This intense four-day, 40-hour live course is approved by the UHMS as an Introduction to 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 livestream webinar version of this course applies to CHT/CHRNs or those pursuing CHT/CHRN added qualification through the NBDHMT.
This course also applies to those pursuing CHS/CHWS through the American Board of Wound Healing (ABWH).
Please note that the American Board of Wound Healing (ABWH) offers added qualifications similar to those offered by the NBDHT. The ABWH offers Certified Hyperbaric Specialist (CHS) and Certified Hyperbaric & Wound Specialist (CHWS). The UHMS recognizes both CHT/CHRN and CHS/CHWS - you can find the UHMS position statement here.
Wound Care Education Partners is implementing a "COVID-19 Contingency Plan" for moving forward with hyperbaric training. Wound Care Education Partners has received UHMS approval to hold the hyperbaric training via live stream webinar format. Instruction will be the same as a face to face training, with the goal of reducing human-to-human physical contact and reducing travel.
The goals and objectives of this jointly provided Introductory Course in Hyperbaric Medicine CME Program are:
At the conclusion of the Introductory Courses in Hyperbaric Medicine the participants should be able to:
Anatomy and wound healing physiology
Wound care etiology, diagnosis and management algorithms
Assessment and classification of acute and chronic wounds and applicability of hyperbaric medicine
Proper wound assessment and documentation
Discuss factors that impede wound healing
Clinical algorithms and scientific management of problem wounds
Orientation to the many different types of dressing categories and their use in hyperbaric medicine
History of Hyperbaric Medicine
Hyperbaric Physics and Physiology
Mechanisms of Hyperbaric Oxygen
Undersea & Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS) Accepted Indications
Contraindications, Potential Complications and Side Effects
Air Decompression Procedures
Patient Assessment & Management
Hyperbaric Safety & Emergency Procedures
The Econimics and Payment Systems Associated with Hyperbaric Medicine
Patient Management and the Role of the Supervising Professional
Diving Injuries and Dive/Decompression Tables
PtcO2's Role in Defining Tissue Hypoxia or Ischemia in the Potential Patient
Documentation and Quality Assurance Measures
Hyperbaric Equipment Orientation
We get a lot of questions from hospital administrators and clinic directors asking what makes our Introductory Course in Hyperbaric Medicine unique. While there are many benefits to hosting hyperbaric team training through Wound Care Education Partners (WCEP), we have broken out the four most valuable reasons why hosting a live, classroom-based Introductory Course in Hyperbaric Medicine with WCEP may be right for your facility. Watch this short, insightful video to find answers before you book hyperbaric team training with any organization.
The Introduction to Hyperbaric Medicine course is the 40-hour basic training course in hyperbaric medicine and it is required if you are seeking an added qualification of CHS (Certified Hyperbaric Specialist through ABWH); or if you are a physician who will be supervising and billing for hyperbaric oxygen therapy and are seeking privileges in your hospital. We hold the basic training course each month across the U.S. throughout the year.
In this article you'll find some of the tough questions we get asked about the Introductory Course in Hyperbaric Medicine (ICHM) - along with our honest answers.
We'll tell you everything about the program and what it takes so you can make the best enrollment decision for you.
Accreditation Statement. This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Undersea & Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS) and Wound Care Education Partners. The UHMS is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Full Disclosure Statement. All faculty members and planners participating in continuing medical education activities sponsored by Wound Care Education Partners are expected to disclose to the participants any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests. Full disclosure of faculty and planner relevant financial relationships will be made at the activity.
"As this course's Joint Provider, the Undersea & Hyperbaric Medical Society, Inc (UHMS) provides only administrative approval for the Continuing Medical Education (CME) aspects of this course. Consequently, the approaches, views, statements and opinions expressed in the lectures and materials being presented are those of the course's authors, lecturers and director(s) and do not necessarily represent those of the UHMS. A detailed description of the UHMS course sponsor relationships is available on the UHMS website at www.UHMS.org".
Licenses Eligible for Credits
Physician Credits (DO, MD): This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Undersea & Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS) and Wound Care Education Partners. The UHMS is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The UHMS designates this live activity for a maximum of 40.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Physician Assistant (PA) CMEs: Non-physician health professionals and other participants may not be awarded AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. PA’s will receive a letter that states the educational activity was certified for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM and the hours earned; the letter can be submitted to your licensing board.
DPM Credits: The Florida Board of Podiatric Medicine approves this course for 40.0 credits.
Nursing Credits for license types: ARNP, CNS, LPN, RN, RCP, RRT, CRT. Wound Care Education Partners is a Florida based company and a licensed CE Provider through the Florida State Board of Nursing and the CE is reciprocal for nurses in the United States. Florida nursing credits are reciprocal and approved for nurses within all states. Receiving credit for Florida providers is simple, attend the course and our staff will upload your credits directly to the Florida State database. For out of state credit, we provide all the necessary paperwork for you to file with the respective nursing board.
CHT, CHRN Credits: Wound Care Education Partners is an approved provider of the Introductory Course in Hyperbaric Medicine through the National Board of Diving and Hyperbaric Medical Technology. This activity has been reviewed and approved by the National Board of Diving and Hyperbaric Medical Technology (NBDHMT) as a basic hyperbaric medicine course. This activity meets the NBDHMT minimum requirements including 40.0 hours of face-to-face instruction. The NBDHMT requires those seeking certification to complete formal training in hyperbaric technology to become eligible to take the CHT/CHRN examination in addition to the completion of a defined preceptorship period and to hold a medical certificate or license.
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