Anesthesia-Facilities and Services

Facilities and Services

Duties and responsibilities of chief resident:

  • Prepare rotation for monthly night duty for all residents
  • Fill and send a request for duty payments
  • Assign residents to teach nurse anesthetists, medical students, and other groups as required
  • Lead morning session
  • Make necessary arrangements for the conduct of seminars, teaching sessions, and case presentations in a streamlined manner
  • Give a brief introduction at the opening of each teaching session and seminar
  • Notify the department members and residents, the topic and timing for the next presentation
  • Assist the department in facilitation of meetings, workshops, or other special sessions

Resident Admission and Registration

  • Those who fulfill the requirement for admission will be communicated by the department of anesthesiology, the postgraduate coordinator, or the office of register.
  • Accepted applicant, once informed, should present all the necessary documents of sponsorship and get registered at the office of the registrar for the courses to be taken in the first year. No admission should be allowed to the department without holding a copy of admission slip signed by the office of the registrar.
  • Residents must register for the course for each subsequent year as they advance to the next.
  • For all registering residents beyond the first year, the office of the registrar will have to make sure that the grade report of the previous year is submitted.

Once registered, residents shall be assigned to the different units in the department, other departments in the college, or different institution based on their level of training and rotation.

  • A regular scheme for the placement of the trainees should be worked out by the resident program director and approved by the head of the department. The rotation plan should be available for the trainees before the beginning of the month. The unit accepting the trainees should similarly be aware of the incoming residents at least one week before they are to begin.


  • The resident will attend duty including duty outside normal office hours, in accordance with departmental practice.
  • Residents will participate in departmental meetings, educational events, and practice, as required by staff and tutors
  • Residents will be required to dress and conduct themselves appropriately at all times
  • Residents will be permitted one-month vacation per year
  • In the third year, one resident will be selected to act as chief resident for at least six months of the academic year
  • Failure to comply with the stated duties may lead to disciplinary action, according to the regulations of the Faculty and the University


  • Academic staff


  • Rank – Assistant professor and above
  • Number – A minimum of two staff to start the program
  • Keep a ratio with faculty to trainee maximum of 1:5

Technical staff
Anesthetists – adequate to run the number of OR tables for 24 hours
ICU nurses – adequate to run the number of ICU beds 24 hours with a minimum of 1:2 ratio (Nurse: ICU bed)
Supportive staff- as required
Clinical case-  maximum of 30 trainees in the program per 2000 case a year

Space and Opportunities for Practical and Theoretical Study
Physical space for traineesSmart classrooms
Departmental library
Duty room
OR rooms
 OPD clinic room
 Simulation room
 Refer to Annex number 1,2 and 3
Access to Up-To-Date Professional Literature
 Up-to-date access to literature in the library
Computers and internet facility, core books, local and international journals
 Mobile access to up-to-date literature
 Refer to Annex number 4
Adequate Information and Communication Technology
Equipment – Educational Annex number 1                       – Office