Competency information


Obtain an accurate overnight pulse oximetry recording


  • Standard operating procedures.
  • Reasons for performing overnight pulse oximetry and relevance to a range of patient conditions.
  • Correct preparation for overnight pulse oximetry, including information needs of patients and carers.
  • Requirements for monitoring and recording results.

Relevant learning outcomes

# Outcome
# 4 Outcome Perform, analyse and develop skills in the interpretation of overnight oximetry studies.