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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
8 September 2015 (Dublin) Please note: This course consists of 9 course days run within a 14 week period. Member
€1,550
Non-Member
€1,950

Contraception Tutor Course

This course aims to teach doctors who wish to become a contraception tutor for the purposes of certifying candidates for the Basic Certificate in Contraception. It will also serve as an update in the contraception for current instructing doctors/contraception tutors.  The course will be of particular interest to GP trainers and GPs working in GP training practices. More »

Commences Duration Fee
18 September 2015 (Other) 1/2 Day Course 2pm - 5pm Member
€0
Non-Member
€75

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
24 September 2015 (Dublin) 2 Days Member
€275
Non-Member
€350

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
25 September 2015 (Dublin) 1 Year, Education Member
€500
Non-Member
€650

Practice Staff Course

The main focus of the course will be on the improvement of reception/administrative functions and systems which support the work of the general practitioner and other clinical staff in the practice. An emphasis is given to the development of an expanded role of the practice secretary/receptionist with a view to realising the full potential of participants. Course Tutor: Ms Romy Moloney Course Administrator: Yvette Dalton, email: yvette.dalton@icgp. More »

Commences Duration Fee
25 September 2015 (Dublin) 7 Weeks, Education €425

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. More »

Commences Duration Fee
25 September 2015 (Dublin) 2 Years, Part-Time Member
€2,500
Non-Member
€3,900

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
25 September 2015 (Dublin) 1 Year Member
€2,925
Non-Member
€3,510

Diploma in Practical Musculoskeletal Injury Mgt

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
25 September 2015 (Dublin) Part-Time Member
€2,500
Non-Member
€3,900

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
8 October 2015 (Dublin) 2 Days, Education Member
€650
Non-Member
€750

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
27 November 2015 (Athlone) 1/2 Day Course 9am - 1pm Member
€0
Non-Member
€75

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. More »

Commences Duration Fee
27 November 2015 (Athlone) 12 Weeks, Part-Time Member
€500
Non-Member
€600

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
27 November 2015 (Athlone) 1/2 Day Course 9am - 1pm Member
€0
Non-Member
€75

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. To pre-register for this course please contact Jana Pickard at jana.pickard@icgp. More »

Commences Duration Fee
4 December 2015 (Dublin) 1 Day, Part-Time

Test Education Course

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Commences Duration Fee
1 Year

Management in Practice

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. More »

Commences Duration Fee
1 Year, Education

Management in Practice and the GP Registrar Course

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
Part-Time