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    Department

    • Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Medicine

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    Expected duration

    • 1 year

Program details

The Anesthesia Clinical Assistant Program at the University of Manitoba is a one-year training program designed to prepare licenced clinical or physician assistants for a rewarding career assisting in anesthesia. An ACA executes supplementary therapeutic interventions and monitors tasks that allow an anesthesiologist or physician to use their skills more effectively.

Training

The Anesthesia Clinical Assistant Program at the University of Manitoba within the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority, is a one year training program that upon completion qualifies you to become an Anesthesia Clinical Assistant through advanced training. Training includes the following:

  • Orientation (three weeks)
  • Equipment, monitors and devices seminar series
  • Pharmacology series
  • Cardiovascular and respiratory seminar series
  • Talk rounds
  • Simulator lab sessions (12 scenarios, four sessions)
  • OSCEs (24 scenarios, four sessions)

Modular curriculum

  • 165 different modules (modules by category)
  • Template format (objectives, prerequisite knowledge, references, competencies, advanced topics for discussion, questions)
  • Written evaluation

Clinical preceptors

  • One-to-one clinical exposure
  • Mentor and preceptor roles
  • three students are seated and listening to a fourth student explain a diagram.

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Contact us

Susan Rubin
Regional Manager, WRHA Surgery and Anesthesia Programs
2nd Floor, 671 William Avenue
Winnipeg,  Manitoba, R3E 0Z2, Canada

204-787-1749
204-787-4291