Why not improve the chance to save a casualty’s life. Oxygen therapy improves the chance of resuscitation six times greater than rescue breath resuscitation. You don’t need to be a doctor, nurse or health care professional to administer oxygen. Your employees can further their First Aid skills by completing our four hour course in Airway management & Oxygen Therapy.

Personnel attending should hold a valid First Aid at Work certificate

The syllabus covers:

  • How to store oxygen cylinders and maintain them safely
  • Why we need oxygen and how the diffusion of oxygen works.
  • How to measure, select and insert Naso / Oral pharyngeal airways
  • Using the Pulse-oximeter to determine the need of oxygen
  • Selection of appropriate mask
  • How to assemble and use the oxygen cylinder
  • Using the Bag, Valve and Mask (BVM) for resuscitation and     Manual Suction
  • Precautions & Contra-indications
  • The Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Patient & Hypoxic drive

Cost of Course

Individual course fee £50
Group Booking £225 (minimum of 4 delegates maximum 6 delegates)

Assessment

Delegates are assessed at the end of the course via scenarios set by the assessor

Duration

The course duration is 4 hours

Included in Fee

  • Free Handbook
  • Certificate valid for one year