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2018 Symposium on Hyperbaric Medicine and Wound Management Update

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Table of Contents

  • Performance improvement versus quality measures: What is the difference?
    Enoch Huang, MD, MPH&TM; Marc Robins, DO, MPH
  • Benefits of a Hyperbaric Research Registry
    Jay Buckey, MD
  • Reimbursement updates for 2018
    Marc Robins, DO, MPH
  • Hyperbaric Potpourri: Infrequent Uses of HBO2
    Jay Buckey, MD
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease: Essential Evaluation and Treatment for Limb Preservation
    James Holm, MD, FACP, FACEP, FUHM
  • Medications and their effect on Wound Healing
    Enoch Huang, MD, MPH&TM
  • HBO2 for Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    Jay Buckey, MD
  • ROS for dummies
    Stephen Hendriksen, MD
  • Hyperbaric Pre-conditioning
    Daniel Popa, MD
  • Radiation Tissue Injury: Mechanisms and Treatment Options
    James Holm, MD, FACP, FACEP, FUHM
  • Hyperbaric Oxygen for Radiation Tissue Injury: Protocols and Outcomes
    James Holm, MD, FACP, FACEP, FUHM
  • CRAO/ISSHL: The Hennepin Experience
    Stephen Hendriksen, MD
  • Diving at Altitude
    Marc Robins, DO, MPH
  • Altitude Decompression Illness
    Marc Robins, DO, MPH
  • Remote Management of DCS
    Nick Bird, MD
  • Diver Death
    Charlotte Sadler, MD
  • Medical Issues specific to CCR
    Charlotte Sadler, MD
  • Fatalities and Injuries associated with Free Diving
    Charlotte Sadler, MD


  • UHMS Associate Member: $200
  • UHMS Regular Member: $280
  • Non-Member: $360


  • Describe the mechanism of radiotherapy on treatment of tumors
  • List most types of radiotherapy delivery options
  • Discuss the mechanisms of acute and late effects of radiotherapy
  • Describe the common clinical findings seen in late radiation tissue injury
  • List the most commonly involved tissues that manifest radiation injury
  • Discuss the work up needed prior to starting adjunctive hyperbaric oxygen therapy for patients with late radiation tissue injury
  • To present the most up-to-date analysis of adverse events regarding hyperbaric patients
  • Provide the latest information regarding testing of products for use in oxygen-enriched atmospheres by the UHMS Material Testing Advisory Committee
  • Have a greater understanding of checklist importance
  • Explain the rationale for the use of hyperbaric oxygen in inflammatory bowel disease
  • Review the data on the use of hyperbaric oxygen in inflammatory bowel disease
  • Present the results of a recent randomized controlled trial where hyperbaric oxygen was used for treating moderately severe ulcerative colitis
  • Demonstrate how an outcomes-focused hyperbaric registry could be used to advance the field of hyperbaric medicine
  • Explain the design of the hyperbaric registry
  • Present examples of questions that could be answered using the hyperbaric registry
  • Understand the state of fellowship training today
  • Recognize the importance of fellowship training to the field
  • Understand basic pathophysiology
  • Review recent research
  • Understand basic pathophysiology
  • Review current protocols at HCMC
  • List onset times and prevalent symptoms of decompression sickness
  • List pros and cons of in-water recompression and portable chamber use
  • List decision factors when considering evacuation
  • Understand common causes of death in scuba divers and their similarities and differences in presentation; understand medical risk factors for sudden death
  • Obtain a basic understanding and the physiology of rebreathers; understand some of the medical problems that are unique to CCR
  • Understand the physiology of breath hold or free diving; understand the potential risks associated with free diving

Estimated time to complete this activity: 16 hours

Accreditation Statement: The Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physician.

Designation Statements (CME/CEU Approvals):

Physician CME: The Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society designates this enduring material for a maximum of 16 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

MOC ABPM: The American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM) has approved this activity for a maximum of 16 LLSA credits towards ABPM MOC Part II requirements.

Nursing/RRT: This enduring material is approved for 16 contact hours provided by Florida Board of Registered Nursing/RRT Provider #50-10881.

For NBDHMT: This enduring material is approved for 11 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.

Termination Date: January 31, 2021

Disclaimer: 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.

Goal: 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.

Target Audience – physicians, nurses, CHT’s or anyone with an interest in diving and hyperbaric oxygen therapy.

All individuals in control of content for this educational activity with their relevant financial relationship disclosed are listed below. ACCME defines a relevant financial relationship “as financial relationships in any amount occurring within the past 12 months that create a conflict of interest.” An individual who refuses to disclose relevant financial relationships will be disqualified from being a planning committee member, a teacher, or an author of CME, and cannot have control of, or responsibility for, the development, management, presentation or evaluation of the CME activity.

Disclosure: 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.

Name of IndividualIndividuals Role in ActivityName of Commercial Interest (If Applicable)Nature of Relationship
James R. Holm, MD Faculty None None
Marc Robins, DO Faculty None None
Daniel Popa, MD Faculty None None
Jay C. Buckey, MD Faculty None None
Stephen Hendriksen, MD Faculty None None
Nicholas Bird, MD, MMM, FUHM Faculty None None
Charlotte Sadler, MD Faculty None None
Enoch Huang, MD Faculty/Planner None None
Stacy Harmon, BS Planner/Reviewer None None
J. Nicholas Vandemoer, MD Reviewer None None
Helen Gelly, MD Reviewer None None
Ben Slade, MD Reviewer None None
Owen J. O’Neill, MD Reviewer None None
Tom Bozzuto, DO Reviewer None None
Lisa Tidd Planner None None

No commercial support was received for this activity

Computer Requirements

Computer with internet connection and a modern, updated browser
Note: If using IE 6, IE 7, or IE 8 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

Policy on Privacy and Confidentiality. It is the policy of the UHMS not to release any participants' name or contact information. As a registered member of UHMS, the organization will occasionally send out electronic correspondence relating to continuing educational events.

Copyright. For the purposes of this enduring material event, UHMS owns the rights to the recorded live event and distribution rights for the video material and write/copy-protected presentations. UHMS will NOT be distributing the individual editable presentations in PowerPoint format as it does not own the rights to the source material for the individual presentations.

Course Credits


Continuing Education Credits are provided when a participant passes the course with 60% or higher on their overall grade of the course quizzes. Each quiz also will allow two attempts. If a participant fails the course, the UHMS will allow a re-take of the course at a 50% discount to their designated full price rate.

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.

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

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