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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.
  • 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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Autumn Scientific Meeting 2018

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Joondalup ResortThe Association Of Operating Theatre Practitioners in conjunction with ANZCA and ASA is pleased to announce the

Autumn Scientific Meeting Saturday 7th April 2018 - Joondalup Resort.

Please click HERE to register - you can pay via Paypal.  registrations are now closed.

The cut off for the registration is 1700 Friday March 16th at 1700 (AWST) as we need finalise numbers for catering purposes - registrations are now closed.

This event is subsidised by AOTP for our members benefit. Please note that entry is only available to current AOTP members. Not a member? Click here to find out how to become a member, or become a member when registering for the event.

We have a new committee for 2017 and thanks to HSUWA

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AOTPWe have a new committee for 2017/2018!

Some enthusiastic people have taken up positions on the committee, enabling us to continue our work.

We would also like to take this opportunity to thank the HSUWA for kindly allowing us to use their facilities to hold our committee meetings. The committee feel that a close relationship with the AOTP and the HSU is the best way forward for a bright future for Anaesthetic Technicians.

Watch this space for future education events and information.

2017 AGM Education Day "Live Well and Learn"

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Education Funding GuidelinesAfter a false start with very low interest for a March AGM, the AOTP committee committed to hosting our AGM Education day on Saturday 10 June 2017. Around 50 members attended the event at Willow Function Room, Willow Pond, Canning Vale.

Our first speaker was Professor Fiona Wood. Director of the Burns Service of Western Australia (BSWA), Consultant Plastic Surgeon at Fiona Stanley Hospital and Princess Margaret Hospital for Children, co-founder of the first skin cell laboratory in WA, Winthrop Professor in the School of Surgery at The University of Western Australia, co-founder of the Fiona Wood Foundation (formerly The McComb Foundation), Australian of the Year 2005 .... Prof Wood's list of achievements is long and we were honoured to have her attend our Education Day.