Goal 2: Growing lifelong education, training and professional support

ANZCA will grow education, training and professional support for fellows, specialist international medical graduates (SIMGs) and trainees by investment in resources and technology and key collaborations.

Key strategies


Strategy 1: Promote an ongoing contemporary lifelong education and training strategy, recognising technology requirements.



Scope and map current education, learning and support resources.


Develop an education, learning and support framework.


Engage with fellows, trainees, SIMGs and staff to test framework.


Implement an evidence informed education, training, learning and support strategy.


Support lifelong education pathways and opportunities e.g. medical perfusion.


Strategy 2: Select and implement a training and professional development management platform that is integrated, personalised, flexible, scalable and value for money.



Evaluate fit for purpose technology.


Agree and commence implementation of new technology and migration of existing applications.


Successfully migrate all applications to new platform and retire old systems.



Strategy 3: Develop governance processes for ensuring data integrity (protected, accurate, trusted, useable).



Develop and implement an ICT strategy including risk analysis and mitigation strategies.


Develop data governance framework.


Undertake risk assessment. 


Analyse ANZCA data integrity e.g. iMIS.



Strategy 4: Further ANZCA’s international relationships and extend and enhance ANZCA’s identity, reputation and collaborations internationally.



Develop and promulgate an international strategy including key education goals.


Create and support education opportunities for the college, its fellows, trainees, SIMGs and staff beyond Australia and New Zealand.


Partner with other colleges, societies and organisations to broaden ANZCA’s profile internationally and its overseas engagement.


How we will measure success

  • A viable education and training strategy implemented.

  • Online education and training resources actively used and evaluated by fellows and trainees.

  • Training and professional development management systems implemented on-time and on-budget.

  • Rural and remote anaesthetists and specialist pain medicine physicians routinely access online supports. 

  • At least two high level meetings per year with our international partners, with evidence of developed and maintained relationships.

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