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Anaesthesia training resources: Home

This guide has been designed to support trainees participating in the ANZCA Anaesthesia Training Program, and contains resources intended to help support the overall training experience.

What to expect from the guide

The guide has been structured into four sections.

The first section contains some useful information for those just starting their course

  • Starting out

The second section is composed of three main categories (or tabs) covering the course curriculum:

  1. Roles in practice - includes communication and scholar role
  2. Clinical fundamentals (CFs)
  3. Specialised study units (SSUs)

Within each category you will find e-books, journals, articles, podcasts and videos, websites, as well links to other supporting guides.

The third section is comprised of assessment-related resources:

  • Assessment resources - an extensive list of exam and WBA-related resources split into the PEx, FEx and WBA areas, including the PEx recommended reading list

The fourth section is comprised of eight additional categories (or tabs):

  • Courses - recommended online and in-person support courses
  • Books & journals - highlighted texts with a particular focus on training and/or exams
  • Podcasts & online lectures - teaching podcasts & videos
  • Apps - useful apps
  • Social networking & support - we highlight the Facebook and related groups used by trainees, as well as wellbeing and other support resources
  • Post-training resources - information on completing your course, CPD resources, registration and medical indemnity insurance
  • Cultural safety - support resources
  • Other resources - websites, databases, artificial intelligence

ANZCA Training Portfolio System (TPS)

The online portfolio system designed to record training experiences by and for trainees.


Learn@ANZCA (formerly Networks) is the college's learning management system.

Anaesthesia training program curriculum

The current version of curriculum and the training handbook can be accessed below.

Find out more

To learn more about the Anaesthesia Training Program, see the college page.

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