RTO # 40833

60SEC040 Capillary Blood Gas: Key Facts

60SEC040 Capillary Blood Gas: Key Facts

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This brief workshop titled “Capillary Blood Gas: Key Facts” offers essential information on capillary blood gas (CBG) analysis, a minimally invasive method used to assess a patient’s oxygenation, ventilation, and acid-base status. It covers the technique for obtaining a capillary sample, indications for use, interpretation of results, and how CBG values can guide clinical management of respiratory and metabolic conditions. This session aims to equip healthcare professionals with the knowledge to effectively use CBG analysis in patient care.

Course Fees

Full Course Fee:



  • All learning material for this unit is provided via our online learning portal and all equipment is provided for the practical assessments.
  • A learner undertaking this course will require a specific skill level in Language, Literacy and Numeracy.

    The course has been assessed as requiring the following Australian Core Skills Framework levels:

    • Learning – Level 2
    • Reading – Level 2
    • Writing – Level 2
    • Oral Communication – Level 1
    • Numeracy – Level 1