12 Conferences and Events

Access to training and education opportunities is key to retaining medical practitioners in rural NSW.

Access to training and education opportunities is key to retaining medical practitioners in rural NSW.

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For more information please contact the conferences and events team

conferences@nswrdn.com.au02 4924 8000

Doctors are required to maintain skills through Continuing Professional Development (CPD) activities to practise in Australia.

To support doctors in rural practice and medical students interested in a remote, rural or regional career, RDN hosts a range of CPD conferences and events, including two flagship annual family-friendly GP conferences:

Rural GP Refresher Conference

  • one annual general CPD education update for GPs and medical students, held in March

New General Practitioner Orientation (NGPO) workshops

  • four annual CPD workshops, held across the state for new GPs

Proceduralist conferences – Anaesthetics and Obstetrics

  • two annual interactive CPD conferences designed for rural GP Proceduralists held in May and August
  • approved procedural grants available for GP Proceduralists

Outreach Forum

  • one annual update and information sharing forum for ACCHOs, specialists and Outreach service providers

Rurally-based CPD workshops

  • four annual themed CPD workshops hosted in rural NSW locations (themes are identified through the Needs Assessment, for example Trauma Management)

Aboriginal Health and Medical Research Council of NSW
(AH&MRC) GP Forum

  • one annual co-designed forum for GPs working in the Aboriginal health sector

Rural GPs Conference

  • one annual general educational CPD conference offered to GPs and medical students, held in November.

 

By attending our conferences, you will gain access to Continuing Professional Development through:

  • peer group discussions and panels
  • clinical lectures
  • interactive simulation workshops
  • non-clinical presentations.

Conferences are also an excellent opportunity to network with colleagues and peers; and include live entertainment and special activities for partners and children.

Information correct as at November 2018

For more information please contact the conferences and events team

conferences@nswrdn.com.au
www.nswrdn.com.au
02 4924 8000

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