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Self-assessment tools: Resources

This guide contains information about selected self-assessment tools which can be accessed through the ANZCA library.

BJA Education

*Please Note: The user must create a free local profile to access this feature.

McGraw-Hill Medical Cases & Study Tools

Both AccessAnesthesiology and AccessMedicine contain large collections of cases and study tools that allow you to check your knowledge.

Please Note: You will need to create aMyAccess account to access some of these features. It is free to create and it can be used for both the AccessMedicine and AccessAnesthesiology collections. Please refer to the user guides below for more information.




  • AccessMedicine
    • Review Questions - generate multiple-choice quizzes from textbooks in AccessMedicine
      • Save quizzes with your MyAccess account
    • Interactive, online flashcards (choose flashcards by topic or resource)
      • Save flashcards with your MyAccess account
    • Challenge other trainees or the computer to a bowl-style showdown game to test your knowledge!
    • Cases includes:
      • Case Files for Anatomy, Pharmacology and Physiology
    • Quick reference:
    • Multimedia:

McGraw-Hill Medical Cases & Study Tools

Looking for the Primary Exam (PEx) Recommended reading list? Access the Primary Exam (PEx) guide.

Need help prepping for your exams? Try the Exam Preparation guide.

Annual structured conversation/perform-ance appraisal

  • Formal structured meeting with your head of department/practice, manager, or a trusted colleague to review your professional activities, development needs, learning goals and plans for the following year.
  • This activity is a mandatory requirement for those with medical registration in New Zealand.

AudioDigest (Audio lectures)


BMJ Learning

LWW Health Library Self-Assessment Tools

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