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SCALES GP Refresher Course

This is a refresher course for those wishing to return to work in general practice after a career break and an orientation course for those who had trained in other areas but now wish to work part-time in general practice. More »

Commences Duration Fee
6 September 2016 (Dublin) Course run over 9 workdays between 6 September and 6 December. Member
€1,600
Non-Member
€2,000

Reproductive and Sexual Health Theory Course

This course provides a comprehensive update on all aspects of contraception and includes other topics relating to sexual and reproductive health. More »

Commences Duration Fee
15 September 2016 (Dublin) 2 Days Member
€275
Non-Member
€350

LFOM - Occupational Medicine

This course is for doctors interested in occupational medicine and who are seeking to improve their knowledge base and skills. The course is run jointly by the ICGP and the Faculty of Occupational Medicine of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (RCPI). Course principal: Dr Conor McDonnell. Email: conor.mcdonnell@icgp.ie Course administrator: Ms Yvette Dalton. Email: yvette.dalton@icgp. More »

Commences Duration Fee
30 September 2016 (Dublin) 2 Years, Part-Time Member
€2,750 per year
Non-Member
€4,290 per year

Management in Practice Course

The Management in Practice course is designed for general practitioners, practice managers and other staff members who wish to develop the knowledge and skills necessary for the effective management of their practice. Feedback, participant evaluation and formal course projects all strongly indicate that course participation has led to positive change in the practice and in the role development of the participant. Formal assessment of management competencies is an integral part of the course.  Tuition for this course can be made in monthly installments. More »

Commences Duration Fee
30 September 2016 (Dublin) 1 Year Member
€2,750
Non-Member
€4,290

Management in Practice for the GP Registrar

This course has been designed in response to requests from a number of GP training programmes and current and former registrars who have indicated the need for a more focused approach to practice management in GP training. In addition, practice management is one of the core competencies on the core curriculum. Feedback and participant evaluation all strongly indicate that course participation has increased participants' knowledge and made the GP registrar better prepared to enter general practice post graduation. More »

Commences Duration Fee
5 October 2016 (Dublin) Part-Time €800

Practice Staff Course

Commences on 6-7 October 2016 with a compulsory workshop at the ICGP, 4-5 Lincoln Place, Dublin 2. Second compulsory workshop on 11 November 2016 at the ICGP, 4-5 Lincoln Place, Dublin 2. Course concludes on 9 December 2016. More »

Commences Duration Fee
6 October 2016 (Dublin) Course commences - Thursday, 6 October with a two day compulsory workshop. This course will conclude on 9 December, 2016. €500

Certificate in Contraception Practical Course

This intensive two day course covers all aspects of contraception in a small group discussion format with practical stations and simulated patients. It offers an alternative to attending the minimum six practical sessions with a contraception tutor, either in general practice or a family planning clinic to achieve satisfactory experience in this area for the final part of the Reproductive and Sexual Health (RSH) Contraception Certificate. More »

Commences Duration Fee
6 October 2016 (Dublin) 2 Days, Education Member
€650
Non-Member
€750

Diploma in MSK

The course is run jointly by the ICGP and the Faculty of Sports & Exercise Medicine (RCSI and RCPI). Musculoskeletal problems constitute a substantial ever growing burden on society, on the medical services and all personnel dealing with these conditions. Bone and joint disorders account for more than half of all chronic conditions in people over 50 years and the most common cause of severe, long‐term pain and disability. In Ireland, the average GP practice consists of almost 20% musculoskeletal problems. More »

Commences Duration Fee
7 October 2016 (Dublin) Part-Time Member
€2,750
Non-Member
€4,290

Menopause Update

Course date: 17 October 2016 Time: 7pm – 9pm Venue: Holles Street Lecture Theatre, Dublin 2 Course administrator: Jana Pickard, email: More »

Commences Duration Fee
17 October 2016 (Dublin) 1 Day, WHMASTERCLASS Member
€50
Non-Member
€75

LARC Tutor

Long Acting Reversible Contraceptives (LARC) continue to increase in popularity as a contraceptive choice for women.General practitioners are the primary health care providers of this form of contraception in the Irish setting. In response to feedback from general practitioners providing this service, the ICGP Women's Health Programme intends to facilitate a series of updated LARC workshops around the country over the forthcoming year. More »

Commences Duration Fee
21 October 2016 (Dublin) 1 Day, Education €20

LARC Update Course

Long Acting Reversible Contraceptives (LARC) continue to increase in popularity as a contraceptive choice for women.General practitioners are the primary health care providers of this form of contraception in the Irish setting. In response to feedback from general practitioners providing this service, the ICGP Women's Health Programme intends to facilitate a series of updated LARC workshops around the country over the forthcoming year. More »

Commences Duration Fee
21 October 2016 (Dublin) 1 Day, Education €20

Contraception Tutor Course

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Commences Duration Fee
22 October 2016 (Dublin) 1 Day €20

Primary Care Surgery (formerly Minor Surgery)

This ICGP course will be practical, comprehensive and assure quality as well as impart new knowledge and practical skills. Course places will be limited to 20 participants and places will be allocated on a first come first served basis. This course is open to 4th year GP trainees and general practitioners. More »

Commences Duration Fee
18 November 2016 (Athlone) 1 Day, Part-Time Member
€500
Non-Member
€625

Cervical Smear Takers Theory Course

This course is designed to support and equip primary healthcare professionals to acquire the knowledge necessary to carry out effective cervical smear screening. The theory course is completed over 12 weeks and is delivered through elearning. The course requires a time commitment of approximately 6 hours per week. Course principal: Dr Deirdre Lundy Course administrator: Jana Pickard, email: jana.pickard@icgp. More »

Commences Duration Fee
18 November 2016 (Athlone) 12 Weeks, Part-Time Member
€550
Non-Member
€650

Substance Misuse and Associated Health Problems Certificate Course

This course provides in-depth information on recent developments in diagnosis and management of substance misuse problems including alcohol, prescription drugs and illicit substances. Many of the skills acquired on this course (including communication and counselling skills) are applicable across a range of medical problems which may present in a range of clinical settings. Substance misuse related issues are common, presenting in up to 15% of primary care consultations, up to 40% of emergency department consultations and up to 80% of prison admissions. More »

Commences Duration Fee
This course runs over approx. 9 months and consists of two compulsory workshops: Workshop 1 - 14 October, 2016 Workshop 2 - 7 April, 2017.

Substance Misuse - Foundation Course (Level 1 online)

Substance misuse related issues are common, presenting in up to 15% of primary care consultations. Substances that may be misused include alcohol, prescribed and over –the-counter medications as well as illicit substances. This course provides a practical framework for the detection and management of substance misuse problems in general practice. More »

Commences Duration Fee
1 Year, On Line

Masterclass in Sexually Transmitted Infections

The ICGP is running a masterclass in sexually transmitted infections at several venues around the country. More »

Commences Duration Fee
1 Year, Education