Important Notice Regarding Fast-Track Education 3
Fast-Track Education 2: Diver Fatalities, Fitness to Dive, Stresses in Diving and Case Studies is expiring 02/14/2019. Any new registrants for this course must complete it by that date for the CME/CEU credit to be valid.
LAPD Underwater Dive Unit
- Recognize hazardous diving materials
- Understand the training requirements of underwater divers and what the training entails
- Learn about La Brea Tar Pits the LAPD Underwater Dive Unit conducting an investigation for evidence used in a high profile murder investigation. The evidence was discarded in the La Brea Tar Pits.
Diver Fatalities: Lessons Learned
- Understand the concept of risk and risky behavior in various types of recreational diving in order to learn how to mitigate risk and reduce the likelihood of a diving accident.
- Understand the importance of developing and implementing a culture of diving safety in order to reduce risks in recreational scuba diving.
- Understand the most common triggering events in recreational diver fatalities in order to reduce the likelihood of a dive turning into a fatality.
Fitness to Dive and Diving Cases
- To discuss fitness to dive qualifications in commercial divers as it relates to seizures.
- To review the fitness to dive criteria regarding hearing loss.
Stresses in Diving: Physical, Physiological & Psychological
- Appreciate the physical, physiological and psychological stresses of diving
- Recognize the stresses in diving that are ever-present
- Become familiar the phases of a SCUBA dive
- Learn which disorders are likely to occur during each phase of a dive
- Realize how equipment results in stress reduction of the SCUBA dive
- Non-Member: $90
- Regular UHMS Member: $70
- Associate UHMS Member: $50
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The Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
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.
Physician CME: The Undersea & Hyperbaric Medical Society designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 4.50 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
MOC ABPM: This activity has been approved by the American Board of Preventive Medicine for up to 3.75 MOC credits. Claiming ABPM MOC credit is appropriate for those who are ABPM diplomates.
Nursing/RRT: This enduring material is approved for 4.50 contact hours provided by Florida Board of Registered Nursing/RRT Provider #50-10881.
NBDHMT: This enduring material is approved for 4.50 Category A credit hours by National Board of Diving and Hyperbaric Medical Technology, 9 Medical Park, Suite 330, Columbia, South Carolina 29203.
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.
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, Diving Medical Examiners, Nurses, CHT’s, DMT’s, EMT’s, Divers or anyone interested or practicing diving medicine.
- David Mascarena
- Dan Orr
- Tony Alleman, MD, MPH
- Kevin Buford, MD
- Michael Strauss, MD
Date of the activity’s original release – January 30, 2016
Termination date – January 30, 2019
|Name of Individual||Individuals Role in Activity||Name of Commercial Interest (If Applicable)||Nature of Relationship|
|Tony Alleman, MD, MPH
|Kevin Buford, MD
|Michael Strauss, MD
|Stacy Harmon, BS
|Heather Murphy-Lavoie, MD
|Matthew Kelly, MD
|Joanne Feldman, MD
|Ian Grover, MD
There was no commercial support for this activity.
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 Vimeo.com
- 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
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