e-Learning Anaesthesia (e-LA)

Click here to register for an e-Learning for Healthcare (e-LfH) account to access e-LA and other NHS e-Learning projects.

e-LA is an interactive and engaging web-based learning resource developed by the Royal College of Anaesthetists in partnership with e-Learning for Healthcare (e-LfH).

Written and edited by anaesthetists, e-LA covers the knowledge and key concepts that underpin the anaesthetic curriculum and will help trainees prepare for the FRCA examination. The learning material is presented as a structured series of bite-sized lessons and includes access to an extensive e-Library, a self-assessment area, and e-CPD to support continued professional development in anaesthesia.

e-LA Phase 1

Seven modules mapped to the ST1 and ST2 curriculum.

e-LA Phase 2

Thirteen modules to support intermediate and higher specialist training including CPD for consultants.

Please click on the Module number to view or download the list of sessions and workbook for that Module:

Introduction to Clinical Anaesthesia

Consolidating Basic Clinical Practice

Introduction to Critical Care

Obstetric Anaesthesia, Paediatric Anaesthesia and Anaesthesia for the Elderly

Pain Management and Regional Anaesthesia

Exam Preparation

Basic Sciences: Anatomy, Physiology, Pharmacology, Physics/Clinical Measurement, Equipment

What e-LA provides:

e-Learning Sessions

Over 1,000 knowledge and scenario based sessions covering the first two years of the anaesthetic curriculum. Each session takes around 20-30 minutes to complete.


Free and direct access to thousands of full-text journal articles which have been cross-referenced and mapped to the anaesthetic curriculum.


Articles and associated MCQs to support general and core topic based continuing professional development for trainees and trainers.


Formative assessments with feedback that will test the user’s understanding of the knowledge based sessions and introduce students to the standard expected at the FRCA exam.






For information on the e-Pain e-learning programme please click here to go to the Faculty of Pain Medicine website.

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