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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 »

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12 September 2017 (Dublin) 11 Weeks, Part-Time 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 »

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14 September 2017 (Dublin) 2 Days Member
€275
Non-Member
€350

Menopause Theory Course

Jana Pickard, email: jana.pickard@icgp. More »

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23 September 2017 (ICGP) 1 Day, WHMASTERCLASS Member
€150
Non-Member
€250

Practice Staff Course

Duration: 29 September 2017 - 8 December 2017 Workshop 1: 29 – 30 September 2017, two-day workshop in Dublin Workshop 2: 10 November 2017, one-day workshop in Dublin The course will conclude on 8 December 2017 following the submission of an online assignment Further course information and the online booking form for this course will be available shortly. More »

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29 September 2017 (Other) 10 Weeks, Education €550

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 »

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29 September 2017 (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.  Course principal: Mr Barry O'Brien Course administrator: Ms Jana Pickard - jana.pickard@icgp. More »

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6 October 2017 (Dublin) 1 Year Member
€2,750
Non-Member
€4,290

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 »

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12 October 2017 (Dublin) 2 Days, Education

Management in Practice for the GP Registrar/NEGs

This course has been designed in response to requests from a number of GP training programmes, GP trainees and newly established GPs who have indicated the need for structured training in the core aspects of management as it relates to general practice. Feedback and participant evaluation all strongly indicate that course participation has increased participants' knowledge and made both GPs and GP registrars better equipped to manage a GP practice and to manage their own entry into practice on an employee, partner or sole practitioner basis. More »

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18 October 2017 (Dublin) 1 Day, Part-Time €200

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 »

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17 November 2017 (Athlone) 1 Day, Education

Contraception Tutor Course

Courses will be scheduled based on interest.  If you wish to become a contraception tutor, please contact Jana Pickard at jana.pickard@icgp.ie. 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 »

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17 November 2017 (Athlone) 1 Day

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 »

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17 November 2017 (Athlone) 1 Day, Education

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 »

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1 Year, Education

Primary Care Surgery (formerly Minor Surgery)

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Part-Time

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 »

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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 »

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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. Course principal: Dr Deirdre Lundy Course administrator: Jana Pickard, email: jana.pickard@icgp. More »

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1 Year, Part-Time

Contraception Update

Date: TBC                                               Course fees: €50 Contact: Jana Pickard, email: More »

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RSHCONTCERT

Annual Conference & AGM

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1 Year

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 »

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Part-Time