Online learning

About RCGP eLearning

The RCGP, in collaboration with a range of private, public and not for profit partners, has developed over 250 online resources to support CPD and revalidation. The elearning courses span the entire RCGP curriculum, and are thoroughly peer-reviewed and quality assured, to guarantee they meet the highest standard.

The intended audience for our elearning materials are GPs and primary healthcare professionals, GP Specialty Trainees and GP Educators. Courses can be taken at any time, to fit your schedule, and when successfully completed, you will receive an eCertificate for your appraisal portfolio. 

RCGP Essential Knowledge Update Programme

The Essential Knowledge Update (EKU) Programme offers a comprehensive programme of high quality, interactive educational modules that highlight new evidence and guidance of relevance to clinical practice, over a 6 months period. The programme helps users to keep up-to-date with their continuing professional development, testing existing knowledge and highlighting learning and service needs. Each EKU is accompanied by an Essential Knowledge Challenge (EKC); an online applied knowledge test.

Below, you will view a list of all our elearning courses, available to RCGP members, non members and other primary healthcare professionals. For more information email our eLearning team

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RCGP practical training: The basics of allergy - Diagnosis and diagnostics best practice guidance

Join us for this FREE live 90-minute webinar focusing on the basics of allergy. This webinar will be interactive, with clinical experts discussing clinical history taking, approved allergy testing, food allergy symptoms, how to diagnose Non IgE allergy, how to interpret IgE blood tests, difference between urticaria and food allergy, factors that influence an allergic response and more.

Start date18/05/2021
Time19:00
Duration1 hours 30 minutes
Course full

Trauma informed care: cycles of adverse experiences

The North East London Faculty of RCGP would like to invite GPs who may or may not be members of the College to our reflective sessions on the surviving and thriving in the deep end (Trauma informed care: cycles of adverse experiences). Join us today.

Start date19/05/2021
Time19:30
Duration1 hours

Obesity and Communication skills – Why motivational interviewing is not the answer

Obesity is a uniquely visible disorder that has generated an array of emotive and judgemental viewpoints around causality, treatment approaches and responsibility. This online conference will focus on understanding our own biases and how attitudes more widely have been shaped, to better understand how we can deliver the supportive approaches required by this chronic relapsing condition.

Start date20/05/2021
Time09:00
Duration3 hours 30 minutes

Essentials Webinar Series | How to diagnose and manage headaches in 10 minutes

Please join us this May to develop your knowledge of the management of headaches, diagnosing and managing headache is challenging within the constraints of a 10 minute consultation.

Start date20/05/2021
Time19:00
Duration1 hours 30 minutes

Part Two| Certificate in the Management of Problem Drug Use

RCGP Scotland, is re-launching its well-regarded two part course designed to assist primary care professionals help and care for people affected by drug use.

Start date21/05/2021
Time09:00
Duration4 hours 30 minutes

parkrun practice in North England

We would like to invite you to join our FREE NW England Faculty parkrun practice webinar for GPs. As GPs you are regularly asked to advise your patients to be more physically active and adopt a healthier lifestyle but are you looking after yourself as well?! The aim of our Physical Activity & Lifestyle Promotion Group's (or PALP) is to give GPs the opportunity to increase their own physical activity and offer advice on how to look after YOU!

Start date25/05/2021
Time19:30
Duration1 hours

Savings and Investments

Wesleyan Financial Services are hosting a webinar specifically designed for those wishing to find out more about savings and investments. It will provide you with an overview on how you can invest for your future, combined with an update on the current investment markets. This event is open to all GPs and is free for RCGP members.

Start date25/05/2021
Time18:00
Duration1 hours

Telephone Consultation and Triage Skills

Are you worried about doing remote 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 remote telephone consultations and the benefits this work can bring when practised effectively. This day will give you tools and techniques to best handle remote telephone consultations. This ONLINE course will taught via ZOOM.

Start date27/05/2021
Time09:15
Duration7 hours 45 minutes

Volunteer Media Training | National Volunteer Week 2021

A series of exclusive media training events for College volunteers during National Volunteers' Week 2021. Volunteers can chose one of three of the sessions which cover topics such as 'Powerful Presentations', 'Creating communities that get stuff done' and 'Holding your own online'. Numbers are purposely limited as these are going to be very interactive sessions, so read more and book early!

Start date27/05/2021
Time19:00
Duration7 days 1 hours

RCGP practical training: Pollen food syndrome or anaphylaxis?

Join us for this FREE live 90-minute webinar focusing on pollen food syndrome and anaphylaxis. This webinar will be interactive, with clinical experts discussing food allergy syndrome, anaphylaxis and more.

Start date03/06/2021
Time19:00
Duration1 hours 30 minutes

Telephone Consultation and Triage Skills - 3 June 2021

Are you worried about doing remote 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 remote telephone consultations and the benefits this work can bring when practised effectively. This day will give you tools and techniques to best handle remote telephone consultations. This ONLINE course will taught via ZOOM.

Start date03/06/2021
Time09:15
Duration7 hours

Management of Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn's disease

Practical tips for the management of ulcerative colitis and crohn's disease. The event will look at general case recognition, flare management, referral pathways as well as input from an IBD nurse on covid, fertility, nutrition and more. An IBD patient will also share their experiences in primary care with the condition.

