MALT is available for use by surgeons undertaking formal
colorectal surgical training run by the Australia and New Zealand
Training Board in Colon and Rectal Surgery (ANZTBCRS) - a conjoint
board formed by the Colorectal Surgical Society of Australia and
New Zealand (CSSANZ) and the College.
The following shows the requirements as prescribed by the
Fellows undertaking the ANZTBCRS Post Fellowship Training
Program have been allocated the "SNOMED - ANZTBCRS" logbook
and are required to use this logbook for the duration of
This logbook will be allocated in
addition to existing logbooks such as "SET - General Surgery" and
"Fellow - General Surgery".
MALT uses the terms Nominated Supervisor and Alternate
Supervisor. Supervisors can view cases for the Fellows they
are supervising and provide comments on specific cases.
Nominated supervisor: Hospital Unit Supervisor as allocated by
Alternate supervisor: Surgeon in theatre with Fellow, if
The nominated supervisor is responsible for approving cases (see
approval process below).
Record cases done in all hospitals (both accredited and
SNOMED - ANZTBCRS logbook
This logbook utilises the
SNOMED CT-AU reference set with Board Reporting
Terms (Excel 12.3 MB) determined by the Board.
For cases where more than one surgical procedure has been
undertaken, MALT allows multiple procedures to be
Cases move through a supervisory workflow progression from
"Draft" to "For Review" to "Approved".
- Fill in and save the case (Draft).
- Once you are satisfied that the case is complete and accurate,
refer to Nominated Supervisor (For Review).
- Nominated Supervisors are automatically notified of cases
awaiting review, in accordance with the email preferences setup on
their MALT Account page. Supervisors should review these cases and,
where they are satisfied that the case is complete and accurate,
Once all the cases have been approved, you can print the Logbook
Summary Report and submit to the Training Board. Note:
the report should only contain 'Approved' status.
Rotation periods are deactivated at a set date, after which no
further cases can be entered. The ANZTBCRS Post Fellowship Training
Program has a flexible start date and the annual rotation periods
overlap. Fellows under taking the program should select the
rotation period that is correct for their situation.
||1 January 2018
||28 February 2019
||14 March 2019
||1 January 2019
||28 February 2020
||14 March 2020
MALT is accessed via the College website.
Log in by clicking on the Portfolio icon in the top right-hand
corner of any webpage. Enter your College username and
From your Portfolio Dashboard, click on any of the 'My Logbook'
icons to be directed to MALT. Alternatively, select the
Portfolio 'My Audits' tab and then click the Morbidity Audit
and Logbook Tool (MALT) icon.
guides and documentation
Telephone: +61 8 8219 0939