RVTS4GPS Podcast

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  • Adolescents contribute significantly to society.  Their energy and passion add to the fabric of communities. As GPs, we have a unique role to play in adolescent health and health outcomes. This month, Dr Johanna Lynch shares some insights into considerations in adolescent mental health.
  • The use of personal protective equipment is accepted for the high-risk environment of theatre, intensive care unit and on some hospital wards. But the role of the face mask is controversial in the community setting. Should general practitioners wear face masks? Should patients at high risk of serious outcomes from infection with COVID 19 wear […]
  • We’ve reached May in a year that will certainly go down in history! It’s been a tough year to be a GP in Australia with many challenges indeed! How are you coping? How are you looking after yourself? This month, 2 of our RVTS registrars, Leigh-Anne Bingham and Jeni Davila Mendez, discuss self care. Leigh-Ann […]
  • I don’t have to tell you that much has happened in the last month since our last post! COVID-19 is front and centre stage. Today we’re focussing on video or teleconferencing skills. Many resources are already available to support GPs in this new consultation style. We will be focussing on the actual consultation process.
  • Do research papers and different research models confuse you? Do you struggle to understand research in general practice? Have you wondered why and when different research methods are used? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you’re in the right place! Dr Louise Stone shares her wisdom about research during this webinar excerpt […]
  • Hi – I’m Ronda Gurney. Welcome to RVTS4GPs.  This is the second part in the 2 part series on sports injuries. Part 1 dealt with common injuries in adults, and this month, we’ll take a look at children and adolescents.  We're sharing excerpts from the webinar with Dr Cunningham – there are a few radiology […]
  • 2019 has come to an end, and we’re in that reflective mood, as is common at this time of the year 🙂 The last 12 months have been jam-packed: and while we’re enjoying a brief lull in proceedings, we’ve been reflecting…
  • As GP’s we all manage musculoskeletal injuries in athletes. Most of us will only see recreational athletes, while our presenter for this month’s post, Dr Corey Cunningham, sees professional and elite athletes. The principals are the same, and as GPs we can give advice, and investigate and manage most injuries. Sometimes, though, specialist opinion is […]
  • Genetics is gaining prominence as time goes by, and as GPs, we need to keep up with the developments so that we can use the latest knowledge to our patient’s advantage, and also answer questions that may come our way (either from our patients or in exams!) In this month’s webinar excerpt, we listen in […]
  • Every registrar I speak to wants to know: What’s the trick in passing Fellowship exams.  That’s a good question – with a complex answer. It’s similar to “How do you eat an elephant?” The answer is “One bite at a time”.  How do you pass the exams? One step at a time. Unfortunately, it’s not the answer […]