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Session Four | 9th November 2022

Advance Care Planning is a process of reflection, discussion and communication that enables a person to plan for their future medical treatment and other care, for a time when they are not competent to make, or communicate, decisions for themselves. Presentation Slides: Dr Chris Moy, MBBS, FRACGP, FAMA, Adelaide SA Chair, SA Voluntary Assisted Dying […]

Failed one of your GP Fellowship exams – now what?

“I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can’t accept not trying.” Michael Jordan Have you recently found out that you failed your Fellowship exam, like the RACGP KFP, AKT or CCE exams, or the ACRRM MCQ? How are you feeling? You may be feeling hurt, confused, angry, ashamed, embarrassed, all of these […]

What is the Clinical Framework for Allied Health Professionals?

The key to rehabilitation for any patient after surgery or significant injury is a whole of person approach that aims to maximise quality of life and minimise the need for ongoing health support. Allied Health Professionals play a key role in delivering rehabilitation services to people who have been injured at work, driving their recovery […]

How to deal with procrastination while preparing for your KFP, AKT or MCQ Fellowship exams

Procrastination …the act of replacing high priority tasks or actions with enjoyable or less meaningful tasks. Procrastination has also been defined as voluntarily delaying an intended course of action despite expecting to be worse off for having done so. Putting off important tasks often results in feelings of guilt that may cause a loss of […]

8 signs you need help with your KFP, AKT and MCQ exam preparation

If you are preparing to sit your GP Fellowship exams with RACGP or ACRRM, you have no doubt heard about the different exam preparation programs which are available. With the exam fees already so expensive, are these exam preparation resources really worth it? Some candidates may opt to collate their own study resources by searching […]

Palliative Care – Pain Management, Connecting the Dots!

CPD Activity Event Details Connecting the Dots! We know that working in palliative care is about helping people to live, die and grieve well and that the teams who do this are made up of many different roles and people. We appreciate the significant role that Palliative Medicine Specialists, GPs, Nurses, SA Ambulance ECPs, Allied […]

Session Three | 12th October 2022

Presentation Slides: Deprescribing – Julian Soriano, Palliative Pharmacist Resources:

Spring 2022….not quite yet!

Hello! Here is your invitation to our upcoming OSC CPD Activities that you won’t want to miss out on! First up, we have a CPD Activity on the 5th October 2022, at the lovely Adelaide Pavilion. As we strive to improve care and outcomes for women and their babies, our theme, “Sharpen Your Skills” aims to take you on […]

GPEx to lead new program in fight against SA’s GP shortage

ADELAIDE, 15 SEPTEMBER 2022 – GPEx will begin rolling out a new Australian Government program that aims to tackle the critical shortage of GPs in South Australia. The Workforce Planning and Prioritisation (WPP) service is a new national program aimed at identifying where GP trainee positions are most needed in metropolitan, regional and rural communities. […]

How to choose the best AKT/MCQ exam preparation course: 4 things to consider

Exam season is fast approaching, and many candidates are starting to think about putting themselves in the best possible position for passing the RACGP’s Applied Knowledge Test (AKT) or ACRRM’s MCQ Exam. With so many different options on the market, you want to make sure that you are choosing the best course for you that […]