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.

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 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 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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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
21 September 2022 - 23 November 2022 | Zoom

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

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5 November 2022 | Medical Science Precinct, Hobart

Join for a single day workshop event, built entirely of ANZCA ER activities

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6 December 2022 - 7 December 2022 | School of Medicine

This two-day AEP event aims to equip clinicians with the skills and knowledge to enable effective...

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15 November 2022 - 17 November 2022 | ANZCA WA Regional Office

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

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19 October 2022 - 21 October 2022 | ANZCA Office

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

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30 November 2022 - 2 December 2022 | ANZCA Office

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

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14 November 2022 | SA ANZCA Regional Office

"A complaint has been made about me. What's next?"

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8 November 2022 | Online

Join our free webinar.

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5 December 2022 - 9 December 2022 | Northside Conference Centre

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

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17 October 2022 - 21 October 2022 | Various hospitals

Free practice viva sessions to assist trainees in their final viva preparation.

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4 November 2022 | In-Person and Virtual Course

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

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28 November 2022 - 2 December 2022 | Northside Conference Centre

A week long interactive exam preparation course for NSW trainees sitting the primary written exam

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11 October 2022 - 26 October 2022 | ANZCA QLD regional office

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

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31 October 2022 | Virtual

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

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4 October 2022 | Virtual course

A free evening course for Queensland trainees preparing for their final vivas.

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28 November 2022 - 2 December 2022 | 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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23 July 2022 - 19 November 2022 | ANZCA QLD regional office

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

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7 September 2022 - 5 October 2022 | 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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20 September 2022 - 12 October 2022 | Virtual

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

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8 October 2022 - 9 October 2022 | ANZCA QLD regional office

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

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9 February 2022 - 7 December 2025 | SA ANZCA Regional Office

For SA/NT trainees preparing for the primary exam.

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4 February 2022 - 2 December 2025 | Online (Zoom)

For SA/NT trainees preparing for the final exam.

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14 November 2022 - 25 November 2022 | ANZCA House

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

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Last updated 15:43 29.03.2022