The aim of this package is to provide information on oxygen therapy and to educate patients on the safe use of oxygen.
Having completed this course, you should be able to:
- Describe the methods available for delivery of oxygen
- List the indications for oxygen therapy in both asthma and COPD
- Describe the equipment associated with oxygen therapy, including masks, nasal cannulae and types of oxygen supply
- Educate patients on the safe use, care and hazards associated with oxygen therapy