Administration of Penthrox (Methoxyflurane)
This Administration of Penthrox (Methoxyflurane) is aimed at those working in health care settings, who are required to handle or administer analgesia as part of their role. This includes, but is not limited to;
- Pre-hospital care providers including:
- Community first responders,
- Fire, Police and other Emergency Services personnel,
- Search & Rescue, Mine Rescue, Cave Rescue.
Please note that this training does not constitute a “licence to practice” qualification. You and your employers should ensure full and rigorous Clinical Governance in place to be able to allow those who have completed the training to administer methoxyflurane, etc.
Administration of Penthrox Course syllabus includes:
- Certified by Chris Garland Training:
- This is the default option.
- PDF format certificates are issued.
- Your certificate is valid for 1 year.
- 4 hours in total:
- 2 hours of pre courses self-study (see below)
- 2 guided learning hours with your instructor.
- Generally we run these courses from 9.30am until 12.00pm.
Administration of Penthrox Pre-Course Self-Study:
- IMPORTANT: You must undertake two hours of pre-course self study before attending the classroom section this course.
- Please ensure you watch all these videos fully as they will give you an excellent understanding of respiration.
- Please watch these videos in the following order:
- Respiratory System 1, Lungs, chest wall and diaphragm (15 mins)
- Respiratory System 2, Breathing and ventilation (10 mins)
- Respiratory System 3, Pleural membranes and breathing (15 mins)
- Respiratory System 4, Alveoli and gaseous exchange (15 mins)
- Cardiovascular System 4, Pulmonary circulation (10 mins)
- Spirogram and ventilation of the lungs (10 mins)
- Pulse Oximetry (20 mins)
- Understanding COPD (5 mins)
- Hypoxia and Cyanosis: How to react when oxygen levels are low (5 mins)
- You must be at least 18 years old to undertake this qualification.
- Typically, candidates will be Registered Healthcare Professionals (such as Registered Nurses, Paramedics, EMT, etc), medical students, etc.
- Candidates must hold a minimum qualification of QNUK Level 3 Award for First Responders (RQF) or equivalent for your field of practice.
- Candidates must have a reasonable understanding of English & maths (e.g. GCSE grade C/Level 2) before undertaking this course. This is not mandatory – please contact us to discuss any reasonable adjustments to accommodate your needs.
- All courses have a minimum and maximum number of candidates that we can take on a course.
- Minimum: We need a minimum of 4 candidates booked on an open/scheduled course for the course to run. Click here for more details.
- Maximum: We are limited by the Health & Safety Executive, and where applicable by the Awarding Organisation, to a maximum of 12 candidates per instructor. Should you have more than 12 candidates that need to be trained, please contact us to arrange a private course, where by negotiation, we can arrange for a second instructor/assessor to be present to comply with this restriction.
- This training is available to candidates throughout the UK. We can deliver the course in other countries, but the protocols that we teach meet the current UK practice, protocols & guidance.
- Scheduled courses run at our training centre in Knutsford, Cheshire.
- Why not arrange to have a private courses run at your workplace? Simply fill in our quote builder tool to request a quotation.
Administration of Administration of Penthrox Joining instructions:
- Visit this page to read the course joining instructions.
- Where your course is not being run at our main training centre, you’ll also receive an email with additional joining instructions including the venue address.
- To arrange a private course for yourself or your colleagues, please fill in our Quote Builder tool.