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Safe Administration of Emergency Medical Oxygen

Summary

This course is aimed at first aiders who wish to enhance their skills having recognised particular hazards present within their working environment, and/or their individual roles.

Employers who have identified hazards such as asphyxiants, or other workplace factors that potentially present a risk of severe personal injury, will benefit from their first aiders being trained in the ability to recognise, respond to, and manage situations requiring an enhanced set of skills.

Topics

  • Anatomy and Physiology of the Respiratory System
  • Hypoxia Physiology
  • Patient assessment
  • Airway management
  • CPR & Recovery Position Practice
  • Safety when using compressed gas
  • Indications and contraindications for use of Emergency Oxygen
  • Monitoring the patient Including basic SPO2 Awareness
  • Application of Oxygen Administration during Resuscitation

Certification Validity

This certificate is valid for 1 year from the date of completion

Assessment

Demonstration of acquired skills in the form of ongoing practical assessments .

Prerequisites

Learners should be aware that successful achievement of this award requires participation in various practical exercises and subsequent assessments.

Some of these exercises and assessments, including CPR, must be performed at floor level.

This course is delivered through the medium of the English Language. Please contact us to enquire about reasonable adjustments to your assessment(s) if English is not your first language.

Teaching Style

Classroom Based with a variety of theory and practical lessons.

Awarding Organisation

Internally Moderated

Duration (in days)

1

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