Oxygen Use in the Adult



To raise the participants' awareness of the British Thoracic Society's (BTS) Guidelines on Emergency Oxygen use in Adult Patients

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the session participants will be able to:

  • Explain the role and importance of Oxygen
  • Discuss the main indications for Oxygen Therapy
  • Explain the difference between Type I and Type II Respiratory Failure
  • Apply the BTS Guidelines in managing the care of an adult patient requiring Oxygen Therapy
  • Discuss the implications and complications associated with the administration of Oxygen Therapy


Registered Nurse/ Midwives (Acute and Community) (Not suitable for Paediatric Nurses)


Lecture, group work and discussion.



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