e-LA: e-Learning Anaesthesia

Online medical course in Anaesthesia

Online medical course in Anaesthesia that can be used as a self-paced, self-directed training package or integrated with other methods, such as lectures and practical session.

e-Learning Anaesthesia (e-LA) online medical course has been written and peer-reviewed by leading clinical experts, has been developed in the UK by the Royal College of Anaesthesia and Health Education England e-Learning for Healthcare. It meets the highest quality and training standards. e-LA can be used as a self-paced, self-directed training package or integrated with other methods, such as lectures and practical sessions.

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The success of the award-winning e-learning suite, e-LA, e-ICM and e-Pain, is truly remarkable. These resources are now a cornerstone of lifelong learning for all professionals in anaesthesia, intensive care and pain medicine in the UK and increasingly around the world.

Dr Liam Brennan, President, Royal College of Anaesthetists

Developed by clinical experts in the UK, these interactive programmes deliver exceptionally high-quality training for anaesthesia, critical care and pain management specialists. This can only help to improve the quality and safety of patient care.

Dr Julia Moore OBE FRCA, Consultant Anaesthetist

It is almost impossible to imagine anaesthesia training without e-Learning Anaesthesia. This unparalleled platform is a critical tool in the training of doctors in anaesthesia, pain and critical care medicine and it delivers the highest quality education for these specialties.

Dr J P Lomas, Chairman, Anaesthesia Trainee Representative Group


An e-Learning Resource for Doctors in Anaesthesia, Pain and Critical Care Medicine

e-Learning Anaesthesia (e-LA) supports specialty training in anaesthesia. It is also an invaluable educational resource whether you’re a trainee, a fully qualified anaesthesia practitioner or a trainer.

During the programme, you can complete:

  • over 800 interactive and engaging e-learning sessions, with images, videos and animations
  • an extensive e-library of journal articles and self-assessment exercises
  • e-MCQ assessments that match the standard of the UK postgraduate anaesthesia examinations

Course Content

The learning sessions are clustered into discrete modules. Six core clinical modules are underpinned by a basic sciences module that focuses on core clinical competencies. There are another six modules in sub-specialty areas.

Module 1: An Introduction to Clinical Anaesthesia

Module 2: Consolidating Basic Clinical Practice

Module 3: Introduction to Critical Care

Module 4: Obstetric, Paediatric and Geriatric Anaesthesia

Module 5: Pain Management and Regional Anaesthesia

Module 6: Exam Preparation

Module 7: Basic Sciences: Anatomy, Physiology, Pharmacology, Physics/Clinical Measurement, Equipment and Maths/Statistics

Module 8: Obstetrics

Module 9: Ophthalmic Anaesthesia

Module 10: Regional Anaesthesia

Module 11: Vascular Anaesthesia

Module 12: Cardiac Anaesthesia

Module 13: Thoracic Anaesthesia

Module 14: Neuroanaesthesia

The self-contained modules can be purchased individually if required, for details please contact us.

Module 1 (Introduction to Anaesthesia) £100
Module 2 (Consolidating Basic Clinical Practice) £200
Module 3 (Introduction to Critical Care) £100
Module 4a and Module 8 (Obstetrics) £60
Module 4b (Paediatrics) £100
Module 4c (Anaesthesia in the Elderly) £60
Module 5a (Pain) £60
Module 5b (Regional Anaesthesia) £60
Module 6 (Exam Preparation) £60
Module 7a (Anatomy) £60
Module 7b (Physiology) £100
Module 7c (Pharmacology) £100
Module 7d (Physics) £100
Module 7e (Equipment) £60
Module 7f (Maths and Statistics) £40
Module 9 (Ophthalmic Anaesthesia) £20
Module 10 (Regional Anaesthesia) £20
Module 11 (Vascular Anaesthesia) £20
Module 12 (Cardiac Anaesthesia) £20
Module 13 (Thoracic Anaesthesia) £20
Module 14 (Neuroanaesthesia) £20


Module Combinations

Anaesthesia Fundamentals (Modules 1, 2 and 7) £250
Full Programme £600


For institutional purchase or bulk licences of our online medical courses, please contact us

Additional information


Underpins specialist training in anaesthesia, pain and critical care medicine :: Encompasses over 1,000 learning sessions using high-quality, interactive content :: Includes an extensive e-library of journal articles and self-assessment exercises


Anaesthesia practitioner, Medical students, doctors, nurses, assistants, emergency care workers and other clinicians




12 months full access to complete the course