Newly Elected ASATT Board Members.
It is with pride and appreciation that I officially announce the newly elected ASATT Board members. The President Elect position will serve on the ASATT Board of Directors for the term of 2017-2020. The Region Directors will serve 2017-2019. They will be a valuable asset to the Board of Directors, bringing a dynamic vigor and exciting ideas to the Board of Directors. ASATT will be serve by them with exemplary integrity and professionalism.
Joyce Freeman, Cer.A.T.
Jonnalee Burgess, Cer.A.T.
Trevon Logan, Cer.A.T.
Greg Farmer, Cer.A.T.
*Justin Akamine, Cer.A.T.
Once again, we would like to congratulate our newly elected ASATT Board of Directors. We look forward to working with them in the upcoming years.
Otoniel Castillo , Cer.A.T.T.
*Appointed by the ASATT Board of Directors
ASA ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2017
ASA- ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2017 – Boston, MA October 21-25, 2017
For $75.00 ASATT members may purchase a full registration badge (with encrypted bar code) that allows access to the exhibit hall, sessions, lectures, and special events at ANESTHESIOLOGY 2017 in Boston. You should register in advance via ASA’s online registration portal and you will need to use the discount code ASC17 when registering. Please note after registering you may be contacted by ASA staff to show proof of ASATT membership.
ASATT members who would like to just visit the exhibit hall may go to the ASA Registration Desk A in Boston and provide proof of membership to receive a complimentary ASA exhibit hall badge. This badge will have a bar code encrypted with the information you provided at ASA registration for vendors in the exhibit hall to scan.
ASATT REFRESHER/ADVANCEMENT/PROVISIONAL RECERTIFICATION PROGRAM STANDARDS
There are three methods by which certification can be re-established or advanced:
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The Refresher Program is offered to certified anesthesia technologists who have not been substantially engaged in the practice of anesthesia technology for more than 2 years and must update their skills and knowledge of current clinical and theoretical practice in anesthesia technology in order to meet the established standards of practice and to apply for recertification through examination.
The Advancement Program is designed for the certified anesthesia technician who requires additional knowledge and skills in clinical practice in order to meet the established standards of practice of a certified anesthesia technologist.
Provisional Recertification may be granted for the previously certified anesthesia technologist/technician whose certification was allowed to lapse due to late or insufficient CE credits beyond the December 31st re-certification deadline.
Sensor’s Online Quiz
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The Growing Profession of Anesthesia Technology
Why consider an Anesthesia Technology Program?
As a growing allied health profession, the Anesthesia Technology profession specifically focuses on fundamental and advanced clinical procedures, which assist the anesthesia provider in the safe and efficient care of patients receiving anesthesia. Working under the direction of the anesthesia provider, the Anesthesia Technologist is a vital member of the anesthesia care team. They are proficient in the acquisition, preparation, and application of various types of equipment required for the delivery of anesthesia care. Technologists are trained to anticipate the needs of the patient and the provider, according to the surgical requirements, procedure or circumstance. Click to read full article.