Administration of Emergency Medical Gasses
QNUK qualification number: 603/2077/1
Who is this for? The QNUK Level 3 Award in Administration of Emergency Medical Gases (RQF) is the ideal qualification for those that are responsible for the administering of oxygen and Entonox®. This is typically those working in a Prehospital setting.
Pre-Requisites: This qualification is available to those over 18 years. Candidates should be at least a level 2 numeracy and literacy or equivalent. Candidates should also hold a vaild first aid certificate as a minimum.
Progression route: Learners may progress onto other prehospital qualification.
More: for more information about this qualification, download the qualification specification
HOW LONG IS THE AEMG COURSE?
QNUK Level 3 Administration of Emergency Medical Gasses (AEMG) courses are delivered in 1 day (6 Guided Learning Hours).
The course is assessed through practical observations and Multi-choice theory assessments
Our next AEMG course will take place on the following dates:
To be announced
The fee for this L3 AEMG course is just £60 per person
Please note: We include this course on all our First Person On Scene international (FPOSi) courses, please see our FPOSi Courses page for more information
You can book a seat on our next course by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Why do your level 3 Award in Administration of Emergency Medical Gasses course with us?
Our instructor is one of the best instructors in the industry. He is a former forces medic and Ambulance Paramedic with 31 years experience.
Due to his vast experience and knowledge, he is also a very engaging instuctor who ensures that students learn well and retain their knowledge long after the course has been delivered.
Our Awarding Body
Crisilience’s Awarding Body for FPOSi courses is Qualifications Network UK.
QNUK Level 3 Award for
Administration of Emergency Medical Gases (RQF)
1 Understand the principles of administering oxygen in an emergency situation.
1.1 Outline how oxygen is used within the body.
1.2 Identify indications for the administration of oxygen in different emergency situations
1.3 Identify contraindications that prohibit the administration of oxygen.
1.4 Describe the use pulse oximetry.
1.5 Describe the limitations of pulse oximetry.
1.6 Outline precautions to be observed in relation to oxygen when: • Handling • Using • Storing 2 Understand how to administer oxygen to a casualty.
2 Understand how to administer oxygen to a casualty
2.1 Demonstrate operational checks to be undertaken on oxygen therapy equipment prior to use.
2.2 Demonstrate the safe preparation of different administration devices for a casualty not in cardiac arrest.
2.3 Demonstrate the delivery of oxygen using a: • bag valve mask • pocket mask with oxygen port.
2.4 Outline the details that should be recorded in relation to the administration of oxygen 3 Understand the principles of administering Entonox®.
3 Understand the principles of administering Entonox®
3.1 Describe the presentation of Entonox®.
3.2 Identify indications for the administration of Entonox®.
3.3 Identify contraindications that prohibit the administration of Entonox®.
3.4 Identify the cautions for administering Entonox.
3.5 Outline precautions to be observed in relation to Entonox® when: • Handling • Using • Storing 4 Understand how to administer Entonox® to a casualty.
4 Understand how to administer Entonox® to a casualty
4.1 Demonstrate operational checks to be undertaken on Entonox® therapy equipment prior to use.
4.2 Demonstrate the safe preparation of Entonox® 4.3 Outline the details that should be recorded.