Safe Use of Medical Gases

Course Details

This course looks at the safe use of medical oxygen in the industrial environment. It focuses on the safe storage and its administration as a prescription only medicine. It also promotes the use of advanced life saving techniques when dealing with respiratory or cardiac arrest.
In line with current best practice pulse oximetry is introduced as part of advanced life saving skills.

Benefits to you

On completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand how to store and use Medical oxygen safely
  • Use advanced resuscitation equipment to perform life saving techniques

Course Contents

  • Safety and storage of cylinders
  • Preparation of cylinders
  • Administration of oxygen
  • Resuscitation equipment
  • Use of positive pressure ventilator
  • Use of Bag valve and mask
  • Introduction in the use of Pulse Oximetry
  • Practical exercises

Who should attend?

Any person who needs to provide advanced First Aid in a work environment.