Certification expires December 31st every two years. Individuals who are due to recertify this year will receive an email notification that it is time to renew. These emails will be sent by November 1st. The email will include a short list of instructions for the applicants to complete. Applications mailed or postmarked after December 31 must include a $75 late fee. Remember all CEUs must be earned during your 2-year certification period. Your application will not be processed unless the correct fees are submitted. Members and non-members alike, who are contacted because of incomplete documentation, will incur an additional $50 fee to complete the processing of their packet. ASATT grants a renewal extension until January 31st, which means we must receive your packet on or before the 31st. If the 31st falls on a Saturday, your packet is due by the end of business on Friday. If the 31st falls on a Sunday, then your packet is due by the end of business on Monday. There will be no exceptions made for packets received after January 31st, unless prior arrangements were made with the Recertification Committee.

Continuing Education

Continuing education is essential to enable Anesthesia Technologists and Technicians to ensure personal and professional development in the rapidly changing field of anesthesia technology. Therefore, to retain the Cer.A.T. and Cer.A.T.T. designation, anesthesia technicians and technologists must document continuing education.

Request for an extension:

A request for extension must be made in writing to the Chair of the Recertification Committee. Keep in mind that even though an extension may have been granted for your application, the CEUs submitted must have been completed during your two year certification period.

Late Submissions:

Any individual who submits their Recertification packet after January 31st of their recertification year is subject to loss of certification.

Reissuance of Certificate

Non-members requiring a duplicate certificate can do so by completing the Reissuance of Certification Certificate form and submitting it to [email protected]. Please note there is a $25 cost per certificate/occurrence.

Requirements for certification to be re-established or advanced

There are three methods by which certification can be re-established or advanced:

The Refresher Program is offered to certified anesthesia technologists who have not been substantially engaged in the practice of anesthesia technology for more than 2 years and must update their skills and knowledge of current clinical and theoretical practice in anesthesia technology in order to meet the established standards of practice and to apply for recertification through examination.

Refresher Program Application

The Advancement Program is designed for the certified anesthesia technician who requires additional knowledge and skills in clinical practice in order to meet the established standards of practice of a certified anesthesia technologist.

Advancement Program Application

Provisional Recertification may be granted for the previously certified anesthesia technologist/technician whose certification was allowed to lapse due to late or insufficient CEU credits beyond the December 31st re-certification deadline.

Provisional Recertification Application


To Recertify:

There are three options for submitting your recertification documents. Please read through the options below.

if you have any questions, call us at 414-295-9220 or email ASATT HQ at [email protected]

Option 1:

ASATT Members who have all their CEs on file in the database and would like to pay with a credit card can do so online starting November 1st.

  • Log in to the ASATT website
  • Put your cursor on the Member Center tab
  • Click on Dashboard
  • Click View my CEs
  • Once you're viewing your CE page, if you have all your CEs on file and are due to recertify, you’ll see a button saying You can recertify today with the recertification fee for your membership type. The recertification fee for members is $100 and non-members is $450. Members with the 2 year membership do not have to pay a fee but still have to click the button to complete the process.
  • Click the You can recertify today button.
  • If you need to pay a fee, enter your credit card information and hit submit. You’ll get a thank you for recertifying screen, and the payment receipt will be emailed along with a recertification letter.

*Even if you have all of your CEs on file you still need to go through the recertification process.

Option 2:

Recertification online: Need to submit CEs (upload)-ONLY USE IF PAYING WITH CREDIT CARD

*Do not stop in the middle of the process. If you will NOT be uploading documents, DO NOT pay online. Submit payment and documentation together by mail, fax, or email. Email to [email protected]

To get the member rate, please make sure your membership is current.

Membership renewals must be done prior to 10/31, as membership renewals close temporarily from 11/1-12/31 each year.

  • Login in to the ASATT Website.
  • Put your cursor on the Cer.A.T./Cer.A.T.T. tab for a drop down menu.
  • On the bottom, click the option for Recertification Form
  • Once logged in your contact information will populate the form. Make sure all required fields are filled in completely.
  • Scroll down to the program details section and enter CEs. Make sure to list the date the CEs were earned, the name of the CE or Program, click if a certificate was issued or other documentation, list the number of CEs earned and upload supporting certificates or documents. Click "Add Another" if you need to upload an additional CE in that section.

    Please keep in mind that ANY CEUs not earned through ASATT  will require a third party fee as of January 1st, 2021.

    The fee breakdown is as follows:

    • CEUs 1-10 are $10 each
    • CEUs 11-15 are $15 each
    • CEUs 16-20 are $20 each
    • CEUs 21-25 are $25 each
    • CEUs 26-30 are $30 each

    If a certified technician chooses to earn all required CEUs from third-party providers (BLS, ACLS, PALS excluded) the Cer.A.T. can expect to pay $275.00 total in CEU processing fees (not including any recertification fee).

    If a certified technologist chooses to earn all required CEUs from third-party providers (BLS, ACLS, PALS excluded) the Cer.A.T.T. can expect to pay $550.00 total in CEU processing fees (not including any recertification fee).

    Please make sure to enter your BLS, ACLS and PALS separately and select the appropriate entry in the “Type of Documentation” field for each on the recertification form. These do not require a fee to be paid if entered correctly.

  • Once you are done entering CEs click "Submit Request"
  • That will take you to the credit card payment form. After entering the credit card information click “Continue to Pay Online.”
  • If payment was successful you’ll receive a confirmation screen that payment was received and your submission has been sent to the Recertification Committee for review. (This does not mean you have been approved, only that it's under review)
  • Once approved by the Recertification Committee the database will be updated and a recertification letter will be sent.

*Once you start the online submission, please complete. You will not be able to go back in. Only use online submission if paying with a credit card.

Option 3:

If submitting with a check or by mail

  • Print the recertification application form (available beginning November 1st) and proceed to completely fill out the application. Please do not submit credit card information via email as it is not secure.
  • Log in to the ASATT website
  • Put your cursor on the Member Center tab
  • Click on Dashboard
  • Click View my CEs
  • Print your recertification information. You must submit a copy of your information regardless of whether or not you have earned CEs through ASATT sponsored events. Non-Members submit form with proof of CEs
  • Enclose the recertification application form, a copy of your recertification information from the database, proof of the remaining CEs (if you don’t have the required 20 or 30 CEs in the database), and correct payment for recertification. If you are mailing your packet after December 31st, be sure to include the late payment fee.

To help eliminate issues when recertifying please review the following:

Explanation of Categories:

Frequently asked questions regarding Recertification:

Tips To A Successful Recertification: