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This guide has been designed for doctors undertaking pain medicine training program, to assist in locating relevant resources on pain medicine, including those available through the ANZCA library. The FPM Essentials section focuses on the recommended readings for the Essential Topic Areas (ETAs).
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Questions and Answers in Pain Medicine: A Guide to Board Exams by This book provides a practical and comprehensive review of pain medicine in a clear and easy to apply question and answer format. Divided by topic, the book includes Q&As on Pain Basics, Psychology, Common Pain Syndromes, Medications, Pain Management in Special Populations and Interventional Pain. It is intended as a guide for residents and fellows and is written in such a manner to provide instantaneous feedback on correct answer choice and explanation for self-evaluation while preparing for written board examinations.
Publication Date: 2021-02-25
Academic Pain Medicine : A Practical Guide to Rotations, Fellowship, and Beyond by This comprehensive text is the definitive academic pain medicine resource for medical students, residents and fellows. Acting as both an introduction and continued reference for various levels of training, this guide provides practitioners with up-to-date academic standards. In order to comprehensively meet the need for such a contemporary text--treatment options, types of pain management, and variables affecting specific conditions are thoroughly examined across 48 chapters.
Publication Date: 2019-08-09
Ace Your Medical Exams: Even When Everything is Stacked Against You by "How often have you put off studying because you've had a long, tiring work shift, or you feel guilty at not spending enough time with your family? For many doctors, finding a study and testing program they can stick to is an almost impossible task. Most regimes ask too much, too often, and are invariably too hard. ACE YOUR MEDICAL EXAMS doesn't ask you to do the impossible. It introduces you to the psychological strategies and techniques designed to cultivate peak performance and personal growth. What good performers in any field have in common is an ability to quickly move past the negative emotion of a failure and learn from the experience.The book bridges the gap between research and practice by clearly illustrating essential concepts with case studies, anecdotes, and examples." -- Back cover.
Publication Date: 2019
RANZCOG Endometriosis eLearning Module
Many women with endometriosis require the attention of multidisciplinary teams, and especially for those with chronic pelvic pain, the expertise of a Pain Specialist.
The RANZCOG Endometriosis eLearning Module provides comprehensive coverage of endometriosis symptoms, management, and the whole-person patient care pathway. With an estimated 700,000 or more Australians with endometriosis, and delay from onset to diagnosis of 7 to 12 years, this free resource aims to improve time to diagnosis and effective management for better patient outcomes for all Pain Specialists with an interest in women’s health.
RANZCOG Endometriosis eLearning Module
CPD Credit: CPD participants may claim this under Knowledge and skills ‘Learning sessions’ activity at 1 credit per hour.
FPM Trainee support resources
There are a number of resources available for FPM Trainees in the college's learning management system, Networks. Resources include guidance on how to prepare a clinical case study, pain orientated physical examination (POPE) videos, and fellowship examination reports.
Access Networks here
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