This is an intense five day course approved by the UHMS & NBDHMT as an Introductory Course in Hyperbaric Medicine and intended for a wide audience of health care providers involved in advanced wound care management, including the physician, registered nurse, nurse practitioner, clinical nurse specialist, registered respiratory therapist, physical therapist, physician's assistant, EMT's and paramedics. The goals of this course are to provide an understanding of the physics involved in increasing the pressure in a fixed volume environment; provide an overview of the physiological effects of hyperbaric oxygen and the pharmacological role oxygen plays in hyperbaric medicine; review the history of hyperbaric therapy; review the various types of hyperbaric systems in use today and regulations involved in maintaining a safe operating environment; gain an understanding of the organizations that serve as resources for the field of hyperbaric medicine and lastly, review the UHMS indications approved for treatment in the hyperbaric environment, review the safety standards for operating the equipment and understand the requirements for documentation for compliance and payment.
The Introduction to the Hyperbaric Safety Director Role is a 2 day program providing participants with the required tools for effectively carrying out the role of safety director.
This program benefits those new in the safety director position by orienting them to the responsibilities as defined by the NFPA, UHMS and other organizations. In addition, the course is a great review for current safety directors and seasoned technicians by providing updates to NFPA code and industry standards.
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