ANESTHESIA TECHNICIAN

(AT)

Start Date

May 1, 2023

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Length
The program length for day and evening classes may vary based on the number of scheduled hours per week. Holidays, school closings, and internship schedules may cause the program completion dates to vary as well.

12 Months

Schedule
The standard classroom schedule is provided here. The clinical internship schedule will vary based on the clinical site. Students must follow their assigned internship schedule, not the AIMS Education class schedule, academic calendar, or the observed holidays and breaks.

Monday - Thursday
9:00am to 2:00pm

FSA
Federal student aid is available for those who qualify. Students must submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to determine their eligibility. Please contact our financial aid department to learn more.

YES

Other Financial Assistance
Other financial assistance may be available for this program (scholarships, training grants, payment plans, etc.). Please contact our financial aid department to learn more.

YES

Start Date

May 1, 2023

More Start Dates
Length
The program length for day and evening classes may vary based on the number of scheduled hours per week. Holidays, school closings, and internship schedules may cause the program completion dates to vary as well.

12 Months

Schedule
The standard classroom schedule is provided here. The clinical internship schedule will vary based on the clinical site. Students must follow their assigned internship schedule, not the AIMS Education class schedule, academic calendar, or the observed holidays and breaks.

Monday - Thursday
9:00am to 2:00pm

FSA
Federal student aid is available for those who qualify. Students must submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to determine their eligibility. Please contact our financial aid department to learn more.

YES

Other Financial Assistance
Other financial assistance may be available for this program (scholarships, training grants, payment plans, etc.). Please contact our financial aid department to learn more.

YES

Technical and Health Standards for Anesthesia Technician

Every student in the Anesthesia Technician certificate program must possess the physical, mental, and emotional capabilities required to successfully complete the program and gain employment in the field.

Technical Standards

The prospective anesthesia technician student must possess sufficient strength, motor coordination, and manual dexterity to:

  • Prepare equipment in the operating room.
  • Maintain equipment and troubleshoot as necessary.
  • Test and maintain equipment prior to surgery.
  • Manage operating room supply inventory.
  • Prepare anesthesia drugs under the direction of the anesthesiologist.
  • Connect and operate equipment that monitors patient vital signs during surgery.
  • Assist with IVs and airway devices.
  • Help transfer patients to post-op care rooms.

Health Standards

The prospective anesthesia technician student must:

  • Demonstrate proper depth perception and color vision.
  • Have appropriate upper strength, mobility, and be able to bend and twist their body.
  • Be able to walk, stand, and move around the facility.
  • Possess fine motor control, including proper hand/eye coordination. 
  • Maintain personal hygiene consistent with close personal contact associated with patient care.

The prospective anesthesia technician student must be able to consistently demonstrate emotional, mental, and physical health to:

  • Work in a high-stress environment and handle life-or-death situations.
  • Maintain composure while managing multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Carry out all assigned duties.

Communication Standards

The prospective anesthesia technician student must be able to consistently demonstrate effective communication skills to:

  • Speak and communicate with clarity.
  • Interpret instructions furnished in oral or written form.
  • Comprehend simple and complex instructions related to the use and maintenance of equipment, safety rules, and procedures.

Environmental Factors

The prospective anesthesia technician student may be exposed to:

  • Dust, fumes, smoke, gases, odors, mists, or other irritating particles.
  • Radiation or electrical energy.
  • Excessive noise

Visit Our Campus

Take the first step in achieving your career goals by visiting the AIMS campus. During your school visit you'll get to meet one-on-one with an admissions specialist. They'll help you choose the right career path and answer any questions you have. You'll also get the chance to tour the AIMS campus, including all of our classrooms, medical labs, and student facilities.