Medical Examiner of Divers 2020: September 17-20
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The course content follows the approved curriculum of the Diving Medical Advisory Committee (DMAC), the European Diving Technology Committee (EDTC), and the European Committee of Hyperbaric Medicine (ECHM) so to reflect a uniformly balanced and internationally recognized program of instruction. This course has been approved by the Diving Medical Advisory Committee and the European Diving Technology Committee (DMAC/EDTCmed) as a Level 1 - Medical Examiner of Divers course. This is a specific training course preparing physicians to examine commercial, sport, research, and other related public service divers, and determine their fitness to dive.
The goal of this course is to prepare physicians to examine professional, sport, research and other related public service divers, and determine their fitness to dive.
- Hyperbaric Physics
- Hyperbaric Pathophysiology of Immersion
- Pathophysiology of Decompression
- Inert Gas Narcosis and Oxygen Toxicity
- Characteristics of Various Divers
- Diving Equipment
- Regulations and Standards for Diving
- Commercial Diving and Practical Demonstration
- Dive Tables and Computers; Flying After Diving
- Professional and Recreational Fitness Standards
- Non-Dysbaric Diving Pathology
- Medications Under Pressure
- High Pressure Nervous Syndrome (HPNS)
- Acute Dysbaric Disorders
- Long Term Health Effects
- Diver Incidents and Accidents
- Fitness to Dive Standards
- EKG Assessment
- Fitness to Dive (Including Pulmonary Function Tests)
- Fitness to Dive Assessment Cases
Other course information
- You will be required to bring a laptop or ipad/tablet. This is needed so you can take the online exam and to follow along with the lectures, as you wish. Paper copies of the exam will be available.
- You will be provided with a web link to access all the lecture presentations & handouts. At the course, you will be given a jump drive with the same information on the web link.
- You will be given a notebook to take notes (this notebook will have just the lecture topics and objectives).
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: The Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society designates this live activity for a maximum of 32 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Full Disclosure Statement: All faculty members and planners participating in continuing medical education activities sponsored by Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society 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.
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.
MOC ABPM: This activity has been approved by the American Board of Preventive Medicine for up to 28 MOC credits. Claiming ABPM MOC credit is appropriate for those who are ABPM diplomates.
|Event End Date||09-20-2020|
|Location||Doubletree by Hilton New Orleans|