Emergencies in General Practice

This one day workshop will focus on both subtle and severe presentations of the listed topics using a case study framework.  The emphasis will be on recognition, treatment and stabilisation whilst awaiting transfer for the severe presentations.

Topics include:

  • Severe Asthma
  • Anaphylaxis (including Mammalian Meat Allergy)
  • Acute Coronary Syndromes including ECG changes
  • Envenomation
  • VTE and PE
  • Dental Emergencies
  • Diabetic Emergencies (Hypoglycaemia, DKA)

On completion of the reinforcing activity and workshop evaluation, 40 Cat. 1 RACGP Points will be allocated.

CPR Workshop

In addition to this workshop, at the end of the day, you can also undertake an optional two hour CPR workshop worth 5 Cat 2 RACGP points, which will satisfy the CPR component for this triennium.


GPs, GP registrars, practice nurses and other health professionals working within a general practice setting.


This course is in the process of gaining accreditation from the RACGP for 40 Category 1 points in the 2017-2019 triennium. ALM number TBA.

This course is in the process of receiving accreditation from ACRRM for 30 PRPD points and 30 MOPS points in the 2017-2019 triennium. ACRRM ID: TBA.

This course is in the process of being recognized by the RANZCR for 12 CPD points under category 6 of the CPD handbook. Recognized by the RACP for 12 MyCPD points, and also recognized by various other medical colleges.

Nurses completing this program earn 6 CPD hours towards their ongoing education.

Upcoming Dates

Brisbane, QLD

02 Nov 2019

Hotel Grand Chancellor Brisbane

Sydney, NSW

09 Nov 2019

Mantra Parramatta

Melbourne, VIC

23 Nov 2019

St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne: Brennan Hall

Rosehill, NSW

29 Nov 2020

Mercure Parramatta

International Candidates

International health professionals are welcome to attend our courses in Australia however unfortunately we can't assist with any visa applications or sponsorship.

More Information

For more information regarding this course, upcoming dates, or to enquire about hosting this course at your organisation, please let us know.