ANZCA Educators Program (AEP)

Learn to teach with the ANZCA Educators Program.

This is an interactive five module course, delivered over 1.5 days, designed to equip anaesthetists and faculty of pain medicine specialists with the knowledge and skills to be competent clinical teachers.

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Overview

We have recently undertaken a review to ensure the program is in line with current medical education theory. 

It is available to all fellows, specialist international medical graduates and trainees (other than introductory trainees). The course is delivered in locations around Australia and New Zealand. 

The course includes pre-course reading and a post course activity.

Five core modules

Planning effective learning and teaching

Focuses on the core elements required to plan and deliver effective learning and teaching experiences with emphasis on psychological safety, needs assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation, and reflection.

Facilitating learning in the clinical setting 1

Enables the participants to apply tools to facilitate learning in the clinical setting, consider utilising planned and opportunistic learning, concepts related to teaching a technical skill and adapting teaching and learning in a variety of clinical settings.

Facilitating learning in the clinical setting 2

Delves into feedback and clinical supervision. The feedback section looks at models for an effective feedback conversation and opportunity to apply the theoretical concepts into practice. The clinical supervision section explores the factors required for effective clinical supervision and provides opportunity to consider relevant supervision based on clinical scenarios.

Assessment and evaluation in medical education

Provides an overview of the key concepts in assessment, focuses on WBAs as learning tools and relationship with the feedback conversation and considers evaluation of the learning and teaching encounter from a learner and teacher perspective.

Teaching in non-clinical settings

Enables the participants to actively engage in a variety of approaches to engage small groups of learners in interactive learning and teaching experiences including a small group discussion. Exploration of approaches to working with different participant behaviours that may disrupt leaning in a group will be covered.

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Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

Participants of the ANZCA and FPM CPD program will be able to claim time spent at AEP under the Knowledge and skills category ‘Short format learning’ activity.

Trainees and Scholar role activity exemptions

The course provides an opportunity for trainees to be exposed to activities relevant for the Scholar role activities.

Trainees who complete the five core AEP modules and undertake the post-course activity will get credit towards the scholar role activities modules “teach a skill” and “facilitate a group discussion/running a tutorial”.

Further details can be found in on page 41 of the ANZCA Handbook for Training.

Cancellation policy

Cancellations must be received in writing via email. ANZCA has up to 30 days to process any refunds.

ANZCA may be required to cancel a course at any time in order to adhere to any sudden changes.

Refund for cancellation of registration will be made; and are subject to the following deadlines and administrative charges:

Cancellation Date

Administrative Charge

At least two (2) months prior to the event start date

Refund issued less cancellation fee equal to 10% (excluding GST) of the registration fee paid

Between two (2) months and two (2) weeks prior to the event start date

Refund issued less cancellation fee equal to 50% (excluding GST) of the registration fee paid

(See Note 1)

Less than two (2) weeks prior to the event start date

No refund issued (See Notes 1 & 2)


COVID-safe updates

The Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists will take all reasonable steps to provide the safest possible environment for our participants, facilitators and staff.  We will be guided by the government health and safety measures and will work closely with the venues and all suppliers to plan and implement a COVID-19 safety plan.

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Find an ANZCA Educators Program course near you

24 August 2023 - 25 August 2023 | ANZCA Brisbane Office

The AEP aims to equip clinicians with the skills and knowledge to enable effective learning.

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21 June 2023 - 22 June 2023 | To be advised

This AEP event runs alongside the 2023 Combined SIG Meeting.

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14 September 2023 - 15 September 2023 | ANZCA House

The AEP aims to equip clinicians with the skills and knowledge to enable effective learning.

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19 October 2023 - 20 October 2023 | ANZCA Perth Office

The AEP aims to equip clinicians with the skills and knowledge to enable effective learning.

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27 July 2023 - 28 July 2023 | To be advised

The AEP aims to equip clinicians with the skills and knowledge to enable effective learning.

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3 May 2023 - 4 May 2023 | ANZCA Sydney Office

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

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9 August 2023 - 10 August 2023 | Online

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

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17 May 2023 - 18 May 2023 | Online

The AEP aims to equip clinicians with the skills and knowledge to enable effective learning.

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1 November 2023 - 2 November 2023 | Online

The AEP aims to equip clinicians with the skills and knowledge to enable effective learning.

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18 July 2023 - 15 August 2023 | Online

ANZCA Educators Program: Zoom Series (18 Jul-15 Aug)

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Last updated 16:27 21.12.2022