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Perioperative medicine training resources: Overview

The ANZCA Course in Perioperative Medicine is a 12 month course leading to the qualification: Graduate of the Chapter of Perioperative Medicine. This guide contains resources intended to support those participating in the GChPOM course. Please Note: This guide is still under construction.

What to expect from the guide

The guide has been structured into two sections.

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

  1. Perioperative care framework - includes links to referenced resources
  2. POM Roles in practice
  3. Units of Study - consisting of six (6) areas of practice, broken down by group
    1. Preoperative assessment
    2. Preoperative planning
    3. Optimisation Unit
    4. Intraoperative impacts on patient outcomes
    5. Postoperative assessment and management
    6. Discharge planning and rehabilitation

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

The second section is comprised of three additional categories (or tabs):

  1. Assessment resources
  2. Books & e-books
  3. Other resources - websites, podcasts, videos, journals, articles

These resources are predominantly e-books and multimedia resources with some supporting websites and articles.

Looking for additional rural health resources? Try the Perioperative Medicine SIG guide.


ANZCA course in of perioperative medicine curriculum

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

Find out more

To learn more about the Chapter of Perioperative Medicine, see the college page.

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