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 ​


Paediatric Trauma and Burns
Dr Nilru Vitharana
4 Feb, 2023, 9am - 10.30am AEST

Obstetric Anaesthesia
Dr Anna Loughnan
11 March 2023, 9am - 10.30am AEST

PARU Case Based Discussions
Dr Mick Stone
4 March, 2023, 9am - 10.30am AEST

Dr Frances Ware
22 April 2023, 9am - 10.30am AEST
Difficult Inductions and Vascular Access
Dr Chris Sparks
15 April, 2023, 9am - 10.30am AEST
Dr Kim Fuller
13 May 2023, 9am - 10.30am AEST
Zoom link

No anaesthetic nurses and ASO
session in May

Regional Anaesthesia
Dr Sarah Brew
10 June 2023, 9am - 10.30am AEST
Zoom link
Regional Anaesthesia Part 1 
Dr Andrew Landsdown
1 July 2023, 9am - 10.30am AEST
Zoom link
Meeting ID: 942 1288 0939
Passcode: 026549
Regional Anaesthesia Part 2 
Dr Andrew Landsdown
15 July 2023, 9am - 10.30am AEST
Zoom link
Meeting ID: 991 1878 4138
Passcode: 434550

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

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