This online Oxygen Therapy course is intended to provide an understanding of the fundamental principles of oxygen therapy for anyone who may come into contact with oxygen in healthcare settings or in their work as healthcare practitioners or nurses.
On completion of this online Oxygen Therapy training course, the learner will know what oxygen therapy is, why you would use oxygen therapy, when to use oxygen therapy by recognising changes in the resident, who would prescribe oxygen therapy, how to administer oxygen therapy, the equipment used during oxygen therapy, the risks of oxygen therapy, the documentation needed for oxygen therapy and how to improve quality of life for residents using oxygen equipment.
Oxygen can be used for a variety of purposes in the medical treatment of both chronic and acute cases, whether in the hospital, in pre-hospital settings, or as part of entirely out-of-hospital care, but it will depend on the needs of each patient and the opinion of the medical professionals responsible for their care.
The aim of this Oxygen Therapy Training Course is to greater increase your knowledge of oxygen therapy.
The key points covered in this course are:
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Supplemental oxygen is required when oxygen saturation falls below 89% or arterial oxygen pressure falls below 60 mmHg, whether at rest, activity, sleep, or altitude.
When you aren’t getting enough oxygen, you’ll experience a host of symptoms, including:
Oxygen therapy can be incredibly beneficial for anyone who suffers from low oxygen levels on a regular basis, regardless of the cause. Regularly using oxygen treatment, if needed, can help people be more active and mobile by reducing shortness of breath. It can also improve the quality of life and, in certain situations, lengthen life expectancy.
Oxygen therapy can also reduce symptoms such as:
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