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Anesthesia Technology

Quick Facts

Anesthesia technology is a growing health care profession focusing on clinical procedures that assist anesthesia providers in hospital or other clinical settings.

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Job Titles & Career Info

Our Program

Why choose Anesthesia Technology?

  • Administer safe & efficient care to patients receiving anesthesia
  • Prepare & maintain sophisticated medical equipment
  • Have choices in your work environment because anesthesia technologists work in a variety of clinical settings including:
    • Hospitals
    • Ambulatory surgery centers
    • Outpatient facilities
  • Work in a health care profession with a bright job growth outlook

Prepare for what you will do at work

  • Use sterile procedures & techniques when preparing & testing anesthesia care equipment
  • Transport & transfer patients
  • Help monitor patients during treatments & procedures
  • Work collaboratively with surgical teams to provide safe, effective perioperative care

Explore the professional organization

Marketable skills you will learn

  • Critical thinking
  • Reasoning
  • Communication
  • Personal & social responsibility
  • Teamwork
  • Computer literacy

Before you enroll, think about:

Texas Veterans Commission (TVC)-approved

You can use your Veterans Administration (VA) educational benefits to pay for this program.

Questions? See VetSuccess on Campus

Selective Admission

Anesthesia Technology is a selective admission program.

After being accepted to TCC, you must meet the selective admission requirements to be eligible to submit a separate application to our Anesthesia Technology program.

Get the details on these pages:

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Degrees & Certificates

Degree

Attend an Information Session

About the Session

Find out everything you need to know about our program: requirements, courses, costs, and more. Have the chance to ask questions.

Attending an information session is an application requirement. You will submit your Certificate of Attendance with your application.

When & Where

You do not have to reserve a place, but seating is limited to the first 100 people.

Questions?

Health Care Professions Advising Resource Hub

Adrienne Ballard, Career Advisor

Call 817-515-1487
Email TR.HealthCareAdvising@tccd.edu

Accreditation

Our Anesthesia Technology Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation for Anesthesia Technology Education (CoA-ATE).

All inquiries about the program’s accreditation status should be directed to CAAHEP:

CAAHEP

Address: 9355 113th St. N, #7709, Seminole, FL 33775
Phone: 727-210-2350
Email: mail@caahep.org
Website: www.caahep.org

How Much Time & Money to Finish?

2022–2023 Academic Year

Degree or Certificate Program Title Hours Total Tuition & Fees
AAS Anesthesia Technology 60 $3,840

Notes:

  • Tuition is based on in-state, in-county rates.
  • Totals do not include textbooks and other materials.

Non-Credit Programs

Time commitments and fees vary depending on the course.

Earn More Choices & More Money

Transfer to a college or university to continue your studies. Earning a bachelor’s degree opens the door to career and promotion opportunities.

Next steps

Start on Your Pathway!

Contact

Trinity River Campus

Health Care Professions
Advising Resource Hub

Adrienne Ballard
Career Advisor

Call 817-515-1487
Email TR.HealthCareAdvising@tccd.edu

Advising by Appointment

Fall & Spring Hours
Monday–Friday: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Summer Hours
Monday–Thursday: 7:30 a.m.–6 p.m.

Updated January 20, 2023