Oxygen Therapy

Designed to provide participants with the knowledge and skills to correctly identify when it is necessary to administer supplemental oxygen. Participants will learn how to properly and safely handle and assemble the equipment and how to correctly deliver supplemental oxygen through the appropriate delivery device.

The course can also be combined with Basic Life Support.

Audience

In-facility and health care providers (nursing, care aides, dental industry, medical offices etc.), pre-hospital care
groups (fire departments, rescue teams, sports therapists, lifeguards, SCUBA divers, ski patrol, etc.).

Duration

Stand-alone course – 1-2 hours

Combined with BLS – 1 hour

Prerequisites

None

Completion

  • Successfully demonstrate all course skill competencies
  • Minimum 75% mark for written, closed book, knowledge evaluation
  • Attend and participate in 100% of the course

Certification

3-year certification in Oxygen Therapy (digital certificate issued upon successful completion)

Recertification

No recertification available for this course.

Course Content

  • Pulse oximetry
  • Supplemental oxygen
  • Oxygen cylinders
  • Oxygen regulators
  • Oxygen delivery devices
  • Administering oxygen

Participant Materials

  • Canadian Red Cross Basic Life Support Field Guide

Registration

Click here to complete the online registration form.

Cost & Payment

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