Anaesthesia trainee toolkit

Access all the resources, documents, and forms you need to meet your training requirements here.

The requirements of the anaesthesia training program are detailed in the documents below. 

Training program documents

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ANZCA Anaesthesia Training Program Curriculum PDF
ANZCA Handbook for Training PDF
ANZCA Handbook for Training Appendix 1 (IAACQ sample questions) PDF
ANZCA Handbook for Training Appendix 2 (clinical practice review questions) PDF
ANZCA Handbook for Training Appendix 3 (SSU review question guide) PDF
Regulation 37 PDF
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Training forms

Below is a list of application forms relevant to trainees and the training program.

Individual trainee applications

Applications to the director of professional affairs (DPA) assessor must be made prospectively.

Trainees requesting changes to training or exceptions that require prospective approval in regulation 37 will now have up to four weeks to submit their applications

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Application for reconsideration of a training decision PDF
DPA Assessor request form PDF
DPA Request - Interrupted training application form PDF
DPA Request - Part-time training application form PDF
Training approval request PDF
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Application, registration and recognition of prior learning

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ANZCA Training Program applicant agreement PDF
ANZCA Training Program application form PDF
ANZCA Training Program registration form PDF
ANZCA Training Program training agreement PDF
Recognition of prior learning PDF
RPL - Checklist for VOP and WBAs XLSX
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Training and TPS forms

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TPS - Clinical placement review – clinical anaesthesia time PDF
TPS - Clinical placement review – intensive care medicine PDF
TPS - Case-based discussion (CbD) paper form PDF
TPS - Direct observation of procedural skills (DOPS) paper form PDF
TPS - Mini clinical evaluation exercise (Mini-CEX) paper form PDF
TPS - Multi-source feedback (MsF) paper form PDF
TPS - Multi-source feedback (MsF) summary form PDF
TPS - Specialised study unit (SSU) review PDF
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The workplace based assessment forms can be downloaded by trainees or WBA assessors if internet availability prevents TPS access. The WBA assessor is responsible for submitting the WBA online after the assessment using their TPS login so the WBA is recorded in the trainee's online portfolio

Scholar role activities - Evaluation forms and Guidelines

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Scholar role activities – Exemption - Teach a skill / facilitate a small group discussion PDF
Scholar role activities – Exemption - Critical Appraisal of a Paper / Topic PDF
Scholar role activities – Audit evaluation PDF
Scholar role activities – Audit Guidelines PDF
Scholar role activities - Critical Appraisal of a Paper Evaluation PDF
Scholar role activities – Critical Appraisal of a Paper Guidelines PDF
Scholar role activities - Critical Appraisal of a Topic Evaluation PDF
Scholar role activities - Critical Appraisal of a Topic Guidelines PDF
Scholar role activities - Facilitating a Group Discussion/Tutorial Evaluation PDF
Scholar role activities - Facilitating a Group Discussion/Tutorial Guidelines PDF
Scholar role activities – Teach a skill Evaluation PDF
Scholar Role Activities - Option B completion PDF
Scholar role activities – Teach a skill guidelines PDF
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Provisional fellowship training

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Individualised PF application PDF
Individualised PF non-ANZCA accredited training site application PDF
Training site application PDF
Training site re-approval application PDF
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Forms for supervisors

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SSU supervisor nomination form PDF
WBA assessor nomination form PDF
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Other training & exams resources

Looking for resources to help you prepare for your PEx or FEx? Prof docs? Reading lists? Here's everything else you need. 

Exam reports

Use the links below to find past primary and final anaesthesia exams (written and vivas).

Curriculum teaching and learning support

Use your college ID to access an extensive range of courses and resources specially designed to support you throughout your training and beyond. 

Professional documents

Our professional documents, statements and guidelines are crucial for promoting the safety and quality of patient care for those undergoing anaesthesia for surgical and other procedures and for those receiving pain medicine treatment.

Reading list

The ANZCA Library has created a recommended reading list for trainees and educators to assist with exam preparation.


 

Social networking

A number of our trainee committees have set up closed Facebook groups. Find out what's available in your area.

New South Wales

The NSW trainee committee has set up the NSW Anaesthetic Registrars' Facebook group as a way of improving interaction between the registrars across the state, and as part of our efforts to improve trainee welfare. We will also use this group to promote trainee social events. Please note that this is a closed group, so you need to be added or approved following a request to be added.

Queensland

The Qld trainee committee has set up the Qld Anaesthetic Registrars' Facebook group as a way of improving interaction between the registrars across the state, and as part of our efforts to improve trainee welfare. We will also use this group to promote trainee social events. Please note that this is a closed group, so you need to be added or approved following a request to be added.

South Australia and Northern Territory

The SA/NT trainee committee have set up the South Australia Anaesthesia Trainees Facebook group as a way of improving interaction between the registrars across the state and as part of our efforts to improve trainee welfare. We will also use this group to promote trainee social events. Please note that this is a closed group, so you need to "join group" to be added. For further information, please email us.

