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RACGP Victoria

RACGP Victoria events

13 Sep 2021 - 17 Dec 2021

VIC

Access a Mental Health Skills Scholarship

The RACGP and the Rural Workforce Agency of Victoria (RWAV) are delighted to announce an additional 100 fully-funded scholarships to Victorian GPs in MMM 3-7 and ACCO in MMM 1-7 locations to complete the RACGP's Focussed Psychological Strategies Skills Training (FPS ST).

The Focussed Psychological Strategies Skills Training (FPS ST) package provides GPs with essential training to enable them to become a GP provider of Focussed Psychological Strategies (FPS)

Submit your expression of interest


Please note: Level 1 Mental Health Skills Training (MHST) is a prerequisite for enrolment in the FPS ST training package.

The training package has GPMHSC accreditation and on completion GPs can gain FPS provider registration with Medicare to access FPS related MBS numbers 2721, 2723, 2725 and 2727.

Contact: Victoria FPSST

Tel: 03 8699 0468

15 Sep 2021 - 15 Dec 2021

VIC

DoH and RACGP Victoria Webinar Series 2021

DoH and RACGP Victoria Webinar Series 2021

Latest public health advice and Q&A presented by DoH representatives in conjunction with RACGP Victoria Faculty Chair Dr Anita Munoz and Co-Deputy Chairs Dr Marina Malcolm and Dr Bernard Shiu.

Held Wednesday's mid-monthly 6:00pm - 7:00pm on the following dates:

  • 15 September 2021
  • 20 October 2021
  • 17 November 2021
  • 15 December 2021

Register online here

Contact: Victoria Events

Tel: 03 8699 0086

29 Sep 2021

VIC

DoH and RACGP Victoria- Managing COVID+ Cases & Vaccine SE

DoH and RACGP Victoria Webinar Managing COVID+ cases and vaccine side effects

Latest public health advice and Q&A presented by DoH representatives in conjunction with RACGP Victoria Faculty Chair Dr Anita Munoz and Co-Deputy Chairs Dr Marina Malcolm and Dr Bernard Shiu.
With the current outbreaks and escalating COVID+ cases the webinar will be a two part focus:

- Part 1 Managing COVID+ Cases,
- Part 2 Managing Vaccine side effects and ED presentations and,
- Question time.

As this is in addition to the usual DoH and RACGP monthly webinars, please register separately for this webinar.

Wednesday 29 September 6:00pm - 7:15pm

Contact: Victoria Events

Tel: 03 8699 0086

30 Sep 2021 - 17 Dec 2021

VIC

Clinical Enhancement Module: Youth Mental Health

This Clinical Enhancement Module (CEM) offers GPs the opportunity to increase their knowledge and skills in engaging with young people with mental illness and their families. Completion of a CEM is required for GPs undertaking mental health skills training (MHST) accreditation.

  • determine strategies for engaging a young person with mental illness and overcoming barriers to engagement
  • evaluate the mental health of young people using appropriate assessment techniques and validated psychometric instruments
  • develop evidence-based GP mental health treatment plans (MHTPs) in collaboration with young people and their carers
  • develop practice systems for ensuring that young people with mental illness are regularly reassessed and the effectiveness of their MHTP is re-evaluated
  • design practice systems that help ensure young people are connected with local resources to assist in providing holistic mental health care

Avail to RACGP Members ONLY

Contact: Victoria FPSST

Tel: 03 8699 0468

30 Sep 2021 - 31 Dec 2021

VIC

MATOD Module 1 - Safer Opioid Prescribing

Medication Assisted Treatment for Opioid Dependence

Module 1 - Safer Opioid Prescribing: An introduction to implement safe and effective opioid prescribing and to recognise, prevent and respond to problematic opioid abuse. This training is a prerequisite for prescribers who want to attend MATOD Module 2.

MATOD Module 1 click here MATOD Module 1

Please contact MATOD Program Coordinator, Kerrianne Singleton on 03 8699 0468 or via email at vic.MATOD@racgp.org.au if you don't have a RACGP number. This training is accessible by default for Victorian GPs. Interstate GPs please request access.


CPD Activity • 4 points.

Contact: Victoria MATOD

Tel: 03 8699 0468

30 Sep 2021 - 31 Dec 2021

VIC

MATOD Module 2 - Opioid Use Disorder, Pharmacology & Dosing

Medication Assisted Treatment for Opioid Dependence

Module 2 - Opioid Use Disorder, Pharmacology & dosing: A comprehensive series of modules with videos and interviews with MATOD experts. It includes live zoom session that will allow participants to ask questions of the experts.

On completion of modules 1 and 2 you'll be trained and recognised as a prescriber for methadone and buprenorphine based assisted treatment of opioid dependence.

Please contact MATOD Program Coordinator, Kerrianne Singleton on 03 8699 0468 or via email at vic.MATOD@racgp.org.au if you don't have a RACGP number.

CPD Accredited Activity - 40 points.

Contact: Victoria MATOD

Tel: 03 8699 0468

30 Sep 2021 - 31 Dec 2021

VIC

MATOD Module 3 - Long-acting Injectable Buprenorphine

Medication Assisted Treatment for Opioid Dependence

Module 3 - Long-acting injectable buprenorphine: Builds on knowledge of prescribing and administering long-acting injection buprenorphine, including how to select, initiate and manage patients who are using these new opioid substitutions.

Please contact MATOD Program Coordinator, Kerrianne Singleton on 03 8699 0468 or via email at vic.MATOD@racgp.org.au if you don't have a RACGP number.

CPD Activity • 4 points.

Contact: Victoria MATOD

Tel: 03 8699 0468

05 Oct 2021

VIC

RACGP Victoria Member Meeting and Awards

You are warmly invited to attend the RACGP Victoria Members Meeting and Awards night. We will reflect on the past 12 months, our faculty's achievements and acknowledge our Victorian award winners and new Victorian Council members.


Time: 7:00 - 8:30 pm

Cost: RACGP Members: FREE


The webinar will be conducted via the 'Zoom' platform.

Contact: Victoria Events

Tel: 03 8699 0086

06 Oct 2021

VIC

RACGP Victoria - Alt Wednesday Clinical Webinar

Alt Wednesday Clinical Webinar

Dr Sally Cockburn will facilitate this webinar on a selected topic of 'Stuff they didn't teach you in medical school'.

Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Date: 6 October 2021

Topic: Dr Sally Cockburn will facilitate this webinar series on Maximising partnerships with Allied Health: Part 1: Optometry with Janelle Scully - Lead Optometrist Ocular Disease Services at Australian College of Optometry


Alt Wednesdays are held on the 1st Wednesday of the Month.

Next webinar:


3 November 2021


Contact: Victoria Events

Tel: 03 8699 0086

08 Oct 2021

VIC

Trivia Night - Hosted By the New Fellows Committee

Trivia Night - Hosted by the New Fellows Committee

Grab a drink, some popcorn and your wits and join us on Zoom for a night of fun and frivolity with a touch of wellness on what would have been the eve of the Wellbeing Weekend.



Friday 8 October 2021 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Contact: Victoria Events

Tel: 03 8699 0086