| or Call: 250-744-4357

Tweet Me!

 Oxygen First Aid Training

Oxygen First Aid Training & Certification


Training in The Use of Medical Oxygen

  Oxygen is the life giving gas, every cell in our bodies needs oxygen to survive and to develop.  Oxygen can help to relieve stress, repair cells and to aid healing.

Uses of Oxygen

  Oxygen first-aid is used generally by EMS and also Fire Services and especialiy in the case of a diving accidents or suspected diving accident. Rapid deployment of oxygen can save tissue damage and even lives...

Benefits of Oxygen

 One of the most important benefits of oxygen is its ability to reach our cells quickly and help with stress relief and celluar repair, it is very effective in cases of smoke inhalation or in cases of Diving Injuries where DCS or DCI is suspected.  As the rapid treatment with 100% Oxygen under pressure can reduce the effects of Nitrogen in the bloodstream and in some cases even offer pain relief.

About Our Oxygen First Aid Training

The IHMP Medical Oxygen First Aid Program has been around since 1998 and is currently on a 2012 Release update.  There is a 2015 update in progress...

Program Includes:

  • CPR Review and Practice
  • Background to How Oxygen works in the Body
  • Types of Oxygen and E-Grade Breathing Medical O2
  • Metabolic Gas Benefits
  • How and When to use Medical Oxygen
  • Set Up and Risks Assessment
  • Hazards of using 100% Oxygen
  • Types of Units - Set up and Break Down
  • Rapid Delpoyment of Oxygen Unit
  • General Cases where Oxygen use is of Benefit
  • Oxygen use in a Diving Accident
  • Keep and Storing Oxygen Safely
  • Handing over to EMS
  • Accident Reporting & Management

 Time Scales & Program Admin

  Typically a Course can be from one day to two days, depending on number of students.  Use of a CPR manikin is required and the minimum of four students up to twelve maybe included on a course program based on:

 2-4 Students to 1 Manikin and 1 Oxygen Unit...  Students to rotate in pairs to practice.  Lecture/Theory Study 1-2 hours or self-study 2-3 hours, or Internet Study program... Elearning Program.   HTML5 Pres Test

For more information please contact us: admin@ihmp.eu

Page data is being updated

Please return to check updates to be notified as and when available or email us to be listed on our database for notification of changes.