Wollongong Private Hospital
Part of Ramsay Health Care

GP Education

Ramsay Health Care is committed to the ongoing education of general practitioners and the wider medical community.

Ramsay Health Care has been a Provider of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) with the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) since 2000, offering a wide variety of topics in medicine, surgery, obstetrics & gynaecology, paediatrics and mental health. These activities are in partnership with our specialists and other health professions delivered as interactive, practical education sessions with a focus on innovation, hands-on involvement and practical tips.

In the 2020-2022 triennium, Ramsay Health Care will provide:

  • face-to-face and virtual education sessions,
  • online education videos to view at any time and
  • support for Peer Group Learning.

Upcoming education events will be published here. If you are interested in some tailored GP education, please contact the GP Liaison Officer.

RACGP CPD

 

Men's Health Week Update: Prostate Cancer

This education session provides a timely review of new developments in the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer.

Learning outcomes include:

  • Describe the pros and cons of early prostate cancer diagnosis and the role of MRI
  • Outline current treatment options for advanced prostate cancer
  • Identify the benefits of physiotherapy pre/post prostate surgery

Presenters

Dr Matthew Threadgate - Urology
Associate Professor Ali Tafreshi - Medical Oncology

When 16 Jun 2022 06:30 PM
Where Lagoon Seafood Restaurant George Hanley Drive
North Wollongong
RSVP 13 Jun 2022
1275
Men's Health Week Update: Prostate Cancer
Lagoon Seafood Restaurant George Hanley Drive, North Wollongong
16 Jun 2022 06:30 PM
10
Rachel Zerner
zernerr@ramsayhealth.com.au
False
10 seats available. Register online Download Program

Call Rachel Zerner
0438912211

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4 CPD Activity Points


Always On Events

All over the Joint

This activity can be undertaken at anytime. The sessions have been recorded from a series of live Zoom education events held during September and October 2021.

In this four-part series, Wollongong Private Hospital orthopaedic surgeons will discuss how to diagnose and treat a range of common problems related to the knee, foot and ankle, shoulder, elbow and hand.

This recording includes:
Session 1 - Foot and Ankle
Session 2 - Knee

Session 3 - Shoulder and Elbow
Session 4 - Hand

Learning Outcomes:

  • Identify common fractures and ligament injuries of the foot and ankle
  • Describe how to assess and manage knee arthritis in the younger patient
  • Outline targeted history and examination of someone with a painful shoulder
  • Describe the surgical management of common elbow conditions
  • Describe how to assess and treat suspected scaphoid fractures

Presenters

Dr Anthony Cadden - Orthopaedic Surgery - Foot and Ankle
Dr Rui Niu - Orthopaedic Surgery - Shoulders and Upper Limb
Dr Tad Gunkelman - Orthopaedic Surgery - Hip and Knee
Dr Peter Scougall - Orthopaedic Surgery - Hand
Dr Anthony Barker - Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

When Anytime
Where Video recording
RSVP01 Dec 2022
Expiry Date01 Dec 2022
1068
All over the Joint
Video recording
Available Anytime
71
Rachel Zerner
zernerr@ramsayhealth.com.au
False
Only 71 seats available. Register online
Download program

Call Rachel Zerner 0438 912 211

Email

Total 8 CPD Activity Points (2 CPD points per video)


Eye Openers

This activity can be undertaken at anytime. The session has been recorded from a live Zoom education event held in August 2021.

Learning outcomes include:

  • Identify common causes of vision loss and how to screen for them
  • Outline the management of age - related macular degeneration, glaucoma, cataracts
  • Describe screening, prevention and management protocols for diabetic retinopathy

Presenters

Dr Steven Yun - Ophthalmology

When Anytime
Where Video recording
RSVP30 Sep 2022
Expiry Date30 Sep 2022
1046
Eye Openers
Video recording
Available Anytime
188
Rachel Zerner
zernerr@ramsayhealth.com.au
False
Only 188 seats available. Register online
Download program

Call Rachel Zerner 0438 912 211

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2 CPD Activity Points


Home is where the heart is

This activity can be undertaken at anytime. The session has been recorded from a live Zoom education event held in November 2021.

Learning outcomes include:

  • Identify how to assess and manage systolic murmurs
  • Describe latest options/ outcomes for patients undergoing aortic/mitral valve surgery and CABG
  • Outline the assessment and initial management of someone presenting with chest pain

Presenters

Dr Edward Danson - Cardiology - Interventional
A/Prof Astin Lee - Cardiology - Interventional
Dr Jorge Moragues - Cardiology
Dr Mohammad Azari - Cardiothoracic Surgery
Professor Adam El-Gamel - Cardiothoracic Surgery

When Anytime
Where Video recording
RSVP08 Dec 2021
Expiry Date30 Dec 2022
1113
Home is where the heart is
Video recording
Available Anytime
92
Rachel Zerner
zernerr@ramsayhealth.com.au
False
Only 92 seats available. Register online
Download program

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3 CPD Activity Points


Keeping Abreast

This activity can be undertaken at anytime. The session has been recorded from a live Zoom education event held in August 2021.

  • Describe current surgical techniques for breast cancer including both wide local excision and mastectomy options
  • Outline the role and timing of neoadjuvant chemotherapy
  • Outline the latest breast conserving techniques and advances in reconstruction surgery

Presenters

Dr Matthew Beck - Breast Surgery
Dr Tony Palasovski - Breast Surgery
Dr Matthew Starr - Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

When Anytime
Where Video Recording
RSVP01 Dec 2022
Expiry Date01 Dec 2022
1056
Keeping Abreast
Video Recording
Available Anytime
192
Rachel Zerner
zernerr@ramsayhealth.com.au
False
Only 192 seats available. Register online
Download program

Call Rachel Zerner 0438 912 211

Email

3 CPD Activity Points


Pelvic Floor Dysfunction in the Elderly

This activity can be undertaken at anytime. The session has been recorded from a live Zoom education event held in March 2022.

Learning outcomes include:

  • Describe assessment and first line treatment of vaginal prolapse
  • Outline the initial treatment of nocturia in older patients
  • Identify a care path for people with incontinence

Presenters

Dr Zhuoran Chen - Gynaecology

When Anytime
Where Video recording
RSVP30 Dec 2022
Expiry Date30 Dec 2022
1236
Pelvic Floor Dysfunction in the Elderly
Video recording
Available Anytime
99
Rachel Zerner
zernerr@ramsayhealth.com.au
False
Only 99 seats available. Register online
Download program

Call Rachel Zerner 0438912211

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Weight Matters

This activity can be undertaken at anytime. The session has been recorded from a live Zoom education event held in April 2022.

Learning outcomes include:

  • Identify a care path for someone looking to lose weight – the role of the GP, dietitian, surgical team
  • Outline weight loss surgical options-criteria, risks, benefits, perioperative care
  • Describe post weight loss reconstructive surgical procedures, timing, outcomes, pre/post op care

Presenters

Dr Anthony Barker - Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Dr Jason Maani - Bariatric - Obesity Surgery

When Anytime
Where Video recording
RSVP30 Dec 2022
Expiry Date30 Dec 2022
1242
Weight Matters
Video recording
Available Anytime
99
Rachel Zerner
zernerr@ramsayhealth.com.au
False
Only 99 seats available. Register online
Download program

Call Rachel Zerner 0438912211

Email

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