Health And Safety Training | Oxygen Therapy Administration
Title: Oxygen Therapy Administration
Course Code: SSH42 | Duration: 1 Day

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.

Who Should Attend Oxygen Therapy Administration Training?

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.

Benefits From Attending The Training

You'll be able to explain benefits of oxygen therapy
You'll be able to identify indications for the use of oxygen
You'll be able to explain contraindications prohibiting use of oxygen
You'll be able to explain dangers of using compressed gas

Course Content

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

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