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GPSA Podcast

By GP Supervisors Australia
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ACRRM: The Future of GP Training - Dr Greg Gladman, Dr Emily Nicole Moody and Kyra Moss
In this podcast learn how ACRRM will be implementing changes under college-led training and keeping supervision at the heart of their model. Originally recorded in July 2022
38:43
July 26, 2022
Workers Compensation – A General Practice Approach - Dr Craig Barnett
In this podcast we look to demystify some of the issues surrounding worker compensation, giving you a tool box to understand why the process is important to all parties. Originally recorded in July 2022
56:01
July 22, 2022
Supporting your registrar to ‘study smarter, not harder’ - Dr Chris Starling and Dr Simon Morgan
This podcast will assist supervisors in supporting their registrars to develop an effective study plan and integrate evidence-based study strategies into their in-practice teaching. Originally recorded in June 2022
44:26
July 12, 2022
Support Your Registrar to Better Manage Patients With Chronic Pain - Dr Merissa Cappetta
This podcast is designed for GP supervisors who want to give their registrars an understanding of chronic pain management,  including the development of a patient-centred, goal-directed plan, using a shared decision-making approach. Since chronic pain is a frequent presentation in Australian general practice, registrars need to be well versed in the assessment and management of chronic pain, especially in the context of comorbidities and polypharmacy. Originally recorded in May 2022
46:34
May 18, 2022
The Future of GP Training with RACGP
This podcast provides details on how the RACGP are planning to return training to the college and support our profession and communities and how it affects you and new and existing GP registrars. Burning issues are discussed such as practice agreements and supports, supervisor CPD, registrar selection and placement, and more. Presented by Georgina Van De Water, (MBA, GAICD Chief Transition Officer - RACGP, PLT), Associate Professor James Brown (OAM, FRACGP, FACRRM, DRANZCOG, MFM (Clin) Principal Medical Education Advisor - RACGP) and GPSA CEO Glen Wallace.
51:40
May 11, 2022
Before the Registrar Starts - Dr Gordon Walling and Majella Beagley
In this podcast an experienced practice manager and GP supervisor break down all the top tasks, forms, tips, and tricks to ensuring your registrar's arrival and experience is seamless - for both you the employer and registrar as the employee. Originally recorded in April 2022
24:05
April 29, 2022
Helping Registrars Build Skills in Advance Care Planning - Dr Chris Moy and Helena Rodi
This podcast will assist GP supervisors to teach registrars their role in advance care planning and how to support their patients in the process. Originally recorded in March 2022
40:47
April 13, 2022
Improving The Learning Environment At Your Practice - Dr Michael Baker and Dr Gerard Connors
You may have heard about structuring the learning environment for your GP registrars, but what does this really mean? In this podcast, we break this down by explaining 6 key elements, accompanied by tools and guidance on how to implement these in your practice.  Originally recorded in March 2022
30:08
March 25, 2022
Managing the Patient with ADHD - Helping Your Registrar Deliver Best Practice Care - Dr Hugh Morgan
This podcast will enable supervisors to assist their registrar to better identify ADHD in their adolescent and adult patients and to optimise their assessment, referral and long-term management in general practice. Originally recorded in February 2022.
38:56
February 23, 2022
Helping registrars shine – Assessing and managing registrars with performance issues to work well - Dr Simon Morgan
This podcast focuses on being able to identify performance issues early, and address them to support registrars to achieve successful outcomes. Originally recorded in February 2022
43:41
February 15, 2022
Are They Safe in There? Clinical Supervision and the Use of Random Case Analysis - Dr Gerard Ingham
This podcast will explore the various clinical supervision options available to a supervisor and discuss their strengths and weaknesses. Supervisors will receive a framework for random case analysis developed by the presenters that has been found to frequently reveal patient safety concerns. Originally recorded in December 2021
36:42
December 17, 2021
Teaching Your Registrar About STI Management - What's New? - Dr Sally Sweeney
This podcast will support supervisors to assist their registrars in gaining the skills required to take an effective and adequate sexual history, order appropriate screening tests, and manage common STIs. Syndromes such as Pelvic Inflammatory disease (PID), urethritis, vaginal discharge and genital ulcers will also be explored.  Originally recorded in November 2021
45:27
December 15, 2021
Teaching Professional and Ethical Practice - Dr Justin Coleman and Dr Simon Morgan
This podcast aims to support supervisors to identify, assess, and facilitate development of skills in professional and ethical practice in their registrars. It covers a range of practical strategies for supervisors to use for teaching and learning professionalism in the general practice setting. Originally recorded in November 2021.
