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Symposium on Hyperbaric Medicine and Wound Management


  • Non-Member: $450
  • Regular UHMS Member: $350
  • Associate UHMS Member: $250

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Accreditation Statement
The Undersea & Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the ACCME through the direct sponsorship of the UHMS.

All faculty members and planners participating in continuing medical education activities sponsored by UHMS 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.

Designation Statement
The Undersea & Hyperbaric Medical Society designates this enduring materialactivity for a maximum of 20 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing/RRT: This enduring material is approved for 20 contact hours provided by Florida Board of Registered Nursing/RRT Provider #50-10881.

NBDHMT: this enduring material is approved for 15 Category A and 5 Category B credit hours by National Board of Diving and Hyperbaric Medical Technology, 9 Medical Park, Suite 330, Columbia, South Carolina 29203.

MOC ABPM: This activity has been approved by the American Board of Preventive Medicine for up to 20 MOC credits. Claiming ABPM MOC credit is appropriate for those who are ABPM diplomates.

The information provided by this CME material 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.

For over 40 years the UHMS has been the primary source of information for hyperbaric medicine and physiology worldwide.  This enduring  material has as its goal to address identified professional practice gaps and provide a quality CME opportunity which will improve scientific knowledge and skills for hyperbaric and wound care: physicians, nurses and technicians, and other clinicians and personnel whose practice includes hyperbaric medicine and wound care.     

As a result of attending this symposium, participants should be able to:

  • Have better knowledge of the current state of the art of hyperbaric medicine and wound care;
  • Describe the impacts and relationship of hyperbaric medicine and wound care;
  • Identify approaches for assessment and treatment of problem wounds commonly referred to wound centers and hyperbaric medicine facilities;
  • Discuss procedures which enhance the quality care and outcomes of patients

Target Audience – Included in the “goal”

Date of the activity’s original release –  October 3, 2014
Termination date – October 3, 2017

Principle Faculty and Credentials

pdfJames R. Holm, MD, FACP, FACEP, FUHM – Course Director; Medical Director, Center for Hyperbaric Medicine, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA; President Elect, Undersea & Hyperbaric Medical Society

pdfLaurie B. Gesell, MD, FACEP, FUHM – Medical Director, Division of Hyperbaric Medicine and Wound Care, Aurora Medical Group, Milwaukee, WI;  Past President, Undersea & Hyperbaric Medical Society

pdfHarriet W. Hopf, MD – Professor, Department of Anesthesiology; University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT;  Past President, Wound Healing Society

pdfEnoch Huang, MD, FUHM – Medical Director, Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine Center, Adventist Medical Center, Portland, OR

pdfSandra Wainwright, MD – Medical Director, Wound Care Hyperbaric Center, Norwalk Hospital, Norwalk, CT; Faculty, Pulmonary Medicine Section, Norwalk Hospital/Yale University School of Medicine affiliate


General Disclosure
The following planners had no financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose:
James R. Holm, MD – Course Director and Faculty
Cindi Easterling, M.Ed. – Course Coordinator
Heather Murphy-Lavoie, MD – CME Representative

The following faculty had no financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose:

Laurie Gesell, MD
James Holm, MD
Harriet Hopf, MD
Enoch Huang, MD
Sandra Wainwright, MD

There was no commercial support for this activity.


Hardware/Software Requirements: Hardware required for a learner to participate in this enduring material event includes:

  • Computer with internet connection and a modern, updated browser
    • Note: If using IE 6 or IE 7 we cannot guarantee that the courses will work.
  • Audio speakers to listen to the lectures
  • Keyboard to take the quizzes

This enduring material event is produced for online use, and was created using the following platforms:

  • Video format: MP4 video; High Definition; hosted on
  • Aspect Ratio: frame width 1280p x height 720p
  • Audio: Sample Rate 48k Hz; Bit rate 189 kbps; Channels 2 (stereo)
  • Frames per second: 29 frames per second

Provider Contact Information

If at any time during participation in this online CME enduring material event, a learner can contact UHMS, by clicking on "Contact Us" tab located on the far right hand side of the main menu bar found at the top of the screen. Also, the contact phone number and email address (hotlink) is always displayed on the top center of the screen, under the main menu bar.

Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS)
631 U.S. Highway 1, Suite 307
North Palm Beach, FL 33408
Phone: +1-919-490-5140/877-533-8467
Fax: +1-919-490-5140
Email: [email protected]

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.