Oxygen Therapy / Airway Management
National Qualification : Level 3
Includes Booklet, Certification and ID Card
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.
6 Hours of Training
First-2-Aid-U Training Suite, Glasgow (Convenient free parking available). On site instruction available by request.
At the end of the course, candidates will be able to:
- Explain benefits of oxygen therapy
- Identify indications for the use of oxygen
- Explain contraindications prohibiting use of oxygen
- Catastrophic external bleed control measures
- Explain dangers of using compressed gas
Outline health and safety rules for the :
- Use of oxygen
- Storage of oxygen
- Handling of oxygen
- Carry out operational checks in preparation for use of oxygen therapy equipment
- Identify when oxygen therapy is required
Administer 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
Assessment is ongoing by the instructor, along with a multiple choice question paper and on completion, a years qualification will be issued to those who satisfy the criteria.
Includes certification for 1 year, Id Card and Booklet.
A maximum of 12 students can be accommodated on this course and all candidates must be a minimum of 14 years of age.
This qualification lasts for 1 year.
To renew the qualification, learners will need to complete the full course again.