Oxygen Care - California

Oxygen Care - California 

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.

$20.00

Hours: 1.00
REL-PAC-0-OXC-C

Certificates

Certificates provided by accrediting body (3 Match)

California Department of Social Services Adult Residential Facilities

1.0 HOURS


Relias, LLC is approved by the California Department of Social Services as a Continuing Education Program Vendor to provide Continuing Education training courses to administrators of Adult Residential Facilities.

Vendor/Provider # : 2000224-735-2
Approval # 224-0146-32616

This activity is approved by the California Department of Social Services for 1.00 contact hours.

California Department of Social Services Group Homes

1.0 HOURS


Relias, LLC is approved by the California Department of Social Services as a Continuing Education Program Vendor to provide Continuing Education training courses to administrators of Group Homes.

Vendor/Provider # : 2000224-730-2
Approval # 224-0146-32566

This activity is approved by the California Department of Social Services for 1.00 contact hours.

California Department of Social Services Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly

1.0 HOURS


Relias, LLC is approved by the California Department of Social Services as a Continuing Education Training Program Vendor to provide Continuing Education training courses to administrators of residential care facilities for the elderly.

Vendor/Provider # 2000224-740-2;
Approval # 224-0146-32677.

This activity is approved by the California Department of Social Services for 1.00 contact hours.

Course Details

Course Code: REL-PAC-0-OXC-C
Hours: 1
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 12/31/2023
Learning Objectives:
Define the importance of oxygen.
Discuss pertinent anatomy and physiology related to the respiratory system.
List reasons why a person may need supplemental oxygen.
Recognize signs and symptoms of low oxygen levels.
Identify oxygen delivery devices and how to use them.
Identify three primary oxygen sources used in the community living environment.
List the proper order for accessing an oxygen cylinder.
Recognize safety hazards.
Discuss proper fire safety measures.

Outline:
I. Introduction A. Living organisms need oxygen B. Composition of air C. Importance of oxygen II. Respiratory system anatomy and physiology A. Mouth and nose B. Pharynx C. Trachea D. Epiglottis and larynx E. Bronchi and bronchioles F. Alveoli G. Diaphragm H. Pleura I. Relationship to the heart J. Learning Engagement: True/false questions III. Need for supplemental oxygen A. Causes 1. Damage to heart 2. Damage to lungs B. Signs and symptoms of low oxygen 1. Confusion 2. Forgetfulness 3. Unresponsiveness 4. Blue fingers and lips 5. Shortness of breath 6. Inability to gain weight 7. Barrel chest 8. Fingernail clubbing 9. Need to sit in tripod position 10. Audible wheezing IV. Oxygen delivery devices A. Nasal cannula B. Simple face mask C. Non-rebreather mask D. Venturi mask E. Sleep apnea machine F. Learning Engagement: Mix and match information on oxygen delivery devices V. Nebulizers: medication delivery devices VI. How to apply oxygen delivery devices A. Nasal cannula B. Simple face mask VII. Oxygen sources A. Oxygen concentrators B. Liquid oxygen tanks C. High-pressure oxygen tank systems 1. How to access a high-pressure tank D. Using different oxygen sources to maintain quality of life E. Oxygen delivery device maintenance F. Learning Engagement: Place steps for accessing a high-pressure tank in correct order VIII. Resident safety A. Smoking B. Use of oil-based products C. Use of alcohol-based products D. Avoiding gas stovetops, barbeques, wood fires, and gas fireplaces E. Ventilation F. Environmental maintenance G. Tripping hazards H. Avoiding the covering of oxygen tubing I. Turning off oxygen when not in use J. Oxygen source safety 1. Storage 2. Ventilation 3. Avoiding use of power strips and extension cords 4. Built-in alarms IX. Transporting oxygen A. Private vehicle B. Commercial vehicle C. Learning Engagement: Identify correct answers X. Fire safety A. Tips XI. Rules and regulations A. Title 22, Division 6, Chapter 8, Section 87617 XII. Conclusion XIII. Post Test

Instructor: Holly Carlson, MS, RN, CCRN
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.
Relias will be transparent in disclosing if any commercial support, sponsorship or co-providership is present prior to the learner completing the course.
Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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All characteristics and organizations referenced in the following training are fictional. Any resemblance to any actual organizations or persons living or dead, is purely coincidental.
To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
Accommodations
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