This page contains resources likely to aid in assessment preparation for RGA trainees.
Further detail on assessments may be found in the Rural Generalist Anaesthesia Training Program Curriculum and Rural Generalist Anaesthesia Handbook for Training.
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McGraw Hill e-Book access issues: There is an ongoing issue with McGraw-Hill e-books, whereby some users are improperly authenticated when accessing content within the IP range of another institution that also subscribes to MGH e-books. This results in the user being being unable to access some titles.
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A note on exam texts
Several acronyms are used repeatedly by the texts listed on this page. What follows is a summary of the key acronyms.
Recommended reading list
Recommended resources are listed below. The full ANZCA primary exam: recommended reading list of resources can be accessed via the ANZCA PEx guide.
Clinical Measurement, Equipment and Safety
Physiology - General
Physiology - Respiratory
Physiology - Cardiovascular
Practical Clinical Anaesthesia
Exam preparation texts
Recommended resources are listed below. The full list of Exam Preparation resources can be accessed via the Exam preparation guide.
Each issue of BJA Education includes tests designated for potential CPD (the term CME may be interchangeably used) recognition. Each test is based on an article published in BJA Education and consists of a series of multiple-choice questions followed by a brief optional post-test evaluation on how the knowledge gained can be used. Recognition for each test may be earned for up to five years after publication after which time the tests will expire on this site.
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