• fiona stanley hospital
  • royal-perth-hospital
  • charles-gairdner-hospital
  • king edward memorial hospital
  • pmh
  • AOTP
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  • Fiona Stanley Hospital is located in Murdoch, 15 kms south of the Perth CBD. The 783-bed hospital includes the 140-bed State rehabilitation service, a 30-bed purpose-built mental health unit and the State burns service.
  • Royal Perth Hospital (RPH) is an 855-bed teaching hospital located on the northeastern edge of the CBD of Perth, Western Australia.
  • Handling over 76,000 admissions annually, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital has 600 beds, and treats approximately 420,000 patients each year. As of 2012 some 5,500 staff are employed.
  • KEMH is part of the Women and Newborn Health Service (WNHS) and cares for women of all ages and life stages and newborns. It is WA’s main public obstetric, gynaecology, perinatal mental health and neonatal hospital.
  • Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH) is a 220-bed, internationally recognised paediatric facility that treats children and adolescents aged 15 years and younger from around the state with approximately 250,000 patient visits (inpatient and outpatient) each year.
  • An anaesthetic technician is an allied healthcare worker who assists with the administration and monitoring of anaesthesia and has an extensive knowledge of anaesthesia techniques, instruments, supplies, and technology.
  • Anaesthetic technicians are involved with all aspects of the delivery of a patient's perioperative anaesthetic care, taking into account religious and cultural beliefs and respecting their right to medical privacy and dignity at all times.

Welcome to the AOTP

The Association of Operating Theatre Practitioners (formerly WA Society of Anaesthesia Techs.) was established in 1972 to unite Anaesthesia Technicians in WA. All members are required to abide by the AOTP Code of Ethics which have been promoted for the benefit of members and patients. Click to view or download the AOTP constitution.
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Committee Meetings 2015

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AOTPMonday 19th January 2015 - ANZCA Offices
Monday 9th February 2015 - ANZCA Offices
Monday 9th March 2015 - ANZCA Offices
Tuesday 7th April 2015 - ANZCA Offices
Monday 11th May 2015 - ANZCA Offices
Monday 8th June 2015 - ANZCA Offices
Monday 13th July 2015 - ANZCA Offices
Monday 10th August 2015 - ANZCA Offices
Monday 14th September 2015 - ANZCA Offices
Monday 12th October 2015 - ANZCA Offices
Monday 9th November 2015 - ANZCA Offices

Current committee meetings are held at:
ANZCA Office - Unit 20/127 Herdsman Parade, Wembley, WA.  

Autumn Scientific Meeting Photos

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asm2014The Airway management and Advanced Life Support Workshops were hugely successful, and thanks to all participants and those who completed the evaluation forms and gave us this feedback. 

We would also like to extend our very grateful thanks to all those who presented, particularly the medical staff Drs Kate Luscombe, Emelyn Lee and Sophie Anderson all of whom are Advanced Life Support Instructors and made CPR and defibrillation a lot of fun!! 

Feedback from the Autumn Scientific Meeting

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at1The AOTP Autumn Scientific Meeting was well attended on Saturday 15th March - thank you to all our attendees.

Our evaluation forms showed the workshops were a great success and everyone commented that they would like to see them on the programme again next year. The general concensus was that the University Club at the UWA was a fantastic choice of venue, and the food also got a big tick on the evaluation forms.

We would also like to thank our guest speakers who also received excellent reviews, and were enjoyed by all.

The next upcoming AOTP education event will be announced very soon!