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The Pacific Northwest Introductory Course: Hyperbaric Medicine

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Join us for a 4-day, 10 hour/day course in January 2019.
Jan. 21-22 Portland; Jan. 23 Travel Day; Jan. 24-25 Seattle

Jan 21-22, 2019: PORTLAND
20 Hours at Legacy EmanuelMedical Center

Jan 24-25, 2019: SEATTLE
20 Hours at Virginia Mason Medical Center

Participants should be able to gain a basic understanding of the physics and physiology of hyperbaric oxygen therapy, as well as the currently accepted indications for hyperbaric oxygen therapy. The focus of the course is to provide a broad base of knowledge for physicians, nurses, and allied health professionals who seek to understand the field of hyperbaric medicine. Participants will have the opportunity to have hands-on experiences with a variety of hyperbaric equipment in two separate hyperbaric facilities. Patient safety, safe facility operations, and clinical best-practices will be emphasized throughout the course.

Physicians, Nurses, CHT/DMT/EMT and other Allied Health Professionals interested in hyperbaric medicine.


Enoch Huang, MD   James Holm, MD
Davut Savaser, MD  Todd Courtney, CHT
Chanelle Bliss, CHT  Diana Bodwin, ACHRN
Trisha Nichols, ACHRN  Susan Dunn, ACHRN


  • History of Hyperbaric Medicine
  • Physics and Physiology of Hyperbaric Medicine
  • Mechanisms of Hyperbaric Medicine
  • UHMS Approved Indications
  • Hyperbaric Chamber Operations (Mono-place/Multi-place)
  • Billing and Coding of Hyperbaric Medicine
  • Documentation Requirements for Hyperbaric Medicine
  • Quality Improvement in Hyperbaric Medicine
  • Principles of Wound Care
  • Critical Care Hyperbaric Medicine
  • How to Organize an Effective Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine Program
  • Clearance of Medical Devices


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 Statement
The Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society designates this live activity for a maximum of 40 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 Legacy Emanuel Medical Center are expected to disclose to the participants any relevant fnancial relationships with commercial interests. Full disclosure of faculty and planner relevant fnancial relationships will be made at the activity.
UHMS 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 (UHMS), its afliates or its employees.
Nursing Continuing Education Credits
40 hours of nursing CEU provided by Legacy Health, Clinical Practice Support | 300 N Graham Ave., Portland, Oregon 97227. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing — Provider Number CEP8749.

Event Properties

Event Start Date 01-21-2019
Event End Date 01-25-2019
Location Portland, OR and Seattle, WA
Categories UHMS Designated Introductory Training Course

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