Certified Anesthesia Technician

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Certified Anesthesia Technician (Cer.A.T.) is a title granted to an individual that successfully meets the experience and examination requirements of the certification. The certification is regulated by the American Society of Anesthesia Technologists & Technicians (ASATT).


ASATT requires any candidate seeking certification (Cer.A.T.) meet one of the following requirements:[1]

  • Minimum two (2) years full-time work experience as an anesthesia technician, plus a high school diploma or GED
  • or
  • Graduate of an ASATT two-year approved program
  • Graduate of an ASATT approved program and completion of required clinical component


  1. ^ "Standards of Practice". American Society of Anesthesia Technologists & Technicians. Archived from the original on 2010-10-28. Retrieved 2010-10-22.