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ANZCA and FPM CPD Program resources: Overview

The purpose of this library guide is to assist fellows to match CPD activities with the nature of the work roles that they undertake. The target audience is those with clinical roles - it provides resources to assist you in keeping up-to-date in the areas of anaesthesia and pain medicine, including those resources available through the ANZCA library.

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How to use this guide

The ANZCA and FPM CPD Program operates on an annual cycle, with minimum hourly and activity requirements. Support resources for CPD activities are divided as follows:

Mandatory activities

Mandatory annual activities

All fellows/CPD participants:

All New Zealand fellows/CPD participants:

Mandatory practice evaluation activity (clinical practice only)

Mandatory emergency response activity (clinical practice only)


This guide includes resources suggested by fellows and other participants in the ANZCA and FPM CPD program to assist practitioners with their CPD. While care was taken in the selection of these external resources, the college does not formally endorse or otherwise evaluate their quality, and does not take responsibility for the information therein. It is the responsibility of each practitioner to evaluate the information available in these externally provided resources and form their own opinion on the suitability of the resource for their practice.

CPD Updates

Want to learn more about the ANZCA & FPM CPD program? Try the ANZCA & FPM CPD Program webpage

Looking for a complete list of CPD activities and where to complete them? Try the CPD program requirements page.

ANZCA CPD portfolio

Participants record, monitor and provide evidence of their completed CPD activities through the online CPD portfolio. Simply log in in with your college ID and password.

CPD Value: CPD participants should check the specific CPD note listed in each section.

ANZCA & FPM resources

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