NSW course descriptions

 

Part 0 - An Induction to Anaesthesia

The Part Zero course is aimed at new trainees about to commence anaesthetic training. Family and friends are also welcome to come. Topics covered in this include some introductory background to the function of the college, professionalism, how to get help if required, as well as educational aspects relating to study skills and approach to exams. A number of supervisors of training and heads of department will be in attendance.

 

Held once a year. Only open to NSW trainees.

Venue: ANZCA NSW Regional Office, 117 Alexander St, Crows Nest, Sydney

 

 

Primary Refresher Course in Anaesthesia

This course aims to assist trainees prepare to sit the primary examination

 

This full-time course is an interactive and exam focused with the opportunity to practise short-answer questions and vivas.

 

A one week course. Held twice each year - July and December

Venue: Crows Nest Centre, 2 Ernest Place, Crows Nest, Sydney or Kolling Building, Royal North Shore Hospital, St Leonards, Sydney

 

 

Final (Part II) courses

These courses aim to assist trainees prepare to sit the final examination


 

Part II Refresher Course in Anaesthesia

This full-time course is an interactive and exam focused with the opportunity to practise the components of the examination. Presenters will include current and past Part II examiners. On the final day includes 'hands on' anatomy demonstrations on upper limb, lower limb, spine, eyes, head and neck.

 

A one week course. Held once a year - December

Venue: Kolling Building, Royal North Shore Hospital, St Leonards, Sydney

Anatomy Demonstrations to be conducted in the Department of Anatomy & Histology,

University of Sydney

 

 

Part II Short Course at Westmead Hospital

This full time course is for registrars sitting for their FANZCA examination only.

Emphasis is placed upon practical interactive teaching, examination technique, practice with short-answer questions and vivas.

 

Held once a year - June/July

Venue: Westmead Hospital, Sydney

Contact: Dr Susmita Bhattacharya / Dr Michelle Lye
Email: westmeadshortcourse@gmail.com

Tele: +61 2 9845 6447



Primary trial vivas

A series of trial vivas held for registrars sitting for the next primary examination.

 

Held twice each year. Only open for NSW trainees

Evening sessions commencing at approximately 6.30pm

Venue: Rotated through Sydney metropolitan teaching hospitals


 

Final trial vivas

A series of trial vivas held for registrars sitting for the next final examination.

 

Held twice each year. Only open for NSW trainees

Evening sessions commencing at approximately 6.30pm

Venue: Rotated through Sydney metropolitan teaching hospitals

 

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