More than the sum of their parts – producing fit for purpose anaesthesiologists
The preparation of specialists has shifted from the idea of a global knowing of the capacity of the graduate to a competency-based framing of what an appropriate qualification should be.1 There is a growing realisation that the specialist anaesthesiologist should graduate with an ability to perform in both technical and non-technical domains. Health care systems are becoming increasingly complex, and hence both these competencies are necessary for effective delivery of care.
By submitting manuscripts to SAJAA, authors of original articles are assigning copyright to the SA Society of Anaesthesiologists. Authors may use their own work after publication without written permission, provided they acknowledge the original source. Individuals and academic institutions may freely copy and distribute articles published in SAJAA for educational and research purposes without obtaining permission.