Westmead 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.

In 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.

RACGP CPD

 

Fertility Matters

Westmead Private Hospital invites you to join us for an evening on treatment options for fertility problems with Dr Rabia Shiakh and Dr Dave Listijono (Obstetrician, Gynaecologist and Fertility Specialists) for a GP focussed educational event. 

Learning objectives include:

  • Outline initial assessment of a woman with chronic pelvic pain and referal pathways
  • Identify common causes of fertility problems in women and treatment options

Presenters

Dr Rabia Shaikh - Fertility - IVF
Dr Dave Listijono - Obstetrics and Gynaecology

When 19 Oct 2021 06:30 PM
Where Zoom Event
RSVP 18 Oct 2021
1035
Fertility Matters
Zoom Event
19 Oct 2021 06:30 PM
120
Sandra Southwell
southwells@ramsayhealth.com.au
False
120 seats available. Register online Download Program

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0416233379

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4 CPD points


Staying abreast

Join us for a virtual breakfast GP education session: Common pitfalls in the management of breast problems.

Learning outcomes:

  • Describe the assessment pathway for a woman presenting with a new breast symptom
  • Outline common pitfalls and how to avoid them

Presenters

Dr Farid Meybodi - Breast Surgery

When 27 Oct 2021 07:00 AM
Where Zoom
RSVP 26 Oct 2021
1060
Staying abreast
Zoom
27 Oct 2021 07:00 AM
24
Kate Woodward
woodwardk@ramsayhealth.com.au
False
24 seats available. Register online Download Program

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2 RACGP Points


Always On Events

Back Off

This activity can be undertaken at any time

Learning outcomes include:

  • Assess someone with lower back pain
  • Identify and complete initial work up in consultation with specialist colleagues if unsure
  • Implement a care pathway for people with chronic lower back pain

Presenters

Dr Yingda Li - Neurosurgery

When Anytime
Where Virtual GP Education Session
RSVP30 Apr 2021
Expiry Date31 Jan 2022
687
Back Off
Virtual GP Education Session
Available Anytime
69
Sandra Southwell
southwells@ramsayhealth.com.au
False
Only 69 seats available. Register online
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Bottom Up - Looking at Common Anorectal Conditions

This activity can be undertaken at any time

Learning Outcomes:

  • Assess and manage common anorectal problems
  • Identify 'red flags' and need for specialist referral
  • Follow current guidelines for investigation/referral for someone with anorectal bleeding

Presenters

Dr Jong Woo - General Surgery

When Anytime
Where Virtual GP Education Session
RSVP16 Mar 2021
Expiry Date31 Jan 2022
788
Bottom Up - Looking at Common Anorectal Conditions
Virtual GP Education Session
Available Anytime
127
Sandra Southwell
southwells@ramsayhealth.com.au
False
Only 127 seats available. Register online
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Brain Storm

This activity can be undertaken at any time

Learning Outcomes:

  • Identify the different forms of cerebral aneurysms
  • Describe available treatment options available
  • Arrange urgent referral/treatment for someone with a possible cerebral aneurysm

Presenters

Dr Jun Kim - Neurosurgery

When Anytime
Where Virtual GP Education Session
RSVP27 Apr 2021
Expiry Date31 Jan 2022
809
Brain Storm
Virtual GP Education Session
Available Anytime
89
Sandra Southwell
southwells@ramsayhealth.com.au
False
Only 89 seats available. Register online
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Endometrial Cancer

This activity can be undertaken at any time.

Learning outcomes include:

  • Identify red flags for endometrial cancer
  • Outline the investigation and referral guidelines/options for women with endometrial cancer
  • Describe current management pathways for women with endometrial cancer: where can we work together to improve outcomes

Presenters

Dr Michael Burling - Gynaecological Oncology

When Anytime
Where Virtual GP Education Session
RSVP31 Jul 2021
Expiry Date31 Jan 2022
727
Endometrial Cancer
Virtual GP Education Session
Available Anytime
112
Sandra Southwell
southwells@ramsayhealth.com.au
False
Only 112 seats available. Register online
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Heart Beat

This activity can be undertaken at any time

Learning outcomes include:

  • Identify the cardiac causes of stroke
  • Implement a care path for someone at risk of stroke
  • Describe the new technologies in pacing

