American Safety & Health Institute

Emergency Oxygen Course

Serious and life-threatening medical emergencies often cause oxygen to be depleted in the body leaving the victim at risk for shock. The ASHI Emergency Oxygen program focuses on administering emergency oxygen to breathing and non-breathing persons, emergency oxygen delivery systems and integrating pulse oximetry.

 
 

Class Topics

  • The Case for Emergency Oxygen

  • Integrating the Use of Emergency Oxygen

  • Emergency Oxygen Delivery Systems

  • Integrating Pulse Oximetry with Emergency Oxygen

  • Oxygen Delivery for a Breathing Person

  • Oxygen Delivery for a Nonbreathing Person

  • After-use Considerations

  • Safety Precautions

 

Intended Audience

Individuals who desire or are required to be trained in the administration of emergency oxygen.

 

Prerequisites

Current CPR or CPR and first aid certification.

 

Successful completion (certification)

  • Written Evaluation: Required when specified by organizational, local or state regulation. It is recommended for designated responders with a duty or employer expectation to respond in an emergency and provide first aid care.

  • Performance Evaluation: Students must perform required skills competently without assistance:

  • Oxygen Delivery for a Breathing Person

  • Oxygen Delivery for a Nonbreathing Person

  • Students must demonstrate the use of gloves and a ventilation mask.

 

Course Duration

Approximately 90-120 minutes

Successful completion is based on achievement of the core learning objectives rather than a prescribed instruction time.

 

Pricing*

$60 per course participant

 

* Group pricing available

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