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Approaches to Safety for the Hyperbaric Professional: Life After the 40-hour Course

Approaches to Safety for the Hyperbaric Professional: Life After the 40-hour Course (Originally presented June 15, 2023) So, you’ve completed a 40-hour course. Now what? As hyperbaric professionals, it can be difficult to know where to go next for the safety information you need to bring back to y ...Read more
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Approaches to Safety for the Hyperbaric Professional: Life After the 40-hour Course

(Originally presented June 15, 2023)

So, you’ve completed a 40-hour course. Now what? As hyperbaric professionals, it can be difficult to know where to go next for the safety information you need to bring back to your workplace. Hear from the foremost Medical and Technical leaders in Hyperbaric Safety as we discuss safety considerations that you may encounter in your career as a hyperbaric professional. This course is designed for hyperbaric Nurses, Technicians, Physicians, and allied health professionals who are fairly new to the world of hyperbaric safety. 

The purpose of this course is to provide current information related to the clinical and technical safety of clinical hyperbaric oxygen therapy. This course is organized by both regular and associate members. The sessions will be of special interest to clinicians and technical staff and is provided in response to requests from the membership for a pre-course related to safety aspects of clinical hyperbaric oxygen therapy. CME and CEU will be available for this course. 

*Partial credit is not offered for this educational program. If you claimed CE credit for the in-person program, you are not eligible to receive credit again for the enduring material program.

Estimated time to complete this activity: 8.50 hours

Termination Date: February 5, 2027 

Price

  • Non-Member: $191.25
  • Regular UHMS Member: $148.75
  • Associate UHMS Member: $106.25
Lecture TitleFaculty Member
Burning Down the Bandwagon—The Catastrophic Potential of a Casual Approach to Hyperbaric Safety Gary Toups, MD
On-label safety for off-label therapy: Approaches to the delivery of hyperbaric oxygen therapy for off-label indications. Col. Jason Kelly, MD
Approaches to safety in the delivery of hyperbaric oxygen therapy to critical care patients Nicholas Marosek, CHRN
Unravelling our Hyperbaric Codes and Standards Francois Burman, PR ENG, BSC (ENG), MSC
The AHJ. Who are they? Derall Garrett, CHT
Where to defibrillate – In the HBO Room or Not? Richard Barry, CHT
Hyperbaric Staff Competencies Anthony Johnston, ACHRN
Checklists, complacency, and human nature Rob Sheffield, CHT
Retrospective Analysis of Monoplace and Multiplace Chamber Accidents Roma Tremblay, APRN
Hyperbaric Medicine Emergencies Matthew Kelly, MD

Designation Statements:

  • Physician CME:  The Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society designates this enduring material for a maximum of 8.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • Nursing CEU:  Approved license types: Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner; Clinical Nurse Specialist; Licensed Practical Nurse; Registered Nurse; Certified Nursing Assistant; Respiratory Care Practitioner Critical Care; Respiratory Care Practitioner Non-Critical Care; Registered Respiratory Therapist; Certified Respiratory Therapist.  This enduring material is approved for 8.5 contact hours by the Florida Board of Registered Nursing Provider #50-10881. 
  • NBDHMT: This enduring material is approved for 8.5 Category A credit hours by National Board of Diving and Hyperbaric Medical Technology, 9 Medical Park, Suite 440, Columbia, South Carolina 29203.
    • o NBDHMT Accreditation Statement: For CHT recertification purposes, the NBDHMT requires a minimum of nine of the minimum 12 required Category A credits relate directly to any combination of hyperbaric operations, related technical aspects and chamber safety.
  • CME For MOC Program Guide Designation Statements for ABMS Boards
    As an accredited ACCME provider, the UHMS is now responsible to submit physician learner CME credits into the ACCME PARS system. However, it is the physician’s responsibility to submit the necessary information required to match with the ACCME PARS system. It is also the physician’s responsibility to check with their respective board(s) to see that the credits were applied accordingly.
    • American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA)
      “This activity contributes to the CME component of the American Board of Anesthesiology’s redesigned Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology TM (MOCA®) program, known as MOCA 2.0®. Please consult the ABA website, www.theABA.org, for a list of all MOCA 2.0 requirements.”
    • American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)***
      “Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 8.5 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.”
    • American Board of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery (ABOHNS) ***
      “Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn their required annual part II self-assessment credit in the American Board of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery’s Continuing Certification program (formerly known as MOC). It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of recognizing participation.”
    • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS) ***
      “Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the learner to earn credit toward the CME of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery’s Maintenance of Certification program. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit learner completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABOS credit.”
    • American Board of Pathology (ABPath)
      This activity has been registered to offer 8.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM towards the American Board of Pathology’s Continuing Certification program Lifelong Learning credits.
    • American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) ***
      “Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the learner to earn up to 8.5 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit learner completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABP MOC credit.”
    • American Board of Surgery (ABS) ***
      “Successful completion of this CME activity [which includes participation in the evaluation component], enables the learner to earn credit toward the CME [and Self-Assessment] requirement(s) of the American Board of Surgery’s Continuous Certification program. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit learner completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABS credit.”
    • American Board of Thoracic Surgery (ABTS) ***
      “Successful completion of this CME activity [which includes participation in the evaluation component,] enables the learner to earn credit toward the CME [and Self-Assessment] of the American Board of Thoracic Surgery’s Maintenance of Certification program. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit learner completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABTS credit.”
  • ***Will require evaluation feedback

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 physicians.

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.

Full Disclosure Statement: All faculty members and planners participating in continuing medical education activities sponsored by Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society are expected to disclose to the participants any relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies. Full disclosure of faculty and planner relevant financial relationships will be made at the activity. 

Disclosures: All individuals in control of content for this educational activity with their relevant financial relationship disclosed are listed below (if applicable). An individual who refuses to disclose relevant financial relationships will be disqualified from being in control of educational content at any time, and cannot have control of, or responsibility for, the development, management, presentation, or evaluation of the CME activity. 

Financial relationships are relevant if the following three conditions are met for the individual who will control content of the education:

  • A financial relationship, in any amount, exists between the person in control of content and an ineligible company.
  • The content of the education is related to the products of an ineligible company with whom the person has a financial relationship.
  • The financial relationship existed during the past 24 months

“None of the individuals in control of content (planners/faculty/reviewers/authors) for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.”

There are no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies to mitigate for this educational activity.

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