Even GPs need a check-up.

Medcast have joined forces with NB Medical, Britain’s market leader in GP education, to bring you a one-day, face-to-face, CPD opportunity that will have you coming back year after year. The 2019 live face-to-face workshops have finished however we still have our Live Webinar Series starting in May. Learn More

  • The latest pertinent medical research - catch up on a year of medicine in one day!
  • The most effective way for GPs and Nurses to earn and update their CPD Points
  • Receive an up-to-date Hot Topics workbook, featuring bite-size breakdowns of 150 medical conditions
  • Plus, an Australian Supplement with a collection of Australian Keep it Simple Summaries on the topics covered in the workshop
  • Created by GPs for GPs. Adapted specifically for Australia.

No pharmaceutical sponsorship logo

This is a course like no other, proudly free from pharmaceutical sponsorship.

It’s focused, fun and not-to-be-missed, especially if you don’t have time to read all the latest research.

Course content

Hot Topics covers the most pertinent medical literature from the last 12 months, perfectly distilled for today's busy GPs and Nurses; from Cardiovascular Medicine to Women's Health, Paediatrics to Mental Health and everything in between. Our 2019 program can be viewed on the event pages (click on your preferred location using links below).

Watch testimonial video here.

Participants of the one day course are eligible for:

  • 12 Category 2 RACGP QI&CPD Points, 12 QI&CPD points
  • 12 Core ACRRM points
  • 6 CPD hours for Nurses.

Participants that complete a post-course activity (clinical audit) will be eligible for 40 Category 1 RACGP QI&CPD Points *

Certificates of completion can be provided for other health professionals requiring evidence of participation.

40 Category 1 RACGP QI&CPD Points

Following the Hot Topics workshop, participants have access to an optional clinical audit worth 40 Category 1 QI&CPD points.

The audit builds on the Quality Improvement ideas presented during the workshop. The topics available to choose from for the 2019 course include Measles and Antiplatelets. The topics from 2018 were Eating Disorders and Frailty and these are also available for completion.

Participants will be able to select any of these topics and complete the audit activity online available after the Hot Topics course.

Upcoming Dates

New course dates will be released soon. Please register your interest by contacting us. If you'd like a customised course for your workplace please let us know."

Can't make it to the workshops? Watch the 2018 Hot Topics in high-definition now or sign-up to our Hot Topics 2019 LIVE webinar series.

Previous Dates

Newcastle, NSW

30 Mar 2019

Newcastle City Hall


Perth, WA

16 Mar 2019

Perth Convention Centre


Adelaide, SA

03 Mar 2019

Stamford Grand Adelaide


Melbourne, VIC

02 Mar 2019

Melbourne Convention Centre


Sydney, NSW

24 Feb 2019

International Convention Centre, Darling Harbour


More Information

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

See the hot topics brochure here.

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