Winter Symposium 2023
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WINTER SYMPOSIUM 2023
Monday, January 9 - Wednesday, January 11
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$100 Early Bird Discount ends: 9/30/2022
Advance Rate ends: 12/24/2022
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. NO REFUND for UHMS Annual Meeting Live Streaming.
BSN, CWOCN, CWS
Brenda Freymiller is a Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nurse from Salt Lake City, UT. She has been a WOC Nurse for 20 years.
Dr. Jayesh B. Shah is the President of South Texas Wound Associates, where he provides clinical wound care services in San Antonio since past 22 years; President of TIMEO2 Healing Concepts, LLC, which provides consulting and education services in wound care and hyperbaric medicine; Medical Director of Wound Healing Center at Northeast Baptist Hospital; Co-Medical Director of Mission Trail Baptist Wound Healing Center in San Antonio, Texas; current President of American College of Hyperbaric Medicine; Past President American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin; Past President of Bexar County Medical Society; Current Board of Director for ISTAP,current Board of Trustees Member of Texas Medical Association and AMA Delegation from Texas
He has published “Wound Care Certification Study Guide” in 2011, its second edition in 2016; Textbook of Chronic Wound Care: An Evidence-Based Approach to Diagnosis and Treatment in 2018, and created “WoundDoctor” App, a comprehensive woundcare resource tool for physicians, nurses and physical therapists for iPhone, Android and iPad. He has authored over 50 chapters on wound topics in 4 books and 40+ scientific articles in wound care and hyperbaric medicine. As Assistant Editor of Journal of ACCWS, he writes a column on certification exam in wound care.To his credit, Dr Shah is the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award by TIPS SW Chapter(2020), First Diabetic Foot Research Award- India (2019), Paul James Sheffield Education Award for Lifetime Dedication to Education in the field of Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine (2014); Jefferson C. Davis Memorial Award for Excellence in Clinical Hyperbaric Medicine (2007 and 2011); Carolyn Sue Award (2009); Young Scientist/Medical Doctor Award (2008)
After growing up in Michigan, Dr. Kelly went to medical school at Ross University, on the island of Dominican the West Indies. He did his residency in emergency medicine at Charity Hospital, Louisiana State University in New Orleans. Dr. Kelly did a fellowship in Undersea and Hyperbaric medicine/Wound Care at Charity Hospital, LSU finishing in 2004. After his fellowship training, he spent several years in the San Francisco/Bay area working at several hospitals working in emergency medicine, and hyperbaric medicine/wound care. He missed academic medicine, and was recruited to come to the University of Alabama at Birmingham to initiate a hyperbaric and wound care program in 2008. The hyperbaric and wound care program at the University of Alabama was initiated 2012. In 2014 he was recruited to the University of Pennsylvania, and he spent 5 years acting as Chief of Undersea and Hyperbaric medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. In 2020 he decided to return back to UAB. Since that time, he has been acting as Co-medical director of the Hyperbaric and Wound Care program. He also work in the Emergency Department at UAB and has been active in developing the Snakebite Program at UAB.
CHT, CPC, CPMA
Mr. Crouch is a Certified Professional Coder(CPC)and Medical Auditor(CPMA)with more than25years’ experience in the Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine industry.He served asVP of ReimbursementandCorporate Hyperbaric Safety Officerfor two different wound management companies providing reimbursement andoperationalsupport to more than200 outpatient wound care departments.Additionally, Mr. Crouch was aProgram Directorfor two different woundcareprograms.He has extensive experience inconductingrevenue cyclecompliance audits,includingtraining andeducationforproviders and clinical personnel.
He is a former member of the American Association for Wound Care Management (AAWCM) subcommittee and former surveyor for the UHMS Hyperbaric Facility Accreditation Program.He served as Chair of the UHMS Associates (2003-2005) and was a former member of the UHMS Practice Compliance Committee.Mr. Crouch has authored a number of hyperbaric articles and textbook chapters.He currentlymanagesa consulting firm that he establishedin 2017whichspecializes inproviding support forrevenue cycleoperationsand regulatory compliancefor outpatient woundmanagementprograms.
