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UHM Journal-Based CME Volume 45, Issue 1

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Table of Contents:

Research Article
Do not fear the Framingham: Practical application to properly evaluate and modify cardiovascular risk in commercial divers
Rahul Suresh, MD, MS 1,2*; James Pavela, MD 1,2*; Marcin S. Kus, MD 3; Tony Alleman, MD 4; Robert Sanders, MD 2,5
* Co-first authors

1 Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas
2 Department of Preventive Medicine & Community Health, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas
3 Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
4 Occupational Medicine Clinics of South Louisiana, New Iberia, Louisiana
5 Neutral Buoyancy Lab, Sonny Carter Training Facility, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Houston, Texas

Case Report
Management of central retinal artery occlusion following successful hyperbaric oxygen therapy
Frank K. Butler, MD 1; CDR Catherine Hagan, MD 2; Karen Van Hoesen, MD 3; Heather Murphy-Lavoie, MD 4

1 Joint Trauma System, San Antonio, Texas U.S.
2 Naval Hospital Jacksonville, Jacksonville, Florida U.S.
3 University of California at San Diego, San Diego, California U.S.
4 Louisiana State University, New Orleans, Louisiana U.S.

Technical Communication
The Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Registry: Driving quality and demonstrating compliance
Caroline E. Fife, MD 1,2; Kristen A. Eckert, MPhil 3

1 Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas U.S.
2 The US Wound Registry, The Woodlands, Texas U.S.
3 TeamHealth 3Strategic Solutions Inc., Cody, Wyoming U.S.


  1. To understand the components of the Framingham Risk Score
  2. To be able to discuss the impact that the ADCI’s recommendation to screen all commercial divers over the age 35 with the FRS may have
  3. To understand one way to adopt this change to benefit both divers and management
  4. To understand how hyperbaric oxygen can reverse retinal ischemia in an eye even when the central retinal artery has become obstructed
  5. Be familiar with the recommended follow-up management of an eye that has been successfully treated with hyperbaric oxygen for central retinal artery occlusion during the initial HBO2 session
  6. Understand the possible uses of the data available in the Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Registry
  7. Understand the role of the Qualified Clinical data Registry (QCDR) for physicians subject to the Merit Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS)


 “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 IndividualIndividuals Role in ActivityName of Commercial Interest (If Applicable)Nature of Relationship
Renee Duncan Planner, Managing Editor None None
Stacy Harmon Planner, CME Coordinator None None
Enrico Camporesi, MD Planner, Editor None None
Tom Bozzuto, DO UHMS Reviewer None None
Owen J. O’Neill, MD UHMS Reviewer None None
Kaighley Brett, MD UHMS Reviewer None None
Charlotte Sadler, MD UHMS Reviewer None None
William Butler, MD UHMS Reviewer None None


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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 – February 14, 2019
Termination date – January 7, 2022

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.

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.

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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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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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