ASA members can download the manual for free under “Members Only” on the ASA Web site. You’ll be directed to complete the Professional Profile before you are allowed to download the manual.
This web-based manual currently includes sections on: The Organization of an Anesthesia Department; Delineation of Clinical Privileges; ASA's Standards and Guidelines; Quality Improvement and Peer Review in Anesthesiology; Ambulatory Anesthesia; Dealing with Regulatory and Accrediting Organizations, and an example of an Anesthesiology Department Administrative Manual, including samples of policies and procedures.
Also includes the American Association of Clinical Directors' Procedural Times Glossary for O.R. managers.