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Anesthesia Technologists and Technicians

What Do Anesthesia Technologists and Technicians Do? Anesthesia technologists and technicians are trained members of the anesthesia patient care team, with extensive knowledge of all anesthesia equipment and supplies. Under direct supervision, they assist anesthesiologists and certified nurse anesthetists in anesthetizing patients during routine and complex surgical cases in the operating room and outpatient surgical settings. Anesthesia technologists and technicians provide support by preparing and maintaining equipment and supplies used …Read More

Surgical Technologists

What Do Surgical Technologists Do? Surgical technologists (also called operating room technicians) assist in surgical operations under the supervision of surgeons, registered nurses, or other surgical personnel. Surgical technologists are members of operating room teams, which most commonly include surgeons, anesthesiologists, and circulating nurses. Surgical technologists prepare the operating room by setting up surgical instruments and equipment. They prepare patients for surgery and transport patients to the operating room. They …Read More