Oxygen Therapy Administration.

1 DAY TRAINING COURSE  ‚Äč£99 per person

This course is suitable for qualified First Aiders, Emergency First Aiders, dental practitioners and dental care professionals, nurses, healthcare professionals and others working in an environment where oxygen is available for casualty welfare.

This training enables users to administer oxygen safely and effectively, for casualties with breathing difficulties. Delegates will learn how and when to administer oxygen to a casualty and the safety concerns with carrying, storing and administering it. Dependent on the learner’s experience, there may be some pre-course or post-course reading.

‚ÄčThis qualification lasts for 3 years. However, it is recommended that during the 3-year period, the learners attend annual refresher courses.

At the end of the course, learners will be able to:

  • Explain benefits of oxygen therapy
  • Identify indications for the use of oxygen
  • Explain contraindications prohibiting use of oxygen and explain the dangers of using compressed gas 
  • Outline health and safety rules for the use, storage and safe handling of oxygen 
  • Carry out operational checks in preparation for use of oxygen therapy equipment 
  • Administer oxygen using the required flow rate for Non re-breather masks and a Bag valve and mask 
  • Administer oxygen to a patient in line with agreed ways of working