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RACGP SA&NT

RACGP SA&NT events

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

05 Jul 2018

SA

International Medical Graduate Webinar

Time: 12.30-1.30pm


Webinar


Cost: Members: complementary | Non members $35


Are you an International Medical Graduate (IMG) wanting to work in general practice in Australia? This webinar is suitable for IMGs who are interested in working in general practice in Australia and are in the process of applying for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). Dr Seshu Boda will provide an overview of how to enter general practice in Australia.


AHPRA will present information on:

  • Pathways into general practice
  • Registration process
  • Registration types
  • Supervision requirements
  • Supervision levels and progress
  • Recency of practice

Contact: Sally Clapp

Tel: 08 8267 8331

21 Jul 2018

NT

Advanced Life Support - Level 1

This ARC accreditated one-day course aims to provide candidates with the skills and knowledge to manage the patient in the immediate period of crisis. It includes the recognition, assessment and immediate management of the deteriorating patient. Candidates are sent a manual at least two weeks prior to the course to commence preparation for the face-to-face component. This includes those skills for dealing with a cardiac arrest or other medical emergencies in a clinical setting.

Date: Saturday 21 July 2018

Time: 9.00-5:00pm

Venue: NT PHN, 23 Albatross Street, Winnellie

Cost: RACGP Member $510 | Non Member $700 | All prices are GST inclusive

Contact: Jessica Fry

Tel: 08 8267 8325

24 Jul 2018

SA

Sterilisation and Infection Control

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 | GP in Training $30


Course outline:

  • Precautions and personal protection
  • Demonstration of correct cleaning tools for medical and surgical equipment
  • Identification of packaging options for medical and surgical equipment
  • Loading and unloading tips for steam sterilisers
  • Documentation required for safe practice.

This session is presented within the guidelines of Standards Australia AS/NZS4815 and AGPAL accreditation requirements and identifies required links with Standards Australia AS/NZS4817.


Who should attend

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


Contact: Anjelica Nowak

Tel: 08 8267 8310

28 Jul 2018

SA

Women's Health Update for GPs

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 presents a full-day accredited interactive workshop that will update GPs on relevant issues relating to women's health and management within the general practice setting.


Topics will include:

  • Recent changes to cervical screening - what we have learned
  • Incontinence in women and examination for prolapse
  • Common sexual health issues in young women including endometriosis, pelvic pain, and abnormal bleeding
  • Update on IUDs and the management of clinical problems associated with IUD provision.

Contact: Ms Roberta Morris

Tel: 08 8267 8334

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

04 Aug 2018 - 05 Aug 2018

SA

Advanced Clinical Emergency Management Program - Adelaide

Please read the eligibility criteria before registering for this event. You must have completed or be enrolled in the Intermediate CEMP or equivalent to register for this course.

This highly interactive two day workshop have been designed to further build participants' knowledge, skills and confidence when responding to medical emergencies. It focuses on the management of life threatening emergencies and includes specific skills required to manage adult and paediatric trauma.

Contact:

Tel: 03 8699 0557

07 Aug 2018

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: Anjelica Nowak

Tel: 08 8267 8310

18 Aug 2018

NT

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 18 August 2018

Time: 9.00-5:00pm

Venue: NT PHN, 23 Albatross Street, Winnellie

Cost: RACGP Member $200 | Non Member $325 | All prices are GST inclusive

Contact: Jessica Fry

Tel: 08 8267 8325

18 Aug 2018 - 19 Aug 2018

SA

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: Earlybird rate applies until 2 July - Members: $250 | Registrars: $200 | Non-members: $350
(Accommodation additional cost)

For further information, please contact Elaine Dalby.

Contact: Elaine Dalby

Tel: 08 8267 8362