Victoria

The Victorian trainee committee has set up the Victorian Anaesthestic Registrars' Facebook group as a way of improving interaction between the registrars across the state, and as part of our efforts to improve trainee welfare. We will also use this group to promote trainee social events. Please note that this is a closed group, so you need to be added or approved following a request to be added.

Training & Exams Resource Hub

This hub has been designed for trainees and educators participating in the ANZCA, FPM and DHM training programs to identify suitable training and education resources, and includes online access to the Primary Exam Reading List.

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Trainee courses

All trainees have access to our calendar of clinical teaching courses, workshops, and webinars.

Final exam refresher course (Auckland)

14 June 2021 - 25 June 2021 | Auckland

This fortnight-long intensive course covers many of the core curriculum topics that could be...

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NSW final exam refresher course

6 December 2021 - 10 December 2021 | Northside Conference Centre

This full-time, five day intensive course covers many of the core curriculum topics that could be...

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NSW final practice viva

5 May 2021 - 19 May 2021 | Various locations

Free practice viva sessions to assist trainees in preparing for the ANZCA final viva exam.

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NSW Introduction to Anaesthesia

13 November 2021 | Venue TBC

This free one day course is aimed at new trainees about to commence anaesthetic training.

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NSW primary exam refresher course

5 July 2021 - 9 July 2021 | Northside Conference Centre

A five-day course (formerly called the part 1) for ANZCA trainees preparing for the primary exams.

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NSW primary exam refresher course

29 November 2021 - 3 December 2021 | Northside Conference Centre

A five-day course (formerly called the part 1) for ANZCA trainees preparing for the primary exams.

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NSW primary practice viva

20 April 2021 - 29 April 2021 | Various locations

Free practice viva sessions to assist trainees in preparing for the ANZCA primary viva exam.

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Queensland final exam refresher course

26 July 2021 - 30 July 2021 | ANZCA QLD regional office

This full-time, five day intensive course covers many of the core curriculum topics that could be...

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Queensland final practice viva

20 April 2021 - 19 May 2021 | ANZCA QLD regional office

Two free mock viva sessions designed to help trainees prepare for the ANZCA final exam

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Queensland final practice viva

5 October 2021 - 8 October 2021 | ANZCA QLD regional office

Two free mock viva sessions designed to help trainees prepare for the ANZCA final exam

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Queensland primary exam refresher course

31 May 2021 - 4 June 2021 | ANZCA QLD regional office

This full-time, five day intensive course covers many of the core curriculum topics that could be...

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Queensland primary lecture program, series 1

20 February 2021 - 19 June 2021 | Brisbane, Queensland

Interactive long course held over five Saturdays covering core topics of the primary examination.

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Queensland primary lecture program, series 2

17 July 2021 - 13 November 2021 | Brisbane, Queensland

Interactive long course held over five Saturdays covering core topics of the primary examination.

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Queensland primary practice viva

2 September 2021 - 8 September 2021 | ANZCA QLD regional office

A series of two free mock viva sessions designed to help trainees prepare for the ANZCA primary...

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Queensland primary viva weekend course

2 October 2021 - 3 October 2021 | ANZCA QLD regional office

This intensive course consists of continuous practice vivas to help trainees prepare for the...

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SA primary exam refresher course

28 June 2021 - 2 July 2021 | ANZCA SA Regional Office

This full-time, five day intensive course covers many of the core curriculum topics that could be...

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Victoria final anatomy course

26 July 2021 | ANZCA House

A comprehensive one-day course covering the anatomy knowledge required to pass the ANZCA final...

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Victoria final exam refresher course

19 July 2021 - 23 July 2021 | ANZCA House

This full-time, week-long intensive course covers many of the core curriculum topics that could...

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Victoria final practice viva

4 October 2021 - 13 October 2021 | Various locations

A series of four free mock viva sessions designed to help trainees prepare for the ANZCA final...

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Victoria final practice viva

5 May 2021 - 17 May 2021 | Various locations

A series of four free mock viva sessions designed to help trainees prepare for the ANZCA final...

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Victoria primary exam refresher course

15 November 2021 - 26 November 2021 | ANZCA House

This full-time, ten day long intensive course covers many of the core curriculum topics that...

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Victoria primary exam refresher course

17 May 2021 - 28 May 2021 | ANZCA House

This full-time, ten day long intensive course covers many of the core curriculum topics that...

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Victoria primary practice viva

19 April 2021 - 3 May 2021 | Various locations

A series of four free practice viva sessions to assist trainees in preparing for the ANZCA...

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Victoria primary practice viva

6 September 2021 - 15 September 2021 | Various locations

A series of four free practice viva sessions to assist trainees in preparing for the ANZCA...

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Last updated 16:25 17.02.2021