Level 3 Oxygen Therapy Administration : 1 day course
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.
The course is made up of practical and theoretical sessions delivered by your Instructor who will provide a detailed course programme.
At the end of the course, learners will be able to:
Explain benefits of oxygen therapy
Identify indications for the use of oxygen
Explain contraindications prohibiting use of oxygen
Explain dangers of using compressed gas
Outline health and safety rules for the:
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
This qualification lasts for 3 years. To renew the qualification, learners will need to retake the full course. However, it is recommended that during the 3-year period, the learners attend annual refresher courses.
A range of methods are used, including, practical and questioning (open and multiple-choice).
A maximum of 12 students can be accommodated on this course and all candidates must be a minimum of 16 years of age to qualify.
We are able to deliver this course on your site, subject to a pre-course assessment of your premises, reducing your costs in respect of additional time out and travelling. For individual course places please see our Course Finder facility, or for group bookings, please contact us for an On-Site Training quote.
In-House / On-site courses
If you have several employees that you wish to train as a First Aid Instructor why not consider an onsite course. With qualified lead instructors based throughout the UK, Nuco Training are able to provide training at your premises, at a time and date to suit your requirements, for our full range of courses that we have to offer. Should you require a number of courses, we can offer you corporate rate discounts. We currently deliver courses for many national and international companies throughout the UK and abroad. To learn more why not visit our On-Site Training page.
This is a classroom-based course of 6 contact hours.
A comprehensive fully illustrated training book to supplement the Oxygen Therapy Administration course is included in your training pack. If you wish to purchase more of these invaluable training books, they are available from our online shop.