GP Education

Ramsay Health Care is committed to the ongoing education of general practitioners and the wider medical community.

Ramsay Health Care has been a Provider of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) with the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) since 2000, offering a wide variety of topics in medicine, surgery, obstetrics & gynaecology, paediatrics and mental health. These activities are in partnership with our specialists and other health professions delivered as interactive, practical education sessions with a focus on innovation, hands-on involvement and practical tips.

RACGP-CPD-2020-2022.pngIn the 2020-2022 triennium, Ramsay Health Care will provide:

  • face-to-face and virtual education sessions,
  • online education videos to view at any time and
  • support for Peer Group Learning.

Upcoming education events will be published here. If you are interested in some tailored GP education, please contact the GP Liaison Officer.

Events

‘Attention Please!' - Screening and Treatment of Adult ADHD in General Practice

LEARNING OUTCOMES

• Identify the key diagnostic points in assessing someone with ADHD

• Screen for ADHD using the Diagnostic Interview for ADHD in adults (DIVA) screening Scale

• Describe current treatments for an adult with ADHD

Presenters

Dr Sadia Saeed - Psychiatry - Adult (General)

Event Details

When: 29 Jun 2022 07:00 PM
Where: Online - Zoom
RSVP: 29 Jun 2022

Call Jo Watson on 0423 019 503

Email Jo Watson on WatsonJ@ramsayhealth.com.au

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Professorial Series. Up and Down: Managing Bipolar Disorder - A GP Update

This is a recording of a previous Zoom education session.  

LEARNING OUTCOMES
• List the diagnostic criteria for bipolar disorder
• Discuss with patients the treatment options for bipolar depression
• Identify their role as part of a multidisciplinary team supporting someone with bipolar disorder / bipolar depression

Presenters

Scientia Professor Philip Mitchell - Psychiatry

Event Details

When: Available Anytime
Where: ONLINE
RSVP: 19 Nov 2020

Call Justine Sheard on 0427268261

Email Justine Sheard on sheardj@ramsayhealth.com.au

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Professorial Series - The role of nasogastric feeding in the treatment of eating disorders.

This is a recording of a previous Zoom education session.  

Learning outcomes:

  • Outline the role of voluntary nasogastric feeding as a short-term intervention in the treatment of eating disorders
  • Identify the criteria for considering a trial of nasogastric refeeding
  • Support/discuss process with your patient and his/her MDT

 

Presenters

A/Prof Sloane Madden - Psychiatry - Eating Disorders

Event Details

When: Available Anytime
Where: ONLINE
RSVP: 14 Jul 2021

Call Justine Sheard on 0427268261

Email Justine Sheard on sheardj@ramsayhealth.com.au

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Managing Eating Disorders in General Practice: When to Escalate Care

This is a recording of a previous Zoom education session.  

Learning outcomes

  • Assess and manage someone with an eating disorder
  • Identify when and how to escalate care including referral pathways (community, public and private options)
  • Produce an ongoing MDT management plan including regular reviews and support

Presenters

Dr Cornelia Kaufmann - Psychiatry

Event Details

When: Available Anytime
Where: ZOOM Recording
RSVP: 18 Jun 2021

Call Justine Sheard on 0427268261

Email Justine Sheard on sheardj@ramsayhealth.com.au

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Aggression in children and adolescents - evidence based management options

This is a recording of an online GP Education activity held on 15 June 2021. 

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Aggression in children and adolescents - Evidence based management options 

Learning outcomes:

  • Identify the risk factors for aggression in children and adolescents
  • Discuss evidence-based management options for child and adolescent aggression
  • Outline effective treatment options

Presenters

A/Prof John Kasinathan - Psychiatry - Child and Adolescent

Event Details

When: Available Anytime
Where: ZOOM recording
RSVP: 19 Aug 2021

Call Justine Sheard on +10427268261

Email Justine Sheard on sheardj@ramsayhealth.com.au

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Case Studies in Youth Mental Health: When to escalate care.

This is a recording of an online eduction session held 20 July 2021.

Case Studies in Youth Mental Health:  When to escalate care.

Learning outcomes

  • Describe how to assess and manage an adolescent with a mental health problem
  • I dentify when and how to escalate care including referral pathways
  • Outline a MDT management plan including regular reviews and support

Presenters

Dr Sally Byrne - Psychiatry - Child and Adolescent

Event Details

When: Available Anytime
Where: Zoom recording
RSVP: 19 Aug 2021

Call Justine Sheard on 0427268261

Email Justine Sheard on sheardj@ramsayhealth.com.au

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Professorial Series: Which antidepressant should I choose?

This is a recording of a Zoom Webinar held on 22 Febraury 2022.

Duration:  1.5 hours

Learning outcomes

  • Describe range of available antidepressants, their efficacy/safety/adverse effects
  • Outline factors to be considered when selecting an antidepressant for someone with a mood disorder
  • Discuss the order in which antidepressants should be considered, how and when to change them

Presenters

Scientia Professor Philip Mitchell - Psychiatry

Event Details

When: Available Anytime
Where: ZOOM recording
RSVP: 31 Dec 2022

Call Justine Sheard on 0427 268 261

Email Justine Sheard on sheardj@ramsayhealth.com.au

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On Demand Education. In Full Flight: A Birds Eye View of Challenging Behaviours in Mental Health

This is a recording of a previous Zoom education session.  

LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • Describe the mental health problems associated with challenging behaviour
  • Develop clear guidelines for managing people with personality disorders
  • Identify and address risks of transference/countertransference in dealing with people with ‘challenging behaviour’

Presenters

Dr Richa Rastogi - Psychiatry

Event Details

When: Available Anytime
Where: ONLINE
RSVP: 17 Mar 2021

Call Jo Watson on 0423 019 503

Email Jo Watson on WatsonJ@ramsayhealth.com.au

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Management of Suicide Risk in General Practice

This is a recording of an online education session held 27th October, 2021

Management of Suicide Risk in General Practice

Learning outcomes

  • Identify key risk factors for a completed suicide
  • Outline pathways for escalation of concerns regarding suicide risk
  • Describe duties of confidentiality, privacy, and safety in relation to suicide risk

Presenters

Dr Paran Nadeswaran - Psychiatry - Mood Disorders

Event Details

When: Available Anytime
Where: ZOOM recording
RSVP: 27 Oct 2022

Seats available

Call Jo Watson on 0423019503

Email Jo Watson on WatsonJ@ramsayhealth.com.au

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"Could it be ADHD?" - Adult ADHD: Diagnosis and treatment in General Practice

This is a recording of an online education session held 25 August 2021

"Could it be ADHD?" -  Adult ADHD: Diagnosis and treatment in General Practice

Learning outcomes

  • Identify the key diagnostic points in assessing someone with ADHD 
  • Screen for ADHD using the six-item Adult ADHD Self-Report Screening Scale 
  • Describe current treatment guidelines for an adult with ADHD

Presenters

Dr Richa Rastogi - Psychiatry

Event Details

When: Available Anytime
Where: ZOOM recording
RSVP: 25 Aug 2022

Call Jo Watson on 0423 019 503

Email Jo Watson on WatsonJ@ramsayhealth.com.au

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