The following information is for UHMS meeting and course registrants and attendees
The Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS) is providing the following information about the status of UHMS live course programming as it relates to COVID-19. The UHMS is assessing potential risks to attendees of UHMS live programming on a real-time basis based on community outbreak levels and the CDC recommendations for community events, including meetings at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/mass-gatherings-ready-for-covid-19.html.
The UHMS position on the continuation, delay or cancelation of meetings and courses, will be commensurate with the published CDC level of community outbreak.
John S. Peters
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This course will be held on two consecutive weekends with the scheduled days 1 and 2 on the first weekend and days 3 and 4 on the second weekend to complete the four day course.
SEPTEMBER 19-20 and SEPTEMBER 26-27
You only need to register once and you will be enrolled for both sesssions.
NEXT COURSE DATE: September 2-5, 2021
LOCATION: Doubletree New Orleans, LA
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.
CANCELLATION / REFUND POLICY:
$100 administrative fee will be held on all MEETING(S)/COURSE(S) cancellations from the time you register, until 60 days prior to the meeting/course date. From 59 days to one (1) month prior, 50% of fees will be held on all cancellations. NO REFUNDS will be issued one (1) month before or after the meeting/course date.
TIMES ARE EASTERN TIME ZONE
Tentative schedule posted: 8/14/2020 (subject to change)
|SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 19|
|07:00-07:30||Log-on and IT troubleshooting||Faculty|
|07:30-08:00||Faculty, Participant & Course Introduction||Bruce Derrick, MD,
Tony Alleman, MD
|08:00–08:30||Fitness to Dive Case Primers||Bruce Derrick, MD,
Tony Alleman, MD
|08:30–09:15||Hyperbaric Physics||Davut Savaser, MD||0.75|
|09:15–10:15||Diving Related Physiology (gases)||John Freiberger, MD||1|
|10:15–10:30||Q & A with the faculty||Faculty||0.25|
|10:30–11:30||Diving Related Physiology (immersion)||John Freiberger, MD||1|
|11:30-12:30||Recreational/Technical/Military Diving & Equipment||Brian Keuski, MD||1|
|13:30-14:30||Dive Tables and Computers; Flying After Diving||Bruce Derrick, MD||1|
|14:30-16:00||Commercial Diving, Equipment, Diver Characteristics||Tony Alleman, MD||1.5|
|16:00-17:00||Dive Tables and Physics Calculations||Brian Keuski, MD||1|
|17:00-18:00||Q&A with faculty, Exam #1||Faculty||1|
|SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 20|
|08:00–08:30||Q&A with faculty (Exam #1)||Faculty||0.5|
|08:30-09:30||Acute Dysbaric Disorders||Brian Keuski, MD||1|
|09:30–11:30||Commercial Diving Lecture and Equipment||Billy Bratkowski||2|
|11:00-12:00||Commercial Diving Lecture and Equipment Faculty Questions and Discussion||Billy Bratkowski||1|
|13:30-15:00||Inert Gas Narcosis, High Pressure Nervous Syndrome||John Freiberger, MD||1.5|
|15:00-16:00||Oxygen Toxicity||Bruce Derrick, MD||1|
|16:00-16:30||Non-Dysbaric Diving Disorders||Davut Savaser, MD||0.5|
|16:30-17:00||Long Term Health Effects of Diving||Davut Savaser, MD||0.5|
|17:00-18:00||Q&A with faculty, Exam #2||Faculty||1|
|SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 26|
|07:30-08:00||Q&A with faculty (Exam #2)||Faculty||0.5|
|08:00–09:00||Commercial Diver Examination, Forms & Procedures||Tony Alleman, MD||1|
|09:00-10:00||Commercial Diving Assessment||Tony Alleman, MD||1|
|10:00-11:00||ECG Assessment||Bruce Derrick, MD||1|
|11:00-11:30||Pulmonary Function Testing||Brian Keuski, MD||0.75|
|11:30-12:00||Diving assessment in the COVID-19 era||Faculty||0.5|
|13:00-14:00||Audiograms||Tony Alleman, MD||1|
|14:00-14:30||Scientific and Public Safety Diving Regulations||Bruce Derrick, MD||0.5|
|14:30-15:00||Medications and Diving||Tony Alleman, MD||0.5|
|15:00-15:45||Recreational Diving Assessment||Davut Savaser, MD||0.75|
|15:45-17:15||Fitness to Dive Assessment Cases 1||Brian Keuski, MD||1.5|
|17:15-18:15||Q&A with faculty, Exam #3||Faculty||0.75|
|SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 27|
|07:30-08:00||Q&A with faculty (Exam #3)||Faculty||0.5|
|08:00-09:15||Cases from the Gulf of Mexico||Tony Alleman, MD||1.25|
|09:15-10:30||Fitness to Dive Assessment Cases 2||Bruce Derrick, MD||1.25|
|10:30-11:00||Q&A with faculty||Faculty||0.5|
|11:00-11:30||Course Wrap Up||Bruce Derrick, MD,
Tony Alleman, MD
|11:30-13:30||Exam #4, Q&A with faculty (Exam 4)||Faculty||2|
|TOTAL CME HOURS||34|
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 34 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 Date||09-02-2021 8:00 am|
|Event End Date||09-05-2021 1:30 pm|
|Location||Doubletree by Hilton New Orleans|
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