Australasian Society of Anaesthesia Paramedical Officers

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The Australasian Society of Anaesthesia Paramedical Officers aims to promote the professional status and recognition of its members through:
  • Regular exchange of knowledge and further education for Anaesthesia Technicians/ Technologists/ APOs and Assistants to the Anaesthetists
  • Working towards statutory registration
  • Promoting a code of ethics for the wellbeing and safety of patients
  • Enabling us to represent our profession as a major stakeholder in peri-operative issues nationally
  • Development of a standardised scope of practice throughout Australia

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The medications authority for Anaesthetic Technicians which is due to expire on 30 June 2013, has been extended for a further 12 months, to 30 June 2014. Please see:

The Alison Holloway Award is a perpetual award for those who work within the field of Anaesthesia as a technician, paramedical officer or assistant. It is awarded annually to the best case study or research paper relating to the area of Anaesthesia or Intensive Care. More...

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