Doctors’ Health SA is running its second Doctors for Doctors one-day seminar for 2016 on 24th September at RACGP College House. The program includes expert speakers discussing time management, self-care for GPs, medical student health, check-ups and a medico-legal update.

See the program below further details.  Register your place now.

Date and Time:  Saturday, 24th September 2016, 8.30am – 4:00pm

Title: “Doctors for Doctors Annual Refresher Seminar”

Facilitator: Dr Roger Sexton

Administration: DHSA in association with sapmea

CPD Points:

  • RACGP QI&CPD: 40 Cat 1 points
  • ACRRM PRDP: 30 points
  • MIGA Risk Management Program:  5 IRM points

Venue: RACGP College House, 15 Gover St, North Adelaide SA

Catering: All meals and teas

Cost: FREE for rural GPs. This event is supported by an educational grant from the Country SA PHN.

Time Topic Speaker Format
0800 Registration and coffee
0830-0845 (0:15) Doctors’ Health Update Dr Roger Sexton Plenary
0845-1030 (1:45) Time and stress management for GPs Hugh Kearns InteractiveSmall group work
1030-1100 MORNING TEA Catered
1100-1200 (1:00) Mindfulness for the Medical Professional Dr Ros Powrie PlenarySmall Group Work
1200-1230 (0:30) Medical students surviving medicine Prof Sarah Mahoney Plenary
1230-1330 LUNCH and “WALK THE DOC” Catered
1330-1430 (1:00) Mandatory Notification and Doctors in trouble Mr Anthony Mennillo, Senior Lawyer, MIGA PlenaryCase studies
1430-1530 (1:00) The 45-49 year old health check –the new Red Book evidence Dr Oliver Frank PlenaryCase study

Small group work

1530-1600  (0:30) Health of Rural doctorsSummary and Close Dr Roger Sexton Plenary

Learning Outcomes:

1.     A broader understanding of the recent developments in doctors’ health locally, across Australia and the DHSA on-line case studies.
2.     A greater skillset in time management in the setting of a busy general practice.
3.     A clearer understanding of the requirements under national law of mandatory notification for impaired doctors.
4.     An increased awareness of the relevance of mindfulness in professional life.
5.     Greater awareness of the latest evidence-based recommendations in the RACGP Red Book as they pertain to the 45-49 year old health check.

Organising Committee:                                                                 


Dr Jill Benson FRACGP



To register for this one-day seminar please click here.

This event is supported by an educational grant from the Country SA PHN.


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