The provision of oxygen as part of the basic life support process is not difficult and training can easily be incorporated into a primary care training programme.

Students are continuously assessed throughout the course. The applied practical workstation & simulated practical assessment can only be provided if the equipment is available on site.

Course Summary

The syllabus covers such topics as:

  • Anatomy and physiology of the lungs
  • Conditions that require oxygen therapy
  • Understanding oxygen
  • Care and safety of medical gases
  • Oxygen therapy equipment
  • Potential hazards
  • Identifying the clinical need of oxygen
  • Prescription only medicines Act (POM)
  • Targeted oxygen therapy
  • Health and safety
  • Procedures
  • Applied practical workstation and simulated practical assessment
  • Ethical and legal responsibilities
  • Competency framework and theory test

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Max attendees: 15

Course length: ½ day

This course can be tailored to meet your specific requirements

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Great course, trainer was very professional.