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If you missed the live stream Webinar on the use of HBOT for COVID-19, you can watch the recorded session and receive CME credit. See the information from the UHMS.
–Caroline


Evidence Review for HBO2 Treatment of Covid-19 Webinar now available for CME/CEU Credit at the UHMS Online Continuing Medical Education Portal

Did you miss the UHMS Evidence Review for HBO2 Treatment of COVID-19 Webinar live steam on June 20th? We are now offering the webinar as an enduring material for CME/CEU credit. Make your own schedule as you listen in on the lectures in a setting of your choice and receive continuing education credit as soon as you complete the program.

Login or register today at www.courses-uhms.org.

Table of Contents:

Session 1: Pathophysiology of COVID-19
Session 2: Clinical course of COVID-19 and the possible role of HBO2
Session 3: Safety concerns for the use of HBO2 in COVID-19 patients
Session 4: Operational considerations for the use of HBO2 in COVID-19 patient
Session 5: Translation of research into practice
Session 6: Abstract presentations
Session 7: Synthesis of the Data

Objectives:

  • Give an overview of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, its transmission, and how it acts on the body.
  • Describe the clinical course of COVID-19 from asymptomatic patients through ventilated patients, identifying any opportunities for intervention using HBO2. This session will also summarize the published clinical experience treating COVID-19 patients with HBO2.
  • Discuss the potential hazards to COVID-19 patients that need to be addressed and studied including pulmonary oxygen toxicity and sick patients leaving ICU to go to HBO2 department.
  • Discuss operational considerations for facilities who intend to treat COVID-19 patients including, infection control in the hyperbaric chamber and staff education.
  • Discuss the balance between compassionate uses of HBO2 versus the need for IRB-approved, evidence-based research including strategies to translate limited evidence into clinical practice.
  • Attempt to synthesize the data that has been presented into a cohesive document with three general goals:
    • What questions have we answered?
    • What questions still need to be answered?
    • What elements of study design should be incorporated in future studies?


Price:
Non-Member: $123.75
Regular UHMS Member: $96.25
Associate UHMS Member: $68.75

Estimated time to complete this activity: 5.50 hours

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 physician.

Designation Statements (CME/CEU Approvals):

Physician CME: The Undersea & Hyperbaric Medical Society designates this enduring material for a maximum of 5.50 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing/RRT: This enduring material is approved for 5.50 contact hours provided by Florida Board of Registered Nursing/RRT Provider #50-10881.

For NBDHMT: This enduring material is approved for 1.00 Category a credit and 4.50 Category b credit hours by National Board of Diving and Hyperbaric Medical Technology, 9 Medical Park, Suite 440, Columbia, South Carolina 29203

MOC ABPM: This activity has been approved by the American Board of Preventive Medicine for up to 5.50 MOC credits. Claiming ABPM MOC credit is appropriate for those who are ABPM diplomates.

Termination Date: August 18, 2023

Disclosure: 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.

Disclaimer: The information provided by this CME material 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.

Goal: For over 40 years the UHMS has been the primary source of information for hyperbaric medicine and physiology worldwide. This enduring material has as its goal to address identified professional practice gaps and provide a quality CME opportunity which will improve scientific knowledge and skills for hyperbaric and wound care: physicians, nurses and technicians, and other clinicians and personnel whose practice includes hyperbaric medicine and wound care.

Target Audience: physicians, nurses, CHT’s or anyone with an interest in the COVID-19 pandemic and use of hyperbaric oxygen therapy.

Not sure if it’s worth the time? The attendees gave this educational program rave reviews. There are too many positive comments to post them all, but here are a few:

“I originally thought I would only listen to the first part of this webinar presented on a Saturday. However, I was so impressed with the quality of the material presented as well as the speakers that I attended the entire webinar.”

“I greatly appreciated the effort it took to coordinate this and the irregular hours necessary for those presenting around the world.”

“Thank You for putting this out there, very informative.”

“Presentations were well worth the time and educational experience.”

“This webinar has helped us in creating a safety protocol for our Hyperbaric facility.”

“This is one of the most informational formats I have seen in a long time. The speakers are knowledgeable, professional, passionate, willing to share their experiences, learning new information and working together towards solving the issues. I like this format. The presentations went smoothly, no interruptions, and the questions were great! There was not one minute wasted. It was so interesting – the time went very fast. I feel like I learned a lot from this webinar. Thank you to everyone who worked so hard to put this together. It was fantastic!!”

“Seemed like the event was too long, but I must say it was so well done the day went fast. I honestly can’t say enough about the program. It was excellent.”

Get started today at www.courses-uhms.org or view over 100 hours of other educational programs we also have available.


Dr. Fife sees patients at the CHI St. Luke's Hospital Wound Clinic in The Woodlands, Texas. For an appointment call (936) 266-2150.



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