Oxygen Assessment and Provision Training

Respiricare can provide a full day workshop on the clinical knowledge required to underpin a successful Home Oxygen Service – Assessment and Review (HOS-AR). The HOS-AR is a key clinical service for all patients with an oxygen need.

This workshop is suitable for anyone keen to increase their theoretical and practical knowledge of oxygen assessment, as well as for those looking to develop a HOS-AR service.

This full day workshop can be tailored to your exact needs – please just advise us of your exact requests in advance. The course is highly practical and interactive and sessions covered can include:

  • Setting up a HOS-AR
  • Methods of oxygen delivery
  • Assessment process for long term oxygen therapy
  • Assessment process for ambulatory oxygen therapy
  • Smoking and oxygen
  • Update and awareness of clinical guidelines i.e. Home Oxygen Service-Assessment and review, Primary Care Commissioning (2011) Royal College of Physicians (1999)
  • Successfully completing the Home Oxygen Order Form (HOOF)

The courses are run throughout the year at a variety of venues. If you are interested in attending please email info@respiricare.com for further information on dates and prices.

Kath Plumbe, Consultant Respiratory Physiotherapist, and Respiricare’s lead clinician is currently acting as the Transitional Oxygen Service Lead for the South East Coast Strategic Health Authority.