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Administering Emergency Oxygen

Learn more about the Administering Emergency Oxygen Training Course with Lifeguard LI

Administering Emergency Oxygen

How to Administer Emergency Oxygen Training Course
The American Red Cross offers a training course on how to administer emergency oxygen. This is a great course for students who want to learn more about first aid and CPR. The course covers topics such as how to use an oxygen tank, how to properly fit a mask, and how to provide oxygen to someone who is not breathing.

The course is offered in two formats: an online course and a classroom course. The online course is self-paced and can be completed in about two hours. The classroom course is a four-hour course that includes a hands-on component.

The online course covers the following topics:
• How to recognize when emergency oxygen is needed
• How to safely set up, use, and maintain oxygen tanks and masks
• How to provide emergency oxygen to an adult, child, and infant
• The importance of using a pulse oximeter
• When not to give emergency oxygen

The classroom course covers the same topics as the online course, but also includes a hands-on component. Students will have the opportunity to practice using an oxygen tank and mask, as well as learn how to properly fit a mask on an adult, child, and infant.

Conclusion
If you are interested in taking the American Red Cross's Emergency Oxygen training course, you can choose between the online or classroom option. The online course is self-paced and can be completed in about two hours. The classroom course is a four-hour course that includes a hands-on component. Whichever option you choose, you will come away from the course with valuable knowledge on how to provide emergency oxygen to adults, children, and infants.

Visit Lifeguard LI or Contact us at (516) 405-0676 for more details about signing up for an administering emergency oxygen course on Long Island, NY.