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RACGP Tasmania

RACGP Tasmania events

13 Feb 2019 - 27 Mar 2019


FPS CPD Masterclass

This FREE masterclass has been developed for GPs who are registered as Focussed Psychological Strategies (FPS) providers and require an accredited CPD activity in each triennium in order to continue to access the Medical Benefits Scheme item numbers for FPS (2721- 2727).

The master class is offered in four two-hour evening sessions in a teleconference format facilitated by a GP with a specific mental health interest.

Please ensure that you are available for all four sessions listed below. Each session will begin at 6.30 pm.

      Wednesday 13 February
      Wednesday 27 February
      Wednesday 13 March
      Wednesday 27 March

    Places are limited to eight participants only. To register, phone Kaylene Westmore at RACGP Tasmania.

Contact: Ms Kaylene Westmore

Tel: 03 6212 5888

30 Mar 2019


Sports Solutions: Managing the Injuries

Sports Solutions reviews common injuries caused by overuse, direct impact, strains and sprains, and consider how to best manage suspected concussion and spinal injuries in a range of circumstances.

GPs have commented that this interactive workshop has provided insights and skills in successfully managing the Monday morning 'walking wounded' and many other accident and work injury-related presentations.

Delivered in Launceston, Sports Solutions is an interactive full-day workshop attracting 40 RACGP Category 1 QI&CPD points, and accredited CPR.

Cost: Members $295 and non-members $395.

Contact: Ms Kaylene Westmore

Tel: 03 6212 5888

30 Mar 2019


Accredited CPR

Have you completed your CPR requirement for the 2017-19 triennium?

RACGP Tasmania will deliver a series of accredited CPR workshops to assist GPs in fulfilling their requirements for the current triennium. These time efficient sessions comprise of two components, pre-reading (1.5 hours) and a practical skills assessment delivered locally (1 hour).

Join us for your practical assessment in Launceston.

Register now as sessions fill quickly.

Contact: Ms Julia Ray

Tel: 036212 5888

02 May 2019 - 04 May 2019



Can you help supervise medical students at HealthStop@Agfest?

Developed by RACGP Tasmania in partnership with the University of Tasmania, College of Health and Medicine (UTAS) and the Pharmaceutical Society, HealthStop is an opportunistic, preventative health initiative which provides a fantastic opportunity for medical students to offer blood pressure testing and health advice to a diverse range of Agfest patrons.

Students are supervised by UTas clinical lecturers and RACGP general practitioners who generously volunteer their time to mentor and support our upcoming doctors. A complimentary Agfest entry pass is provided to volunteers.

If you can spare an hour or two to assist at HealthStop, we warmly welcome you. Please contact Julia with your availability and preference for day and time.

Contact: Ms Julia Ray

Tel: 036212 5888

29 Jun 2019


Introduction To Point-of-care Ultrasound - Hobart

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

Contact: RACGP Rural

Tel: 1800 636 764

21 Sep 2019


Celebrating General Practice: Fellowship and Awards Ceremony

A date for your diary.

The Fellowship and Awards Presentation Ceremony is designed to applaud the achievements of our New Fellows, honour award winners and celebrate collegiality. This year's celebrations will be held at The Astley Room, Derwent Entertainment Centre, Hobart.

All members of the general practice community are warmly invited to witness the official presentations together with their colleagues, family and friends. Celebratory drinks and canapés will follow the formal program.

Attendance at the ceremony is free to all RACGP Fellows and one complimentary guest. Additional guests are welcomed for a small fee.

3.30 - 4.45 pm  Official photographs of new Fellows and award winners
5.00 - 6.00 pm  Fellowship and Awards Presentation Ceremony
6.00 - 7.30 pm  Celebratory reception

For more information, please contact RACGP Tasmania.

Contact: Ms Julia Ray

Tel: 036212 5888