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UHM Journal-Based CME Volume 43, Issue 2

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  • Course Description
  • Course Credits

Table of Contents

  1. The evolution of scuba divers pulmonary edema
    Carl Edmonds, M.D.
    Consultant in Diving Medicine
  2. Changes in vasomotion – effect of hyperbaric oxygen in patients
    with diabetes Type 2
    David Balaz1, Andrea Komornikova1, Peter Sabaka1, Elena Leichenbergova2, Kristina Leichenbergova2, Matej Novy3, Darina Kralikova3, Ludovit Gaspar1, Andrej Dukat1
    1 2nd Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia
    2 AMV Medical Centre, Nove Zamky, Slovakia
    3 1st Department of Neurology, Faculty of Medicine, Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia

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:

  • To understand the importance of appropriate first aid, medical treatment, early cardio-respiratory investigations and recommendations for SDPE patients.
  • To explain how age and other predisposing factors contributed to immersion pulmonary edema - incorporating both swimming induced pulmonary edema (SIPE) and scuba divers pulmonary edema (SDPE). 
  • Undersand vasomotion – important physiological phenomenon.
  • Understand how HBO2 acts on vasomotion.

Target Audience – Included in the “goal”

Date of the activity’s original release –  July 15, 2016
Termination date – July 15, 2018

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.


Neil Banham, MD

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
David Balaz Author None N/A
Andrea Komornikova Author None N/A
Peter Sabaka Author None N/A
Elena Leichenbergova Author None N/A
Kristina Leichenbergova Author None N/A
Matej Novy Author None N/A
Darina Kralikova Author None N/A
Ludovit Gaspar Author None N/A
Andrej Dukat Author None N/A
Carl Edmonds, M.D. Author None N/A
Charlotte Sadler, MD Reviewer None N/A
John L. Lippmann, MD Reviewer None N/A
John Ben Slade, MD Reviewer None N/A
Eugene Worth, MD Reviewer None N/A
Stephen Thom, MD Reviewer None N/A
Enoch Huang, MD 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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