Portable Oxygen Use and Safety

Portable Oxygen Use and Safety

Portable Oxygen Use and Safety is a comprehensive course designed for PCAs who are responsible for assisting patients with their oxygen therapy needs. This elementary-level course aims to provide essential knowledge and practical skills to ensure the safe and effective use of portable oxygen equipment. The course will cover the basics of oxygen therapy, types of portable oxygen devices, proper handling techniques, maintenance, and safety precautions. By the end of this course, caregivers will be well-equipped to help patients maintain their independence and quality of life while receiving oxygen therapy at home.

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Overview

Details
  • Lessons: 3
  • Number of tests: 2
  • Hours: 0.5 hours
  • Students who are studying this course: 186
What you will learn
  • Identify different types of portable oxygen equipment
  • Learn how to properly set up and operate portable oxygen devices
  • Understand safety precautions when handling oxygen equipment
  • Learn how to maintain and troubleshoot portable oxygen devices

Lessons

    • Introduction to Oxygen TherapyIntroduction to Oxygen Therapy
    • 5 mins
    • Nasal cannula/Tubing/Storage/Liter flowNasal cannula/Tubing/Storage/Liter flow
    • 6 mins
    • Potential Hazards and Safety PrecautionsPotential Hazards and Safety Precautions
    • 5 mins
    • Knowledge Review Knowledge Review
    • 4 mins
    • Exam- Portable Oxygen Use and Safety Exam- Portable Oxygen Use and Safety
    • 15 mins

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