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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14th LCARM Forum: Supporting doctors through peer support, coaching and mentoring

The South London Faculty of RCGP would like to invite all GPs who may or may not be members of the College to a 14th virtual meeting which is part of a series of get-togethers for our local colleagues at this stage of their careers. January's 2022 LCARM session will be about supporting doctors through coaching and mentoring. Join us today.

Start date19/01/2022
Time18:30
Duration1 hours 15 minutes

Headache and the Remote Consultation

Practical tips for the management of headache in the remote consultation. The second half of the event will be dedicated to Q&A around the topic.

Start date20/01/2022
Time19:00
Duration1 hours

Therapeutics Rapid Update Webinar

Therapeutics Rapid Update Webinar - 20 January 2022, 13:30 - 14:30

Start date20/01/2022
Time13:30
Duration1 hours

One Day Essentials | Learning Disabilities

This one day conference provides expert specialist clinical training and essential information on primary care of children and adults with an learning/intellectual disability for GPs and their practice colleagues.

Start date25/01/2022
Time09:00
Duration8 hours

Rural connections : Recruitment and retention of rural practice staff – what matters?

The Rural Forum represents rural and remote GPs and promotes rural issues inside and outside the College Faculties. Join us for our next Rural Connections webinar where we will share and discuss findings from current projects in England and Scotland on the theme of working in rural practice

Start date26/01/2022
Time19:00
Duration1 hours 30 minutes

Diagnosis and management of sleep disorders in primary care

Start date26/01/2022
Time19:00
Duration1 hours 30 minutes

Advance Future Care Planning (AFCP) Conversations: Part One

RCGP Wales are hosting a series of four ‘bitesize’ evening webinars exploring the evolving relationship with patients regarding AFCP. This is webinar 2: AFCP Conversations, Part One.

Start date27/01/2022
Time19:00
Duration2 hours

Conversations Inviting Change - a framework for professional conversations

The South London Faculty is inviting you to Conversations Inviting Change - a framework for professional conversations with Suni Perera. We would like to introduce you to a framework for professional conversations called Conversations Inviting Change (CIC). Participants may be familiar with the idea of Balint groups where the focus is on the Dr-Pt relationship. This is pertinent and can bring great benefits in the context of continuity of such relationships, where they exist. Join us today!

Start date27/01/2022
Time19:00
Duration1 hours 30 minutes

COIN Meeting - HILDA Project

Communities of Integration Network (COIN) is a network of practitioners and academics supported by the three RCGP Faculties in London. The purpose of COIN is to advance the understanding and implementation of community-oriented integrated care. The COIN meeting on Thursday 27th January 2022 will be at 20.00-21.30. This is to allow some of our colleagues from the Antipodes to join us. In January we will consider common issues to be aware of such as: community support and connections at the end of life, diverse needs around communication on death and dying, end of life as a public health issue, what a healthy death could mean, skills needed by carers looking after a dying person, self care for carers. Dr Dr Eleni Tsiompanou MSc FRCP from Harmony in Health CIC will present this very important topic. Join us to learn more.

Start date27/01/2022
Time20:00
Duration1 hours 30 minutes

Flourishing in Mature Years: Planning & Embracing Transition in General Practice

Are you are a stage in your career where you are considering cutting down your clinical commitment or even retiring completely? Join GP, Paula Wright, for a webinar in which issues around cutting down your clinical commitment and its implications, will be discussed and your questions answered.

Start date27/01/2022
Time12:30
Duration1 hours 30 minutes

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 date28/01/2022
Time09:15
Duration7 hours 45 minutes

EWS Webinar | Pathology part 2: Interpretation of paraprotein results

Brought to you by the RCGP Beds and Herts Faculty, this open-to-all session will cover how the full blood count result is produced, common causes of problems encountered on the FBC and some illustrative cases typical of a community setting.

Start date28/01/2022
Time13:30
Duration0 hours

Chinese New Year Celebration Cookalong: What's Up Doc Series

Join us for a sociable, relaxing entertaining evening with fellow later career and retired GPs! Whether you are a budding chef or a total novice we would love for you to participate! Book and receive a list of recipe requirements to pick up on your regular shop (available most places) then relax login and let us whisk you on a culinary taste adventure. Part of the "What's Up Doc" Series of events for later career and retired GPs.

Start date03/02/2022
Time19:00
Duration2 hours

The RCGP RCA 3-Day Preparation Course

This three-day RCA course aims to improve your consultation skills and as a result pass your RCA. The course offers interactive sessions with experienced trainers and examiners, a highlight being Dr Roger Neighbour, a renowned teacher on the skills of communication within the GP consultation. You will take part in three mock exams with a role player whilst being observed by an examiner, with the opportunity to also observe three cases. The course will conclude with one to one time with an examiner, giving you feedback on your performance along with a panel Q&A session with the examiners lead by Prof Rich Withnall, RCGP Chief Examiner.

