The purpose of the course is to familiarize the learner with information on oxygen use. The importance of oxygen consumption, the pertinent anatomy and physiology, and signs and symptoms of oxygen deprivation are reviewed. This course engages the learner in content related to reasons for the use of supplemental oxygen, sources of oxygen, and devices used in the community living environment. Managing, handling, and assisting with oxygen use as well as fire safety is reviewed.
Holly Carlson, MS, RN, CCRN, was a subject matter expert for Relias. She has 25 years of healthcare experience in both acute and post-acute healthcare environments. Her experience includes leadership and management across the healthcare spectrum. She has owned and operated an assisted living business. Carlson's clinical practice includes acute care, long-term acute care, home health and hospice. Carlson has served for over a decade in various board positions for State Nursing Associations, including president. She has been a nurse planner for multiple continuing education events and has experience as a leader in the design and implementation of an ANCC-CNE accredited approver unit for a multi-state nursing consortium. Carlson is certified as Critical Care Registered Nurse. Disclosure: Holly Carlson, MS, RN, CCRN has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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