Anaesthetist Surgeon Team

Welcome to the NZATS website, for all Anaesthetic Technicians in New Zealand.

The New Zealand Anaesthetic Technicians’ Society is the professional body representing Registered and Trainee Anaesthetic Technicians within New Zealand.

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Overseas Registration in New Zealand

Want to work as a Registered Anaesthetic Technician in New Zealand? Find out the requirements and how to register as an overseas qualified anaesthetic technician.

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AUT Requirements & Programme

Information about AUT’s new Degree of Health Science in Perioperative Practice, as the pathway to becoming an anaesthetic technician.

Welcome to the NZATS website, for all Anaesthetic Technicians

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About Anaesthetic Technicians

What does a registered anaesthetic technician do, and how do you become one? Read our FAQs to find out more.

Exam

Registration Exam

The Registration Exam, delivered twice yearly, is the final assessment required by the MSC for skills and knowledge in anaesthetic clinical practice.

Overseas Registration

Are you an overseas qualified anaesthetic technician looking to work in New Zealand? Find out the requirements and how to register.

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Job Search & Vacancies

We provide a platform for DHBs and employers to list anaesthetic technician job vacancies, and for our own NZATS roles.

AUT

AUT Programme

AUT’s new Degree of Health Science in Perioperative Practice is the pathway to becoming an anaesthetic technician.

Trainee

About NZATS

Mō NZATS

NZATS is a professional member-based society, representing and advocating for Registered and Trainee Anaesthetic Technicians in New Zealand.

He rōpū ngaio a NZATS, he māngai mā ngā Ringapū Whakarehu Rēhita, Ihupuku anō hoki i Aotearoa.

NZATS provides high quality up-to-date continuing professional development opportunities, trainee education and support to all its members by promoting the profession. We believe in advocating excellence in high quality patient care, in collaboration with all other health care professionals and organisations.

You will find up-to-date information about education, events and conferences, research, employment opportunities, and lists of our members and trainees.

CPD Applications

Continuing Professional Development, or CPD, is at the core of what we provide for our members, as well as being a key requirement for the specialty. We are building a CPD portal that will enable anaesthetic technician members of NZATS to further their education and stay up to date on important conversations within the discipline.

CPD portal features:

  • Easily track your progress across each cycle
  • Easily classify and view ratio of Substantive vs. General hours
  • Submit your evidence in one easy PDF document
  • Keep all your records in one place

Coming in August 2022, you will need to be logged in as a member to view it.

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