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RACGP Victoria

RACGP Victoria events

18 May 2019

VIC

Dealing With Anxiety Disorders

Date: Saturday 18 May 2019
Workshop: 9.00 am - 4.00 pm
Location: RACGP House, 100 Wellington Parade, East Melbourne
Members Price: $250
Non-members Price: $360

RACGP Victoria in conjunction with Black Dog Institute present a Dealing with Anxiety Disorders workshop.

This highly interactive workshop aims to provide GPs with a comprehensive theoretical understanding of anxiety disorders together with an extensive range of skills and strategies to better manage anxiety. Clinical scenarios form the basis of learning as participants explore how anxiety disorders arise, how they are maintained and the role GPs can play in addressing these effectively.

The program will assist GPs to gain further confidence and competence in the effective use of Focused Psychological Strategies (FPS).

Accreditation: This workshop is accredited for 40 Category 1 QI&CPD points for the 2017-2019 triennium.

Contact: Victoria Events

Tel: 03 8699 0591

19 May 2019

VIC

Introduction To Point-of-care Ultrasound - Lakes Entrance

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: RACGP Rural

Tel: 1800 636 764

31 May 2019

VIC

Intermediate Clinical Emergency Mgt Program - Melbourne

This workshop is currently full. Please see the CEMP page for other dates.

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

01 Jun 2019 - 02 Jun 2019

VIC

Advanced Clinical Emergency Management Program - Melbourne

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

01 Jun 2019 - 02 Jun 2019

VIC

ASPM and RACGP Conference

Trauma Informed Care in General Practice.

Venue: The Victoria Hotel, Melbourne

Date: Saturday and Sunday 1–2 June 2019

Price: RACGP / ASPM Members: $550 | RACGP / ASPM Members early bird: $450
Non-members: $650 | Non-members early bird: $550

Early bird rates close 30 April 2019

In collaboration with the Australian Society for Psychological Medicine

Workshop streams include access to a Blue Knot foundation workshop, and a range of interesting and useful topics from Indigenous experiences of trauma, trauma and substance use, self-care for clinicians, EMDR, hypnotherapy, family and couple therapy in the context of trauma and access to small group learning.

Contact: Miss Emma Carroll

Tel: 1800 090 588

01 Jun 2019

VIC

Psychodynamic Principles for General Practitioners Part 2

Date: Saturday 2 June 2019
Time:8.45 am - 5.00 pm

Resistance and the anxiety disorders: a one-day workshop designed to impart a detailed understanding of psychodynamic principles and their application in the treatment of common problems via focused psychological therapies.

This workshop covers: Reinforcing the important principles of Part 1, the psychodynamics of resistance to improvement (defences) in all its manifestations in psychological treatment, understanding the anxiety disorders: new psychodynamic principles will be introduced and explored, and also previously discussed principles and their uses in anxiety disorders.
Pre-requisite: Psychodynamic principles for GPs Part 1.

This workshop is accredited for 40 Category 1 QI&CPD points for the 2017-19 triennium.

Contact: Victoria Events

Tel: 03 8699 0591

13 Jun 2019

VIC

Perform CPR - A Workshop for GPs

Date: Thursday 13 June 2019
Time: 6.00 pm - 8.00 pm
Location: RACGP House, 100 Wellington parade, East Melbourne.
Members Price: $110
Non-members Price: $165

RACGP Victoria is holding a series of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) workshops for GPs. This is an ideal opportunity to fulfil your CPR requirements for the 2017-19 triennium while at the same time networking with fellow GPs.

Accreditation: This workshop is accredited for 5 Category 2 RACGP QI&CPD points for the 2017-2019 triennium and meets the basic CPR course requirement. Completion of this workshop meets registrar requirements for CPR.

Contact: Victoria Events

Tel: 03 8699 0591

15 Jun 2019

VIC

'Hands On' - Special Skills Event

Date: Saturday 15 June 2019
Registration: 12.30 - 1.00 pm
Sessions: 1.00 - 4.30 pm, followed by networking until 5.00 pm
Location: Pullman Melbourne Albert Park, 65 Queens Road, Melbourne.
Members Price: $75
Non-members Price: $90

Practical skills session covering the topic areas of: Dermatology, vertigo, cranial nerves, shoulders, hands and breast.
Specialists in each of the areas will present using hands-on procedure techniques, Q & A sessions and interactive case based discussions. The workshop will provide GPs with the confidence to perform systematic examinations in the topic areas and be able to interpret their findings. Attendees will be split into small groups and rotate through each of the stations.

This event is brought to you by the RACGP Victoria Women in General Practice Committee.

This workshop will be accredited for 6 Category 2 RACGP QI&CPD points for the 2017-2019 triennium.

Contact: Victoria Events

Tel: 03 8699 0591

10 Aug 2019

VIC

Psychodynamic Principles for General Practitioners Part 3

Date: Saturday 10 August 2019
Mind and body: a one-day workshop designed to impart a detailed understanding of psychodynamic principles and their application in the treatment of common problems via focused psychological therapies.

This workshop is devoted to the mind-body interaction, covering: somatization and how the mind-body interaction results in symptoms and disease, and the psychodynamics of eating disorders and body image disorders. Understanding the psychodynamics of both mental and general illness, especially chronic illness and the role of the unconscious and conscious meaning the patient ascribes to various types of disorders and their medical treatment. What it means to be mentally well and the psychodynamics of wellness - a topic that has particular relevance not only to patients but also to GPs. Pre-requisite: Psychodynamic principles for GPs Part 1.

This workshop is accredited for 40 Category 1 QI&CPD points for the 2017-19 triennium.

Contact: Victoria Events

Tel: 03 8699 0591

24 Aug 2019

VIC

'Love Your Heart' Workshop

Date: Saturday 24 August 2019
Registration: 12.30 - 1.00 pm
Sessions: 1.00 - 4.30 pm, followed by networking until 5.00 pm
Location: RACGP House, 100 Wellington Parade, East Melbourne.
Members Price: $75
Non-members Price: $90

'Love your heart' workshop will provide participants with an update on new developments, reviewing cardiology concepts as well as looking at how patients present. The workshop will cover ECG basics and pattern recognition and will also include a session on 'healthy heart'.

Contact: Victoria Events

Tel: 03 8699 0591