This guide has been designed for practitioners 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).
What to expect from the guide
The guide has been structured into several sections (or tabs).
The first section (tab) is sub-divided into the 9 FPM Essential Topic Areas (ETAs):
These modules can also be accessed via the dropdown underneath the main Essential Topic Areas heading.
The second section is comprised of three additional categories (or tabs):
Other resources - websites, podcasts, videos, etc
FPM training My ePortfolio
The My ePortfolio system allows users to access WBA's, Annual Reviews, PDP and Multi Source Feedback.
FPM Training My ePortfolio [college website]
FPM trainee resources
There are a number of additional resources available for FPM trainees located in Learn@ANZCA. Resources include guidance on how to prepare a clinical case study, pain orientated physical examination (POPE) videos, and fellowship examination reports.
Pain medicine curriculum
The current version of curriculum can be accessed below.
Our professional documents, statements and guidelines are crucial for promoting the safety and quality of patient care for those undergoing anaesthesia for surgical and other procedures and for those receiving pain medicine treatment.
Standards for Anaesthesia 2023 [PILOT]
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