This video provides concise, clear demonstrations of the proper way to execute the pulse oximetry procedure. The video is approximately 8 minutes in length. Also included in this course is a competency checklist for this procedure. Following completion of the video, the participant will be instructed to complete a 5-question post-test based on the competency objectives. A certificate of completion will be available following successful completion (80%) of the post-test.

This course does NOT qualify for CRCE. If you need CRCE for your license or credential, please search for content in other channels on AARC U.

Seminar Information
Seminar Date:
January 30, 2017
Expiration Date:
December 31, 2017 12:00 AM
Seminar Objectives
  • Perform the pulse oximetry procedure on an adult patient, using continuous and spot check devices
  • Understand how to prepare the patient and the equipment for pulse oximetry monitoring
  • Cite at least two conditions which may cause inaccurate pulse oximetry measurements
  • Properly document and communicate results of pulse oximetry monitoring
Student Competency: Pulse Oximetry

The instructional video for this competency is approximately 8 minutes in length. A 5-question post-test follows the viewing of this video. Successful completion of this course requires a score of 80% (4/5) or higher.

Individual topic purchase: Selected
Student Learning Credit
Total Educational Hours: 0.25
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