Oxygen Levels, Pulse Oximeters, and Covid-19

  • Skill Levelintermediate
  • Lectures1 Video
  • Enrolled 1,691 students enrolled
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Key concepts covered include:

By the end of this topic, you will be able to learn:

  • Oxygen saturation levels
  • Working of pulse oximeters
  • Use & interpretation of pulse oximeters in Covid settings

What you'll learn

Covid-19 infection claimed more than a million lives worldwide in 2020, primarily due to untreated hypoxia & complications. Hence, accurate detection and timely management of hypoxia through home oximetry and virtual ward support could potentially save many lives as the pandemic continues. read more »»

Pulse oximetry provides a relatively easy method for rapid assessment of respiratory compromise that can be carried out in home settings and helps in seeking medical attention at a crucial point of time, as it detects hypoxia early. However, the key points of requisite knowledge could be related to the choice & use of oximeters and interpretation of saturation levels.

Therefore, this course gives a detailed description of oxygen saturation levels, types, working & proper use of pulse oximeters, and role of pulse oximeters in monitoring patients with Covid – 19, etc.

Who Should Attend?

  • Health and Nursing Professionals
  • Medical graduates & postgraduates
  • General Public

Instructor

Medvarsity

Medvarsity is the pioneer in online medical education


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Medvarsity is the pioneer in online medical education and is now Asia’s largest company in the domain with more than 50,000 graduates who have upskilled through the courses offered by the organization and more than 10,000 active learners who are engaged in their online medical courses and contact programs.

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Instructor

Medvarsity

Medvarsity is the pioneer in online medical education


4/5

Medvarsity is the pioneer in online medical education and is now Asia’s largest company in the domain with more than 50,000 graduates who have upskilled through the courses offered by the organization and more than 10,000 active learners who are engaged in their online medical courses and contact programs.

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Last Updated 05/2021

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