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Servicing anaesthesia & ventilation equipment


Course Details

Course code
5 days
Medical Equipment
City & Guilds Assured
Training method

To provide the knowledge and skills to perform maintenance and servicing of a wide range of Anaesthesia and ventilation equipment.

Who is the course for

The course will provide an excellent foundation for medical engineering staff who are involved in the servicing and maintenance of both Anaesthesia and ventilation equipment in hospitals.

This course will cover the following topics:

– Medical Gas

– Introduction to Anaesthesia and Lung Ventilation

– Gases used in Anaesthesia

– Anaesthesia Machine Safety

– Ventilators

– Principles of Ventilation

– Ventilator Parameters

– Ventilation Modes

– Safety testing and performance testing

Aims & objectives

To provide the knowledge and skills to perform maintenance and servicing of a wide range of Anaesthesia and ventilation equipment.



– Describe human respiratory physiology and patient ventilation

– Differentiate the modes /types of mechanical ventilation

– Describe medical gas handling and safety, including the pipeline system

– Describe the requirement for anaesthesia

– Recognise hazards associated with the handling of anaesthesia agents

– Perform maintenance, safety testing and performance testing on a patient ventilator, anaesthetic equipment and its associated equipment using the appropriate test tools

Additional information

Equipment used will include patient lung ventilation device management, medical gas hoses, medical gas systems and safety, theatre ventilators, ITU ventilators and breathing circuits.

Upcoming Courses

Take a look at where you will train

Our extensive practical facilities give learners the chance to gain valuable hands-on experience within a safe and controlled environment.

Course FAQs

Eastwood Park’s medical equipment training covers machines such as ECG, defibrillators, patient monitoring, infusion devices, premature baby incubators, foetal monitoring, physiotherapy equipment, surgical diathermy and an introduction to anaesthesia & ventilators.

Your joining instructions will state whether you need to bring anything with you to your course.

To book one of our courses follow the ‘book now’ link above or call our sales team on  +44 (0)1454 262777.

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