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Hyperbaric Review Course

Hyperbaric Review Course

This activity carries a fee of $695.00 to review the content and receive credit.

Format

Slide Lecture Series

Time to Complete

12 hours 45 minutes

Released

July 15, 2014

Expires

July 15, 2018
This activity was reviewed on July 14, 2016.

Maximum Credits

12.75 / AMA PRA Category I Credit(s)TM

Accredited Provider

This course is jointly provided by Haymarket Medical Education (HME) and WebCME.

Program Description

This course offers physicians, mid-level practitioners, and allied health care 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 for hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT). Lectures include a review of the primary clinical indications for treatment, management of the patient undergoing hyperbaric therapy, and principal operational aspects of the hyperbaric facility. While focused on ensuring success in passing any of the currently offered certification exams, this course is also an excellent educational opportunity for all health care professionals who want to expand their knowledge of HBOT.

Intended Audience

This course has been designed to meet the educational needs of physicians, mid-level practitioners, and allied health care professionals involved in treating patients in need of hyperbaric clinical applications. This course is appropriate for physicians, mid-level practitioners, and supporting health care practitioners who seek an in-depth review of major clinical and operational areas related to the practice of hyperbaric medicine.

Educational 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 (HBOT)
  • 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

Conflict of Interest 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

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
President & Chief Medical Officer
WebCME
West Allis, WI

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

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

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

Tyler Sexton, MD, CHWS, CHT, DMT
Medical Director
Caribbean Hyperbaric Medicine

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

Planner 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

12.75

Type

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM

Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Haymarket Medical Education (HME) and WebCME. Haymarket Medical Education is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement

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

Instructions

To obtain credit, a score of 70% or better is required. Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully completed this program, viewed all presentations, answered all test questions, completed the post-test, and have received a digital copy of your credit certificate. Your online certificate will be saved on myCME.com within your Profile/Exam History, which you can then access at any time.

For questions regarding CME requirements for this activity, please contact Haymarket Medical Education at cmequestions@haymarketmedical.com.

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

Hardware and Software Requirements
  • A computer with an internet connection
  • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 7.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. PowerPoint or Adobe Acrobat Reader may occasionally be required
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