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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

Each issue of BJA Education includes tests designated for potential CPD recognition (the term CME may be used interchangeably). Each test is based on an article published in BJA Education and consists of a series of multiple-choice questions followed by a brief optional post-test evaluation on how the knowledge gained can be used. Recognition for each test may be earned for up to five years after publication after which time the tests will expire on this site.

*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 Access Medicine and Access Anesthesiology 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:

NEJM Challenge Yourself

Test your skills and improve your medical knowledge with Image Challenge, Interactive Medical Cases, and other clinical case challenges.

Annual performance appraisal

An annual performance appraisal is a formal structured meeting with the head of department or responsible manager to review an individual’s performance.

This below resource supports medical students, doctors in training and doctors engaging in revalidation on how to reflect as part of their practice. It has been developed jointly by the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges(UK), the UK Conference of Postgraduate Medical Deans (COPMeD), the General Medical Council (GMC UK), and the Medical Schools Council (UK).


The Reflective Practitioner: Guidance for Doctors and Medical Students

More information available here[college website]

AudioDigest (Audio lectures)

BMJ Learning

BMJ Learning includes CPD/CME for Australian and New Zealander users.

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

LWW Health Library Self-Assessment Tools

The LWW Health Library has two self-assessment tools available (Anesthesiology and Perioperative echocardiography).

The Anesthesiology section contains over 20 quizzes based around various anesthesia-related topics including airway management, monitoring technique, pain management and preoperative assessment. You can choose which topics you would like to review, creating a customised self-assessment.

Please refer to the document below for steps explaining how to use this tool.

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

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