This course is designed for First Aiders, Emergency First Aiders and medical professionals to be able to administer oxygen safely and effectively and training can be adapted for all levels of knowledge from novice to expert. The training is based on resources from the British Thoracic Society and the Resuscitation Council (UK).
Aim of the Qualification
To provide a comprehensive training course for those withing to develop their skills and knowedge in identification of need for oxygen and delivery of therapy.
This course can be adapted and bespoke to your area of work and knowledge base. suitable for all levels of knowledge.
On completion of this course you will be provided with a certificate of attendance which can be used towards personal CPD.
This course is often combined with the Automated External Defibrillator course and Basic Life Support course. It is ideal for first aiders and health professionals working in nursing homes, businesses with emergency oxygen for first aid purposes, GP surgeries or industries where there is a risk of dangerous fume inhalation, chemicals or where the risk is assessed as high.
Training is delivered by a qualified Paramedic and Resuscitation Council (UK) Instructor
Duration: 2 Hours
Recap of basic life support skills
Causes of hypoxia
Importance of oxygen
Equipment used in the delivery of oxygen to a casualty
Use of the equipment
When and how to use oxygen
Contraindications to the use of oxygen
Review of procedures in the event of an incident
Records and reporting
Please contact us for cost and availability, this course can take place on your premises for a maximum number of 12. Alternatively we can run this course from one of our venues.
Should you wish to combine this course with another course please contact us to discuss.