CPD Training Events

GP Partners Australia on behalf of SA Health offer a range of complimentary CPD training events for General Practitioners which are fully accredited by the RACGP and held in metropolitan and peri-urban Adelaide. These CPD trainings are available in the areas of Palliative Shared Care and Obstetric Shared Care. Please see below for the full list of upcoming events.

GP Palliative Shared Care CPD Event: Current Management of Oncology Emergencies & Developing Strong Relationships Between GPs and Specialist Palliative Care Nurses

Tuesday 5th March 2019, 5.30 pm - 9.00 pm

Learning Outcomes – At the end of the session GPs will be able to:

  • Critically evaluate and summarise common oncological emergencies that may be experienced by patients affected by cancer.
  • Describe potential hazards which may impact on safe and effective patient care delivery.
  • Confidently discuss principles of effective and supportive communication to establish and maintain therapeutic relationships with patients affected by cancer.
  • Appropriately identify and manage immunotherapy related side effects.
  • Discuss the role of the Specialist Palliative Care Nurses in the community as part of the Specialist Palliative Care team.

Complimentary light dinner included

Free CPD Category 2 Event (4 CPD Points)


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GP Obstetric Shared Care CPD Event: Clinical Accreditation Seminar

Saturday 23rd March 2019, 8.30 am - 4 pm

Free Category 1 CPD Event (40 Points)

Complimentary Morning Tea & Light Lunch


Currently this seminar is at full capacity.                                                      Please email lmarch@gppaustralia.org.au or npointon@gppaustralia.org.au to be placed on our waiting list if any places become available.

End of Life Care Essentials Online Module

Available Now

End-of-Life care is a significant role of GPs with many patients facing a progressive life limiting illness choosing to be cared for and, if possible, to die at home.

These online End-of-Life Care modules, produced by GP Partners Australia, aim to build the capacity and skills of GPs in caring for adults with a progressive life limiting illness and provides a framework for patient ‘shared-care’ with Specialist Palliative Care Services in metropolitan and peri-urban Adelaide to assist in addressing this.

This course is provided free of charge to all Registrars and General Practitioners.
Approved for 4 RACGP QI&CPD points in the 2017-19 triennium.

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Palliative Shared Care Podcast featuring Professor Hugh Grantham

Available Now

Presented by Professor. Hugh Grantham, Professor of Paramedics, Flinders University and Senior Medical Practitioner, South Australian Ambulance Service, Adelaide, South Australia.
All of our podcasts will be chaired by a GP Palliative Shared Care Program Advisor.

Conversations involving cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) at the end of life can be extremely difficult. The chance of survival following cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in adults is between 5-20% depending on the circumstances. Although CPR can be attempted on anyone, there comes a time for some people when it is not in their best interests to do this. It may then be appropriate for a GP to consider a DNR (Do Not Resuscitate) order to enable the person to die with dignity. This podcast will explore this process to ensure the best decision is made for the client and family.

• Discuss Advanced Care Directives and Clinical Planning for End of Life to enhance   the safety and quality of patient care
• Review the Australian Resuscitation Council’s policy on resuscitation.
• Assess and manage scenarios when General Practitioners should not attempt any resuscitation.

Online - details coming soon
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Palliative Symptom Management Podcast Series

Available Now

Presented by Dr Laurie Palmer Clinical Palliative Specialist, along with Palliative Shared Care GP Advisor Dr  Russell Shute. This series will include 3 podcasts covering areas surrounding palliative care and symptom management.

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