Emergency Oxygen Provider Course

Emergency Oxygen Standards

Administering pure oxygen to someone with life-threatening symptoms significantly increase the chances of a positive outcome. Learn how to recognise illnesses that require supplemental oxygen treatment and how to provide emergency oxygen safely.

The PADI Emergency Oxygen Provider Certification Course prepares divers and non-divers to respond with confidence to any situation where providing oxygen therapy would be beneficial such as a patient with breathing difficulty. Emergency and rescue portable oxygen cylinders are standard safety equipment on most dive boats and highly recommended for lifeguards, swimming pool attendants.

Emergency O2 Overview

Emergency Oxygen Provider Course Goals

You’ll learn about how divers and non-divers respond to any emergency situation prepared and trained in providing oxygen therapy for patients with breathing difficulty. There are many different types of emergency oxygen equipment and safety considerations when using oxygen and you shall explore them all. Then you’ll practice:

  • Assembling and disassembling emergency oxygen equipment.
  • Deploying a non-rebreather mask and a demand inhalator valve on a breathing patient.
  • Using a pocket mask on a nonbreathing patient.

Emergency Oxygen Provider Sessions Break Down

1. Theory Lesson (30%)

The oxygen theory class teaches you the steps and techniques for handling oxygen equipment safely. You will also learn how to prioritize emergency and supplemental oxygen administration procedures using the AB-CABS memory word.

Participants learn…

Learn Oxygen Administration The symptoms of water related drowning accidents
Accidents and illnesses treatable by emergency oxygen
About the safe storage and handling pure oxygen
Oxygen cylinders and equipment considerations

2. Practical Lessons (70%)

During the practical part of the oxygen course students train in the following;

Oxygen equipment kit selection
How to provide emergency oxygen
Role-play emergency oxygen scenarios
Oxygen delivery systems (assembly and disassembly)
Equipment maintenance and cleaning

3. Certifying Examination

Successfully passing the PADI® Emergency Oxygen Provider course exam completes the international certification..

Emergency Oxygen Provider Course Summary

Over 1/2 day (approx 3.5 hrs) Our Emergency Oxygen Provider course gives your the ‘how’ and ‘when’ to use emergency oxygen so that when you are presented with such the situation you need to use emergency oxygen, you’re ready to help others and prepared. Becoming a PADI Emergency Oxygen Provider lets you breathe easy knowing that you can recognize situations requiring emergency O2 such as scuba diving illnesses treatable with emergency oxygen, and are prepared to offer aid.

We can train you in First Aid CPR and AED with secondary Care for Adults and emergency O2 in a Combined Training procedure  Please Contact Us and Ask about our all in one packages