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Oxygen Administration

Author(s): José V. Salazar, MPH, NREMT-P
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  • ISBN-13: 9780763737580
  • ISBN-10:0763737585
  • Paperback    40 pages      © 2009
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Providing supplemental oxygen to those that need it is an essential element of emergency care. Oxygen Administration is designed to provide an understanding of how to safely handle and administer oxygen in various settings. Key topics discussed in the Oxygen Administration course include:

  • The components that make up a supplemental oxygen system.
  • The various types of supplemental oxygen devices.
  • Important safety, storage, service, and maintenance steps regarding the use of supplemental oxygen systems.
  • The importance of supplemental oxygen in the care of victims of sudden illness or injury.
  • Using supplemental oxygen equipment when providing care for a breathing or nonbreathing victim.


The text features:

  • Current information presented in a clear and straightforward format.
  • Skill Drills that offer step-by-step explanations and visual summaries of important skills.
  • Flowcharts to reinforce the decision-making process and appropriate procedures.
  • Decision Tables that provide a concise summary of what signs care providers should look for and what treatment steps they should take.

Applicable Courses

Oxygen Administration is appropriate for individuals working towards SCUBA certification, who need to supplement first aid or CPR training with the ability to safely administer oxygen, or anybody else who will be using portable oxygen in industrial or medical settings.

Objectives
Introduction
Oxygen Delivery Equipment
Regulations Regarding the Use and Storage of Oxygen
Oxygen Delivery Devices
Emergency Oxygen Support (EOS) System
Breathing Devices for Nonbreathing Persons
Prep Kit
Appendix: Using a Bag-Mask Device

José V. Salazar, MPH, NREMT-P

$108.95

Instructor's ToolKit CD-ROM

ISBN-13: 9780763759469

Use the resources found on the Instructor's ToolKit to enhance ECSI's Oxygen Administration program. The ToolKit CD-ROM provides a course outline, detailed lesson plans, teaching strategies, and answers to all end-of-chapter study questions found in the text. It also provides PowerPoint presentations, an image bank, final exams, and course administration forms.

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Oxygen Administration DVD

ISBN-13: 9780763773168

This DVD teaches students how to perform fundamental oxygen administration skills correctly and offers helpful information, tips, and pointers designed to facilitate progression through real-life emergencies.  The DVD covers:

  • Providing oxygen to a breathing person using a nonrebreathing mask
  • Providing oxygen to a breathing person using a resuscitation mask
  • Providing oxygen to a breathing person using a nasal cannula
  • Using an emergency oxygen support (EOS) system
  • Providing emergency oxygen to a nonbreathing person using a resuscitation mask