Learning portfolio

The following assessments and training records form the learning portfolio. This may be kept in hard copy or electronic format.


In-training assessment

  • In-training assessment (ITA) to be submitted to the Faculty within 10 working days of completing the quarter.

  • ITA due dates Australia:

     Quarter                   ITA period                  Submit to FPM by
    Quarter 1       30/01/2017 - 23/04/2017           06/05/2017
    Quarter 2       24/04/2017 - 23/07/2017           04/08/2017
    Quarter 3       24/07/2017 - 22/10/2017           03/11/2017
    Quarter 4       23/10/2017 - 21/01/2018           02/02/2018


  • ITA due dates New Zealand:

     Quarter                   ITA period                  Submit to FPM by

    Quarter 1       04/12/2016 - 05/03/2017           17/03/2017
    Quarter 2       06/03/2017 - 04/06/2017           18/06/2017
    Quarter 3       07/06/2017 - 03/09/2017           17/09/2017
    Quarter 4       04/09/2017 - 05/12/2017          15/12/2017


Workplace-based assessments

‚ÄčClinical Case Study

Trainees must successfully complete one clinical case study prior to undertaking the practice development stage review. It is recommended that work on this activity is commenced early in the training program as it involves an in-depth assessment of a patient and the application of evidence-based medicine to the management of the patient. The 2500 – 5000 word clinical case study must be submitted as a word document to the Faculty via painmed@anzca.edu.au  with a cover sheet. The document titled Preparation of the clinical case study has been designed to assist trainees complete this requirement. Examiners mark the clinical case study using this mark sheet  

Training Stage Reviews

It is suggested that other documents to support training achievements such as course certificates and evidence of continuing professional development are retained in the learning portfolio.


For further information, please contact the Faculty via:

Phone: +61 3 8517 5337
Fax: +61 3 9510 6786
Email: painmed@anzca.edu.au

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