You will be required to comply with these guidelines if you work in a private hospital and provide assistance to an anaesthetist. These guidelines have been superseded by Statement on the Assistant for the Anaesthetist.
The presence of a trained assistant for the anaesthetist during the conduct of anaesthesia is a major factor to safe patient management. These guidelines establish both the practical and educational responsibilities of a competent assistant to the anaesthetist.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.
Code of Practice
A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.
Department of Health and Human Services
Private Health Regulation
Health Service Establishments Act 2006 (Tasmania)
Health Service Establishments Regulations 2011 (Tasmania)
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