Presenters

Dr David Tanous - Cardiology
A/Prof Gopal Sivagangabalan - Cardiology

When Anytime
Where Zoom Virtual GP Event
Expiry Date31 Jan 2022
662
Heart Beat
Zoom Virtual GP Event
Available Anytime
114
Sandra Southwell
southwells@ramsayhealth.com.au
False
Only 114 seats available. Register online
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2 CPD points


Heavy Menstrual Bleeding (HMB) & CST Post Hysterectomy

This activity can be undertaken at any time

Learning outcomes include:

  • Assess and manage someone with HMB
  • Investigate and diagnose cause of HMB and any postmenopausal bleeding
  • Implement rules for CST post hysterectomy

Presenters

Dr Adeline Chan - Obstetrics and Gynaecology

When Anytime
Where Virtual GP Education Session
Expiry Date31 Jan 2022
571
Heavy Menstrual Bleeding (HMB) & CST Post Hysterectomy
Virtual GP Education Session
Available Anytime
75
Sandra Southwell
southwells@ramsayhealth.com.au
False
Only 75 seats available. Register online
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How to manage common shoulder & elbow conditions during the COVID-19 pandemic

This activity can be undertaken at any time

Learning outcomes include

  • Assess and manage common elbow and shoulder conditions
  • Perform a quick and thorough examination of the shoulder and elbow and order relevant investigations
  • Identify the care pathway for people with shoulder or elbow conditions

Presenters

Dr Manish Gupta - Orthopaedic Surgery - Shoulders and Upper Limb

When Anytime
Where Virtual GP Education Session
RSVP07 Jul 2020
Expiry Date31 Jan 2022
551
How to manage common shoulder & elbow conditions during the COVID-19 pandemic
Virtual GP Education Session
Available Anytime
85
Sandra Southwell
southwells@ramsayhealth.com.au
False
Only 85 seats available. Register online
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Managing Radiculopathy - Virtual GP Event

This activity can be undertaken at any time

Learning outcomes include:

  • Discuss ways of managing radiculopathy symptoms during the current isolation period
  • Explain the nonsurgical and surgical treatment options available
  • Implement a care path for someone with acute radiculopathy

Presenters

Dr Vinay Kulkarni - Orthopaedic Surgery - Spinal Surgery

When Anytime
Where Virtual GP Education Session
Expiry Date31 Jan 2022
541
Managing Radiculopathy - Virtual GP Event
Virtual GP Education Session
Available Anytime
132
Sandra Southwell
southwells@ramsayhealth.com.au
False
Only 132 seats available. Register online
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New Developments in Prostate Cancer - Virtual GP Activity

This activity can be undertaken at any time

Learning outcomes include:

  • Understand PSA testing guidelines, the role of MRI and biopsy options
  • Assess and manage patients with prostate cancer
  • Implement a care path for someone with prostate cancer

Presenters

Professor Manish Patel - Urology

When Anytime
Where Virtual GP Education Session
Expiry Date31 Jan 2022
542
New Developments in Prostate Cancer - Virtual GP Activity
Virtual GP Education Session
Available Anytime
76
Sandra Southwell
southwells@ramsayhealth.com.au
False
Only 76 seats available. Register online

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Nodules in the Lungs

This activity can be undertaken at any time.

Learning outcomes include:

  • Complete initial investigations for someone with pulmonary nodules
  • Confer with specialist colleagues and refer in a timely manner
  • Outline operative approaches for surgical resection of the lung
  • Manage postoperative complications as part of the multidisciplinary team
  • Describe the difference between and natural history of solid and subsolid/ground glass pulmonary nodules

Presenters

Dr Peter Wu - Respiratory
Dr Graham Meredith - Cardiothoracic Surgery

When Anytime
Where Virtual GP Education Session
RSVP31 Dec 2020
Expiry Date31 Jan 2022
634
Nodules in the Lungs
Virtual GP Education Session
Available Anytime
116
Sandra Southwell
southwells@ramsayhealth.com.au
False
Only 116 seats available. Register online
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On The Hop - Common Ankle Problems

This activity can be undertaken at any time

Learning outcomes include:

  • Assess someone with ankle instability
  • Identify the different causes of ankle osteoarthritis
  • Outline a care path, team members and their roles for someone following ankle replacement

Presenters

Dr Rajat Mittal - Orthopaedics

When Anytime
Where Virtual GP Education Session
RSVP31 Jul 2021
Expiry Date31 Jan 2022
728
On The Hop - Common Ankle Problems
Virtual GP Education Session
Available Anytime
51
Sandra Southwell
southwells@ramsayhealth.com.au
False
Only 51 seats available. Register online
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Oral Contraceptive Pill

