North Shore Private Hospital
Part of Ramsay Health Care

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.

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

In the 2020-2022 triennium, Ramsay Health Care will provide:

CPD Accredited Activity - 40 points previously Category 1
Including Workshops and expert resources for Peer Group Learning

CPD Activity - 2 points per hour previously Category 2

Always On Events – CPD 2 points per hour
Education activities available anytime for GPs. After completion, GPs can Quick Log hours for CPD points via the RACGP MyCPD portal.

 

FACE to FACE: Who's keeping score?

Join us in our Education Centre for a face to face GP Education session featuring our cardiologists.

Learning outcomes:

  • Apply the Australian absolute cardiovascular risk calculator in differing clinical scenarios
  •  Identify the clinical utility of coronary artery calcium scoring in asymptomatic intermediate risk patients
  • Develop a care path for someone  with syncope including clinical assessment, use of most appropriate diagnostic tools and  cardiac ‘red flags

Presenters

DR STEPHEN VERNON - Cardiology
DR DAVID WHALLEY - Cardiology

When 26 May 2021 07:00 PM
Where Education Centre
North Shore Private Hospital
Westbourne Avenue
St Leonards
NSW
2065
RSVP 25 May 2021
894
FACE to FACE: Who's keeping score?
Education Centre, North Shore Private Hospital, Westbourne Avenue,St Leonards,NSW,2065
26 May 2021 07:00 PM
18
Wendy Bierer
GPEducation.nsp@ramsayhealth.com.au
False
18 seats available. Register online Download Program

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0419201105

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4 CPD Activity points


ONLINE EDUCATION: Who's keeping score

Join the session via Zoom.  Register here to receive the Zoom link

When 26 May 2021 07:00 PM
Where ZOOM Virtual Education
RSVP 26 May 2021
893
ONLINE EDUCATION: Who's keeping score
ZOOM Virtual Education
26 May 2021 07:00 PM
61
Wendy Bierer
GPEducation.NSP@ramsayhealth.com.au
False
61 seats available. Register online

Call Wendy Bierer
0419201105

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04


Always On Events

A Short Water Course for GPs

This session was recorded from a live Zoom session in April 2021.

Learning outcomes:

  • Complete initial assessment of someone with a lower UTI.
  • Outline a care path for management of lower urinary tract infections
  • Identify the latest updates in prostate screening, treatment and surgical advances

Presenters

DR AMANDA CHUNG - Urology
DR MATTHEW WINTER - Urology

When Anytime
Where Always on video
recording
RSVP31 May 2022
Expiry Date31 May 2022
901
A Short Water Course for GPs
Always on video, recording
Available Anytime
97
Wendy Bierer
biererw@ramsayhealth.com.au
False
Only 97 seats available. Register online
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2 CPD Activity Points


Breast Cancer Surgery today: Saving Life and Breast

Watch this session at anytime.

Dr Eva Nagy will provide information on surgical advances improving the lives of women with breast cancer.

Presenters

DR EVA NAGY - Breast Surgery

When Anytime
Where Watch anytime video
recording
Expiry Date31 Dec 2021
536
Breast Cancer Surgery today: Saving Life and Breast
Watch anytime video, recording
Available Anytime
19
Wendy Bierer
GPEducation.NSP@ramsayhealth.com.au
False
Only 19 seats available. Register online

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3 CPD Activity Points


Changing Clinical Directions for People living with Chronic Pain

This activity can be watched at anytime.

Two case studies presented and discussed by a panel.

Learning outcomes include:

  • Implement a care path for someone with back pain associated with a workplace injury
  • Identify dangers and pitfalls of prescribing narcotics for non-malignant chronic pain
  • Outline the bidirectional relationship between the GP and MDT for managing chronic pain
  • Complete referral pathway for patients to members of the MDT and engage with members of the team
  • Explain/discuss current non-pharmacological treatment options for chronic pain management

Presenters

DR CHARLES BROOKER - Pain Medicine

When Anytime
Where Always on video
recording
RSVP30 Jun 2021
Expiry Date30 Jun 2021
706
Changing Clinical Directions for People living with Chronic Pain
Always on video, recording
Available Anytime
57
Wendy Bierer
GPEducation.NSP@ramsayhealth.com.au
False
Only 57 seats available. Register online
Download program

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Quick Log - 2 CPD Points


Headset

Managing migraines and facial pain 

Learning outcomes 

  • Complete the initial workup of a patient presenting with facial pain.
  • Identify management options for someone with troublesome migraines.
  • Seek specialist advice as needed.

Presenters

DR ANN BACSI - Neurology
DR JAMES LABAN - Neurosurgery

When Anytime
Where Always on video
Expiry Date01 Jul 2021
787
Headset
Always on video
Available Anytime
41
Wendy Bierer
GPEducation.NSP@ramsayhealth.com.au
False
Only 41 seats available. Register online

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Quick log


Just a Sprain

Ankle injuries - assessment, management, red flags 

Learning outcomes

  • Complete an initial assessment of someone with an acute ankle injury
  • Identify conditions that mimic an “ankle sprain”
  • Seek early specialist advice as needed

Presenters

DR MICHAEL SYMES - Orthopaedic Surgery - Foot and Ankle

When Anytime
Where Always on video
Expiry Date01 Jul 2021
786
Just a Sprain
Always on video
Available Anytime
19
Wendy Bierer
GPEducation.NSP@ramsayhealth.com.au
False
Only 19 seats available. Register online

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Quick Log


Men Down Under

This activity can be undertaken at anytime. (Recorded from live Zoom session).

Case discussions:
Medical and surgical management
Case 1 - Persistent microscopic haematuria. What next?
Case 2 - Troublesome Nocturia. A multifaceted condition
Case 3 - PSA guidelines. Navigating the differences

Presenters

DR STUART MENOGUE - Urology

When Anytime
Where Always on video
recording
RSVP30 Jun 2021
Expiry Date30 Jun 2021
696
Men Down Under
Always on video, recording
Available Anytime
58
Wendy Bierer
GPEducation.NSP@ramsayhealth.com.au
False
Only 58 seats available. Register online
Download program

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Quick Log - 2 CPD points


Troubleshooting Swallowing

This session was re-recorded by Dr May Wong following a GP education session in March 2021.

The session covers symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of swallowing difficulties

Presenters

DR MAY WONG - Gastroenterology

When Anytime
Where Always on video
recording
RSVP31 Mar 2022
Expiry Date31 Mar 2022
848
Troubleshooting Swallowing
Always on video, recording
Available Anytime
89
Wendy Bierer
biererw@ramsayhealth.com.au
False
Only 89 seats available. Register online

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What's new in Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson's Disease

This activity can be undertaken at anytime.

Learning outcomes include:

  • Describe the natural history of treated Parkinson's Disease
  • Explain Deep Brain Stimulation, its role and potential benefits for Parkinson's Disease

Presenters

DR PAUL SILBERSTEIN - Neurology

When Anytime
Where Watch anytime video
recording
RSVP30 Nov 2021
Expiry Date30 Nov 2021
627
What's new in Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson's Disease
Watch anytime video, recording
Available Anytime
17
Wendy Bierer
GPEducation.NSP@ramsayhealth.com.au
False
Only 17 seats available. Register online
Download program

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Quick Log - 2 CPD points