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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Cervical Smear update

The evening will focus on quality assurance issues for the Cervical Screening Programme, Laboratory processes as well as colposcopy and management of the abnormal smear. There will be an opportunity to ask questions and participate in polls. Certificates of completion will be distributed to delegates as proof of CPD learning.

Start date05/08/2021
Time19:00
Duration1 hours 45 minutes

EWS Webinar | Persistent physical symptoms beyond MUS - part 2

In this second part of the series will focus on applying the key skills learned in part one in your GP consultation. Looking at explaining persistent physical symptoms which cannot be fully explained by biomedical abnormalities are a core component of general practice. Health professionals commonly, refer to these as medically unexplained symptoms.

Start date05/08/2021
Time19:00
Duration1 hours 30 minutes

Bangladeshi Cook-a-long for South Asian Heritage Month

Join us for a virtual cook-a-long celebrating Bangladeshi cuisine as part of South Asian Heritage Month.

Start date05/08/2021
Time19:00
Duration2 hours

EWS Webinar | Women's health - HRT: top tips for GPs

Brought to you by the Beds and Herts Faculty, this open-to-all session will give a summary of good HRT prescribing practice for GPs, with case studies to illustrate common scenarios we see in our surgeries.

Start date10/08/2021
Time19:00
Duration1 hours 30 minutes

RCGP Practical training: Has COVID-19 changed the use of diagnostic tests for gastrointestinal disease

Join us for this FREE live 90-minute webinar focusing on if the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the use of diagnostic tests for gastrointestinal disease. This webinar will be interactive, with clinical experts discussing FIT testing, calprotectin, basic investigation of lower gastrointestinal symptoms - coeliac, FBC, ESR and proctoscopy.

Start date10/08/2021
Time19:00
Duration1 hours 30 minutes

Building the Skills for Care Navigation

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

Start date25/08/2021
Time13:30
Duration2 hours
Course full

EWS Webinar | Women's health: contraception - part 1

Brought to you by the Beds and Herts Faculty, this open-to-all session will cover contraceptive choices for particular groups of women. We will look at guidance for women we regularly see in our surgeries.

Start date26/08/2021
Time19:00
Duration1 hours 30 minutes

An evening of inspiration and discussion for our souls with Dion Johnson

The South London Faculty of RCGP would like to invite all GPs who may or may not be members of the College to 'an evening of inspiration and discussion for our souls' with Dion Johnson. She will be talking about 'Helping Women reclaim a sense of power, leadership, authority and confidence so you can Show Up, Speak Up & Shake things the Hell Up. Join us today for this exciting talk.

Start date01/09/2021
Time19:00
Duration1 hours 30 minutes

Learning from COVID: post-COVID and system lessons

*Postponed from 21st of July 2021* 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 (Living in pain: pain as the expression of social distress). Join us today.

Start date01/09/2021
Time19:30
Duration1 hours

The RCGP RCA 1-Day Preparation Course

This one-day interactive course has been designed for those planning to take the RCA component of the MRCGP (ST2 and ST3). It will assist with your preparation for the MRCGP RCA examination, providing you with update RCA information, mandatory criteria, focusing on your consultation skills and how to select your recordings. You will also take part in simulated role plays which will be observed by current RCA examiners, who will provide you with feedback on your performance and offer assistance to enable to reach your maximum potential.

Start date03/09/2021
Time09:00
Duration8 hours 30 minutes

EWS Webinar | Women's health: contraception - part 2

Brought to you by the Beds and Herts Faculty, this open-to-all session will cover emergency contraception and problematic bleeding that women can experience on hormonal contraception. We will also look at where to access UKMEC and how to apply the criteria in practice.

Start date06/09/2021
Time19:00
Duration1 hours 30 minutes

EWS Webinar | Gastroenterology Part 1: Pitfalls and Pearls of Diagnosis and Management of IBD

A series of six webinars on Gastroenterology covering various topics supported by Bed & Herts faculty.

Start date07/09/2021
Time18:00
Duration1 hours 30 minutes

Welcome to GP Training

The RCGP Northern Ireland Faculty is hosting a 'Welcome to GP Training' evening to welcome new trainees to general practice. Topics provided aim to help you with your trainee journey, such as career possibilities in general practice, how to make the most of GP training and wellbeing.

