Guidelines on the Assistant for the Anaesthetist - Tasmania

Service summary

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 These guidelines have been superseded by Statement on the Assistant for the Anaesthetist.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.

Service type

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.

Other resources

Administering agency

Department of Health and Human Services
Private Health Regulation

Act(s) name

Health Service Establishments Act 2006 (Tasmania)

Regulation(s) name

Health Service Establishments Regulations 2011 (Tasmania)

Contact details

Enquiries
Department of Health and Human Services
Private Health Regulation


Mailing address:
GPO BOX 125
Hobart, Tasmania 7001

Phone:

03 61663853
hselicensing@dhhs.tas.gov.au

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