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Updates, talks and discussion on helpful and interesting subjects including ECG, spirometry, hypertension, chronic heart failure, Atrial fibrillation, COPD; including some case studies.
This one day Minor Surgery course is designed as an update and refresher course for GPs who are already practising Minor Surgery on a regular basis. Topics include: Basic surgical technique, Suturing techniques, Removal of Cysts and Lipoma, Dermatological Surgery, Cryosurgery, Joint injections, Medico-legal, Infection Control & Administration
The aim of this event is to explain changes in NICE Guidelines on investigation and referrals for suspected cancer. To distribute new updated 2 week referral forms and summary chart and to discuss the practicalities of commissioning, access and pathway redesign.
Run by the North and West London Faculty this course includes nationally recognised course content carrying 10 RSM CPD points designed and contributed to by Primary Care experts with the support of Plastic Surgeons, Dermatologists and Orthopaedic Surgeons. NHS England have assessed the course content and will accept certicates of course attendance as evidence of accreditation in minor surgery for level 2 minor surgery procedures as required by NHSE London.
This is a busy information packed three day course full of interesting lectures and workshops where audience participation is encouraged. The course aims to cover many basic general paediatric issues GPs are faced with every day in their surgeries. There are plenty of opportunities to speak to the specialists. Case studies are used throughout and you are welcome to bring along your own cases for discussion.
A comprehensive update in developments in cervical screening in Grampian designed to refresh the knowledge and skills of practising smear takers.
Programme covers essential information to enable GPs and Dermatology Nurse Practitioners to confidently assess the vast majority of conditions encountered in day to day general practice
Do you need help in unlocking your true potential and playing to your strengths? Are you struggling to achieve all that you are and can be? Do you want to raise your performance and confidence levels? Then this is the conference for you! Empower yourself to be more confident and less stressed whilst improving your professional and working relationships and managing your time more effectively.
Are you worried about doing telephone triage or perhaps you’re already experienced in this high risk area and want to brush up on your skills?This course will provide you with a real understanding of how to manage the risks involved in telephone consultations and the benefits this work can bring when practised effectively This day is entirely practical and will give you tools and techniques to handle telephone consultations
This afternoon workshop will focus on the RCGPNI Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and/ Trans* patient guidelines. These are a practical tool for GPs which examine the clinical and social challenges of providing care for LGB&/T* patients. The guidelines explore areas such as sexual health, mental health, addiction and health screening.
A mixture of presentations & interactive sessions offering current "hot" topic areas and some refreshers on important areas. GPs attending will typically have been providing child health services for a number of years, in Child Health Development clinics within their practices, and in dealing with paediatric patients in ordinary surgeries
The Certificate in the Management of Drug Misuse - Part 1 is ideal for practitioners working at an advanced service level as part of a shared care scheme, especially those intending to provide treatment to drug users as part of a locally or nationally enhanced service (L/NES).
The South London Faculty presents an Update on Dermatology, ENT & Opthalmology with tips and hints on common conditions.This course is targeted at all GPs (especially registrars and first 5 candidates) and Nurse Practitioners.
As part of the RCGP Clinical Innovation and Research Centre’s (CIRC) efforts to engage with GPs across the UK, the Clinical Priorities Team is working with RCGP Faculties to hold a 20+ series of interactive workshops and summits across the devolved nations. All events in the series are free to attend and can contribute towards CPD.The Patient Safety regional workshop forms part of this event series and is a one day workshop supported by NIHR and the RCGP. The event will be held in the East Midlands facilitated by the RCGP Vale of Trent Faculty. Three similar events will be held in Bristol(RCGP Wales office and Severn Faculty), Glasgow (West of Scotland Faculty)and Sheffield (Sheffield Faculty).The identification and reduction of harm is a major priority for the NHS. Although widespread attention is given to patient safety in secondary care, there is also a need for an increased focus on safety in primary care and it is becoming increasingly important for practices to become aware of the issues involved. This Patient Safety Toolkit has been designed to help all staff within a practice create a more patient safety environment. These tools include safe systems, safety culture, communication, patient reported problems, diagnostic safety and prescribing safety.
Practice Nurse Update - Friday 27 November 2015Fairways House - Inverness
Run by the North West England Faculty. The aim of the course is to improve knowledge around Womens health linking to the requirements of the GP Curriculum statment on Women's health. Luciano G. Nardo, MD MRCOG Consultant Gynaecologist and Reproductive SurgeonSubspecialist in Reproductive Medicine, will be speaking on 'Infertility for Primary Care.
The aim of this course is to update and inform delegates of advances and changes in Emergency Medicine. This is led by Dr Manish Thakker and Dr Dimitri Kontongeorgis both Emergency Medicine Consultants .
Aimed as a refresher at GPs who are already experienced in providing skin minor surgery, this educational activity is considered to be of high quality and relevant for general practitioners CPD and Revalidation and DOPS assessment needs.
FREE OF CHARGE TO RCGP MEMBERS AND AiTs. An opportunity to spend the evening with a local GP appraiser to talk through the process and to help with potential problems. This evening course is particularly useful for newly qualified GPs who are approaching their first appraisal.As part of the session the tutor will go online and look at available toolkits. It is not essential but feel free to bring laptops or iPads with you when you attend.
'What can your Patients do for you?’. One of our speakers will be talking about using the power of 'Patient Participation Groups’. Most practices now have one but they could be a real force multiplier provided expectations are managed and are asked to undertake appropriate tasks they are/would be good at.
An evening meeting covering Ophthalmology and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.
This one day course will look at Safeguarding children, BLS, Anaphylaxis, AED and Child Protection level 3. Examples covered will be drawing on child and family-focused clinical and professional knowledge and expertise, looking at the aims of basic life support alongside with the history and signs and symptoms of Anaphylaxis.
The Clinical Skills Assessment (CSA) is an assessment of a doctor's ability to integrate and apply clinical, professional, communication and practical skill appropriate for general practice.
General practice is increasingly required to provide care and interventions for people with multiple and complex symptoms. This is an opportunity for busy GPs to develop their skills and feel more in control of this challenging area. The day will focus on cases covering a variety of clinical areas with the emphasis on role play and interaction.
This course, run by the White Rose joint initiative, will give an introduction to the AKT paper, study designs and basic statistics, clinical epidemiology, application of evidence in practice, mock exam and group exercises.
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