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Oxygen Therapy

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This e-learning will give you an understanding on the theory of Oxygen Therapy, why the administration of supplemental oxygen is essential and the importance of maintaining target saturation range.

PLEASE NOTE –  The target saturation ranges mentioned in this course will differ to the COVID-19 range, please refer to COVID -19 guidelines for this.


By the end of the course you will know:

  • What oxygen therapy is
  • Why and when oxygen is prescribed, taking into account target saturations
  • The different devices used to administer oxygen
  • The importance of monitoring patients
  • About oxygen therapy with the home

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Contributed by: COVID-19 - A directory of resources
Authored by: Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS FT (BLACKPOOL)
Licence: More information on licences
First contributed: 20 January 2021
Audience access level: Full user


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