Serious and life-threatening medical emergencies often cause oxygen to be depleted in the body leaving the victim at risk for shock. The ASHI Emergency Oxygen program focuses on administering emergency oxygen to breathing and non-breathing persons, emergency oxygen delivery systems, and integrating pulse oximetry.
Individuals who desire or are required to be trained in the administration of emergency oxygenIntended Audience
Current CPR or CPR and first aid certification
Max student to Instructor ratio: 12 to 1
Max student to oxygen system ratio: 6 to 1
Successful Completion (Certification)
Required when specified by organizational, local, or state regulation. It is recommended for designated responders with a duty or employer expectation to respond in an emergency and provide first aid care.
Students must perform required skills competently without assistance.
Recognized certification period: Up to 2 years.
Recommended time to complete:
- Initial Training: About 1.5 to 2 hours
- Successful completion is based on achievement of the core learning objectives rather than a prescribed instruction time.