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UHM Journal-Based CME Volume 44, Issue 6

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Table of Contents:

  • Quantitative Romberg’s test in acute carbon monoxide poisoning treated by hyperbaric oxygen
    Daniel Bidstrup, MD; Erik Christian Jansen, DMSc; Ole Hyldegaard, DMSc
    Hyperbaric Unit, Department of Anesthesia, Centre of Head and Orthopedics, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Health care worker decompression sickness: incidence, risk and mitigation
    Richard Clarke, CHT
    National Baromedical Services, Columbia, South Carolina, USA
  • The Dewey monitor: Pulse oximetry can independently detect hypoxia in a rebreather diver
    Rachel M. Lance, PhD 1,2, Michael J. Natoli, MS 3, Sophia A.S. Dunworth, BS 4, John J. Freiberger, MD 3,5, Richard E. Moon, MD 3,5,6
    1 Duke University, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Durham, N.C. U.S.
    2 Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division (NSWC PCD), Code E15 Underwater Systems Development and Acquisition, Panama City, Fla. U.S.
    3 Duke University Medical Center, Center for Hyperbaric Medicine and Environmental Physiology, Durham, N.C. U.S.
    4 Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, N.C. U.S.
    5 Duke University Medical Center, Department of Anesthesiology, Durham, N.C. U.S.
    6 Duke University Medical Center, Department of Medicine, Durham, N.C. U.S.


  1. Understand the effect of age on postural control in the linear mixed model analysis is replaced by the effect of weight when eliminating visual input
  2. Understand that consecutive measurements of postural stability can be obtained during a regimen of hyperbaric oxygen therapy. Because of this, it is possible to quantitatively monitor the postural stability of patients suffering from acute CO poisoning
  3. Contrast low incidence against considerable risk of inside attendant decompression sickness
  4. Summarize the evolution of inside attendant decompression sickness mitigation strategies and propose decompression protocols as a function of chamber treatment pressure
  5. Encourage adoption of population-based longitudinal studies of inside attendants in order to formulate standardized health screening, risk assessment and safer decompression 
  6. To understand the mechanisms by which rebreather divers may experience hypoxia and risk loss of consciousness
  7. To understand why a pulse oximeter may provide a useful amount of warning time to these divers, and the relevant physiological parameters that must be considered in creating such a device for practical use in this scenario.


“The process to identify and disclose to learners the relevant financial relationships of the article’s authors and editors or to resolve their conflicts of interest is handled by the Journal Editors. Disclosure by authors is a standard component of published articles, and the editorial review process manages the resolution of any conflicts of interest. The UHMS Education Committee does identify, resolve and disclose relevant financial relationships for those involved in planning the journal-based CME activity evaluation mechanism and they are listed below.”

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.

This activity reports no commercial support.

Name of Individual

Individuals Role in Activity

Name of Commercial Interest (If Applicable)

Nature of Relationship

Renee Duncan

Planner, Managing Editor



Stacy Harmon

Planner, CME Coordinator



Enrico Camporesi, MD

Planner, Editor




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For over 45 years the UHMS has been the primary source of information for hyperbaric medicine and physiology worldwide. This evidence based, peer-reviewed scientific journal-based CME has as its goal to address identified professional practice gaps and provide a quality CME opportunity which will improve scientific knowledge and skills for undersea, hyperbaric and wound care physicians, nurses and technicians, and other clinicians and personnel whose practice includes undersea, hyperbaric medicine and wound care.

Target Audience – Included in the “goal”

Date of the activity’s original release – March 1, 2018
Termination date – March 1, 2021

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.

Designation Statements:

Physician CME: The Undersea & Hyperbaric Medical Society designates this journal-based activity for a maximum of 3 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 3 LLSA credits towards ABPM MOC Part II requirements.

Nursing/RRT Contact: Hours: 3

License types: RN, LPN, CNS, ARNP, CAN. Provided through the Florida State Board of Nursing and the CE is reciprocal for nurses in the United States. Florida nursing credits are reciprocal and approved for nurses within all states. Receiving credit for Florida providers is simple, attend the course and our staff will upload your credits directly to the Florida State database. For out of state credit, we provide all the necessary paperwork for you to file with the respective nursing board.

NBDHMT: This journal-based activity is approved for 3 Category A credit hours by National Board of Diving and Hyperbaric Medical Technology, 9 Medical Park, Suite 330, Columbia, South Carolina 29203.

Full Disclosure Statement: 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.

UHMS 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 (UHMS), its affiliates or its employees.

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  • Keyboard to take the quizzes

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Copyright © 2017 Undersea & Hyperbaric Medical Society, Inc. Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine is a publication of the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society, Inc., which holds the copyright thereto. No portion of this publication may be reproduced, displayed or transmitted in any form or using any information storage and retrieval system including photocopying (except for personal use) without prior written permission of the copyright owner.

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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