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College Catalog 2022-2023 
College Catalog 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Anesthesia Technologist, AAS-T

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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.

Program Requirements

Quarter 7

GPA Requirements

  • Minimum cumulative GPA: 2.0
  • Minimum grade for each course: 2.0

*Note: Clinical & Field-Based Experience courses require a Satisfactory (S) grade.

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