Asia-Pacific resources

The Global Development Committee develop and promote resources to support our Asia-Pacific colleagues' continued professional development.

Pacific online learning and education sessions

To support our colleagues in the Pacific, ANZCA, along with the ASA and NZSA are again hosting regular online education sessions thoughout 2022. Sessions are broken up into target audience and topic. The table below details confimed upcoming and past 2022 sessions available. Please note, all times are displayed in Australian Eastern Standard Time.

Junior doctors and trainees Anaesthetic nurses and ASOs ​


Airway Management Refresher - VORTEX
Dr Jess Lim
23 March 2024, 9am -10.30am AEST

Airway Management - Difficult Airway
Dr Andrew Downey
27 April 2024, 9am-10.30am AEST
Zoom link
Crises in Anaesthesia
Dr Kathryn Meldon
11 May 2024, 9am-10.30am AEST
Paediatric Anaesthesia 
Dr Kim Filler
15 June 2024, 9-10.30am AEST
Paediatrics - difficult vasc. access
Dr Nilru Vitharana
22 June 2024, 9am-10.30am AEST

9am AEST (Timor Leste 8am; PNG 9am; Micronesia 10am; Fiji 11am; Tonga 12pm)

Pacific online learning and education (POLE) resourses

Library Guide
POLE 2023 WhatsApp group
POLE 2023 Dropbox folder
Please contact the Global Development team if you have any questions or would like further information.

Library Guides - Asia-Pacific resources

The Asia-Pacific resources guide promotes key anaesthesia and pain medicine books and journals available online to local doctors in areas supported by the Global Development Committee such as Papua New Guinea and Fiji.

These resources are primariy curated from Hinari which provides free acess via a log-in to registered institutions in these countries, information about registering, or seeing if your institution has access to Hinari can be found here.  

Interplast and ANZCA webinars and education videos

Interplast and ANZCA hosted education webinars - 

ICU Management of Paediatric Patients - 13 August 2020
Pain Management - why we should take it seriously - 19 March 2021 
Pre-Operative Assessment and Optimization of Paediatric Patients - 1 June 2021

Interplast education videos developed with funding from ANZCA - 

Basic Ultrasound For Regional Anaesthesia
The Vortex approach to safe airway management
Patient Positioning During Anaesthesia

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