Start date07/02/2022
Time09:00
Duration2 days 6 hours
Course full

Practice Staff | Care Navigation Skills (Part One)

Join RCGP Scotland for this training for all non clinical staff in GP Practices.

Start date08/02/2022
Time13:30
Duration2 hours 30 minutes

Locum and Sessional GPs: Horizons and opportunities

All locums and sessional GPs are welcome to join us for a session exploring the diversity of locum and sessional work. We will look at choosing the right role for you and how to ensure you continue to thrive in your chosen role. We will look at the pros and cons of this style of working and pass on tips on how to manage the role.

Start date08/02/2022
Time12:00
Duration1 hours 30 minutes

EOLC - What Matters Most: Important conversations for living and dying well

Having meaningful conversations around what matters to us is essential throughout life. Asking 'What Matters Most' with patients and families helps personal wishes be heard and understood. This is particularly important for those nearing the end of life and reframing Advance Care Planning conversations in this way can have a big impact on people's wellbeing as well as their care. ‘What Matters Most’ conversations support people to live a life that is meaningful and fulfilling for them. 'What Matters Most' conversations are often started between family and friends in social settings and when professionals become involved there's an opportunity for us to focus on life-affirming decision making - wider than medical treatment escalation. This conference is for you if you want to think about how you can do things differently and use these conversations in your practice.

Start date10/02/2022
Time12:45
Duration4 hours 15 minutes

The RCGP RCA Half-Day Preparation Course February - Afternoon

Recorded Clinical Assessment (RCA) Course - 17 February 2022 - AFTERNOON

Start date17/02/2022
Time13:30
Duration3 hours 30 minutes

EWS Webinar | Gastro Part 4 : NICE guidelines managing and treating dyspepsia

Part four of the series will take you on the interpretation of liver chemistry in general practice. This is a topic that we receive many advice and guidance requests for, as well as requests for outpatient review.

Start date22/02/2022
Time20:30
Duration0 hours

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 date04/03/2022
Time09:00
Duration4 hours

The RCGP 3-day RCA Preparation Course

This three-day RCA course aims to improve your consultation skills and as a result pass your RCA. The course offers interactive sessions with experienced trainers and examiners, a highlight being Dr Roger Neighbour, a renowned teacher on the skills of communication within the GP consultation. You will take part in three mock exams with a role player whilst being observed by an examiner, with the opportunity to also observe three cases. The course will conclude with one to one time with an examiner, giving you feedback on your performance along with a panel Q&A session with the examiners lead by Prof Rich Withnall, RCGP Chief Examiner.

Start date07/03/2022
Time09:00
Duration2 days 6 hours

Making Sense of Practice Accounts

Medical accounting is different from business accounting, not least because GP practices are often partnerships, rather than limited companies. Making sense of the accounts shouldn't require a masters in finance but it's helpful to grasp the basic principles of accounting and how they apply to GP practices. RCGP Wales have invited Sandisons Ltd to present this webinar to boost your confidence in Practice accounts. They are an established firm of accountants and one of the largest independent specialist medical firms in the UK. This ONLINE course will taught via MS Teams.

Start date10/03/2022
Time19:00
Duration1 hours 30 minutes

First5 Bytesize - Appraisal Made Simple

Join us for an afternoon of getting the most from your appraisal. We look at tips on how you should prepare, how appraisal has changed since covid, toolkits and much more. There will also be an opportunity to ask questions of the speaker who has been an appraisal lead for NHS England and NHS Improvement North West since 2008. This is a free event for all RCGP members. All GPs welcome to attend this event.

Start date11/03/2022
Time13:00
Duration2 hours

End of Life Care - Compassion in the workplace

Join us for a free webinar on Join us for a free webinar on End of Life Care - compassion in the workplace. This event is part of the RCGP / Marie Curie Daffodil Standards webinar series, chaired by Dr Catherine Millington-Sanders, RCGP Clinical Champion for End of Life Care, with a panel of guest speakers.

Start date17/03/2022
Time19:00
Duration1 hours

GP Peer Support Group Facilitator Training

Do you want to provide a safe and confidential space for colleagues to think brilliantly about what matters most and leave feeling supported, valued and appreciated? If so, then this opportunity could be for you! With the aim of supporting colleagues on the frontline of general practice, the South Yorkshire and North Trent RCGP Faculty have commissioned training for interested members in peer support group facilitation.

Start date28/03/2022
Time09:00
Duration7 hours

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