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Oxygen Care
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Course Information:
  • Online Training Course
  • Credit Hours: 1
  • The Use of Oxygen in the Assisted Living Setting
  • Different Devices Use in Oxygen Therapy
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Oxygen Care Info:

Course Description

This course covers the use of oxygen in the assisted living setting. When caring for a resident that uses oxygen therapy, there are several factors to be aware of; from function of the devices to the psychological reactions of the individual. We will take a look at the organs and functions of the respiratory system, as well as the administrative devices that you may encounter. It is helpful to be familiar with some of the reasons residents use oxygen therapy, and we will discuss some of the most common complications that lead to oxygen use. We will go over safety precautions and care tips that will be useful when caring for a resident that uses oxygen therapy. Oxygen use is a common occurrence when caring for elderly individuals, and it is good to be familiar with the functions, devices and safety that are associated with oxygen use.

Course Objectives

    By the end of this course participants will be able to:
  • 1. List 3 functions of the respiratory system
  • 2. Recognize 3 different devices use in oxygen therapy
  • 3. Identify 4 possible diseases or disorders that could lead to oxygen therapy
  • 4. Describe several safety precautions in regards to oxygen equipment that a resident may be using.
  • 5. Explain complications that a resident may encounter when undergoing oxygen therapy
  • 6. Execute proper usage of a nasal cannula
  • 7. Know proper care techniques of oxygen devices and the resident using them


Course Outcomes

    Hour One
  • I. Introduction
  • a. Respiratory System
  • i. Functions
  • ii. Organs
  • 1. Lungs
  • 2. Respiratory passages
  • b. Oxygen administration
  • II. Reasons for Using Administered Oxygen
  • a. Congestive Heart Failure
  • i. Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • ii. Heart Attack
  • iii. Cardiomyopathy
  • b. COPD
  • c. Emphysema
  • d. Asthma
  • III. Oxygen Administration
  • a. Follow your state regulations
  • b. Three Types of Administrative Devices
  • i. Compressed Oxygen
  • ii. Liquid Oxygen
  • iii. Oxygen Concentrator
  • c. Nasal Cannula
  • i. Steps to Follow
  • IV. Oxygen Usage
  • a. Follow physician orders
  • b. Equipment Precautions
  • i. Safety is important
  • ii. Not technically flammable element, but can aggressively accelerate burning of other flammable materials.
  • iii. No Smoking
  • iv. Follow Directions
  • v. Keep oxygen equipment a minimum of 5 feet away from electrical appliances/cords
  • vi. Containers should never be stored in closed vehicles/car trunks
  • vii. Keep all flammable items/materials away from oxygen
  • viii. Tubing safety
  • ix. Do not try to fix or perform maintenance on the oxygen tank
  • c. Resident Precautions
  • i. Skin irritation and nose bleeds
  • ii. Skin breakdown
  • iii. Tubing safety
  • iv. Hydration
  • v. Difficulty breathing
  • d. Equipment Maintenance
  • i. Parts of Tank:
  • 1. Pressure gauge
  • 2. Regulator
  • 3. Flow meter
  • ii. Place all oxygen cylinders in appropriate stands to prevent tipping
  • iii. Do not drape/cover the system
  • iv. Provide phone list that is accessible to all staff that includes the numbers of oxygen supplier/physician/hospital in case of emergency
  • v. Do not spill liquids on equipment
  • vi. Always follow state and facility guidelines
  • e. Psychological Impact
  • i. Fear or apprehension
  • ii. Noise and room space
  • iii. Social impact


Instructor: Josh Allen, RN

Josh Allen is a Registered Nurse with over 20 years of experience in senior living. As the Director of InTouch at Home, Josh oversees all aspects of business development, care, services, and operations for the organization. As a part of the SRG Senior Living family of companies, InTouch at Home delivers personalized care and services to clients living in senior living communities as well as private residences across three states.

Josh also serves on the board of the American Assisted Living Nurses Association, and represents AALNA on the boards of the Center for Excellence in Assisted Living and Coalition of Geriatric Nursing Organizations. Josh has previously served as President and CEO of Care and Compliance Group, a leading training solutions provider.

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