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Emergencies in General Practice 2024

Designed specifically for doctors working in primary and urgent care in Australia, this course offers a comprehensive training program to effectively manage and respond to emergencies in general practice. Emphasizing practical skills and current best practices, it's an essential course for any doctor seeking to improve their emergency care capabilities.

Target Audience

  • General Practitioners (GPs)
  • Primary Care Doctors & Nurses
  • Urgent Care Doctors & Nurses

Emergencies in General Practice Course Highlights

1. Emergency Preparedness and Response:

  • Learn to quickly identify and manage a range of emergencies in the general practice setting.
  • Understand the protocols for urgent assessment, management, and referral to secondary care.

2. Advanced Clinical Skills:

  • Develop advanced skills in handling life-threatening conditions such as anaphylaxis, acute asthma, stroke, and more.
  • Gain confidence in managing complex cases with a focus on patient safety and effective outcomes.

3. Case-Based Learning:

  • Engage with real-life scenarios to enhance clinical decision-making and response strategies.
  • Test your knowledge via interactive polls, eLearning and clinical opals.

4. Latest Research and Guidelines:

  • Stay updated with the latest research and clinical guidelines in emergency medicine.
  • Incorporate evidence-based practices into your daily clinical work.

Core Topics Covered

  • Anaphylaxis and Acute Asthma
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome and Arrhythmias
  • Pediatric Emergencies
  • Diabetic Emergencies
  • Stroke and TIA
  • Mental Health Crises
  • Abdominal Pain 
  • Eye Emergencies

Interactive Learning Experience

  • Live Webinars: Participate in expert-led, interactive webinars.
  • E-Learning Modules: Interactive case based learning
  • Clinical Opals: Focused clinical cases to apply your diagnostic skills
  • Knowledge Quizzes: Assess and reinforce your learning.

Whether you're an experienced practitioner or new to the field, this course equips you with the necessary skills and knowledge to handle emergencies confidently and competently in a general practice setting in Australia. Join us to enhance your capabilities and ensure the highest level of care for your patients in emergency situations.


What our previous course participants said:

"Excellent presenters, targeted towards general practice"

"Evidence based, excellent and relevant presentations. Good supporting material"

"Attending this course allowed me to review management of various emergency situation. I could do this in my own time and the references and resrouces section gave me an opporutnity to read more details on the topics that interested me.

"Interactive, informative, well organised CPD"


This course has been formally accredited with RACGP and ACRRM for a total of 8 hours.

RACGP Activity ID: 415328

ACRRM Activity ID: 29313

On completion of all components of the course you will receive a certificate of completion.

RACGP and ACRRM Accreditations

Course Educators
Dr Simon Morgan MBBS, FRACGP
Dr Simon Morgan MBBS, FRACGP

Simon is a GP based in Newcastle, NSW, and a senior medical educator with Medcast. He also has medical education roles with the RACGP and GPSA. Over the past th...

Ken Hambrecht
Ken Hambrecht

Ken Hambrecht RN, ICU Cert., B.Sc, (Physiology & Biochem.), M.I.Biol, M.Ed., J.P. MACN, has extensive experience in Critical Care practice & Medical edu...

Dr Genevieve Yates
Dr Genevieve Yates

Genevieve is a GP in Regional Victoria who likes to inject creativity into medicine and medicine into creativity. She also works as an educator/ facilitator for...

Dr Justin Coleman
Dr Justin Coleman

Justin is a GP who works in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health on the Tiwi Islands, north of Darwin. He is also a medical writer and editor of the Dia...

Dr Nadia Clifton
Dr Nadia Clifton

Dr Clifton is a family medicine practitioner with special interest in paediatrics, reproductive medicine, women's health, sexual health and menta...

Susan Helmrich
Susan Helmrich

Susan Helmrich RN, DipAppScNsg, BN, CritCareCert, CoronaryCareCert, TraumaNsgCareCert, CertIV(TAE), MN(Ed), GradCert(Ldrshp & Mgt) has extensive experience ...

Dr Sam Vidler
Dr Sam Vidler

Dr Sam Vidler is a GP and FACEM currently working in Emergency and Retrieval Medicine in NSW.   His working life has included rural and remote posting...

Grace Larson
Grace Larson

Grace Larson, RN, BN, CertIV(TAE), GradDipClinNurs(PaedCritCare), MAdNursPrac(PaedCritCare), has extensive experience in paediatric nursing, with 13 years in Pa...


Live Webinar

Wednesday 7 August 2024

07/08/2024 7:00 pm (Sydney time)
14/08/2024 7:00 pm (Sydney time)
21/08/2024 7:00 pm (Sydney time)
28/08/2024 7:00 pm (Sydney time)


8 hours of CPD

Educational Activities: 6 hours

Reviewing Performance: 2 hours

Areas Of Interest: Emergencies, General Practice


Ambulance Officers, Medical Practitioners, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Paramedics, Practice Managers

Price $395.00 AUD (incl. GST)

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