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UHM Journal-Based CME Volume 42, Issue 5

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Important Notice Regarding UHM Journal-Based CME Volume 42, Issue 5

UHM Journal-Based CME Volume 42, Issue 5 is expiring 04/07/2019. Any new registrants for this course must complete it by that date for the CME/CEU credit to be valid.

Table of Contents

  1. Low forced expiratory flow rates and forceful exhalation as a cause for arterial gas embolism during submarine escape training: a case report
    Francis J. Hartge, Thomas L. Bennett
    Naval Submarine School, Groton, Connecticut U.S.
    CORRESPONDING AUTHOR: Dr. Francis Hartge
  2. Continuous bladder irrigation in the monoplace hyperbaric chamber: Two case reports
    Jeffrey S. Cooper, M.D. 1, Peter Allinson, M.D. 2, Dana Winn, BSN, R.N., CHRN 3,
    Lon Keim, M.D. 3, Joe Sippel, M.D. 3, Patty Shalberg, LPN, CHT 3, Kari Fowler, BSN, RN, CHRN 3
    1 Hyperbaric Medicine, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska U.S.
    2 Hyperbaric Medicine, Good Samaritan Hospital Wound Healing Center, Baltimore, Maryland U.S.
    3 Hyperbaric Medicine, Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska U.S.
    CORRESPONDING AUTHOR: Jeffrey S. Cooper, M.D. –

Each participant is expected to read and reflect on the provided Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine Journal papers and answer 3 questions after each one with a score of 60% or higher to receive CME credit.  

Copyright © 2015 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.


Non-Member: $45
Regular UHMS Member: $35
Associate UHMS Member: $25


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.


As a result of completing this Journal-Based CME activity, participants should be able to:

  • Familiarize readers with simple method for providing continuous bladder irrigation monoplace hyperbaric chamber.
  • Familiarize readers with common issues with this method.
  • Understand that low forced expiratory flow spirometry rates may be indicative of future pulmonary barotrauma risk.
  • Understand that forceful exhalation during ascent may result in pulmonary barotrauma.

Target Audience – Included in the “goal”

Date of the activity’s original release –  March 1, 2016
Termination date – March 1, 2017

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 Statement

Physician CME: The Undersea & Hyperbaric Medical Society designates this journal-based activity for a maximum of 2 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 2 MOC credits. Claiming ABPM MOC credit is appropriate for those who are ABPM diplomates.

Nursing/RRT Contact: Hours: 2.0
License types: RN, LPN, CNS, ARNP, CNA
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 2 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.


Name of IndividualIndividuals Role in ActivityName of Commercial Interest (If Applicable)Nature of Relationship
George Mychaskiw, DO Planner (Editor) Baxter Healthcare, Inc. Research Funding, Consultant, Speakers Bureau
Jacek Kot, MD, PhD Planner (Int’l Editor) None N/A
Renee Duncan Planner (Managing Editor) None N/A
Stacy Rupert Planner (CME Coordinator) None N/A
Francis Hartge Author None N/A
Thomas Bennett Author None N/A
Jeffrey Cooper Author None N/A
Peter Allinson Author None N/A
Lon Keim Author None N/A
Dana Winn Author None N/A
Joe Sippel Author None N/A
Patty Shalberg Author None N/A
Kari Fowler Author None N/A
Brett Hart Reviewer None N/A
Richard Mahon Reviewer None N/A
Richard Moon Reviewer None N/A
John Feldmeier Reviewer None N/A
Takkin Lo Reviewer None N/A
Name of Commercial SupporterAmount of Monetary Commercial SupportIn-Kind (List what was provided)
None None None

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.

Hardware/Software Requirements:

Hardware required for a learner to participate in this journal-based enduring material activity includes:

Computer with internet connection and a modern, updated browser
Note: If using IE 6, IE 7, or IE 8 we cannot guarantee that the courses will work.
Keyboard to take the quizzes

This journal-based enduring material activity is produced for online use.

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

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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