32:56
December 15, 2021
Formal Teaching and Problem Case Discussion - Dr Tony Saltis and Dr Simon Morgan
This podcast for new supervsiors will address the ‘how to’ aspect of practice-based teaching, focussing on the range of teaching methods and their utility. It will highlight a new framework for effective problem case discussion and reinforce the importance of developing a teaching plan.  Originally recorded in October 2021
44:10
December 15, 2021
Supporting Your Registrar to Provide Best Practice Disability Care - Dr Alison Lancey
This podcast will discuss how supervisors can best support their registrar to take a comprehensive history in the setting of complex disabilities, perform an appropriate examination, and provide management of specific clinical scenarios, medical-legal, and administrative issues. Originally recorded in October 2021
01:14:60
November 22, 2021
Teaching Your Registrar About LGBTQIA+ Inclusive Healthcare - Dr Ruth McNair AM and Dr Asiel Adan Sanchez
This podcast outlines the common presentations and care required for LGBTQIA+ inclusive care.  We will explore the language, terminology and approach your registrar will need to be aware of to deliver appropriate medical care to this vulnerable group of patients.  We will also outline how to ensure your practice is rainbow friendly and inclusive. Orginially recording in October 2021
39:38
November 19, 2021
Supporting Your Registrar to Provide Best Practice Care for Nursing Home Residents - Dr Julie Mallinson
This podcast aims to assist GP supervisors to better support their registrars working in the residential aged care facility (RACF) setting. It will cover a range of important clinical, medicolegal and administrative aspects of the role, as well as link to key resources. Originally recorded in September 2021
40:00
October 27, 2021
An Introduction to Consultation Analysis and Feedback Presented - Dr Simon Hay
This podcast will discuss some of the consultation model structures, how to analyse consultations and, in turn, how to provide developmental feedback to GP registrars around their consultations. Originally recorded in September 2021
30:54
October 20, 2021
‘It Could Be Anything’ – Helping Your Registrar Manage Uncertainty - Dr Simon Morgan and Dr Justin Coleman
This podcast will discuss the supervisor’s role in helping their registrar manage uncertainty.  Originally recorded in September 2021
35:53
October 05, 2021
Can I Ask You A Quick Question?' - Ad Hoc Supervision And Informal Teaching - Dr Penny Need and Dr Helen Mullner
This podcast provides new supervisors with skills to expand their repertoire in supervising registrars, and provides tips and tricks for experienced supervisors looking to refine and refresh their toolkit. Originally recorded in August 2021
38:32
September 21, 2021
Supporting Registrars Preparing for the Clinical Competency Examination - Dr Gary Butler and Dr Rebecca Lock
This podcast will help you understand the new assessment format and how you can effectively support your registrar. Originally recorded in September 2021
45:58
September 14, 2021
Planning Learning With Your Registrar - Dr Simon Morgan and Dr Ed Poliness
This podcast addresses the critical task of helping registrars plan their learning. It will cover the scope of possible learning needs, both known and unknown, and the tools that supervisors can use to help identify them. Originally recorded in July 2021
33:17
September 10, 2021
Part 2: Common Infections in General Practice: Helping Your Registrar Make the Best Decision - Professor Josh Davis
This podcast aims to assist GP supervisors to better support their registrars assessing and managing presentations of common infections, including respiratory and GI infections. It will also focus on antimicrobial stewardship, evidence-based practice. Originally recorded in August 2021
45:15
September 10, 2021
Part 1: Common Infections in General Practice: Helping Your Registrar Make the Best Decision - Professor Josh Davis
This podcast aims to assist GP supervisors to better support their registrars assessing and managing presentations of common infections, including skin and soft tissue, UTI.  Originally recorded in August 2021
49:58
September 10, 2021
Contraception: An Update For GP Supervisors - Dr Sally Sweeney
This podcast will give supervisors a practical update on recent developments in the field, highlight the most up to date resources available, look at the current evidence relevant to the Australian setting,  and enable supervisors to assist their registrars deliver optimal contraception advice. Orignally recorded in July 2021
42:54
August 05, 2021
Teaching Your Registrar how to Engage and Manage Obese and Overweight Patients - Dr Alison Lancey
This podcast will discuss the strategies for successfully managing obesity in general practice, and how you can support your registrar to develop confidence in this area.  Originally recorded in May 2021.
