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HBO104A Hyperbaric Review Course

12.75 Credits

Released Jul 25, 2018

Expires Jul 25, 2020

This course provides
CME credits only.
This course is jointly provided by Haymarket Medical Education (HME) and WebCME.

FACULTY

The faculty reported the following financial relationships with commercial interests whose products or services may be related to the content of this CME activity:

Click on the faculty names below for biographies.

Jeffrey A. Niezgoda, MD, FACHM, MAPWCA, CHWS (Course Director) President & Chief Medical Officer WebCME Has indicated no relevant financial disclosures.

Thomas E. Serena, MD, FACS, FACHM, MAPWCA Founder and Medical Director Penn North Centers for Advanced Wound Care, Philadelphia, PA.

Thomas E. Serena, MD, FACS, FACHM, has received research funds from Adover, Acelity, Systagenix, BSN, Med Compliances IQ, Medline, MTF, MiMedix, Novartis, Organogenesis, RedDress, and TR Therapeutics. Dr. Serena also received consulting feeds for Acelity, Med Compliances IQ, Medline, Mego Aflec/Lympha Press USA, MiMedix, RedDress, and WoundCheck Labs. Dr. Serena is on the Speakers' Bureaus for Acelity and Osiris.

Tyler Sexton, MD, CHWS, CHT, DMT Medical Director Caribbean Hyperbaric Medicine, has indicated no relevant financial disclosures.

TARGET AUDIENCE

This course is designed for physicians, mid-level practitioners, and other allied health professionals seeking an in-depth review of major clinical and operational areas related to the practice of hyperbaric medicine.

TOPICS AND EDUCATIONAL CONTENT

This course offers physicians, mid-level practitioners, and other allied health professionals a comprehensive review of the major clinical and operational knowledge domains related to the practice of hyperbaric medicine, including oxygen physiology and the physics and mechanisms of action of hyperbaric oxygen therapy. Lectures also include a review of the primary clinical indications, management of the hyperbaric medicine patient, and principle operational aspects of the hyperbaric facility.

PURPOSE FOR THE ENDURING MATERIAL

This course provides a comprehensive review of the major clinical and operational aspects related to the practice of hyperbaric medicine. It is intended to provide application-based knowledge for physicians, mid-level clinicians, and technicians seeking hyperbaric certification or those who desire refresher training in hyperbaric medicine with focused and concise educational content delivered via an exciting multimedia experience in the convenience and comfort of your home or office.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

This course will provide a comprehensive review of the major clinical and operational aspects related to the practice of hyperbaric medicine.

At the conclusion of this educational activity, participants should be able to:

  • Explain the physiology and mechanisms of action of hyperbaric oxygen therapy
  • Determine the primary clinical indications for hyperbaric oxygen
  • Assess the risks, benefits, and contraindications for HBOT
  • Identify the critical elements of hyperbaric operations
  • Analyze the regulatory and administrative components of a clinical hyperbaric practice
  • Integrate operational safety and fire awareness into clinical practice

ESTIMATED TIME TO COMPLETE THE EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITY

Estimated time to complete the activity: 12 hours and 45 minutes

This activity is valid from July 2, 2016 through July 31, 2018.

DISCLOSURE POLICY

In accordance with the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support, HME requires that individuals in a position to control the content of an educational activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. HME resolves all conflicts of interest in an effort to ensure independence, objectivity, balance, and scientific rigor in all its educational programs. Furthermore, HME seeks to verify that all scientific research referred to, reported, or used in a CME/CE activity conforms to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection, and analysis. HME is committed to providing its learners with high-quality CME/CE activities that promote improvements in health care and not those of a commercial interest.

FACULTY AND PLANNER DISCLOSURES

The faculty reported the following financial relationships with commercial interests whose products or services may be related to the content of this CME activity:

Jeffrey A. Niezgoda, MD, FACHM, MAPWCA, CHWS (Course Director) has indicated no relevant financial disclosures.

Thomas E. Serena, MD, FACS, FACHM, has received research funds Mimedix, Aedicell, Angelini Pharma, KCI, and Smith and Nephew. Dr. Serena reports being on the Speakers' Bureau for KCI and Smith and Nephew.

Tyler Sexton, MD, CHWS, CHT, DMT, has indicated no relevant financial disclosures.

The planners and managers at Haymarket Medical Education and WebCME reported that they have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests whose products or services may be related to the content of this CME activity.

CREDIT DESIGNATION

HME designates this enduring activity for 12.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

HARDWARE/SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS

  • A computer with an internet connection
  • Sound card with speakers or headphones
  • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 8.x or higher, Firefox 4.x or higher, Safari 2.x or higher, or any other W3C standards compliant browser
  • Additional Software: Adobe Flash Player and/or an HTML 5 capable browser maybe required for video or audio playback. Adobe Acrobat Reader may occasionally be required
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