Our NUCO Oxygen Therapy course enables users to administer oxygen safely and effectively, for casualties with breathing difficulties.
Our NUCO Oxygen Therapy course 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 benefits of oxygen therapy
Indications for the use of oxygen
Contraindications prohibiting use of oxygen
The dangers of using compressed gas
Health and safety rules for the use, storage and handling of oxygen
Operational checks in preparation for use of oxygen therapy equipment
When oxygen therapy is required
Administering oxygen using the required flow rate for non re-breather masks and bag, valve and mask.
Administering oxygen to a patient in line with agreed ways of working
Currently this course is by client arrangement only.
This is a one day course which can be undertaken at:
Our purpose-built training facility in Woodbridge, Suffolk, or
Your own premises followed by practical assessment
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.
The course is made up of practical and theoretical sessions delivered by your Instructor who will provide a detailed course programme.
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.