41:36
June 14, 2021
The NTCER and Employment Contracts an Update - Mr Glen Wallace
This podcast is practical and all about highlighting the things that can (and have) gone wrong - and how to prevent them from happening at your practice. Originally recorded in May 2021
48:05
June 06, 2021
What to Teach Your Registrar About Veteran's Health - Dr Kerry Summerscales
This podcast aims to support you in identifying the many things you can teach your registrar about caring for veterans. Originally recorded in April 2021
36:01
May 07, 2021
Teaching Your Registrar How To Approach Dermatological Problems - Dr Neil Macpherson
This podcast aims to assist GP supervisors to better support their registrars assessing and managing dermatological presentations. It will also cover skin checks and common dermatological presentations. Originally recorded in April 2021
41:12
May 06, 2021
Supervising the International Medical Graduate GP Registrar - Dr Simon Morgan
This podcast aims to assist GP supervisors to better support IMG GP registrars training in their practices. It is based on the newly published GPSA guide. Originally recorded in March 2021.
43:54
April 02, 2021
What to Teach Your Registrars About Behavioural Issues in Children - Dr Aaron Chambers
This podcast will discuss behavioural problems and common developmental behavioural problems in children from toddlers to primary schoolers including diagnosis, management and when to refer. Originally recorded in March 2021.
49:00
March 22, 2021
How to Teach Registrars About Managing Mental Health Conditions (top tips). Learning to be Comfortable With “Uncomfortable“ - Dr Susan Barnett
This podcast will share practical strategies specifically targeted for GP supervisors that can help improve confidence in providing care for patients who present with emotional issues. This includes learning to be comfortable with being “uncomfortable”.  Originally recorded in February 2021.
52:23
February 22, 2021
Psychedelic-assisted Therapy For Mental Illnesses: It's Coming. What You and Your Registrar Need to Know About It! - Dr Jamie Rickcord
This podcast is presented by the charity Mind Medicine Australia and will discuss the evidence for psychedelic-assisted therapy and investigate the potential applications of this approach and the way forward for Australia. This will provide you with new treatment options for your patients and help ease the suffering of so many. Originally recorded in January 2021.
36:34
February 13, 2021
The RACGP Remote Clinical Examination - How to Help Your Registrars Prepare - Dr Simon Morgan
This podcast will help you understand the new assessment format and how you can effectively support your registrar. Originally recorded in September 2020
43:47
January 24, 2021
Teaching Your Registrar About Chronic Disease Management: How to Complete a Time Based Health Assessment - Jane Calligeros and Dr Merran Auland
This episode is a practical look at Chronic Disease Management, with a focus on teaching a registrar how to manage their time. Originally Recorded in November 2020.
42:30
December 29, 2020
Teaching your Registrar about Chronic Disease Management Part 2 How to Complete a Care Plan: Steps you can use to teach your Registrar - Jane Calligeros and Dr Merran Auland
This episode is a practical look at Chronic Disease Management (CDM), with a focus on teaching a registrar how to complete a care plan.  Originally Recorded in August 2020.
