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Degree: A.D.
Duration (Years): 2
Language: Turkish

The primary aim of the Anesthesia Associate Degree Program is to bring up qualified health professionals supporting the surgeons during operations. The program takes pride in being the first anesthesia program in the TRNC and is important in catering for the demand for qualified anesthesia technicians both in TRNC and Turkey. Rapid developments in medical technology influence medical practices in anesthesia. Along with these developments, demand for intermediate workforce in the field of anesthesia is progressively increasing both in the TRNC and the Republic of Turkey.


The Anesthesia Associate Degree Program strives to deliver education in line with the developments in science and technology and in accordance with international, professional and ethical standards. The program’s primary aim is to graduate qualified professionals who will cater for the demand for anesthesia technicians both in the TRNC and the Republic of Turkey.


The mission of the program is to graduate productive, inquisitive and modern health technicians with cultural awareness and effective communication skills, fulfilling their responsibilities towards community by efficiently adapting themselves to changing conditions, working effectively in teams both within our country and region and benefitting from science and technology.

General Information

Graduates of the Anesthesia Associate Degree Program are all qualified, modern professionals who possess in-depth knowledge on anatomy, physiology, pharmacology special treatment methods and anesthesiology.


The program carries utmost importance both in the TRNC and the Republic of Turkey since it caters for the demand for qualified anesthesia technicians both in the TRNC and the Republic of Turkey. Prominent academicians from the universities in the Republic of Turkey have agreed to contribute to the program both by providing consultancy and actively delivering courses.


  • The program has been developed upon strong academic and physical foundation.
  • Along with academic activities taking place throughout the academic year, students are provided with summer internship opportunities at well-known health institutions.
  • Students may benefit from numerous social, cultural and sports activities offered by clubs and facilities within the university.
  • EMU Health Sciences Faculty Center for Healthy Living provides numerous advantages through the anatomy lab, professional skill lab, anthropometry lab and body analysis and metabolism calculation tools.


  • possess information, both in theory and application, regarding latest techniques in anesthetics and application tools.
  • are aware of the importance of ethical principles and rules for individuals and the community;
  • are able to interpret and evaluate data based on their knowledge in anesthetics; can define, analyse and provide solutions for problematic areas;
  • are able to work independently by using the information gained in the field of anesthetics.
  • work in line with social, scientific, cultural and ethical values in the collection, interpretation, application and dissemination of the data in the field of anesthetics.
  • act in accordance with the laws and regulations, by-laws and professional ethics related to their field.

Career Opportunities

Program graduates may pursue employment opportunities at surgery departments of the state and private hospitals as well as polyclinics.

Contact Information

Tel: +90 392 630 1331
Fax: +90 392 365 3940

Degree: A.D.
Duration (Years): 2
Language: Turkish
Course Code Course Title Semester Credit Lecture Hour (hrs/week) Lab (hrs/week) Tutorial (hrs/week) ECTS

Semester 1

ANES121 Anesthesiology - I 1 4 3 3 -
Therminology of Anesthesiology, the definition and history of anesthesia, the description and working principles of the operating room, the description and presentation of the recovery room, teamwork in the operating room, the ethical and legal rules, the introduction of anesthesia machines and anesthesia circuits, the protection of anesthesia machines, premedication and the importance of record keeping in anesthesia.
FZTR151 Introduction to Anatomy 1 3 2 2 -
Bu ders; öğrencilerin, insan anatomisini ve fizyolojisini, vücut sistemlerini ve fonksiyonlarını öğrenmesini amaçlamaktır. Dersin kapsamında; kemikler, eklemler, kaslar, sistemler, organizmanın bölümleri (hücre-doku-organ-sistem), görevleri ve bu bölümler arasındaki iletişim incelenmektedir.
FZTR152 Introduction to Physiology 1 2 2 - -
Parts of the organism (cell-tissue-organ-system), their tasks and communication between these sections are examined. In the content of course, cell physiology, nerve, muscle, blood physiology and the physiology of the central nervous system ana physiology of respiratory and circulatory systems.
KIMY109 Introduction to General Chemistry 1 3 3 1 -
Properties of matter, atoms and atoms, molecules and ions, Chemical Compounds, Chemical Reactions, Reactions in Aqueous Solutions, Gases, Thermochemistry, Electrons in Atoms, Periodic Table, Chemical Bonding, Chemical Equilibrium, Acids and Bases
ENGL161 Basic English I 1 3 3 1 -
ENGL161 is the first semester, first year English language course offered to all students studying in a 2-year Turkish Medium Program at the university. It is designed to help students improve the level of their English to halfway towards A1 level, as specified in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. This course introduces the students to the English language and aims to develop listening, speaking, reading and writing skills.
ITEC115 Introduction to Computers 1 3 2 2 -
The course presents the basic description of information technology concepts, basic computer system hardware and software components, common terminology in information technology, application areas, and integration of computer system components. Students document on the computer using office programs, spreadsheets, and presentations that are necessary to prepare is to provide basic knowledge and skills.

