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General Anesthesia Technician Information

Anesthesia Technicians work in the operating room under the supervision of an RN or Anesthesiologist. They maintain supplies and equipment and assist the anesthesiologist with patient care during surgery.

Anesthesia Technician Counseling Information

  • Students should enjoy working with people indoors in a healthcare setting
  • An aptitude for science, math and technology is highly recommended.
  • Intermediate to Advanced Biology coursework and/or an anatomy and physiology course will help the student be successful in the program.
  • Students should have good problem solving abilities, and be able to handle stressful situations.
  • Students will be required to participate in an internship as part of this course, conform to dress codes and other standards required by the training site management.
  • Students should have good physical health and be able to work 8 - 12 hour shift with prolonged period of standing/walking, and be able to life 50lbs.
  • Students will need to purchase texts. Students must have a current American Heart Association Basic Life Support for healthcare provider for participation in the program.
  • Students must be 18 years of age or older.
Last Updated: 10/08/2014
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