This Oxygen Therapy training course will provide learners with a greater understanding of the human lungs and the relationship between disease and oxygen deprivation.
We will explore reasons why oxygen is administered in certain conditions and an give awareness of the risks involved using oxygen therapy.
Learners are continuously assessed throughout the course. The practical based part of the session can only be provided if your equipment is available on site.Info & Booking Enquiry
The syllabus covers topics such as:
- Anatomy and physiology of the lungs
- Understanding oxygen
- Identifying the clinical need of oxygen
- Care and safety of medical gases
- Oxygen therapy equipment
- Potential hazards
- Prescription only medicines Act (POM)
- General guidelines on oxygen administration
- Health and safety
- Practical work based session
- Ethical and legal responsibilities
Course Assessment and Certification
The assessment is completed with simulated practical assessments and on successful completion of the training learners will be issued with a certificate of attendance which is valid for 1 year.
Recommendation on Re-Training
It is recognised that the administration of Oxygen is a clinical procedure which may or may not be used on a regular basis. The frequency which individuals use the procedure will have an effect on their level of skill and confidence.
It is recommended therefore that individuals attend a refresher course within 2 years.
Onsite Training Locations
Tidal Training provide onsite face to face healthcare training to large and small group organisations and across the United Kingdom. Our tutors will travel to your workplace or choice of venue and deliver training at a time and date which fits in with your organisations work commitments. If you require training outside of normal working hours we will be more than happy to support you.
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