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Private Practice Masterclass

November 7 - 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM AEDT

Join us LIVE on Zoom on Saturday 7 November 2020 as we present AMA (NSW) Private Practice Masterclass.

Our Private Practice Masterclass is a one day series of webinars on what you need to know about establishing your own private practice. Consider it your go to for how to. Hear from a range of experts throughout the day - benefit from the whole day or join us for the morning or an afternoon. FREE for members.

Bookings are now OPEN. See below for webinar descriptions and register today!

HOW TO create a business plan

Stuart Chan, Cutcher & Neale

9.00 – 9.45am

Considering starting your own private practice? Stuart will take you through what you need to know about creating a business plan. This session will cover how to develop a sustainable business plan and strategy for a successful private practice.

HOW TO protect your business: models of engagement and key contractual terms

Scott Chapman, HWL Ebsworth

9.45 – 10.30am

Aimed at practice principals who engage or are looking to engage doctors in private practice, Scott will take you through what you need to know about private practice contracts. This webinar will cover the different models of engagement for doctors in private practice and the key contractual terms to include in private practice contracts to protect your business.

HOW TO buy a medical practice or practice rooms

Jarrod Bramble, Cutcher & Neale

10.45 – 11.30am

Looking to purchase a medical practice or buy your own rooms? As with any large investment, there are a range of important factors to consider including finances, profit margin, cash flow. In this session, Jarrod will cover the key considerations to make before the purchase, including the sale process, the purchase price, the premises, staffing decisions, privacy obligations.

HOW TO comply with your billing obligations

Loryn Einstein, Medical Billing Experts
Annabel Raftery, AMA (NSW)

11.30 – 12.30pm

Whether you are just starting out in private practice or have been in the business for years, there is always more to know about billing. Loryn and Annabel will take you through what you need to know about billing in private practice, what the requirements are, what you need to do to comply, what to do if you detect inappropriate or incorrect billing and the consequences of non-compliance as well as helpful information from the AMA Fees List.

HOW TO comply with your privacy and record keeping obligations

Dominique Egan, AMA (NSW)

1.00 – 1.45pm

In private practice you have privacy obligations at law. Dominique will take you through what you need to know about privacy in private practice to help you understand and comply with your obligations. This webinar will cover the Privacy Act, personal information, health information and medical records.

HOW TO recruit staff in private practice

Jessica Rankin, AMA (NSW)

1.45 – 2.30pm

The right staff can be instrumental in a success of your practice. Jessica will take you through what you need to know about recruitment in private practice. This webinar will cover the recruitment process, job description, advertising a position, interviewing, the selection process, background checks and making a job offer.

HOW TO comply with your employer obligations

Lyndall Humphries, AMA (NSW)

2.30 – 3.15pm

Do you employ staff in your private practice? Lyndall will take you through what you need to know about your employer obligations. This webinar will cover the workplace relations legal framework, including the Fair Work Act, modern awards and contract of employment. In this session Lyndall will also provide an update on recent employment law developments.

HOW TO promote your business and grow your practice

Caroline Ucherek, CJU Medical Marketing
Dr Andrew Zuschmann, Vice President AMA (NSW)

3.30 – 4.15pm

Caroline and Andrew will take you through what you need to know about promoting your business and growing your practice. This session will cover a broad range of topics focused on business growth, including how to create opportunities, stay ahead of the competition, manage reputational risk and promote your business.

HOW TO survive burnout and find that elusive work life balance

Dr Andy Pickering, AMA (NSW) Member
Dr Michael Bonning, Chair AMA (NSW) Council
Dr Kathryn Hutt, Doctors Health Advisory Service

4.15 – 5.00pm

There is a lot of pressure on doctors when starting out in private practice. Our panel of experienced doctors will take you from burnout to balance. Andy, Michael and Kathryn will provide their top tips on how to succeed in private practice and build a more balanced life. You will hear real life experiences and stories to provide you with insight and confidence when starting out.

Date / Time

Saturday, 7 November 2020

8:45am - 5:00pm


Webinar (you will receive a webinar link upon registration)








AMA (NSW) Member: Free
Non-member: $300


November 7
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM AEDT




(02) 9439 8822