St George Private Hospital
Part of Ramsay Health Care

GP Education

St George Private Hospital is committed to the ongoing education of local doctors, and offers high-quality and interactive educational GP seminars in partnership with accredited specialists.

Our GP education events cover the full spectrum of medical specialties, from the common to the complex - with a focus on innovation, hands-on involvement and practical tips that will arm you with new tools to do things more easily/efficiently and safely.

St George Private Hospital GP events cover both categories 1 & 2 RACGP Accredited GP QA&CPD activities

Please contact Melissa MacIvor on 0448458766 or email MacivorM@ramsayhealth.com.au for further information.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Following another successful year of GP education at St George Private Hospital, we are pleased to provide the following dates and topics for 2017 events. Selected topics are based on feedback received from GPs through evaluations and specific requests from local practices who have had on-site education sessions. We look forward to welcoming you back in February for our first event after the festivities of Christmas and New Year.

Click here to view the events planned for 2017.

Keeping Women Well (again) - Full

an active learning module in women’s health and wellbeing

When all women are healthier then all Australians will benefit (Australian Women’s Health) St George Private Hospital is very pleased to present Keeping Women Well, an active learning module looking to improve the quality of women’s health and wellbeing through a series of case based workshops.

When: Saturday, 12 August 2017, 8.00am Registrations, 8.30am - 4.30pm Workshops

Where: St George Private Hospital, Meeting Room 1, Level 1 (behind staff cafeteria), 1 South Street, Kogarah NSW 2217

RSVP: Friday, 4 August 2017 FREE Parking: Parking available underground or in the new Hogben Street multi-storey car park

Download program

Email MacivorM@ramsayhealth.com.au

Call Melissa MacIvor 0448 458 766


Weighing Up

obesity, diet, diabetes, sleep, surgery

St George Private Hospital is very pleased to present an evening looking at obesity and associated comorbidities with Bariatric Surgeons Dr John Jorgenson and Dr Jason Maani, Endocrinologist Dr Michael Reyes, Respiratory and Sleep Physician Dr Marissa Antony and Dietitian Tania Chaanine. Please join us for a night of interactive discussion.

When: Thursday, 17 August 2017

Where: St George Private Hospital, 1 South Street, Kogarah NSW 2217

RSVP: Friday, 11 August 2017 FREE Parking Underground car park, or NEW multistorey car park (entry via Hogben Street)

Register online

Download program

Email MacivorM@ramsayhealth.com.au

Call Melissa MacIvor 0448 458 766


Knee up!

painful knee, osteoarthritis, Mako robotic technology

St George Private hospital is very pleased to present an evening of GP education discussing osteoarthritis of the knee, pathology, investigations and management options with orthopaedic Surgeons Dr George Kirsch and Dr Christopher Reitz. Please join us for a night of interactive discussion and demonstration of the new mako robotic arm assisted technology.

When: Tuesday, 29 August 2017

Where: St George Private Hospital, 1 South Street, Kogarah NSW 2217

RSVP: Friday, 25August 2017 FREE Parking Underground car park, or NEW multistorey car park (entry via Hogben Street)

Register online

Download program

Email MacivorM@ramsayhealth.com.au

Call Melissa MacIvor 0448 458 766


In the Practice GP Education

St George Private Hospital can now offers local GP practices the opportunity to hold GP education sessions in their practice setting either during lunch-time or after hours. These can be set-up in a few different ways, please see below.

One hour lunchtime education sessions- 2 Category 2 points

  • GPs select the specialty and educational topics
  • We organise a suitable specialist to run the education session
  • Catering & audio-visuals provided
  • The GPs self-adjudicate the points online at the RACGP myCPD portal
  • We provide a program and specialist profile

‘Bundled’ Education Series - 4 one hour education sessions- 8 Category 2 points

  • The GPs select the specialty and educational topics
  • We organise a suitable specialist to run the education session
  • Catering & audio-visuals provided
  • All CPD paperwork organised by us

Small Group Learning Education (SGL)- 40 Category 1 points

  • A minimum of 2 GPs and maximum of total 12
  • A lead GP must be nominated to organise the paperwork
  • Duration of each meeting must be at least 1hr
  • A total of at least 6 hours education needs to be completed within 12 months from commencement
  • The group must meet and plan their SGL initially and again on completion a review/reflection summary must be completed. These are not included in the 6 hours of active learning
  • Paperwork must be completed and submitted to RACGP by the nominated GP

If you are interested in organising small group learning sessions in your practice please email macivorm@ramsayhealth.com.au or contact Melissa on 0448458766.


GP TALK...NURSES TALKING TO DOCTORS

Sydney GP and Associate Professor John Gullotta AM, Former President of the AMA (NSW), asks St George Private senior nursing staff Vilma D’Agord (Pre-Admissions), Sue Restall (Pediatrics, Surgical) and Sandy Cameron (Cardiothoracic and Vascular) for their top nuggets of nursing advice.

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GP Education Registration 

St George area GPs are clicking with interactive learning. In recent times our GP education events have integrated anonymous clinical quizzes