Education and professional development
We offer a number of education and training opportunities for treating medical practitioners and their practice staff.
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ReturnToWorkGP is a free online course designed to provide you with the skills, tools and knowledge to help guide and progress your patients' recovery and return to work.
Developed by ReturnToWorkSA in partnership with ModMed, the course teaches:
- the health benefits of work
- how GPs can help their patients return to work
- how to navigate the Return to Work scheme.
The course is accredited for 4 RACGP QI&CPD points, and takes roughly 1-2 hours to complete. It can be completed in stages.
Opioids and Your Patient
Opioids and Your Patient is a free online course designed to provide you with the skills, tools and knowledge to help maximise patient benefits and minimise the potential harms associated with opioids. Supported by ReturnToWorkSA and developed by ReachForTheFacts in collaboration with industry experts, the course includes:
- Opioids and the dangers of use
- When and how to prescribe
- Monitoring and review
- De-prescribing prescription opioids
Accredited for RACGP QI & CPD points.
Education at your clinic
Our work injury management modules include strategies and discussion points that are applicable to all patients, not just work injured. All modules include considerations for certifying capacity.
These sessions are designed to be delivered on-site at your practice for your convenience. Each module is half an hour in length. Please note, these sessions are not accredited with RACGP QI&CPD points.
Topics available include:
- working with work injured patients
- managing persistent pain
- managing acute lower back injury and pain
- the role of allied health in patient education.
Webinars and videos
View our webinar with A/Prof Mike McDonough (Consultant in Addiction Medicine & Toxicology, Drug and Alcohol Services, SA Health) and Dr Chris Bollen (Medical Advisor, ReturnToWorkSA). This 40 minute recording covers a number of subjects regarding opioid use in South Australia and the issues of managing pain and deprescribing drugs of dependence, including the impact of opioids, whose at risk and strategies for deprescribing. Listen to the webinar here.
Want to more information?
To learn more about our education offerings, including to arrange a session, please contact us on (08) 8238 5757 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.