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2016 Symposium on Hyperbaric Medicine and Wound Management Update

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Table of Contents:

Jim Bell:

  • “NFPA 99 and PVHO-2: What You Need to Know and What May Be Changing”
  • “Hyperbaric Safety: Issues, Cases and Discussion" (JB and panel)

Rebecca Cable, RN, PA-C, FNP-BC, CHRN:

  • “Role of Non-Physician Providers in Hyperbaric Medicine and Wound Care”

Laurie Gesell, MD, FACEP:

  • “New Rules of the Game: An Update on Quality Measures and Board Certification”
  • “Wound Clinic vs. Multidisciplinary Limb Salvage Program – What’s the Difference?”
  • “Clinical Cases” (LG and panel)

James Holm, MD, FACP, FACEP:

  • “Iatrogenic Gas Embolism: Bubble Trouble in the Hospital”
  • “Treatment of Radiation Tissue Injury with HBO2”

Harriet Hopf, MD:

  • “Wound Care: The Basics and Beyond”

Enoch Huang, MD, MPH&TM:

  • “Dosing of Hyperbaric Oxygen: What Protocol and How Many Treatments are Needed?”
  • “Integration of Fluorescence Angiography into a Wound and Hyperbaric Practice”
  • “Update on the UHMS Clinical Practice Guidelines for use of HBO2 and Diabetic Foot Ulcers”

Folke Lind, MD, PhD:

  • “Oxygen and Infection: What do we Know and What Can we Treat?”
  • “Critical Care in the Multiplace Chamber”
  • “HBO2 and Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infections”

Alan Morris, MD:

  • “Human Decision-making Limitations and Automatic Computer Protocol Control of Patient Care”

Marc Robins, DO, MPH:

  • “Frostbite Injury and Role for HBO2 ”


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

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At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be able to:

  • understand early identification of frostbite and risk factors, the evidence behind treatment options and the role for HBO2 in treatment of frostbite
  • list the mechanism of acute and chronic 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
  • list the common causes of iatrogenic gas embolism
  • describe the most common signs and symptoms of an iatrogenic gas embolism
  • list the appropriate treatment of iatrogenic gas embolism
  • list why infected tissues becomes hypoxic.
  • understand why infected hypoxic ischemic tissues causes acute life and limb threatening infections or severe chronic / refractory infections
  • understand the anti-inflammatory, anti-infective potentials of HBO2 and list a number of reasons why treatment with HBO2 can be of value in infective hypoxic disorders.
  • understand major risks before, during and after HBO2 treatment of critically ill patients with failing vital functions
  • understand major advantages and disadvantages of multi-place chambers use.
  • understand the importance of avoiding hypoventilation.
  • list the most common “flesh eating bacteria” associated with NSTI and the pathophysiology of its necrotizing character.
  • describe the most common signs and symptoms of NSTI.
  • list the appropriate treatment of NSTI
  • understand the scope of practice for non-physician providers in Hyperbaric Medicine and Wound Care, as well as an understanding of the limitations of their practice in their state.
  • have better knowledge of the current state of the art for hyperbaric medicine and wound care.
  • Identify the UHMS HBO2 Indications.
  • Discuss the treatment guidelines.
  • Evaluate patients and conduct treatment for the UHMS accepted clinical indications.
  • Discuss with their clinical colleagues the appropriate approach to patient care in a hyperbaric and wound care situations.
  • Use a multi-disciplinary approach to hyperbaric patient care.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and competence in the clinical setting
  • Discuss new indications for hyperbaric medicine and implement them in their clinical practices.

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.


Name of IndividualIndividuals Role in ActivityName of Commercial Interest (If Applicable)Nature of Relationship
Jim Bell Faculty None N/A
Rebecca Cable, RN, PA-C, FNP-BC, CHRN Faculty None N/A
Laurie Gesell, MD, FACEP Faculty None N/A
James Holm, MD, FACP, FACEP Faculty None N/A
Harriet Hopf, MD Faculty None N/A
Enoch Huang, MD, MPH&TM Faculty None N/A
Folke Lind, MD, PhD Faculty None N/A
Alan Morris, MD Faculty None N/A
Marc Robins, DO, MPH Faculty None N/A
Stacy Harmon, BS Planner None N/A
Heather Murphy-Lavoie, MD UHMS Reviewer None N/A
Joanne Feldman, MD UHMS Reviewer None N/A
Dag Shapshak, MD UHMS Reviewer None N/A

The content has been reviewed and is free of commercial bias. Any relevant relationships noted have been resolved prior to the start of the activity.

Designation Statements:

Physician CME: The Undersea & Hyperbaric Medical Society designates this enduring material 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.

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 20 contact hours provided by Florida Board of Registered Nursing/RRT Provider #50-10881.

For NBDHMT: This enduring material is approved for 16 Category ‘A’ and 4 Category ‘B’ credit hours by National Board of Diving and Hyperbaric Medical Technology, 9 Medical Park, Suite 330, Columbia, South Carolina 29203

Termination Date: August 25, 2020


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.

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
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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:

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Audio: Sample Rate 48k Hz; Bit rate 189 kbps; Channels 2 (stereo)
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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

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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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