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.

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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

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

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Upcoming courses and events

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

ANZCA Educators Program - Online PETL

3 December 2020 | Zoom

This two-hour online AEP event will cover a single module of planning effective teaching and...

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2021 ANZCA NZNC Cultural Safety & Leadership Hui

26 February 2021 - 28 February 2021 | Waitangi Treaty Grounds

Join us for the ANZCA New Zealand National Committee (NZNC) Hui on leadership, cultural safety...

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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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Acute severe behavioural disturbance (ASBD) webinar

10 December 2020 | Webinar

Acute severe behavioural disturbance (ASBD) webinar. SOLD OUT.

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Art and Mindfulness workshop

10 December 2020 | Webinar

Webinar to be held on Thursday 10 December 2020 from 5-6.30pm AEDT.

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Environmental Sustainability in Anaesthesia Webinar

3 December 2020 | Webinar

Join us for Environmental Sustainability in Anaesthesia Webinar on Thursday 3 December 2020 from...

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Final exam preparation course (NZ)

12 February 2021 - 14 February 2021 | Wellington Hospital

This two and a half day course is focussed on the medical and anaesthetic viva components of the...

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QLD Introduction to Anaesthesia

6 February 2021 | ANZCA QLD regional office

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

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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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SA Introduction to Anaesthesia

16 January 2021 | ANZCA SA Regional Office

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

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SA primary exam refresher course

8 February 2021 - 12 February 2021 | SA ANZCA Regional Office

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

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14 Aug 2020

2020 CPD verification update

Important information on our CPD program and its annual verification (audit).

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Admission to ANZCA fellowship

Once you've met your training requirements, you're eligible to apply for admission to fellowship....

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11 Nov 2020

AEP online

The ANZCA Educators Program (AEP) is running its first Zoom module on 3 December.

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Anaesthesia training sites and rotations

Information on ANZCA-accredited anaesthesia training sites, rotations, supervisors, education off...

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Anaesthesia training sites and rotations

Information on ANZCA-accredited anaesthesia training sites, rotations, supervisors, education off...

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19 Dec 2019

ANZCA and FPM CPD Program

Participating in a continuing professional development (CPD) program is compulsory for specialist...

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ANZCA Educators Program

Learn to teach with our modular practical teaching course. It's available to all fellows, trainee...

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09 Sep 2020

ANZCA Prize Best Medical Student - Papu...

Awarded to the medical student with the best overall performance in the anaesthesia module of the...

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ANZCA Prize Diploma of Anaesthesia - Pa...

Awarded to the candidate with the best overall performance to go into the Masters of Medicine pro...

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Better Pain Management program

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

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CPD emergency response category

Important information for anyone providing or participating in emergency response activities, cou...

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CPD program requirements

Find descriptions for each CPD activity, various participant and practice types, and participatio...

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EMAC course

Effective Management of Anaesthetic Crises (EMAC) is a simulation-based course focused on managin...

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Emerging Leaders Conference

Are you interested in strengthening your leadership skills? Do you see yourself as a future leade...

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Essential Pain Management program

Unrelieved pain is a major global healthcare problem and its importance is often unrecognised. Ad...

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Final exam preparation courses

We strongly encourage all trainees preparing for the ANZCA final exam to take advantage of the re...

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Final exam preparation courses

We strongly encourage all trainees preparing for the ANZCA final exam to take advantage of the re...

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30 Jul 2020

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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Join the ANZCA and FPM CPD Program

You don't need to be a FANZCA or FFPMANZCA to join our world-class online CPD program. If you're...

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Join the pain medicine training program

Our pioneering pain medicine training program is a two-year post-specialist qualification that le...

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15 Jul 2020

Library orientation guide

The ANZCA Library offers a wide variety of resources. Below are some recommendations for users ba...

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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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07 Oct 2020

Our fellows and trainees

Statistics on ANZCA and FPM fellows and trainees

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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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Pain management health practitioner edu...

Information and updates about the faculty's project to develop a pain management education strate...

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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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Pain medicine clinical skills courses

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

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Pain medicine training sites

Find FPM-accredited training sites, as well as information on supervisors of training, unit direc...

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22 Jul 2020

Practice assessment pathway

FPM fellows who practise pain medicine procedures can apply to have their practice endorsed witho...

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Primary exam preparation courses

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

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Primary exam preparation courses

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

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22 Jul 2020

Procedures Endorsement Program

In early 2021 we will be launching a pilot procedural pain medicine skills training and endorseme...

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20 Nov 2020

Professor Kate Leslie new Australian Me...

A former ANZCA President, Professor Kate Leslie, AO FAHMS has been elected President of the Austr...

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06 Jul 2020

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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22 Oct 2020

Steuart Henderson Award

Nominations for the 2021 ANZCA Steuart Henderson Awards are now open.

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Steuart Henderson Award

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

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22 Jul 2020

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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28 Jul 2020

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 16:28 24.11.2020