Oxygen Administration

Course Description

This course teaches how to operate various oxygen devices as well as how to respond and treat respiratory emergencies. The course is for those who are required to use oxygen in the workplace including lifeguards, emergency medical services (EMS) professionals, etc.


6 hours.


Red Cross Oxygen Administration Instructor (including Emergency Care Instructor/Instructor Trainer, Advanced Emergency Care Instructor or First Aid Instructor who holds Oxygen Administration certification and completes self-study).


CPR Level HCP.

Completion Requirements

100% attendance, skills demonstration, and 75% min. passing grade on written exam.


3-year certification in Oxygen Administration.


Not available.

Course Content

  • Breathing devices and suction
  • Resuscitation masks
  • Bag‐valve‐masks (BVM) Adult, Child, and Baby
  • Supplemental oxygen
  • Delivery devices

Participation Materials

Red Cross Oxygen Administration Manual
Certification card and optional wall certificate (or as required by legislation)

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