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Advanced Anesthesia Technologist
The micro-credential is designed for Cer.A.T.s who hold the Basic Anesthesia Technologist credential and are seeking board eligibility to sit for the ASATT nationally recognized exam to become a Certified Anesthesia Technologist. To earn the this micro-credential, the individual must meet specific criteria: current Cer.A.T. or deemed approved by ASATT exception, and complete all modules in ACE-2113 & ACE-2213, Final Anesthesia Care Plan, and all weekly assessments with a minimum score of 80%.
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ACE-2113: Apply theoretical knowledge of anesthesia technology at the advanced level in all anesthesia care environments. Apply concepts and theoretical knowledge of the role of an anesthesia technology student at the advanced level in all anesthesia care environments. Apply theoretical knowledge and concepts of the anesthesia technologist role in the care of complex patient populations. Apply theoretical knowledge to respond to emergencies in the anesthesia care environment.
ACE-2213: Apply theoretical knowledge to the use of advanced anesthesia equipment and supplies used in the anesthesia care environment. Apply advanced theoretical knowledge as it applies to the maintenance of anesthesia equipment and supplies. Apply advanced theoretical knowledge and psychomotor skills to be able to assist proficiently in anesthesia-related emergencies.
Upon completion of the OCCC Basic and Advanced Anesthesia Technology Micro-credentials, the learners are encouraged to complete their ACLS Certification if they have not done so already.
Once both micro-credentials are complete in the ACE program and ACLS are complete, the learner's next steps are to submit for an advancement review to sit for the anesthesia technologist’s exam (Cer.A.T.T.).
After completing and passing their ASATT NCE exam, the individual is recognized as a Certified Anesthesia Technologist (Cer.A.T.T.).