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BE: Respiratory Care BE-02: Oxygen Therapy
No. Competency Item NAC DEV COM DTE EXC
BE-02-01 Demonstrate knowledge and ability to recognize the indications for administration of oxygen.
  Demonstrate knowledge and application of types of oxygen therapy such as:          
  • aerosol mask (simple face mask)
  • BE-02-03
  • continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machine
  • BE-02-04
  • high flow oximizers / flo-meter
  • BE-02-05
  • humidification
  • BE-02-06
  • nasal cannula
  • BE-02-07
  • nasal catheter
  • BE-02-08
  • non re-breathing mask
  • BE-02-09
  • partial re-breather mask.
  • BE-02-10 Demonstrate safety precautions when using and maintaining oxygen therapy from wall outlets, portable tanks, and oxygen concentrator.
      Demonstrate knowledge and ability to assess ongoing need for oxygen therapy using pulse oximetry:          
  • recognize and report any abnormal findings (room air, oxygen device)
  • BE-02-12
  • use oximetry devices.
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