This course introduces the new home medical equipment staff member to compressed oxygen cylinders used for home oxygen therapy. Because of the multitude of brands of compressed gas cylinders and accessories on the market, this course will cover cylinders in the broadest generic terms. For specific information related to a particular brand of cylinder, please consult the manufacturers. This course also includes links to several manufacturers of oxygen cylinders and accessories. You should complete the course RESP008 - Home Oxygen Therapy before completing this course. Learning objectives: 1. Identify the components and various accessories of an oxygen tank; 2. Explain who would use an oxygen tank; 3. Identify the safety precautions an oxygen patient should adhere to when using an oxygen tank. To successfully complete this course, you must attain a minimum score of 80% on the final exam and complete the course training survey. Continuing education: VGM Education is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program.
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