1-Day Oxygen Therapy Administration Course

Level 3 Oxygen Therapy Administration : 1 day course


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.


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.




    Course Duration


    A minimum of six contact hours in the classroom.


    Syllabus


    The course is made up of practical and theoretical sessions delivered by your Instructor who will provide a detailed course programme.


    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
    • Explain dangers of using compressed gas


    Outline health and safety rules for the:


    • Use
    • Storage
    • Handling of oxygen
    • Carry out operational checks in preparation for use of oxygen therapy equipment
    • Identify when oxygen therapy is required


    Adminiter oxygen using the required flow rate for the following oxygen delivery devices:


    • Non re-breather mask
    • Bag, valve and mask
    • Administer oxygen to a patient in line with agreed ways of working



    Certification


    This qualification lasts for 3 years. To renew the qualification, learners will need to retake the full course. However, it is recommended that during the 3-year period, the learners attend annual refresher courses.


    Numbers


    A maximum of 12 students can be accommodated on this course and all candidates must be a minimum of 16 years of age to qualify.


    Assessment


    A range of methods are used, including, practical and questioning (open and multiple-choice).



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