What is an Anesthesia Technician?

The anesthesia technician is an individual who has not met the requirements to apply for
the American Society of Anesthesia Technologists and Technicians national certification
examination, or has met the requirements but has opted to not pursue the credentials of
becoming a Certified Anesthesia Technician.


Anesthesia Technician

Anesthesia Technician

Education: The preferred entry-level education is high school diploma or GED. Previous work experience may be reviewed.

Educational requirements to work in the role of an Anesthesia technician are at least a high school education. In some cases a two-year degree in healthcare may be required

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