O2 Therapy Overview

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.

O2 Therapy Syllabus

The course is made up of practical and theoretical sessions which include a range of topics are covered including:

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:

  • 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

Delivery style

The course is facilitated through group and class discussion to involve all candidates and to ensure all candidates are grasping the board topics ready for the assessment.

There will be practical sessions to ensure candidates hold relevant first aid knowledge and to introduce the new skills of oxygen administration.

Candidates can wear clothing that they feel comfortable to support their learning, while taking part in group discussions and practical sessions with other candidates. Candidates should be awear they will be practising placing one another in recovery position and practising resuscitation. We therefore recommend flat shoes, trousers and to be cautious of baggy low tops.

Oxygen Therapy Administration Book

Resources

The course includes a Oxygen Therapy Administration handbook produced by Instructuk Resources Ltd to support the course.

O2 Therapy Assessment

The course includes a range of assessment methods including interactive group discussion and pratical sessions which are monitored by the tutor. The courses finishes with a written multi-choice and open question paper at the end of the course.

O2 Therapy Prerequiste

The course is suitable for qualified first aiders and those in medical background with first aid or medical training.

If you do not hold a first aid qualification, take a look at our range of First Aid courses or alternatively discuss with us to arrange a program of training.

O2 Therapy Pre-learning

There is no pre-learning for this course.

Post-course

There is no post-course learning for this course.

You can arrange a program of support from Dewi Development Ltd for your staff. This can include on-going coaching or debrief sessions should one of your employees need to use their skills.

FutureQuals certificate for Oxygen Therapy Administration

Certification

Sucessful candidates will be issued with an Ofqual regulated Level 3 Oxygen Therapy Administration by the awarding body First Aid Awards.

Certification Renewal

The qualification lasts for three years and can be renewed by resitting the qualification.

It is recommended to complete Continual Professional Development on a yearly basis to maintain practical skills and keep information at the forefront.

Candidate Needs

The role of a first aider, includes the ability to respond to demanding situations. If there are concerns as to whether an individual is physically fit enough, an individula assessment should be carried out to idenitfy if the individual can effectively carry out the role.In keeping with a first aid role, the course involves various pratical sessions, where candidates will need to get down to the floor to practise their first aid skills. This will include practising recovery position and demonstrating effective resuscitation for a minimum amount of time. If you have any concerns about carrying out these activities, you should get in touch before booking the course.

If candidates have any physical or learning needs for the group work or for the assessment, this should be notified as part of the booking.

Location

We can deliver the training at your venue which has a suitable training room or we can support you in arranging a suitable external venue. Training at your venue can save you costs but at the same time risk your staff being distracted by day to day concerns that arrise, which may not be suitable as they approach the assessement.

Locations will require:

  • Room big enough to sit 16 candidates to sit in horse shoe
  • Tables for group work and assessment at end of the session
  • Floor space to practise their first aid skills
  • Projector and screen with computer connection, however we can provide a projector with laptop

Map of Oxygen Therapy Administration Courses Coverage - South Wales - Cheptsow, Newport, Cardiff, Neath, Port Talbor, Swansea, Carmarthen, Haverfordwest, Tenby, Brecon, Landovery, Llandeilo,Cardigan

Supporting local companies in South Wales - Cheptsow, Newport, Cardiff, Bridgend, Port Talbot, Neath, Swansea, Carmarthen, Haverfordwest, Tenby, Brecon, Landovery, Llandeilo, Cardigan
Group courses provided to companies across Wales and England.

Refreshments

The course will have three planned breaks, including lunch. No refreshments are included when delivered at one of your venues, but tea and coffee will be included when delivered at a venue arranged by ourselves.

Additional Information

If you have any additional questions, do not hesitate to contact us.

Dewi Development Pen and First Aid Card

Pricing

Group price for 6 is £420.00* with extra candidates £16 per person to the maximum number.

The group price is based on training at your venue for the maximum number of candidates. If you do not have a suitable training venue, we can work with you to arrange a venue near you at additional cost.

* If you are further than 50 miles from Swansea, there will be additional travel costs. Contact us to discuss the options.

Price Includes

  • Candidate registration fees
  • Certification
  • Course handbook
  • All training first aid equipment for practical sessions
  • Oxygen training equipment
  • Great instructors