Anesthesiologist Assistant Job Description (USA)

What are AA’s responsible for in the OR? Texas State Board of Medical Examiners: Anesthesiologist Assistant Suggested Job Description This list delineates the basic functions and roles of the Anesthesiologist…

5 Steps to Becoming a Nurse in the US

If you are a licensed nurse in the UK and thinking about making a move across the pond, you probably have tons of questions. Will my UK license transfer into…

USA - Anaesthesiologist Assistant v Nurse Anaesthesiologist Programs

Although both are considered by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to be mid-level anesthesia providers, and both may serve as physician extenders in the delivery of anesthesia,…

What is an Operating Department Practitioner [ODP]?

Documentary describing the role of the ODP and the 3 core areas of practice. Watch the Video

The Perioperative Care Collaborative Position Statement - The Surgical First Assistant (Formerly Advanced Scrub Practitioner)

In 2011 The Royal College of Surgeons of England (RCSEng 2011) called for greater clarity in relation to the wide range of titles currently in use by practitioners assisting in…

Intravenous Paracetamol Guidelines

Recommendations from the Safe Anaesthesia Liaison Group. Click Here for More Information

CODP Position Statement: Use of Social Media

Recommendations from The College of Operating Department Practitioners. Click Here for More Information

National Safety Standards for Invasive Procedures (NatSSIPs)

These NatSSIPs are intended to provide a skeleton for the production of Local Safety Standards for Invasive Procedures (LocSSIPs) that are created by multi-professional clinical teams and their patients and…
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