Union Hospital - School of Nursing

麻醉助理證書 Certificate in Anaesthetic Assistant

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Course Information

Course Level
Study Mode
215 Hour(s)
Cantonese, English
21/F, Citimark, 28 Yuen Shun Circuit, Shatin, N.T.

Course Overview

Programme Information

The Programme is taught by experienced Anaesthesiologists and Nurse Specialists. Apart from theoretical teaching, the Programme also includes laboratory practical sessions and clinical practicum as to reinforce students' learned knowledge and skills as being as an Anaesthetic Assistant.

Course Accreditation

Certificate in Anaesthetic Assistant has been accredited by:
The Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications
Qualifications Framework
QR Registration No.: 20/000698/L3
Registration Validity Period: 27/10/2020 To 26/10/2023
QF Level: 3

Entry Requirements
Applicants must be:

  • 18 years old or above, and
  • Fluent in Cantonese; and
  • Completion of a certificate training programme for Care-related Support Worker (CRSW) or at least 2-year patient care working experience in hospitals; and
  • (i) Completion of Secondary 5 with Grade E or above in Chinese Language and English Language (Syllabus B) in the Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE); or (ii) Completion of Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) with Level 2 or above in Chinese Language and English Language; or (iii) Completion of Secondary 5 or HKDSE and pass an English test.

Commencement Date
March 22, 2021 (Application Closed)

What You’ll Learn


  • Course Introduction & Roles of Anaesthesia Assistant
  • Legal and Ethical Issue
  • OT Safety and Design
  • OSH and Environmental Hazard
  • Infection Control
  • Aseptic Technique and Sterilization
  • Basic Human Anatomy and Physiology I
  • Basic Human Anatomy and Physiology II
  • Basic Knowledge in Anaesthesia Delivery System and Its Maintenance, Physics Related to Anaesthesia
  • OT Machines and Equipment
  • Basic Pharmacology and Anaesthetic Drugs
  • Anaesthesia Guideline & Pre-operative Assessment
  • Anaesthesia (GA / MAC / IVS)
  • Regional Anaesthesia
  • Obstetrics and Paediatrics Anaesthesia
  • Intraoperative Monitoring, Post-Anaesthetic Care, Pain Management
  • Body Temperature Monitoring and Control, Fluid Management
  • OT Positioning
  • OT Recovery and Crisis Management
  • Simulated-laboratory on Crisis Management

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