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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
12 March 2015 (Dublin) 2 Days, Education Member
€650
Non-Member
€750

Certificate in Diabetes Care

This course is currently being restructured. More »

Commences Duration Fee
1 Year, Education

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
21 November 2014 (Athlone) 12 Weeks, Part-Time Member
€500
Non-Member
€600

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. GP trainees wishing to complete the practical component of the Certificate in Contraception during their GP registrar year can do so within their training practice by completing a log book under the supervision of a contraception tutor/instructing doctor. More »

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Diploma in 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
26 September 2014 (Dublin) 1 Year, Education 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
29 September 2014 (Dublin) Part-Time Member
€2,500
Non-Member
€3,900

Geriatric Medicine for General Practitioners

Today a considerable percentage of the population is aged 65 years or older. Older people commonly have several co-existing medical problems for which general practice needs to provide multiple management approaches. At the core of general practice is our obligation of care for this population. The ICGP offers this course which spans a variety of areas specific to the older population with a focus on detection, understanding and management. More »

Commences Duration Fee
31 January 2014 (Dublin) 1 Year, Education Member
€1,500
Non-Member
€2,000

Immediate Medical & Emergency Care Course

GPs are expected to be competent in both the knowledge and practical skills required to manage emergency or urgent care situations, which they may potentially be exposed to in daily practice. This course will equip GPs to better manage these situations both during daytime work but also in out of hours work. The GP and nurse have both a responsibility to manage Emergency situations in adults and children, and also a responsibility to update and improve knowledge and skills. More »

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Education

LARC Update & Tutor Workshop

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Commences Duration Fee
21 November 2014 (Athlone) 1 Day, Education

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
26 September 2014 (Dublin) 2 Years, Part-Time Member
€2,500
Non-Member
€3,900

Leadership Course for General Practice

Course Administrator: Yvette Dalton, email: yvette.dalton@icgp.ie Note: This course is being restructured. More »

Commences Duration Fee
1 Year, Part-Time

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
1 October 2014 (Dublin) Part-Time €600

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. More »

Commences Duration Fee
1 Year, Education

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
22 January 2015 (Dublin) 2 Days Member
€275
Non-Member
€350

SCALES GP Refresher Course

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Commences Duration Fee
2 September 2014 (Dublin) 8 Weeks, Part-Time Member
€1,550
Non-Member
€1,950

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
26 September 2014 (Dublin) 1 Year, Education Member
€500
Non-Member
€650

Women's Health Course - Certificate

The course in women's health seeks to enable participants to develop a critical understanding of the major diseases and health problems confronting women throughout their life cycle. The course is delivered in an elearning environment through a combination of learned modules, interactive workshops, online discussion forums and participation in audit, reflecting the major, current and debatable health issues in women's health. More »

Commences Duration Fee
10 September 2014 (Dublin) 1 Year Member
€1,200
Non-Member
€2,000