Course Code and Title: 22298VIC Course in Basic Oxygen Administration
Award Issued: Statement of Attainment for 22298VIC Course in Basic Oxygen Administration
Duration: 4 – 6 Hours
Course Description: Course in Basic Oxygen Administration is a short course designed to develop skills and knowledge to provide oxygen resuscitation the provision of oxygen therapy and to support the casualty until the arrival of medical assistance.
Objectives: To provide oxygen therapy and resuscitation for casualties in the emergency situation.
- Mechanics of respiration
- Need for oxygen
- Acute respiratory distress
- Use of oropharyngeal airways
- Oxygen therapy masks
- Airway care and suction
- Use of bag mask resuscitator
- Use of demand valve resuscitators
- Personal infection control
Assessment: Assessment will be performed progressively throughout the course using demonstrations of practical skills, scenario’s and short answer theory questions.