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Update your knowledge and skills with four live interactive webinars covering the management of common and serious emergencies in general practice.

This course is part of our GP Education Bundle. Learn More

2022 Course Content

Emergency presentations are a common occurrence in general practice.  While many are less severe and can be readily managed in the general practice setting, others need urgent assessment, management and secondary care referral. The Medcast ‘Emergencies in General Practice’ course will cover the latest in research and practice updates in this field.

This course will cover a range of emergencies in general practice including:

  • Acute coronary syndrome
  • Acute asthma (new)
  • Arrhythmias and ECG interpretation
  • Mental health emergencies
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Envenomation
  • Eye trauma (new)
  • Diabetic Emergencies
  • Paediatrics breaks and bumps
  • Paediatric burns (new)
  • Poisoning
  • Sepsis (new)
  • And more...

Course format

The 2022 course will be run as a series of four live webinar events, totalling 6 hours of content. The webinars are delivered by experienced Australian GP medical educators and promise to be practical, relevant and interactive. They will address recent practice updates through a series of emergency scenarios.

 In addition, you will also receive access to:

  • The four webinars as 'on-demand' recordings
  • Accompanying evidence summaries
  • Online interactive case studies
  • An online moderated community, where questions can be posted, and participants can interact

    Course dates

    This 2022 Emergencies in General Practice course will be held LIVE on the following dates:

    • Tuesday 8th March 2022
    • Tuesday 15th March 2022
    • Tuesday 22nd March 2022
    • Tuesday 29th March 2022

    The course will be run live again in August 2022.

    The course is accredited for 8 ACRRM PDP points, and 6 CPD hours for Nurses.  It is accredited for 40 RACGP Accredited CPD Points, if all activities are completed, and up to 12 CPD points for webinar attendance.

     In order to satisfy the requirements of the accredited course, there are pre and post activities including an MCQ quiz, confidence assessment and course reflection. Participants need to attend the live webinars to obtain the 40 Accredited CPD points.

    For GP's enrolled in the Rural Procedural Grants Program (RPGP), this course is approved for one day online training grant for emergency medicine until 30 June 2022.