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UHM Journal-Based CME Volume 46, Issue 4

Table of Contents: EDITORIAL COMMENTARYChallenges threaten, opportunity awaits hyperbaric medicine and the head and neck cancer patientRichard Clarke, CHTNational Baromedical Services, Columbia, South Carolina, U.S. EDITORIAL COMMENTARYHyperbaric oxygen is still needed in the management and preven ...Read more
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Table of Contents:

EDITORIAL COMMENTARY
Challenges threaten, opportunity awaits hyperbaric medicine and the head and neck cancer patient
Richard Clarke, CHT
National Baromedical Services, Columbia, South Carolina, U.S.

EDITORIAL COMMENTARY
Hyperbaric oxygen is still needed in the management and prevention of mandibular necrosis: a response to Mr. Richard Clarke
Robert E. Marx, DDS1; John J. Feldmeier, DO2; Robert P. Johnson, DDS3
1 Professor of Surgery and Chief Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida U.S.
2 Professor Emeritus and Past Chairman Radiation Oncology, University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio U.S.
3 Past Chairman of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center, Lackland AFB, Texas
CORRESPONDING AUTHOR: John J. Feldmeier 

RESEARCH ARTICLE
Blood glucose levels in diabetic patients undergoing hyperbaric oxygen therapy
Marvin Heyboer III, MD, Susan M. Wojcik, PhD, Jason Swaby, MD, Tanner Boes, MD
Department of Emergency Medicine, Division of Hyperbaric Medicine and Wound Care,
SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, New York U.S.
CORRESPONDING AUTHOR: Marvin Heyboer 

Objectives:

  1. Discuss a recent study that questions medical necessity of HBO2 ORN prophylaxis in the modern radiotherapy era.
  2. Describe an alternative treatment approach to localized mandibular ORN using an oral anti-oxidant multi-drug regimen.
  3. Summarize recent peer-reviewed literature that involves mandibular reconstruction using vascularized free flaps and in the absence of peri-operative HBO.
  4. Discuss the potential for HBO2 to overcome tumor hypoxia-mediated radio-resistance.
  5. To understand the correct staging and treatment of osteoradionecrosis of the jaws’.
  6. To learn of and the difference between the two protocols to treat Chronic Radiation Injured Tissue (CRIT) and to support the surgical treatment of Osteoradionecrosis (ORN). 
  7. To understand the variability of serum glucose changes in diabetics undergoing hyperbaric oxygen therapy.
  8. To understand that HBO2 did not cause a clinically significant decrease in diabetic patient blood glucose levels and did not cause deleterious side effects or require any emergency care.

Disclosure

 “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
David Hostler, PhD Planner, Editor None None
Owen J. O’Neill, MD Reviewer None None
Tom Bozzuto, DO Reviewer None None
Kaighley Brett, MD Reviewer None None
Daniel Popa, MD Reviewer None None
Zachary Gaskill, MD Reviewer None None

 

Cost

  • Non-Member: $67.50
  • Regular UHMS Member: $52.50
  • Associate UHMS Member: $37.50

Goal

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 – August 31, 2020
Termination date – August 31, 2023

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 1 Category A and 2 category B credit hours by National Board of Diving and Hyperbaric Medical Technology, 9 Medical Park, Suite 330, Columbia, South Carolina 29203.

CHT re-certification requires a minimum of nine of the minimum 12 Category A credits relate directly to any combination of hyperbaric operations, related technical aspects and chamber safety.

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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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 Internet Enduring Material activity is produced for online use.

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