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, Networks.

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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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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Networks: Our online learning portal

Through Networks, 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

Learn to teach with our modular practical teaching course. It's available to all fellows, trainees and specialist international medical graduates, with course modules being delivered throughout the year in major centres around Australia and New Zealand.

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Introduction to anaesthesia course

We strongly encourage all new trainees to attend this free, one-day orientation course. 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

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

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. Spaces are strictly limited and they fill up quickly.

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Pain medicine clinical skills courses

Our basic and advanced clinical skills courses are designed to support pain medicine trainees.

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Better Pain Management program

This groundbreaking Faculty of Pain Medicine e-learning program has been designed for specialist and general medical practitioners, medical students, nurses and allied health practitioners engaged in the care of patients with persistent pain.

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Upcoming courses and events

Find out what's on, from exam preparation to EMAC

2021 Combined SIG meeting

9 July 2021 - 11 July 2021 | Riley Crystalbrook

Join us for the 2021 Combined Communication, Education, Welfare and Leadership and Management SIG...

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ANZCA Educators Program (Brisbane)

15 September 2020 - 18 September 2020 | Brisbane

This is a three and a half day event open to fellows, specialist international medical graduates,...

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ANZCA Educators Program (Melbourne)

26 October 2020 - 29 October 2020 | Melbourne

This is a three and a half day event open to fellows, specialist international medical graduates,...

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ANZCA Educators Program (Perth)

18 November 2020 - 19 November 2020 | Perth

This is a two-day event open to fellows, specialist international medical graduates, provisional...

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CTN new research proposals virtual workshop

13 August 2020 - 14 August 2020 | Webinar

Join us for the third in a series of virtual workshops in lieu of the annual face-to-face...

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Fellowship viva: techniques and tips

3 September 2020 | Via Zoom

A free virtual evening course for Qld trainees preparing for their final vivas.

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Queensland final practice viva

10 September 2020 - 1 October 2020 | Brisbane, Queensland

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

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Queensland primary practice viva

26 August 2020 - 30 September 2020 | Brisbane, Queensland

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

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Queensland primary viva weekend course

3 October 2020 - 4 October 2020 | Brisbane, Queensland

A choice of two one-day courses of continuous viva practice sessions to help you prepare for the...

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Education committee seeking new member

Interested in joining ANZCA’s Education Development and Evaluation Committee (EDEC)?

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FPM fellowship exam

Applications for the 2020 FPM fellowship exam are now open.

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FPM mentoring program

Our mentoring program aims to support pain medicine trainees and fellows during their training an...

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FPM trainee learning portfolio

All FPM trainees should maintain an ongoing learning portfolio of assessments and training record...

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FPM trainee toolkit

We've developed a range of courses and resources to support your pain medicine training.

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Frequently asked questions

We've collated answers to frequently asked questions from CPD participants. These include the ess...

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Garry David Phillips Prize

Awarded for outstanding achievement in anaesthesia within the Masters of Medicine program at the ...

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Gilbert Brown Prize

Awarded to the fellow judged to make the best contribution to the free research paper session nam...

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Inclusion and diversity

Find out what we're doing to advocate for - and improve - inclusion and diversity in all areas of...

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Is a career in pain medicine right for me?

Pain medicine is a dynamic and rewarding career choice for specialists looking for a new challeng...

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Oral histories

Our oral history project captures the memories of people, places and events as told by important ...

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Our clinical trials

More than 130 sites around worldwide are participating in our trials, bringing together leaders i...

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Our strategic relations

We play an active role in in the global health community. Discover some of the ways we're working...

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Our basic and advanced clinical skills courses are designed to support pain medicine trainees.

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Pain medicine clinical skills courses

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Practice assessment pathway

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We offer a range of activities around Australia and New Zealand specially designed to help traine...

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Procedures Endorsement Program

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Professor Milton Cohen awarded Robert O...

Professor Milton Cohen has been awarded ANZCA's most prestigious award, the Robert Orton Medal.

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Progressing to provisional fellowship

In order to progress to provisional fellowship training, you will need to complete the requiremen...

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Providing patients with culturally comp...

Explore some of the measures we're taking to create a culturally safe environment for Indigenous ...

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Steuart Henderson Award

Awarded to a fellow who has demonstrated excellence and provided outstanding contribution, schola...

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Supervised clinical experience pathway

This pathway is open to FPM fellows and trainees in the PD stage who elect to expand their practi...

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The "new normal" webinar

Catch ANZCA President Dr Vanessa Beavis in the latest COVID-19 webinar hosted by Australia's Depu...

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Trainee Academic Prize

Awarded to the ANZCA trainee (or fellow, within one year of fellowship) who is judged to have mad...

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Training as an anaesthetist

Your guide to training as a specialist anaesthetist in Australia or New Zealand, including the cr...

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Last updated 12:41 27.07.2020