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This comprehensive 1-day live course provides education on the pathophysiology of various disease states amenable to hyperbaric oxygen therapy with the goal of affording patients the best care possible as expeditiously as feasible based on the most up to date research, literature, and data available.

Credit Hours:  8.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.

Eligible License Types: MD, DO, RN, LPN, CNS, ARNP, CNA, CRT, RRT, RCP, CHT, CHRN

Principle Faculty:  Helen Gelly, MD, FUHM, FACCW, UHM, ABOM and Medical Director for Wound Care Education Partners


TARGET AUDIENCE

Clinicians currently practicing hyperbaric medicine who are seeking an update on the most current research and practice methods in the field.

It is preferred that participants of this course have completed an Introductory Course in Hyperbaric Medicine prior to attending. 

Eligible License Types: MD, DO, RN, LPN, CNS, ARNP, CNA, CRT, RRT, RCP, CHT, CHRN

GOALS and OBJECTIVES 

COURSE OBJECTIVES:

This program is designed to provide continuing education on the pathophysiology of various disease states amenable to hyperbaric oxygen therapy with the goal of affording patients the best care possible as expeditiously as feasible based on the most up to date research, literature, and data available.

Physicians will be able to make a proper referral for treatment of wounded patients meeting hyperbaric candidacy. Up to date case presentations will enhance learner’s competence.

The physician will have increased knowledge, competence and performance of regulatory issues and payment, the ICD-10, and the roles and responsibilities of a medical director in the context of hyperbaric facility safety; verbally demonstrate with a peer proper patient assessment, verbally describe emergent situations and proper action and direction from the physician perspective.  

 

TOPICS:

  • Updates on the effect of HBO on wound healing/mechanism (30 min)
  • New literature for currently accepted indications ( 180 min)
    • Diabetic foot
    • Compromised flaps grafts
    • Burns
    • Radiation injury
  • New Horizons in Hyperbaric Medicine (60 min)
  • Wagner/WIFI as a grading scale (30 min)
  • Regulatory issues and payment, ICD-10, and Registry (60 min)
  • What about this case? (case presentations – 60 min)
  • Medical Director and hyperbaric facility safety (60 min) 

Approved Credits

Accreditation Statement 


Jointly Provided: “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 Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society and Wound Care Education Partners. The Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.”

Designation Statement: The Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society designates this live course for a maximum of 8.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Live Course 8.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.

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.

UHMS Disclaimer
The information provided at this CME activity is for Continuing Medical Education purposes only. The lecture content, statements or opinions expressed however, do not necessarily represent those of the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS), its affiliates or its employees.

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