44:44
December 29, 2020
Teaching Your Registrar about Chronic Disease Management and Related MBS Items - Jane Calligeros and Dr Merran Auland
This episode is a practical look at Chronic Disease Management (CDM), appropriate use of item numbers, common errors and the resources available to you in teaching your registrar about chronic disease management. Originally Recorded in June 2020
56:42
December 29, 2020
Observing Your Registrar: Refine Your Skills - Dr Andy Morgan
This episode will help you improve your supervision skills by identifying the most common consultation errors that registrars tend to make. It will also help you provide supportive and useful feedback. Originally recorded in November 2020
43:10
December 29, 2020
What to Teach Your Registrar About Prenatal Screening. What's New in Preconception & Antenatal Care, with a Focus on Genetics and Reproductive Carrier Screening - Dr Caitlin Forwood, Dr Kirsten Boggs
This episode broadly addresses the emerging aspects of human genomics as they relate to general practice, and focus specifically on reproductive carrier screening.  Originally recorded in October 2020.
47:59
December 20, 2020
Voluntary Assisted Dying Legislation: What GPs and Their Registrars Need to Know - Dr Greg Mewett
In this episode Dr Mewett gives an overview of the Voluntary Assisted Dying legislation in Victoria and how it can work in practice. He outlines the requirements/obligations of medical practitioners in respect to VAD legislation and provide some ideas about how to address/respond to a patient’s request for hastened death or assistance in dying. Originally Recorded in February 2020
47:15
December 18, 2020
What to Teach Your Registrar About Identifying & Treating Patients with a History of Childhood Trauma - Dr May Su and Dr Louise Stone
This episode is all about looking at what the research says about adults who have sustained a childhood trauma injury and what treatment strategies will be most effective.  Originally recorded in October 2020.
45:15
December 15, 2020
What to Teach Your Registrar About Patient Testing Treatment and Prevention of HIV AIDS - Dr Andrew Mahony
This episode focuses on what you as a supervisor need to know and what you need to teach your registrar about a patient seeking PrEP or treatment for HIV AIDS. Originally recorded in December 2020.
43:01
December 15, 2020
A 'Call For Help' List To Improve Safety For Supervised General Practitioners - Dr Gerard Ingham and Dr Kayty Plastow
This episode will explain the 'call for help' list for Australian doctors in training that was recently developed through research with supervisors and registrars. Report on the expected and unexpected findings, and outline how the list can be used by supervisors and consider other ways to make sure supervised doctors are 'safe in there'.  Originally recorded in August 2020.
38:08
December 15, 2020
Domestic Violence in a Pandemic - a Primary Care Response - Dr Jennifer Neil
This episode will help you understand what you can do and how you can assist your registrars to be effective in providing support that works. Originally recorded in July 2020.
57:45
December 15, 2020
Enhancing Your In-practice Teaching - Dr Simon Morgan
This episode focuses on formal practice-based teaching, the quarantined, structured form of clinical teaching. It sets out to answer two questions: What should supervisors teach? i.e. how to make teaching relevant and appropriate How should supervisors teach? i.e. how to make teaching engaging and fun - different Originally recorded in June 2020
38:01
December 15, 2020
Teaching Yourself and Your Registrar About Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health: Myths, Tips and a New Guide. - Dr Tim Senior and Dr Keith Gleeson
This episode focuses on supporting supervisors and practices introducing GPSAs new Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health in General Practice Guide and to answering all the ‘you can’t ask that’ questions. Originally recorded in May 2020.
57:40
December 15, 2020
Assessing Your Registrar's Telehealth Consultations - Dr Simon Morgan
This episode discusses an approach to assessment of GP registrars in the new world of telemedicine.  Originally recorded in May 2020.  
34:19
December 15, 2020
Why do you love being a GP Supervisor?
In this episode, we ask six amazing GP Supervisors why they love being a GP Supervisor? A huge thank you to Dr Sarah Chalmers, Dr Kev Arlett, Dr Columbine Mullins, Dr Bruce Willett, Dr Nicole Higgins, and Dr Ayman Shenouda for their time.
