Duration: 2-4 hours

Designed to provide participants with the knowledge and skills to correctly identify when it is necessary to administer supplemental oxygen. Participants will learn how to properly and safely handle and assemble the equipment and how to correctly deliver supplemental oxygen through the appropriate delivery device. Course can also be combined with Basic Life Support.

Instructor:    Red Cross Oxygen Administration Instructor, Emergency Care Instructor, Advanced Emergency Care Instructor or Emergency Care Instructor Trainer

Prerequisite     None

Audience:  In-facility and health care providers (nursing, care aides, dental industry, medical offices etc.), pre-hospital care groups (fire departments, rescue teams, sports therapists, lifeguards, SCUBA divers, ski patrol, etc.).

Completion   Minimum 75% mark for written, closed book, knowledge evaluation,  Successfully demonstrate all course skill competencies, Attend and participate in 100% of the course.

Certification     3-year certification in Oxygen Administration

Recertification   Not permitted under federal regulations

Course Content

  • Pulse oximetry
  • Supplemental oxygen
  • Oxygen cylinders
  • Oxygen regulators
  • Oxygen delivery devices
  • Administering oxygen

Take-Home Materials            

  • Oxygen Administration Manual
  • Certification card and optional wall certificate (or as required by legislation)

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