Pulse Oximetry


What's in this course?

Learn about pulse oximetry and how it can be used to improve patient care.

Basic physiology of oxygen transport

How to use a pulse oximeter, using a systematic approach to manage perioperative hypoxia.

Designed for healthcare providers

This course has been specifically designed to train healthcare providers who wish to learn more about pulse oximetry and how it can be used to improve patient care.

Varied activities

Interactive modules, clinical scenarios.


2 - 3 hours 

This course is provided by Lifebox

Lifebox is a global nonprofit organization founded to tackle the global crisis of unsafe surgery. By investing in tools, training, and partnerships, we address the critical gaps in surgical systems to make surgery and anesthesia safer worldwide. Lifebox focuses on three core areas - anesthesia safety, surgical teamwork, and reducing surgical infection - to save lives through safer surgery. To date Lifebox has worked in 116 countries and trained 12,000 healthcare providers - making 118 million surgeries safer. 

Course Content


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