Bachelor of Science in Anesthesia Technology is a four-year bachelor program aims to develop health professionals who are competent to work in health care settings with skills specific to anesthesia technology.
Anesthesia technologists are involved with all aspects of care delivery to all patients who are in need for perioperative anaesthetic care and provide a key role in the emergency resuscitation of patients, considering the patients’ religion, cultural beliefs and respecting their right to medical privacy and dignity at all times.
The Anesthesia technologists provides pre-operative and intra-operative assistance. Sets up anesthesia machines/equipment, monitoring equipment and supplies for procedures per department expectations and according to scope of practice. Anticipates needs by obtaining /preparing correct equipment. Delivers needed or required supplies and/or equipment. Transport’s patients in a safe and timely manner according to department protocol. Maintains appropriate performance of skills roster/competencies related to patient care including surgical positioning and surgical skin preparation.
Students enrolled in this major will be able to develop appropriate knowledge and training required to work as a vital member with other health care professionals in different health care settings which are related to his/ her specialty, mostly in the perioperative units. (Preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative phases)
The Bachelor of Science in Anesthesia Technology (BSc. AT) program learning outcomes are aligned to Level 7 of the NQF Emirates (National Qualifications Framework).
- Dr. Ellen Ghazi Saliba Safadi
Local accreditation division:
- Initial accredited June 2014
- Full accreditation June 2022