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REG111 - Oxygen Use and Safety (1.0 HR)

Purpose:This course is an introduction to oxygen concentrators, oxygen cylinders, liquid oxygen systems and accessories. Because of the multitude of brands of oxygen concentrators and systems on the market, this course will cover oxygen systems, cylinders, accessories and concentrators in the broadest generic terms. Objectives: Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to: 1. Identify the components and various accessories of an oxygen concentrators, tanks, and cylinders; 2. Explain who would use an oxygen concentrator; 3. Explain how an oxygen can be used safely; 4. Identify the safety precautions an oxygen patient should adhere to when using an oxygen tank; 5. Identify the components and various accessories of a liquid oxygen system; 6. Identify the safety precautions a patient should adhere to when using a liquid oxygen system. Continuing Education Credits: 0 contact hours Iowa BON #335; 0 contact hours CA Board of Nursing CEP 14033; 0 contact hours CE Broker # 50-4572 Florida and District of Columbia; 0 contact hours for Social Work State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. License No. 159.001315; 0 contact hours for Physical Therapy State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. License No. 216.000284; 0 contact hours for Occupational Therapy State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. License No. 224.000164; 1.0 CE hours for certified nursing assistants; long term care department heads; and other health care disciplines.