PAC and Perioperative Safety

This principles-based practical checkout course emphasizes patient safety and features of GE Datex-Ohmeda anesthesia machines designed to promote safety; it also assists in allowing end-users to create their own checkout procedure that compliments their clinical workflow.

Program Details

Pre-Anesthesia Check (PAC) and Perioperative Safety

4 hours (half-day program).

Clinical Areas Covered
Major and Minor/Day-Surgery operating theaters

Targeted Attendees
Anesthesiologists/anesthetists, anesthesia care nurses and operating theater technicians/support staff.

A basic knowledge of theory of operation of anesthesia gas delivery equipment.

Required Equipment
GE Datex-Ohmeda anesthesia machine.

Dr. Richmond Chang, MD, FPBA

At Customer Site


• Understand the history and be familiar with updated recommendations/general guidelines for the pre-anesthesia check (PAC) for individual departments and anesthesia practitioners
• Perform checkout procedures for the delivery systems and the needs of the local practice.

This course does not claim to be exhaustive in any way and it is up to the participant to continue his or her education in this dynamic field.