Courses and resources

All of our trainees, fellows, SIMGs, and specialist doctors participating in our CPD program have access to our calendar of clinical teaching courses, workshops, and webinars, as well as our e-learning platform, Learn@ANZCA.

COVID-19 - information for trainees

We encourage all ANZCA trainees to refer to this list of potential impacts to education and training as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, first published on 24 March 2020.

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Learn@ANZCA: Our online learning portal

Through Learn@ANZCA, we offer a wide range of free online courses and resources to support the personal and professional development of our fellows and trainees.

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EMAC course

Effective Management of Anaesthetic Crises (EMAC) is a simulation-based course focused on managing anaesthetic emergencies. It consists of five modules, run over two and a half days, and is a compulsory requirement of the anaesthesia training program.

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ANZCA Educators Program (AEP)

Learn to teach with the ANZCA Educators Program.

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Introduction to anaesthesia training

We strongly encourage all new trainees to attend this free, one-day orientation training. It covers everything you need to know about training to be a specialist anaesthetist, and it's a great opportunity to meet other registrars in your local training cohort.

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Primary exam preparation courses (formerly Part 1)

We offer a range of activities around Australia and New Zealand specially designed to help trainees prepare for the written and oral components of the ANZCA primary exams. Find out what's available in your area.

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Final exam preparation courses (formerly Part 2)

We strongly encourage all trainees preparing for the ANZCA final exam to take advantage of the refresher courses and mock vivas we run in major centres around Australia and New Zealand.

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FPM centralised trainee tutorials

The centralised trainee tutorial program is an exciting initiative introduced in 2021 to provide all pain medicine trainees with access to a formalised teaching program and regular opportunities to engage with other trainees.

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Clinical skills courses

Our clinical skills courses and trainee tutorial program are designed to support pain medicine trainees.

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Roles in practice

These describe the roles of a specialist anaesthetist and specialist pain medicine physician and how they apply to contemporary practice – includes scholar role and communicator role.

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Better Pain Management program

Better Pain Management is a professional, high quality online education program developed by the Faculty of Pain Medicine. 

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Training & Exams Resource Hub

This hub has been designed for trainees and educators participating in the ANZCA, FPM, RGA and DHM training programs to identify suitable training and education resources, and includes program-specific guides and online access to the Primary Exam reading list and ETA reference readings.

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ANZCA Educator Competency Framework

The ANZCA Educator Competency Framework describes the competencies required of educators for specialty training.

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Upcoming courses and events

Find out what's on, from exam preparation to EMAC
1 May 2024 - 2 May 2024 | ANZCA Brisbane Office

The ANZCA Educators Program (AEP) aims to equip clinicians with the skills and knowledge to...

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3 October 2024 - 5 October 2024 | Melbourne

Join us for the Australian ERAS+ Conference and 2024 World Congress of Prehabilitation and...

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20 September 2024 - 22 September 2024 | Sydney

Save the date for the 2024 Combined SIG meeting that will be held on 20-22 September 2024 at...

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3 May 2024 | Brisbane

Registration is now open!

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27 June 2024 - 28 June 2024 | Sydney

The ANZCA Educators Program (AEP) aims to equip clinicians with the skills and knowledge to...

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2 December 2024 - 6 December 2024 | Sydney

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

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29 April 2024 - 22 May 2024 | Various hospitals

Viva practice night to assist trainees in their final viva exam preparation.

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15 April 2024 - 8 May 2024 | Various Locations

Practice viva sessions to assist NSW candidates in their primary viva preparation.

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10 June 2024 - 21 June 2024 | Auckland

This two week course covers many of the core curriculum topics that could be included in the...

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3 July 2024 - 5 July 2024 | Wellington Hospital

This three day course covers many of the core curriculum topics that could be included in the...

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15 July 2024 - 19 July 2024 | 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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30 April 2024 - 22 May 2024 | ANZCA QLD regional office

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

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23 May 2024 | Virtual

Free mock viva session designed to help trainees prepare for the ANZCA final viva examination.

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3 June 2024 - 7 June 2024 | Brisbane

The course is full and we are not currently taking any further registrations.

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18 November 2024 - 22 November 2024 | 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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24 February 2024 - 15 June 2024 | ANZCA QLD regional office

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

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13 July 2024 - 9 November 2024 | ANZCA QLD regional office

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

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11 September 2024 - 1 October 2024 | 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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16 April 2024 - 24 April 2024 | 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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22 April 2024 - 1 May 2024 | Virtual

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

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9 September 2024 - 3 October 2024 | Virtual

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

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5 October 2024 - 6 October 2024 | ANZCA QLD regional office

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

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27 April 2024 - 28 April 2024 | ANZCA QLD regional office

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

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7 February 2024 - 4 December 2024 | North Adelaide

For SA/NT trainees preparing for the primary exam.

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9 February 2024 - 22 November 2024 | Online (Zoom)

For SA/NT trainees preparing for the final exam.

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22 July 2024 | ANZCA House & via Zoom

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

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15 July 2024 - 19 July 2024 | ANZCA House & via Zoom

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

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18 November 2024 - 29 November 2024 | ANZCA House & via Zoom

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

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20 May 2024 - 31 May 2024 | ANZCA House & via Zoom

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

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1 January 2024 - 31 December 2024 | Various Perth locations

This course for WA-based advanced trainees covers many of the core curriculum topics that could...

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1 January 2024 - 31 December 2024 | Various Perth locations

This five day intensive course covers many of the core curriculum topics that could be included...

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Last updated 10:58 20.02.2023