Safe use of emergency medical gases

Safe Use of Emergency Medical Gases

Course Specification:

Qualification accreditation number: 603/2077/1

Description:

This qualification is aimed at those working in health care settings who are required to administer Oxygen & Entonox ® as part of their role. This includes, but is not limited to, pre-hospital care providers.

Employers should have thorough and stringent Clinical Governance in place before allowing employees to administer medical gases, as this qualification does not constitute a licence to practise.

Our Pricing

We provide pricing that is both clear and transparent.

Prices start at £359.08 + VAT for 6 people.

The cost per additional person, ranging from 7 to a maximum of 12, is £23.18 + VAT.

Min. 6 people; max. 12 per trainer.

Safe Use of Emergency Medical Gases learning outcomes;

The learner will;

  • Understand the principles of administering oxygen in an emergency situation.

  • Understand how to administer oxygen to a casualty.

  • Understand the principles of administering Entonox®

  • Understand how to administer Entonox® to a casualty.

safe use of medical gases

Course Duration

6 guided learning hours.

Course Tests

Multiple Choice Question Paper.

  • 70% required to pass this part of the course (7 out of 10)

Practical Observations.

  • For this qualification, learners must be able to perform relevant practical tasks on the floor during the summative assessment. 100% pass mark required.

The assessment will take place under examination conditions; i.e. students will sit at least 1.25 metres apart and will not be allowed to confer during the examination. No books, including dictionaries, will be permitted during the examination.

Course Qualification

Learners will receive an Ofqual-approved QNUK Level 3 Award in Administration of Emergency Medical Gases (RQF) if they successfully complete all the practical course components and the final multi-choice exam.

This is valid for one year after the course’s assessment date.

Each learner will receive:

  • An Ofqual-regulated QNUK Level 3 Award in Medical Gases (RQF) certificate.
  • An Ofqual-regulated QNUK Level 3 Award in Medical Gases (RQF) pdf certificate.
  • QNUK plastic qualification card for a wallet or purse.

Course Pre-requisites

Learners must be at least 18 years old to pursue this qualification.

To pursue this qualification within the TQT, candidates should have at least level 2 literacy.

Learners should have appropriate first-aid or medical qualifications.

A valid first aid at work qualification or a two-day outdoor first aid qualification, such as the QNUK Level 3 Award in Outdoor First Aid (RQF), would suffice.

There are no additional requirements for this qualification.

Geographical Coverage

This qualification is available to learners in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland.

The Qualification can be delivered in other countries however learners should be aware that the content was developed in accordance with current UK practice.

Other First Aid Courses Available

Our pricing is open and transparent, with no hidden costs.

Book your course date with us, and we’ll come to your location to provide first aid training for you.

We also run open workplace courses from our rugby centre.

This is perfect for local companies and individuals who are pursuing nationally recognised first aid certifications.

Our pricing is open and transparent, with no hidden costs.

Book your course date with us, and we will come to your location to provide first aid training for you.

We also run workplace open courses from our centre in Rugby

Ideal for local businesses and individuals seeking nationally recognised accredited first aid qualifications.

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