This course will allow you to develop skills and knowledge and most importantly, confidence, to administer oxygen and ventilate the lungs in an emergency situation in accordance with industry standards and regulatory body guidelines. It includes assessing casualty and developing a management plan, checking, recovering and restoring equipment, maintaining an unobstructed airway, resuscitating casualty and using oxygen to provide therapy.
This course has no licensing, legislative or certification requirements at the time of publication.
The following units will be included in your certificate:
Participants must have already obtained the pre-requisite unit of PUAEME001 Provide emergency care.
Evidence of your statement of attainment must be provided.
Individuals undertaking this course will be expected to complete both written and practical assessment tasks.
Performance tasks and practical scenarios:
- Oxygen – Pre-use check procedures
- Provide oxygen therapy
- Administer oxygen on recovery
- Inspection checklist and Fault log
Theory assessment – A written assessment consisting of multiple-choice and short answer questions. The student must complete all assessment questions.