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Oxygen Therapy Training Course

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.

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About the Oxygen Therapy training course

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. 

Duration Duration Dependent on delivery method, this Oxygen Therapy training course takes between 1-2 hours to complete and gain your certificate.
Entry & Level Entry & Level There are no barriers to entry on this online Oxygen Therapy training course. This is an awareness course, suitable for all. 
Certification Certification On completion of this Oxygen Therapy training online, either download your certificate or access later online. 
Accreditations Accreditations This online Oxygen Therapy course is CPD accredited and delivered by a Skills for Care Endorsed Provider. It meets accepted Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines. 


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Oxygen Therapy training course learning outcomes

On completion of this Oxygen Therapy online training course, learners should know and understand the following:  
  • What is oxygen therapy
    Learn and understand what oxygen therapy is
  • Why use oxygen therapy
    Learn and understand why you should use oxygen therapy
  • When to use oxygen therapy
    Learn and understand when to use oxygen therapy by recognising changes in the resident
  • Who prescribes oxygen therapy?
    Learn who would be able to prescribe oxygen therapy to a patient
  • Administering oxygen therapy
    Learn and understand how to administer oxygen therapy
  • The equipment required
    Be able to identify what equipment is needed to perform oxygen therapy
  • Risks of oxygen therapy
    Learn the risks of oxygen therapy through observations including staff, transporting and storing risks
  • Documentation
    Learn and identify the documentation needed for oxygen therapy
  • How to improve quality of life
    Learn how to improve the quality of life for residents using oxygen equipment

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FAQ - Oxygen Therapy training course

Frequently asked questions

Take a look at the common Oxygen Therapy questions our training experts get asked. 

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When is oxygen therapy needed?

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.

What are the symptoms of low oxygen?

When you aren’t getting enough oxygen, you’ll experience a host of symptoms, including:

  • rapid breathing
  • shortness of breath
  • fast heart rate
  • coughing or wheezing
  • sweating
  • confusion
  • changes in the colour of your skin
What are the benefits of oxygen therapy?

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:

  • headaches
  • irritability
  • fatigue
  • swollen ankles
Why is Oxygen Therapy training important?

Oxygen Therapy training is important because it teaches healthcare staff the correct knowledge and skills to help improve the patient’s health condition and prevents any problems occurring from improper use of oxygen.

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Our Oxygen Therapy course is easily accessible online through e-learning, allowing your staff to study anytime, anywhere, 24/7. This makes it the perfect option for care staff with challenging shift patterns. Additionally, you will receive exceptional customer support from our dedicated account manager and support team.

• Study when you want 
• Track staff progress 
• Study anywhere you want on any device 

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It's easy to get certified in Oxygen Therapy

Just follow these four simple steps, sit back, relax and let us do the hard work for you and your team.

Book A Course Book this Oxygen Therapy training course by calling us or sending us a message.
Login Once everything has been booked, you will receive login details for you and your staff. 
Complete Course Complete the Oxygen Therapy training course you purchased in the delivery method you chose. 
Become Certified Great! Now you're certified and can download the Oxygen Therapy certificates from the portal. 

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