Start date08/06/2021
Time19:00
Duration1 hours 30 minutes

10th South London LCARM event: My career journey and getting published with Dr Misselbrook

The South London Faculty of RCGP would like to invite all GPs who may or may not be members of the College to a 10th virtual meeting which is part of a series of get-togethers for our local colleagues at this stage of their careers. We are delighted to have as our key speaker, Dr David Misselbrook, current deputy editor of BJGP. He will share his inspiring career journey and career pathway beyond the clinical coalface. Join us today.

Start date09/06/2021
Time18:30
Duration1 hours 15 minutes

Care and compassion in the last years of life: dying in poverty

The North East London Faculty of RCGP would like to invite GPs who may or may not be members of the College to our reflective sessions on the surviving and thriving in the deep end (Last years of life care: dying in poverty & compassion). Join us today.

Start date09/06/2021
Time19:30
Duration1 hours

RCGP practical training: Common autoimmune presentations in primary care

Join us for this FREE live 90-minute webinar focusing on common autoimmune presentations. This webinar will be interactive, with clinical experts discussing Lupus, Sjögren's syndrome, Cardiolipin antibodies, what is antiphospholipid, who should be tested, what tests are available and how should the results be interpreted, what are the treatment options, when to refer to secondary care and more.

Start date22/06/2021
Time19:00
Duration1 hours 30 minutes

Data and research: community participatory research

The North East London Faculty of RCGP would like to invite GPs who may or may not be members of the College to our reflective sessions on the surviving and thriving in the deep end (Data and research: community participatory research). Join us today.

Start date23/06/2021
Time19:30
Duration1 hours

Midland Faculty Research Symposium - the changing face of primary care

This event will showcase primary care research from across the region. We welcome researchers and delegates from the whole primary care team. This is an opportunity for researchers, clinicians, trainees and students to share experience, from each other and explore the changing face of general practice in 2021.

Start date24/06/2021
Time13:00
Duration4 hours

Chronic Pain

Practical tips for the management of chronic pain in patients. The event will look at diagnosis and management of Fibromyalgia and treating the mind and body from a psychodynamic perspective. Certificates of completion will be distributed to delegates as proof of CPD learning.

Start date28/06/2021
Time19:00
Duration1 hours 15 minutes

Welcome to First5 - North England Conference

Join us for a brief glimpse into the world of First5. Welcome to First5 - North England Conference is for trainees about to go into First5 and also first5s looking for more information, support and help. The event will take place over three session, once every two weeks, 7-9pm and you are welcome to join all just some of the sessions depending on your requirements. Over the three sessions we will look at what it is really like to be a First5, career advice, appraisal made simple, financial considerations and much more. Hear from experienced First5 GPs who have recently been through the experience and learn from them, chat to financial experts with your queries and questions, listen to pros and cons of all career options and find out useful hints and tips to prepare yourself for your next big step.

Start date28/06/2021
Time19:00
Duration2 hours

Mortgage Options

Wesleyan Financial Services are hosting a webinar designed to help you understand your mortgage options. Key areas covered include important points for first time buyers, types of mortgage, questions you should consider before applying and much more. All GPs welcome to attend. Free for RCGP members.

Start date29/06/2021
Time18:00
Duration1 hours

Shared Decision Making Masterclass

RCGP would like to invite you to join our online Masterclass and learn about Shared Decision Making

Start date29/06/2021
Time13:00
Duration1 hours 30 minutes

Essentials Webinar Series | Managing Hair Loss in Primary Care

Hair loss is a common presenting problem in primary care. Establishing the cause and treatment of hair loss can sometimes be challenging and it can have a significant impact on patients’ quality of life and psychological well-being. A consultation for hair loss can take a considerable amount of time as there are several types of alopecia, which can be classified by underlying pathological mechanisms and the possibility of regrowth. Identifying the mechanism can guide possible therapeutic options.

Start date30/06/2021
Time19:00
Duration1 hours 30 minutes

Peer support: communities & professional resilience

The North East London Faculty of RCGP would like to invite GPs who may or may not be members of the College to our reflective sessions on the surviving and thriving in the deep end (Peer support: communities & professional resilience). Join us today.

Start date07/07/2021
Time19:30
Duration1 hours

Obesity as a multi-disorder system

This conference will explore how obesity impacts significantly on many organs resulting in common disease clusters that have a metabolic or inflammatory component. COVID-19 has thrown a particular spotlight on obesity as a risk factor for poorer outcomes. We will review the healthcare challenges of living with multimorbidity and how primary care might streamline some components of care.

Start date08/07/2021
Time09:00
Duration3 hours 30 minutes

Protecting Your Business

Do you own your own business or are thinking of starting your own business? Wesleyan Financial Services are hosting a webinar designed to support GPs and their practices to protect their business and livelihood. If you are in business or are thinking about starting your own business this session will give you some key tips and things to think about to protect yourself including why protecting yourself is so important, how to protect people and assets and how to future proof your business.

Start date15/07/2021
Time18:00
Duration1 hours

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