use of iron infusion intravenously as opposed to oral iron supplements

  • Who should attend

    This course is targeted to both GPs and 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 $55 | Non members $90 | GPs in training $30


Contact: SA&NT Events

Tel: 08 8267 8310

12 Jun 2019

SA

QI&CPD Small Group Support Session

The countdown is on... 2019 is the last year of the triennium!


RACGP SA&NT is running a complimentary face-to-face session for GPs to assist you with meeting the QI&CPD requirements for the 2017-19 triennium.


    This session will:

    • Outline available options for the QI activity
    • Revisit PLAN - assist you to start if you wish this to be your QI activity
    • Revisit PLAN - assist you to finish your PLAN activity if you have already started.

    Please bring a laptop to the session for logging into your account.


Time: 6.30-8.30pm

Venue: College House, 15 Gover Street North Adelaide

Cost: Complimentary

Contact: Ms Roberta Morris

Tel: 08 8267 8334

18 Jun 2019

SA

Emergency Medicine & Resuscitation (CPR for GPs)-FULL

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

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

    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


Contact: SA&NT Events

Tel: 08 8267 8310

22 Jun 2019

SA

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.

Presenters:

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

25 Jun 2019

SA

Advance Care Directives

An Advance Care Directive allows adults to record their preferences for future health care, end of life, living arrangements and personal matters, and to appoint a Substitute Decision-maker to act on their behalf when they are unable to do so themselves.


Course outline:

  • Start the conversation with their patients when an Advance Care Directive may be important
  • Provide support to patients in navigating this complex area
  • Assess a patients decision-making capacity
  • Use a clinical plan - the Resuscitation Plan-7 Step Pathway - to translate patient wishes into usable clinical instructions
  • Interpret existing patients' Advance Care Directives.

  • 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


Contact: SA&NT Events

Tel: 08 8267 8310

02 Jul 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

17 Jul 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 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

27 Jul 2019

SA

Midwinter Retreat

We are excited to announce the Midwinter Retreat to be held in the beautiful Adelaide Hills. The event will incorporate a variety of education sessions presented by high profile speakers, as well as a multitude of networking opportunities.

Date: Saturday 27 July 2019

Time: 9.30 am - 5.00 pm (with dinner to follow)

Venue: Adelaide Hills Convention Centre, Hahndorf

Cost: Earlybird - Members: $175 | Registrars: $150 | Non-members: $250

(Optional accommodation additional cost)

Please contact Elaine Dalby on 08 8267 8362 or elaine.dalby@racgp.org.au for further details.

Contact: SA&NT Events

Tel: 08 8267 8310

06 Aug 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