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Perioperative medicine training: Overview

The Perioperative Medicine Training Program is a 12 month program leading to a diploma. This guide contains resources intended to support those participating in the Diploma of Perioperative Medicine (DipPOM).

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.

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Acknowledgement

ANZCA acknowledges the traditional custodians of Country throughout Australia and recognises their unique cultural and spiritual relationships to the land, waters and seas and their rich contribution to society. We pay our respects to ancestors and Elders, past, present, and emerging.

ANZCA acknowledges and respects Māori as the Tangata Whenua of Aotearoa and is committed to upholding the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi, fostering the college’s relationship with Māori, supporting Māori fellows and trainees, and striving to improve the health of Māori.