This activity can be undertaken at any time

Learning outcomes include:

  • Discuss best practices in prescribing contraception in adolescents
  • Implement a care path for managing adolescents on the pill
  • Discuss other options for menstrual management in adolescents

Presenters

Dr Jinny Foo - Obstetrics and Gynaecology

When Anytime
Where Virtual GP Education Session
RSVP07 Jul 2020
Expiry Date31 Jan 2022
565
Oral Contraceptive Pill
Virtual GP Education Session
Available Anytime
99
Sandra Southwell
southwells@ramsayhealth.com.au
False
Only 99 seats available. Register online
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Out On Limb

This activity can be undertaken at any time

Learning objectives include:

  • Outline assessment and management of common ankle injuries
  • Identify criteria for TKR and the role/timing of prehabilitation
  • Describe current treatment options for common knee injuires

Presenters

Dr Edward Graham - Orthopaedic Surgery - Hip and Knee
Dr Mayuran Suthersan - Orthopaedic Surgery - Foot and Ankle
Dr Peter Lorentzos - Orthopaedic Surgery - Hip and Knee

When Anytime
Where Virtual GP Education Session
RSVP13 Aug 2021
Expiry Date01 Mar 2023
947
Out On Limb
Virtual GP Education Session
Available Anytime
122
Sandra Southwell
southwells@ramsayhealth.com.au
False
Only 122 seats available. Register online
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Pelvic Flaws

This activity can be undertaken at any time

Learning objectives include:

  • Outline assessment and management options for someone with bladder/bowel/uterus prolapse
  • Describe current treatment options for haemorrhoids
  • Identify the GPs role in pre/post-operative care of patients undergoing repair of a prolapse

Presenters

Dr Jennifer King - Urogynaecologist
Dr Gary McKay - Colorectal Surgery
Dr Lucy Bates - Urogynaecologist

When Anytime
Where Virtual GP Education Session
RSVP03 Sep 2021
Expiry Date01 Mar 2023
925
Pelvic Flaws
Virtual GP Education Session
Available Anytime
110
Sandra Southwell
southwells@ramsayhealth.com.au
False
Only 110 seats available. Register online
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Renal and Adrenal Incidentalomas - when to worry

This activity can be undertaken at any time.

Learning outcomes include:

  • Complete initial work up of an 'incidental' renal / adrenal mass
  • Identify diagnostic and treatment options and confer with specialist colleagues
  • Explain the importance of complete renal cysts

Presenters

Professor Howard Lau - Urology

When Anytime
Where Virtual GP Education Session
RSVP31 Dec 2020
Expiry Date31 Jan 2022
603
Renal and Adrenal Incidentalomas - when to worry
Virtual GP Education Session
Available Anytime
89
Sandra Southwell
southwells@ramsayhealth.com.au
False
Only 89 seats available. Register online
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Treatment Options for Knee Osteoarthritis

This activity can be undertaken at any time

Learning outcomes include:

  • Assess and manage patients with knee osteoarthritis
  • Review treatment options, both non-operative and operative, for patients with knee osteoarthritis
  • Identify the care pathway for people with knee osteoarthritis

Presenters

Dr Matthew Jones - Orthopaedics

When Anytime
Where Virtual GP Education Session
Expiry Date31 Jan 2022
572
Treatment Options for Knee Osteoarthritis
Virtual GP Education Session
Available Anytime
82
Sandra Southwell
southwells@ramsayhealth.com.au
False
Only 82 seats available. Register online
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Watch and Wait

This activity can be undertaken at any time

Learning outcomes include:

  • Identify the criteria for active surveillance for prostate and kidney cancer
  • Describe the guidelines for the various active surveillance programs
  • Outline the GP's role in ensuring careful monitoring of someone on an active surveillance program
  • Identify the need for further investigations of a renal incidentaloma
  • Discuss and refer for specialist management

Presenters

Dr Lawrence Kim - Urology
Dr Kieran Beattie - Urology

When Anytime
Where Virtual GP Education Session
RSVP30 Dec 2021
Expiry Date31 Jan 2022
773
Watch and Wait
Virtual GP Education Session
Available Anytime
65
Sandra Southwell
southwells@ramsayhealth.com.au
False
Only 65 seats available. Register online
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