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This Level 3 Administering Emergency Oxygen qualification provides First Aiders with the additional skills necessary to safely administer medical oxygen in an emergency.
This half day course is perfect for first aiders working in high-risk environments where emergency oxygen may be required; including doctors, dentists, nursing homes, fire stations, airports and industries where there is a risk of dangerous fume inhalation.
Delegates will learn about the clinical need for emergency oxygen, the safety considerations of using medical gases, and how to administer emergency oxygen when dealing with a range of conditions.
Valid for 3 years
What does this course cover?
- ● The medical benefits of oxygen administration
● When emergency oxygen is required
● Oxygen delivery devices
● The use of emergency oxygen during CPR/AED usage
● Indications and contra-indications for emergency oxygen
● Pre-operational inspections of emergency oxygen equipment
● Health and safety when using oxygen
● Dangers of compressed gas
Please Note: Appropriate clinical governance must be in place to obtain, store or administer oxygen.
Before they can register on to this qualification, learners must have:
- ● Successfully completed a minimum of a Level 3 First Aid at Work (QCF or RQF) (FAW) or higher level first aid/emergency care qualification or QA recognised equivalent, and
- ● Knowledge/awareness of an automated external defibrillator (AED) if it wasn’t incorporated into the First Aid qualification undertaken.
Why Choose First on Scene?
All of our first aid courses are delivered by medical professionals that have years of experience dealing with real life emergencies, meaning that our training is of the highest standard. Our trainers draw on their own first aid experiences to make courses fun, engaging and, most importantly, memorable. This ensures that learners leave with the confidence and vital life saving skills needed to deal with a wide range of situations.
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