Medical Gases 1 Day course register interest


Entry requirements,

Before registering for this qualification make sure that you adhere to the following,

Students must be aged 16 or over on the first day of training

Successfully completed a Level 3 First Aid at Work (FAW) (QCF/RQF) or recognised equivalent (Email if unsure)

Knowledge or awareness of AED use, if it wasn’t incorporated into your FAW training

Numeracy and literacy to level 2

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

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Proparamedics HQ, Linfield Road, Belfast BT12 5GH

Product Description

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 and Entonox 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.