23 August 2016
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Register now for RESP - Kadina 9-10 September | Angaston 21-22 October

The RDWA is pleased to host the upcoming Rural Emergency Skills Program (RESP) workshops in Kadina and Angaston being held on the Friday evening and all day Saturday. Please note just the one place remains for Kadina on Friday 9 and Saturday 10 September 2016.

GPs interested in attending either workshop should visit RESP for further information on the program and application details.

Enquiries can be directed to Sandy Hammat at or phone 08 8234 8277.

These dates or locations don't suit? You can find out about other RESP workshop dates coming up around the state. Visit the Events page on the RDWA website.

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GP Local CPD Events - See what's coming up in your region

New Treatments in Diabetes - Eyre Peninsula
Thursday 15 September 6.30-9pm, Port Lincoln Hotel, Port Lincoln
Dr Hamish Eaton, Endocrinologist, will discuss diabetes screening and management in a primary care setting, evidence-based protocols for establishing individual patient targets and outline the appropriate interventions to manage patients with diabetes who are not reaching those targets.  Also discussed will be the rational and effective prescribing and use of current OHG choices.

Costs for the event are covered by the RDWA, so attendees only need to pay $28.00 for dinner on the evening. Beverages will also be available for purchase. Register now for Eyre Peninsula September event.

Obesity and Surgery - South East
Friday 16 September 7.00-9.00pm, Wynns Cellar Door and Function Room, Coonawarra
Presented by Mr Justin Bessell, this presentation will aim to increase GPs knowledge of evidence-based weight management programs, therapies and multidisciplinary interventions for managing obesity and discuss the recommended approach to weight management in children and adolescents. Mr Bessell will also outline the process for identification of suitable patients for Bariatric management of metabolic disease including how to select patients for Bariatric surgery and describe how to manage patients who present with "Bariatric emergencies” or problems after surgery.

Registrations for this event will be $40.00 to be paid on registration. This fee will include a main course meal, with beverages available for purchase. A receipt will be provided to you after registration for tax purposes. Register now for South East September event.

Managing Coeliac and Inflammatory Bowel Diseases - Flinders and Far North
Thursday 19 September 6.30-8.30pm, Ian's Western Hotel, Port Augusta
Presented by Dr Alice Bennett, Gastroenterologist
Find out more>>

Arthritis Update - Flinders and Far North
Tuesday 29 November 6.30-9.30pm, Standpipe Golf Motor Inn, Port Augusta
Presented by Dr Simon Burnet, Rheumatologist
Find out more>>

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Workshop for Health Workers in Riverland - Changes in Sexual Health

Presented by Dr Amy Moten from SHine SA, a half day sexual health workshop will be held on Tuesday 6 September 2016 at RDGP, 3 Riverview Drive, Berri.

Topics covered will include changes to cervical screening guidelines, updates on emergency contraception, the latest STI statistics, and an overview on long acting reversible contraceptives and non-occupational post-exposure prophylaxis (nPEP) for HIV.

Implanon insertion training is available as an add-on option for GPs (limited spaces available).

Registrations close Friday 2 September 2016. See the flyer for more information and registration details.

Diary Date - RDWA Events

24 August
GP Local CPD Event
Port Augusta

24 August
GP Local CPD Event

15 September
GP Local CPD Event
Port Lincoln

16 September
GP Local CPD Event

29 September
GP Local CPD Event
Port Augusta

29 November
GP Local CPD Event
Port Augusta

RDWA | Rural Doctors Workforce Agency Inc
63 Henley Beach Road Mile End South Australia 5031 | Telephone: +61 8 8234 8277 | Facsimile: +61 8 8234 0002

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