Start date08/09/2021
Time19:00
Duration1 hours 30 minutes

EWS Webinar | Managing health anxiety: understanding somatisation

South East Thames Faculty is pleased to welcome guest speaker, Alison Sampson, Clinical Psychologist at The Priory Group. The event will be chaired by our Faculty Education Lead Dr Jane Roome. During the talk, Alison will discuss health anxiety in patients and its impact on General Practitioners. How do GPs feel about their consultation time in managing patients who somatise. What has happened to those who were already anxious about health pre-pandemic? What have those who face challenges to self-soothe done during the pandemic? Case studies will be presented for discussion followed by a Q&A session.

Start date08/09/2021
Time19:30
Duration1 hours 30 minutes

Diabetes, cardiovascular disease and heart failure

Join us for this FREE live 90-minute webinar focusing on focusing on the interplay between diabetes, cardiovascular disease and heart failure.

Start date08/09/2021
Time19:00
Duration1 hours 30 minutes

EWS Webinar | Assessment and management of autism in general practice

Parents coming to GPs with worries around whether their child may be autistic are common in General Practice. There is probably increased awareness around autism amongst the public which requires us as GPs to be adept at navigating around the questions we receive around possible autism, its management and the support available in the community. In this webinar, we will be looking at how we can deal with parents’ queries around a possible autism diagnosis; referral pathways; and what support there is out there for us as GPs, as well as for parents and children.

Start date09/09/2021
Time19:00
Duration1 hours 30 minutes

RCGP 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 date14/09/2021
Time09:15
Duration7 hours 45 minutes

Palliative Care Update

You are welcome to join us for a Palliative Care webinar on the evening of Tuesday 14 September. The event will be facilitated by Dr Matthew Dore, Palliative Care Consultant at Northern Ireland Hospice and will include discussion on Advanced Care Planning and an introduction to normative ethics.

Start date14/09/2021
Time19:00
Duration1 hours 30 minutes

EWS Webinar | Leukaemia – part 1: acute leukaemia

Primary care health professionals play a crucial role in diagnosing blood cancer early. Patients often present with non-specific symptoms and different types of leukemia have their own challenges in terms of diagnosis, treatment and holistic care needs. These, combined with the number of cases you may see in your professional life, mean that early diagnosis is challenging. Join us for the first part of this Essentials Webinar Series on Acute Leukaemia. There will be a practical focus with case studies and provision of top tips and safety netting advice.

Start date15/09/2021
Time19:00
Duration1 hours 30 minutes

The RCGP RCA 1-Day Preparation Course

This one-day interactive course has been designed for those planning to take the RCA component of the MRCGP (ST2 and ST3). It will assist with your preparation for the MRCGP RCA examination, providing you with update RCA information, mandatory criteria, focusing on your consultation skills and how to select your recordings. You will also take part in simulated role plays which will be observed by current RCA examiners, who will provide you with feedback on your performance and offer assistance to enable to reach your maximum potential.

Start date15/09/2021
Time09:00
Duration8 hours 30 minutes

EWS Webinar | Perinatal mental health update

This Webinar will give an overview of perinatal mental health problems and the local pathway and focus on issues relevant to primary care, including identification of 'red flags' and prescribing psychotropic medication in the perinatal period.

Start date15/09/2021
Time12:30
Duration2 hours

The science behind weight management – from genetics to surgery

Many aspects of obesity seem counterintuitive: emerging biochemical as well as genetic understanding helps explain why apparently logical treatments have been ineffective and why newer treatments, both medical and surgical, are showing more promise. GPs have important roles in long-term support after bariatric interventions as well as co-morbidity care during phases of weight reduction.

Start date16/09/2021
Time09:00
Duration3 hours 40 minutes

Effective out of hours practice; emergency work, safeguarding, complaints and personal safety

This four part series of webinars open to GP Trainees working towards their unscheduled care competencies and GPs wanting to start or return to out of hours work. The course will identify the differences between out of hours work and daytime general practice including remote assessment, strategies to mitigate isolated decision-making, lack of continuity of care and limited access to the electronic medical record. Each webinar will last two-hours, providing an overview of key knowledge and skills required to undertake out of hours work.

Start date16/09/2021
Time18:00
Duration2 hours

Pension Age Discrimination

RCGPNI and Wesleyan Financial Services are delivering a webinar on pension age discrimination. Learn more about how the McCloud judgement will impact on you with our guide through this often complex area.

Start date16/09/2021
Time19:30
Duration1 hours

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