Dr. Gorenstein is a board-certified Emergency Physician with additional board certification in Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine. I have over 20 years of experience and have authored over 20 peer reviewed articles. I have been involved in translational research and currently participate in several industry sponsored clinical trials.
Susan Churchill, APRN-NP recently retired after 26 years experience as an APRN in Hyperbaric Medicine at Intermountain Healthcare working with Dr. Lindell Weaver in the Hyperbaric Medicine Deparatments at LDS Hospital and Intermountain Medical Center in SLC, Utah. She had extensive clinical experience prior to her tenure in Hyperbarics (oncology, critical care and liver transplant), followed by certification as a nurse practitioner in 1996. Shhe was the first non midwife adult nurse practitioner seeking a role in the hospital setting at Intermountain Healthcare. While working with the hyperbaric department, she gain extensive experience with monoplace chambers, including critical care in the monoplace; care of patients in the multiplace chamber; and conducting research (including being the principle investigator of brain injury trial and as a research coordinator/co-investigator in the DOD sponsored BIMA study).
Timothy C. Michaelis
Dr. Timothy Michaelis is a board-certified general and surgical dermatologist practicing in the Intermountain Healthcare Park City Specialty Clinic in Park City, Utah.
Experienced Medical Director and Physician with a demonstrated history of success at all levels of the healthcare system. Skilled in Clinical Medicine (Infectious Diseases/Internal Medicine), Program Development, Healthcare Leadership, Population and Global Health, and Medical Education. Strong healthcare professional with a Master of Public Health (MPH) in Epidemiology/International Health from Johns Hopkins School of Public Health. Retired Army Medical Officer with extensive operational and leadership experience, providing infectious diseases/public health expertise in support of military and civilian healthcare programs on five continents.
|Monday, Jan 9: 0730
NOTE: SCHEDULE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE
|Monday, Jan 9: 0800-0815
Marc Robins, DO / Brenda Freymiller, BSN
|Monday, Jan 9: 0815-0900
Ethical Issues in practice for Wound & Hyperbaric Medicine
Jayesh Shah, MD
|Monday, Jan 9: 0900-1000
Infectious Disease for WC
Todd Vento, MD
|Monday, Jan 9: 1000-1100
Marc Robins, DO
|Monday, Jan 9: 1100-1200
Diagnosis and Treatment of Pyoderma Gangrenosum
Scott Gorenstein, MD
|Tuesday. Jan 10: 1300-1400
CY 2023 Revenue Cycle Updates for Outpatient Settings Delivering WC/HBOT Services
Mike Crouch, CHT, CPC, CPMA
|Tuesday. Jan 10: 1400-1500
Experience using MD Clone for following up analysis
Lindell Weaver, MD
|Tuesday. Jan 10: 1500-1530
APP utilization for WC/HB
Sue Churchill NP
|Tuesday. Jan 10: 1530-1600
Panel Discussion: APP utilization
Sue Churchill, NP Marc Robins, DO Brenda Freymiller, BSN, CWOCN, CWS
|Tuesday. Jan 10: 1600-1700
Role of Medical Director and succession planning
Marc Robins, DO
|Wednesday, Jan 11: 0800-0900
Hyperbaric Medicine for Hearing Loss, Avascular Necrosis, and Central Retinal Artery Occlusion. A Review
Matthew Kelly, MD
|Wednesday, Jan 11: 0900-1000
Dermatology for Wound Care & Hyperbarics (calciphylaxis/inflammatory skin diseases)
Timothy Michaelis, MD
|Wednesday, Jan 11: 1000-1100
Inflammatory bowel diseases and HBO2
Matthew Kelly, MD: The purpose of this lecture is to review the pathophysiology of idiopathic sudden sensorineural hearing loss (ISSNHL), avascular necrosis (AVN), and central retinal arterial occlusion (CRAO). The lecture will provide an up to date review on the use of HBO2 for the treatment of ISSNHL, AVN, and CRAO. Additionally, we will look at UHMS recommendations for treatment, treatment tables, time to treatment, and utilization review for these diseases. All relevant research will be reviewed.
|Wednesday, Jan 11: 1100-1200
Dressing selection/lymphedema challenges
Brenda Freymiller, BSN, CWOCN, CWS