This online training course covers a wide range of topics relating to basic medical gas training within the healthcare industry, such as bulk oxygen storage systems, use of analgesic gas and use of oxygen. The course will take approximately one hour to complete, and at the end of the training there are a number of multiple choice questions based on the course content, which must be answered correctly to pass the course.
Train Healthcare are fully aligned with Skills For Health and have been awarded the Skills for Health ‘Quality Mark’ for our face to face and e-learning training courses.
Safety and storage of cylinders
Preparation and use of cylinders
Equipment selection – regulators, flowmeters
Safe handling of medical gas cylinders
Bulk oxygen storage systems
Safe operation of gas cylinders
Use of Oxygen
Use of analgesic gas
Prescribing and Administration
Correctly be able to identify gas cylinders
Recognise how different cylinders operate
Have an awareness of flammability hazards
Be able to identify correct gas control equipment
Be aware of safe cylinder management
Be able to undertake risk assessments when using gas cylinders
Recognise the hazards of using incorrect manual handling techniques
Understand the importance of appropriate storage facilities in line with safe working practices
The basic principles of oxygen administration and use.