Associate of Applied Science - Transfer Degree: 102-107 credits
Enrollment Point: Winter Quarter
This program provides entry level training leading to an Associate of Applied Science-Transfer Degree (AAS-T). Curriculum is based on the American Society of Anesthesia Technologists and Technicians (ASATT) standards and guidelines. Course work includes the following: medical terminology, pharmacology, EKG analysis, anesthesia equipment principles and applications, and general medical knowledge. Included in the program are intensive clinical experiences in local area hospitals.
Program Learning Outcomes:
Assume the role of a competent, caring Anesthesia Technologist in a variety of healthcare settings under the direct supervision of the licensed healthcare provider.
Demonstrate the principles of basic and advanced airway management in all phases of the perioperative episode of care.
Demonstrate critical thinking skills; prioritizing, analyzing, anticipating, resolving problems and acting instinctively and decisively in the anesthesia health care environment.
Demonstrate accountability of practice with adherence to ethical and legal standards of the Anesthesia Technologist profession.
Communicate effectively in the perioperative healthcare environment with all members of the healthcare team.
Demonstrate rationale and competency with regard to anesthesia related equipment.