Gas Monitoring: O2, CO2, and Anaesthetic Agents

This micro skills course describes the most common methods by which O2, CO2 and anaesthetic agents are monitored during anaesthesia. It also covers the clinical applications of gas monitoring and the simple principles of anaesthetic gas sampling for measurement and monitoring.

Delivery Mode
Online - Self Paced
Course Duration
30-60 minutes
Course Type
Yes, on completion
Course Code
Content Provider
Royal College of Anaesthetists

What will I learn?

By the end of this session you will be able to:

  1. Describe how O2, CO2 and anaesthetic agents are usually monitored during anaesthesia;
  2. Describe and apply the clinical applications of gas monitoring;
  3. Describe and list the simple principles of sampling

Course provided in association with


  • This eLearning session is provided by the Content Providers listed above but it does not in any way constitute a qualification or accreditation from them.
  • Certificates provided at the end of each session are issued by Talisium under licence and cannot be used by students to seek membership, fellowship or any other form of recognition by the Content Provider.
  • This micro skills course may contain references to UK laws, regulations, policies and practice guidelines.
  • You should apply the lessons within the context of your local environment.
  • This micro skills course may contain features that are not optimised for mobile devices.