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Association Tunisienne des Techniciens Supérieurs en Anesthésie Réanimation (ATTAR) Tunisian Association of Anesthesia High Technicians


Number of anaesthesia cases per year:
NA
Number of Nurse Anesthetists (TSAR):
1 300
Number of Anesthesiologists:
180
Number of habitants
9 895 200



Nurse Anesthesia education:
  • Entry requirements: Baccalaureate

  • Duration: 3 years

  • Certification: Diploma Superior Technician in Anaesthesia and intensive care

  • Number of classroom hours

  • Theory:
325+366+242 hours
  • Topics 1st year: 362 hours
: Anatomy-Biology-Physiology-Microbiology-Public health-psychosocilogy-biochimics-pharmacology-semiology-nursing-english.
  • 2nd year: 366 hours:
medical pathology – chirurgical pathology – physiology – pharmacology – intensive care – anaesthesiology – care technics – English – computer – statistics.
  • 3d year: 242 hours:
: – anaesthesia depending on surgery–anaesthesia depending on patient-intensiv care- anaesthesia care technics – English – legal medicine – administration & legislation

  • Practice: 314 hours


  • Number of Clinical training hours In hospitals : 1760 hours



Nurse Anesthesia practice:
90 % general anaesthesia given by Technicians alone under responsibility of surgeon.
Only 10% under anaesthesiologist responsibility.


Activities of the national Association: National congress; regional congress; symposium

Webpage: in rebuilding
Continuing education opportunities Only by ATTAR

Professional Magazines: ATTAR LETTER (trimestriel)

•Contact person for country information:
Mr. Moncef JENDOUBI
Email Moncef.jen@planet.tn

•National Association contact: ATTAR
Address P.O.Box 28 EL MENZAH 6
TUNISIA 2091
Email Moncef.jen@planet.tn Tel/ +216 98 318 938
Fax: +216 71 33 55 12




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