Quality Management and Departmental Administrative (QMDA) Toolkit

This "QMDA Toolkit" is offered by ASA as a service to members who have responsibility for ensuring that their departments are in compliance with various policies, guidelines and standards.

The material in this Toolkit comes from three sources:

  • ASA members
  • Web pages of other organizations
  • "Official" ASA Standards, Guidelines and Statements

By providing access to "non-official" information through this Toolkit, ASA is not endorsing the material or its authors. All information linked to or reproduced on this site remains the intellectual property of its owners.

If you have material that you have found particularly valuable in complying with regulatory aspects of practicing anesthesia, and you would like to have that information considered for inclusion in this Toolkit, please submit the material to webeditor@asahq.org

Manual for Anesthesia Department Organization and Management (MADOM)

Anesthesia Consultation Program

ASA Standards, Guidelines and Statements

Sample Policy and Procedure Statements 

Joint Commission

Joint Commission FAQs 

Further Reading on SEA 32 and Unintended Awareness During Anesthesia 

Educational Materials for Non-Anesthesiologists 

Quality Management Software System 

QMDA Quality Checklist