Semester 2

ANES122 Anesthesiology - II 2 4 3 3 -
Issues of preoperative evaluation, preoperative assessment of fluid and electrolyte balance, Premedication, Monitorization, Intubation, Extubation, Position and complications, Recovery room, approach to postoperative pain, Anesthesia and drugs (Dopamine-Dobutrex), Anesthesia and drugs (Nitroglycerin-Niprus) , Anesthesia and Medications (Digital), Anesthesia and Drugs (H2 receptors-Antiemetics), Anesthesia and Drugs (Esmolol-Propranolol).
ANES104 Anesthesia Tech Special Care and Treatment 2 4 3 2 -
This course involves the issues of possible malfunctions with anesthesia machines and systems, maintenance and repair of equipments used in anesthesia, sterilization, liquids and their preparation, maintenance of monitors and catheters in the operating room and maintenance and repair of anesthesia circuits.
ANES106 Anesthesia Pharmacology 2 2 2 - -
Introduction to pharmacology, drug administration routes, pharmaceutical forms, drug pharmacokinetics, passage of drugs from membranes, pharmacokinetic of drugs (absorption, distribution), pharmacokinetic of drugs (metabolism and excretion), factors that altering the effects of drugs, drug interactions, the toxic effects of drugs, drug allergies, drug action mechanisms, concepts related with pharmacodynamics, treatment of fluid-electrolyte and acid-base disorders, oxygen treatment, preanaesthetic medication, introduction to general anesthetics, the pharmacokinetics of inhalation and intravenous anesthetics.
FZTR153 Check Microbiology 2 2 2 2 -
Basic microbiology and parasitology. History of microbiology, basic features of microorganisms, nutrition of microorganisms, reproduction, microbiology of special environment, normal microbe flora of human body, host-parasite relations, spreading ways of microorganisms, basic immune system, sterilization, methods of disinfection.
ENGL162 Basic English II 2 3 3 1 -
ENGL162 is the second semester, first-year English language course offered to all students studying in a 2-year Turkish Medium Program. It is designed to help students improve the level of their English to A1 level, as specified in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. This course introduces the students to the English language and aims to develop listening, speaking, reading and writing skills in academic settings.
HIST280 Atatürk İlkeleri ve İnkilap Tarihi 2 2 2 - -

Semester 3

ANES200 Summer Training 3 No-Credit - - -
Practical reinforcement of theoretical knowledge acquired in I. and II. Semester, in Anesthesiology and Reanimation Departments of public hospitals and private hospitals and intensive care units located in the TRNC and Turkey for 4 weeks.
ANES221 Anesthesiology - III 3 4 3 - -
Liver disease anesthesia, the endocrine system and anesthesia, anesthesia in cardiovascular surgery, anesthesia in multiple trauma,anesthesia in ENT surgery, pediatric anesthesia, anesthesia in organ transplantation, anesthesia in kidney diseases.
ANES223 Monitoring 3 3 2 - -
The importance of monitorization in the operating room and intensive care unit, respiratory system monitorization, monitorization of the circulatory system, urinary system monitorization, monitorization of the nervous system, monitorization of body temperature.
ANES205 First Aid 3 2 2 1 -
Structure and functioning of the human body, basic life functions, basic concepts of first aid, scene, emergency case assessment, basic life support, injuries, wound care, bleedings, fractures, dislocations, sprains and strains, heat-related problems, poisoning, disorders of consciousness, strangulations , foreign bodies, transport techniques, wrapping techniques, first aid kit.
ANES222 Infectious Diseases 3 3 3 - -
Description and composition of infection, asepsis, antisepsis, definition of sterilization, types of sterilization, definition of disinfection, disinfection types, hand-washing practices of health personnel, wearing gloves-shirt, overview and organization of the hospital check services, infection control committees, definition of Isolation , category-specific isolation practices, frequent hospital infections, intensive care infections, blood-borne infectious diseases and precautions for protection, correct disposal of medical waste and making them harmless, wrong practices and recommendations in infection control, whether hospital-patient syndrome is a hospital infection or not.
UE01 University Elective - I 3 3 3 - -
UE02 University Elective - II 3 3 3 - -

Semester 4

ANES228 Professional Practice - II 4 6 - 12 -
The actualization of practical training in anesthesiology and reanimation departments of government and private hospitals and intensive care services.
ANES227 Anesthesiology - IV 4 4 3 3 -
Endotracheal intubation, classification of ventilators and the principles adjustment, types of artificial respiration and their classification, setting the ventilator, standard artificial respiration modes, alternative artificial respiratory modes, rare respiratory support modes, application of artificial respiration, effects and complications of artificial respiratory, monitorization, lungs’ care, Anatomy and physiology of the circulatory system, heart lung machine and materials (Oxygenators, autotransfusion), infusion pumps and materials, feeding pumps and materials, resuscitation in the delivery room, apnea, hypotension and shock, fluid - electrolyte treatment in newborn period, newborn convulsions, respiratory distress, perinatal asphyxia
FZTR223 Health Concepts and Terminology 4 2 2 - -
Basic medical terms and concepts. In addition, it will be given information about diseases and the system of their international classification, the basic elements that make up medical terms, roots, prefixes, suffixes and the concepts related to health and disease.
PSYC111 Science of Psychology 4 2 2 2 -
The aim of this course is to introduce the students to the science of psychology in general and to provide information about approaches in psychology, general theories and practical applications. Topics include memory, learning, stress, health psychology and social psychology.
AE01 Area Elective I 4 3 3 - -
AE02 Area Elective II 4 3 3 - -