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Professional development hub: Information & resources

This hub has been designed for participants of the ANZCA and FPM Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Program - as well as other medical professionals - to identify resources suitable for keeping up-to-date with current research in the area of anaesthesia and pain medicine.


Access information and resources related to the ANZCA and FPM CPD Program, including the dedicated resources guide focussed on resourcing for specific CPD activities.

CPD for non-clinical roles

The college has a dedicated CPD resource guide for ANZCA and FPM practitioners with clinical support roles and those who practice without direct patient care.

The ANZCA and FPM CPD Program operates on a 12 month cycle, with annual minimum requirements.

Roles in practice

Access resources to support the professional practice domains of collaborator, communicator, health advocate, leader and manager, professional, and scholar.

Learn more about the resources available to support the professional practice domains of communicator, collaborator, leader and manager, scholar, health advocate and professional in anaesthesia, perioperative and pain medicine.

The ANZCA Roles in Practice are taught throughout the ANZCA | FPM training programs, and describe the roles of a specialist anaesthetist and specialist pain medicine physician and how they apply to contemporary practice.

Safety, quality & wellbeing

There are a range of resources available for our fellows, trainees, specialist international medical graduates and immediate family members, including the CID toolkit, and the anaesthetic allergy, drug information, wellbeing and COVID guides.

Explore the various ways the college is working with government agencies, regulators, healthcare providers, and the media.

In addition, the college website has a section devoted to wellbeing:

A number of guides have been created to support these activities:

Keeping current

A range of resource guides that you can use to keep up-to-date with current literature, research, trends and networking opportunities, as well as information on the apps/tools available to help.

Our guides highlighting core resources:

Our keeping current guide focuses on CME resources, apps & podcasts, alerts, courses and meetings & events:

Our self-assessment tools guide focuses on resources that can be used for CME, exam and self-assessment purposes:


We subscribe to 1,100+ full-text journals - learn the easiest ways to access journal content.

You can access the journals in several ways:

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Podcasts are a great way to learn on the run - learn more about podcasts available in your area of interest.

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