07:38
September 27, 2019
Identifying and Supporting Registrars at Risk | Episode 12 with Dr Konrad Kangru
The 'many-hat' role of a GP Supervisor, for the most part, is an enjoyable, engaging and vital one. Identifying and Supporting GP Registrars at Risk can present the most challenging and rewarding times for a GP supervisor. In this episode, GP supervisor Dr Konrad Kangru explains the key to identifying and supporting registrars at risk effectively. Originally recorded in July 2016.
48:09
September 20, 2019
Teaching Clinical Reasoning | Episode 11 with Dr Simon Morgan
In this episode, Dr Simon Morgan discusses strategies for teaching clinical reasoning to registrars. Originally recorded in April 2017.
46:47
September 13, 2019
The Business of General Practice | Episode 10
In this episode, we ask six amazing GP Supervisors what is the most important thing you teach your registrars about the business of General Practice? A huge thank you to Dr Sarah Chalmers, Dr Kev Arlett, Dr Columbine Mullins, Dr Bruce Willett, Dr Nicole Higgins, and Dr Ayman Shenouda for their time.
09:26
September 07, 2019
Managing Uncertainty | Episode 9 with Dr Justin Coleman
In this episode, Dr Justin Coleman discusses how GP supervisors can employ appropriate strategies to support their registrar to better manage uncertainty. You can find Dr Coleman on Twitter @drjustincoleman. Originally recorded in April 2017.
43:42
August 30, 2019
Supporting Registrars to Manage Patient Boundaries | Episode 8 with Dr Genevieve Yates
Medical practices should be a safe place for both staff and patients. In this episode, Dr Genevieve Yates focusses on helping registrars identify and manage inappropriate patient behaviour and requests, looks at the risks of dual relationships, and why registrars are particularly vulnerable. Originally recorded in October 2017.
45:55
August 23, 2019
Tips for New Supervisors | Episode 7 with Dr Bruce Willett
GP registrars spend over 90% of their time practising with the support of a GP supervisor, so what does a new supervisor need to know when starting their teaching journey? In this episode, Dr Bruce Willett provides practical tips, information and resources to support the new GP supervisor and the team.
42:47
August 16, 2019
Teaching Professionalism and Ethical Practice | Episode 6 with Dr Simon Morgan
Medical professionalism embraces the principles that characterise good medical practice and the standards expected of doctors by their professional peers and the community.  In the context of rapid societal change, the adherence by doctors to robust codes of professionalism and ethical behaviour has never been more important. This podcast episode, presented by Dr Simon Morgan, aims to support supervisors to identify, assess and facilitate development of skills in professional and ethical practice in their GP registrars.
45:55
August 09, 2019
Preparing Your Registrar for the StAMPS Assessment | Episode 4 with Dr Ralph Chapman
In this episode, Dr Ralph Chapman goes through the StAMPS assessment process, and how to prepare your registrar for their exam. Dr Chapman has been a StAMPS examiner for approximately 12 years in Primary Curriculum, as well as in Emergency Medicine StAMPS and Paediatrics StAMPS. Dr Chapman is an examiner for the FACRRM by Mini CEx and Case Based Discussion.
55:44
April 12, 2019
Supporting Your Registrar to Manage Stage 3 (Advanced) Dementia | Episode 3 with Dr Hilton Koppe, Dr Marita Long, and Dr Duncan Howard
In this episode, Dr Hilton Koppe, Dr Marita Long, and Dr Duncan Howard discuss strategies for teaching your registrar to manage Stage 3 (Advanced) Dementia.
58:51
March 27, 2019
Teaching Your Registrar About Coeliac Disease | Episode 2 with Dr Jason Tye-Din
As part of Coeliac Awareness Week, we thought it timely to revisit our webinar where Dr Jason Tye-Din talks about how General Practitioners play a critical role in the diagnosis and management of coeliac disease.
01:01:34
March 14, 2019
RACGP's Practice Experience Program Explained | Episode 1 with Dr Genevieve Yates
On this episode, Dr Genevieve Yates from The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) explains the features and benefits of the RACGP's Practice Experience Program.
51:27
February 27, 2019