Children's Hospital Colorado

Pulse Oximetry In-Service Education Program Components for Health Professionals

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The following is an overview of educational tools and components that may be used to educate staff who will be directly involved in screening implementation.

  1. PowerPoint presentation:

  2. Education for providers:

  3. Pulse oximetry demonstration:

  4. Knowledge assessment quiz:

    • Allow time for attendees to complete the “Knowledge Assessment Quiz".
    • Review the correct answer for each question.
    • Allow time for remediation of questions answered incorrectly.
    • Allow time for attendees to re-take quiz, if necessary.
  5. Competency checklist:

    • Allow adequate time for completion of competency checklist.
    • Provide each attendee with a copy of the complete competency checklist to forward to his or her manager.