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Anesthesia Technology

The Anesthesia Technology program prepares students to be an integral member of the patient care team. Emphasis is placed on fundamentals and advanced clinical procedures to assist licensed providers in the acquisition, preparation and application of various types of equipment required for the delivery of anesthesia care.

Anesthesia technologists are needed in a variety of clinical settings, which include the operating room, interventional and diagnostic radiology, post anesthesia care unit, intensive care unit, cardiac catheterization lab, emergency department, endoscopic and dental suites and ambulatory surgery centers.

Job responsibilities may include equipment maintenance and servicing such as cleaning, sterilizing, assembling, calibrating, testing, troubleshooting and recording of inspections and maintenance. In addition, anesthesia technicians assists licensed providers with patient assessments, evaluations, transport, positioning, insertion of intravenous and other invasive lines and airway management.

Accreditation Information

The College of DuPage Anesthesia Technology program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).
CAAHEP contact information:
9355 - 113th St. N, #7709
Seminole, FL 33775
Phone number: 727-210-2350

Outcomes Assessment Exam Results

Class Start Date: 8/1/2015
Graduation Date: 7/31/2016
Number of Students Enrolled on the stated Start Date: 10
Number of Students that Dropped/Failed out of the Program: 1/10 = 10%
Number of Students Graduating: 9/10 = 90%
Number of Graduates Attempting the Technologist Exam for the first time: 6/9 = 66%
Number of Graduates Passing the Technologist Exam on the first attempt: 3/9 = 33%
Number of Graduates Employed in Anesthesia Technology: 6/9 = 66%
Number of Graduates Pursuing Further Education or Active Military Number: 0/9 = 00%
Number of Graduates with Employment/Positive Placement = 6/9 = 66%
Number of Graduate Surveys Distributed: 7/9 = 77%
Number of Graduate Surveys Returned: 1/9 = 11%
Number of Graduate Surveys with Positive Satisfaction Rate: 1/1 = 100%
Number of Employer Surveys Distributed: 5/5 = 100%
Number of Employer Surveys Returned: 4/5 = 80%
Number of Employer Surveys with Positive Satisfaction Rate: 4/4 = 100%
Class Start Date: 8/1/2016
Graduation Date: 7/31/2017
Number of Students Enrolled on the stated Start Date: 16
Number of Students that Dropped/Failed out of the Program: 2/16 = 12.5%
Number of Students Graduating: 14/16 = 87.5%
Number of Graduates Attempting the Technologist Exam for the first time: 4/16 = 25%
Number of Graduates Passing the Technologist Exam on the first attempt: 2/16 = 12.5%
Number of Graduates Employed in Anesthesia Technology: 12/14 = 85.7%
Number of Graduates Pursuing Further Education or Active Military Number: 1/14 = 7%
Number of Graduates with Employment/Positive Placement = 13/14 = 92.85%
Number of Graduate Surveys Distributed: 14/14 = 100%
Number of Graduate Surveys Returned: 1/14 = 7%
Number of Graduate Surveys with Positive Satisfaction: 1/1 = 100%
Number of Employer Surveys Distributed: 12/12 = 100%
Number of Employer Surveys Returned: 3/12 = 25%
Number of Employer Surveys with Positive Rate: 3/3 = 100%
Class Start Date: 8/24/2017
Graduation Date: 7/31/2018
Number of Students Enrolled on the stated Start Date: 10
Number of Students that Dropped/Failed out of the Program: 0 = 00%
Number of Students Graduating: 10/10 = 100%
Number of Graduates Attempting the Technologist Exam for the first time: 5/10 = 50%
Number of Graduates Passing the Technologist Exam on the first attempt: 5/10 = 50%
Number of Graduates Employed in Anesthesia Technology = 6/10 = 60%, one individual was not originally counted as employed because employment came late after graduation
Number of Graduates Pursuing Further Education or Active Military Number: 0/10 = 00%
Number of Graduates with Employment/Positive Placement = 6/10 = 60%
Number of Graduate Surveys Distributed: 10/10 = 100%
Number of Graduate Surveys Returned: 1/10 = 10%
Number of Graduate Surveys with Positive Satisfaction: 1/1 = 100%
Number of Employer Surveys Distributed: 6/6 = 100%
Number of Employer Surveys Returned: 1/6 = 16%
Number of Employer Surveys with Positive Rate: 1/1 = 100%
Class Start Date: 8/21/2018
Graduation Date: 7/31/2019
Number of Students Enrolled on the stated Start Date: 17
Number of Students that Dropped/Failed out of the Program: 2/17 = 11%
Number of Students Graduating: 15/17 = 88.23%
Number of Graduates Attempting the Technologist Exam for the first time: 1/15 = 14%
Number of Graduates Passing the Technologist Exam on the first attempt: 0/15 = 00%
Number of Graduates Employed in Anesthesia Technology: 8/15 = 53.3%
Number of Graduates Pursuing Further Education or Active Military Number: 4/15 = 26.6%
Number of Graduates with Employment/Positive Placement = 12/15 = 80%
Number of Graduate Surveys Distributed: 15/15 = 100%
Number of Graduate Surveys Returned: 0/10 = 00%
Number of Graduate Surveys with Positive Satisfaction: 0/0 = 00%
Number of Employer Surveys Distributed: 8/8 = 100%
Number of Employer Surveys Returned: 0/0 = 00%
Number of Employer Surveys with Positive Rate: 0/0 = 00%

Class Start Date: 8/19/2019
Graduation Date: 8/3/2020
Number of Students Enrolled on the stated Start Date: 27
Number of Students that Dropped/Failed out of the Program: 4/27 = 14%
Number of Students Graduating: 23/27 = 85%
Number of Graduates Attempting the Technologist Exam for the first time: 3/23 = 13%
Number of Graduates Passing the Technologist Exam on the first attempt: 1/23 = 4%
Number of Graduates Employed in Anesthesia Technology = 17/23 = 73.9%
Number of Graduates Pursuing Further Education or Active Military Number: 2/23 = 8%
Number of Graduates with Employment/Positive Placement = 19/23= 82.6%
Number of Graduate Surveys Distributed: TBD
Number of Graduate Surveys Returned: TBD
Number of Graduate Surveys with Positive Satisfaction: TBD
Number of Employer Surveys Distributed: TBD
Number of Employer Surveys Returned: TBD
Number of Employer Surveys with Positive Rate: TBD

 

Contact Information

Please visit the Program Contacts page for detailed information.