A program that prepares individuals to assist anesthesiologists and nurse anesthetists in developing and implementing patient anesthesia care plans, including preoperative, surgical theater, recovery room, and postoperative/intensive care procedures. Includes instruction in patient data collection, catheter insertion, airway management and drug administration, assisting the administration and monitoring of regional and peripheral nerve blockades, support therapy, adjusting anesthetic levels during surgery, interoperative monitoring, postoperative procedures, pain clinics and patient education, and administrative tasks.
|Rank||School Name||Students||% of Total||Total On-Campus Cost|
|1||Case Western Reserve University||39||2%||$57,798|
|4||Renton Technical College||26||2%||$5,746|
|7||Sanford-Brown College-St Peters||10||4%||N/A|
|8||University of Missouri-Kansas City||9||0%||$28,396|
|9||Milwaukee Area Technical College||6||0%||$5,728|
|10||Stony Brook University||5||0%||$22,127|
|12||City College-Fort Lauderdale||1||0%||$17,396|
This list indicates the number of students that completed the Anesthesiologist Assistant program at the schools above.
It is not necessarily an indicator of academic rigor or quality of education.
Note that some schools do not have enough data to be ranked, and these schools will not appear in our lists.