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Welcome to the Wayne County Community College District’s
Anesthesia Technology Department

Program Description

The Anesthesia Technology Associate of Applied Science degree program is a six semester program that will prepare students to enter the allied health profession specifically focused on fundamental and advanced clinical procedures. The Anesthesia Technologists is proficient in acquisition, preparation, and application of various types of equipment required for the delivery of anesthesia care.

What Do Anesthesia Technologists Do

Anesthesia Technologists work with the Anesthesia Care team to assist with patients undergoing anesthesia and throughout the surgical procedures. The Anesthesia Technologist may have other duties that include monitoring certain anesthesia equipment maintenance and troubleshooting and also cleaning and sterilizing many intricate pieces of anesthesia equipment used for surgical cases. Anesthesia Technologist, depending on facility, can also assist the anesthesia care team with transfusion of blood products during life threatening situations.


“The mission of the Anesthesia Program is aligned with the mission of the college. We educate, prepare, and empower student anesthesia techs to become competent health professionals who deliver safe patient care while also promoting health and wellness to individuals, families, and communities in our culturally diverse society.”


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