Castlecrag Private Hospital
Part of Ramsay Health Care

GP Education

Ramsay Health Care continues our commitment to the ongoing education of general practitioners and the wider medical community through the delivery of our CPD programs.

Ramsay has been a major provider of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) with the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) since 2000, offering education across a wide variety of medical and surgical specialties. These activities are delivered in partnership with our specialists and other health care professionals as interactive, practical sessions with a focus on innovation, hands-on involvement, and practical tips.

From 1 January 2023, CPD requirements set by the Medical Board of Australia require all medical professionals to have a CPD home and:

  • Complete an annual Professional Development Plan
  • Undertake 50 hours of CPD per annum :
    • 12.5 hours Educational Activities
    • 25 hours combined
      • Reviewing Performance and Measuring Outcomes
      • Minimum of 5 hours for each category
    • 12.5 hours free choice across any 3 of the above categories

In addition to the above the RACGP requires its membership to Complete Basic Life Support every 3 year cycle.

RACGP CPD

 

All About Joints

This session was recorded from a live Zoom in November 2023.

Learning outcomes:

• Identify the benefits associated with robotic TKR surgery
• Describe the initial management of common shoulder injuries in general practice
• Outline how to assess / manage ‘baby’ hip dysplasia
• Describe management options for someone with knee pain

Presenters

DR JONATHAN NEGUS - Orthopaedic Surgery
DR DONALD CAWTHORNE - Orthopaedic Surgery
DR SEAN WILLIAMS - Orthopaedic Surgery
DR MUN KIN CHAN - Orthopaedic Surgery

When Available Anytime
Where Available anytime
video recording
RSVP 01 Dec 2024
1877
All About Joints
Available anytime, video recording
Available Anytime
99
Wendy Bierer
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CPD Hours: 2 EA hours


Gallbladder and Liver Disease Updates

This activity can be undertaken at any time.

This session was recorded at a live GP education session in April 2023.

Learning outcomes include:

  • Describe initial assessment of gallbladder polyps -what to treat, what to refer
  • Outline care pathway for Metabolic Associated Fatty Liver Disease (MAFLD) 
  • Summarise the GPs role in the diagnosis and management of liver cancer.

Presenters

PROF THOMAS J HUGH - General Surgery
DR NEOMAL SANDANAYAKE - Gastroenterology
DR KAI BROWN - General Surgery

When Available Anytime
Where Always on video recording
RSVP 01 May 2024
1598
Gallbladder and Liver Disease Updates
Always on video recording
Available Anytime
80
Wendy Bierer
biererw@ramsayhealth.com.au
False
80 seats available. Register online Download Program

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CPD Hours: 2 EA hours


Women's Health Series

This activity can be undertaken at any time.

This session was recorded from a live session in May 2023.

Learning outcomes include:

  • Discuss elective fertility preservation options with women 
  • Describe the management of recurrent miscarriage 
  • Identify how to assess/manage abnormal uterine bleeding in general practice

Presenters

DR DANIELLE ROBSON - Fertility - IVF
DR MICHAEL VAN DER GRIEND - Obstetrics and Gynaecology
DR JUMAN FARJO - Gynaecology

When Available Anytime
Where Always On
video recording
RSVP 30 Jun 2024
1651
Women's Health Series
Always On, video recording
Available Anytime
88
Wendy Bierer
biererw@ramsayhealth.com.au
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88 seats available. Register online Download Program

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CPD Hours: 2 Educational Activity Hours


Updates in Men's Health

This activity can be undertaken at any time.

This session was recorded from a live session in June 2023.

Learning outcomes include:

  • Identify / screen men at risk of CV disease 
  • Outline current management options for LUTS 
  • Describe the role of testosterone replacement therapy in men with prostate cancer

Presenters

DR MATTHEW WINTER - Urology
DR STEPHEN VERNON - Cardiology
DR DAVID HABASHY - Urology

When Available Anytime
Where Always On Video
recording
RSVP 22 Jul 2024
1692
Updates in Men's Health
Always On Video, recording
Available Anytime
91
Wendy Bierer
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False
91 seats available. Register online Download Program

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CPD Hours: 2 Educational Activity Hours


Womens health series 2

This activity can be undertaken at any time.

This session was recorded at a live session in July 2023.

Learning outcomes include:

  • Describe clinical presentation and treatment options for someone with pelvic venous congestion syndrome.
  • Identify the safe use of medicines in early pregnancy.
  • Outline the management of PCOS in general practice.

Presenters

DR MAYO THEIVENDRAN - Vascular Surgery
DR UJWALA PARASHAR - Obstetrics and Gynaecology
DR HUGH PORTER - Obstetrics and Gynaecology
ASSOC PROF KATHERINE TONKS - Endocrinology

When Available Anytime
Where Always On video recording
RSVP 22 Aug 2024
1713
Womens health series 2
Always On video recording
Available Anytime
144
Wendy Bierer
biererw@ramsayhealth.com.au
False
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CPD Hours: EA 2


It's Chronic

This activity can be undertaken at any time.

Recorded from a live session in August 2023.

Learning outcomes include:

  • Describe the GP’s role in the management of chronic kidney disease
  • Identify how to assess and manage someone with illness anxiety disorder
  • Outline a preconception discussion with a woman who has IBD – risks, exacerbation, drugs, management

Presenters

DR DANIEL O'HARA - Renal Medicine
DR CHRIS KIELY - Gastroenterology

When Available Anytime
Where Always On
video recording
RSVP 21 Sep 2024
1740
It's Chronic
Always On, video recording
Available Anytime
93
Wendy Bierer
biererw@ramsayhealth.com.au
False
93 seats available. Register online Download Program

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CPD Hours: EA 2