Level 3 Award in Administering Emergency Medical Gases (RQF)

Level 3 Administering Emergency Medical Gases

Level 3 Award in Administering Emergency Medical Gases

Course Overview

The QA Level 3 Award in Administering Emergency Medical Gases (RQF) is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification that has been specifically designed for those who have a responsibility for providing treatment to patients who need medical gases administering in prehospital environments.

During this 1 day course, candidates will learn how to safely administer emergency oxygen, pre-operational inspections for oxygen therapy equipment and the clinical need for oxygen therapy when dealing with a range of conditions.

Successful candidates will leave with the skills, knowledge and competencies needed to safely administer prompt and effective medical gases in an emergency situation.

What’s Covered?

  • Understanding the use of oxygen therapy,
    including:
    • Health and safety principles for the use of oxygen
    • Benefits of oxygen administration
    • Indications for emergency oxygen therapy
    • Dangers for compressed gas
  • Administering emergency oxygen
  • Pre-operational inspections for oxygen therapy equipment
  • Clinical need for oxygen therapy for:
    • Trauma
    • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    (COPD)
    • Hypoxemic
  • Delivery devices
    Understanding the use of a mixture of nitrous oxide and oxygen
    Administering a mixture of nitrous oxide and oxygen

This course costs £90 + VAT per person.  Group discounts available

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