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UHMS: Gulf Coast Chapter Annual Meeting

9/7/2012 to 9/8/2012

When: 9/7/2012
Where: Beau Rivage Resort & Casino
875 Beach Blvd.
Biloxi, Mississippi  39530
United States
Contact:
Lisa Tidd

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This is a DIRECTLY SPONSORED MEETING
 
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GULF COAST CHAPTER OF THE UHMS MISSION:

The Gulf Coast Chapter of the UHMS has as its continuing education mission to promote educational activities for physicians and allied health professionals in the local and regional areas based on a needs assessment of the members and on the UHMS Panel of Expert Opinion. These activities will improve the scientific and practical knowledge in the areas of hyperbaric oxygen treatment and diving medicine.


The Conference Program will feature a number of outstanding local speakers, concurrent sessions. The Conference attracts researchers and practitioners from all around the world and provides a wonderful opportunity to meet and extend contacts.



THIS YEAR'S MEETING: SEPTEMBER 7-8, 2012 WILL BE HELD AT THE:

BEAU RIVAGE RESORT & CASINO IN BILOXI, MS

Biloxi is one of the oldest communities in the country, having first been settled in 1699.

Today, the city is a cultural melting pot, with a year 'round schedule of celebrations, set against a backdrop of sugar-white sand beaches, great deep-sea or freshwater fishing, an array of championship golf courses, museums and historic sites, tantalizing seafood restaurants, and the excitement of 24-hour non-stop casino resorts. Of course, their strongest assets are the smiling faces and warm hospitality that await you.




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TENTATIVE SCHEDULE: as of 7/11/2012

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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 7TH, 2012

7:00 am - 7:50 am

Continental Breakfasts & Exhibits

 

7:50 am - 8:00 am

Chapter President's Address:  Rob Sheffield

Rob Sheffield

8 am - 8:30 am

UHMS President's Address

John Feldmeier, DO

8:30 am - 9:00 am

"Radiation Necrosis"

John Feldmeier, DO

9:00 am - 10:00 am

"Wound Care Cases - Part One"

Julie Anderson, MD

10:00 am - 10:30 am

Breaks / Exhibits

 

10:30 am - 11:00 am

"Idiopathic Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss - The Newest Indication"

Steve Piper, DO

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

"Ophthalmology and Hyperbaric Medicine"

Heather Murphy-Lavoie, MD

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

LUNCH:  "Five Summers in Antarctica"

Joanne Feldman, MD

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

"Altitude Decompression Illness"

Brett Hart, MD

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

"Top Journal Articles You Need to Know"

Tracy LeGros, MD, PhD

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Breaks / Exhibits

 

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

"Calciphylaxis - Life Threatening Wounds"

Norma Cooney, MD

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

TBA

Derek Cooney, MD

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Gulf Coast Chapter Business Meeting

 

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Welcome Reception

 

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 8TH, 2012

7:30 am - 8:00 am

Continental Breakfast & Exhibits

 

8:00 am - 9:00 am

"Wound Care Cases - Part Two"

Julie Anderson, MD

9:00 am - 10:00 am

"The Importance of Prompt Oxygen Debt Reduction in Resuscitation"

Keith Van Meter, MD

10:00 am - 10:30 am

Breaks / Exhibits

 

10:30 am - 11:00 am

"Avascular Necrosis and Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy"

Heather Murphy-Lavoie, MD

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

"Complications in Cosmetic Surgery, HBO to the Rescue"

Owen O'Neill, MD

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

LUNCH:  "Underwater Torture Chamber: Bitten, Shocked, Stabbed, Poisoned"

Kevin Buford, MD

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

"Updates in Fitness to Dive for the Commercial Diver"

Tony Alleman, MD

2:00 pm - 2:50 pm

"Clearing the Recreational Diver with Cardiac and Pulmonary Medical Conditions:  An Evidence Based Approach with Practicality"

Owen O'Neill, MD

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Breaks / Exhibits

 

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

"Diving Cases from The Gulf of Mexico"

Tony Alleman, MD

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

"Chronic Traumatic Brain Injury"

Paul Harch, MD

5:30pm - 5:45 pm

Wrap Up / Adjournment

Rob Sheffield  

6:30pm-9:00pm

Banquet

 

 

CONTINUING EDUCATION

Accreditation Statement : This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). The Undersea & Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS) is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


Designation Statement: The Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society designates this live activity for a maximum of 17.25 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 Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society 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 prior to the activity.

Nursing CEU: Credits will be provided by Wound Care Education Partners, 12900 Calais Circle, Palm Beach Gardens, FL. Florida Board of Registered Nursing Provider #50-10881. ASM Credit hours 17.25

CHT Credits: NBDHMT: This program has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 17 Category A credit hours by the National Board of Diving and Hyperbaric Medical Technology.





#SPONSOR/EXHIBITOR INFORMATION

The UHMS Gulf Coast Chapter Annual Scientific Meeting offers an excellent opportunity for your organization to promote its products and services to a very specific target audience and to reinforce your corporate image within the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society members.


BACKGROUND ON THE UHMS:
The Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS) is an International, non-profit organization serving over 2,500 members from more than 50 countries. Most UHMS members are diving or hyperbaric/wound care physicians and scientists. The Associate members are composed of nurses, technicians, respiratory therapists and others who work in the field of diving and hyperbaric/wound care medicine. The UHMS is the primary source of information for diving, wound care and hyperbaric medicine and physiology worldwide. It was founded as the Undersea Medical Society in 1967 but in 1986 changed the name to Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society. The name change reflects the rapidly growing interest in hyperbaric oxygen therapy. The UHMS's purpose is to: provide scientific information to protect the health of sport, military, public safety, and commercial divers improve the scientific basis of hyperbaric oxygen therapy promote sound treatment protocols and standards of practice provide CME accreditation.

As one of our "Event Sponsors" you will not only be an integral part of the meeting's social events, but will also gain significant promotion. These events provide an excellent opportunity for networking in a relaxed setting. These sponsorships offer an industry stakeholder excellent value exposure to an audience of industry professionals. Sponsorship acknowledgement on website and any printed material Signage displayed during the Event An opportunity to display promotional material (supplied by Sponsor) at the Event
** ALL artwork must be supplied by the sponsor and emailed to lisa@uhms.org *

EVENT Sponsorship:
Bronze: $1,500
Gold: $3,500
Platinum: $5,000
Social Sponsor: $3,000
Break/Lunch Sponsor: $2,000

EXHIBITS:
Exhibit Table: $500.00
- 6 ft. draped table/2 chairs
- product or informational flyer in satchel

Satchel Insert: $ 150.00


- If you can not exhibit and would like for your informational flyer to be included in satchel.

Satchel Sponsor: Provide satchels for meeting with your logo (150 satchels), satchel that are not used, will be returned to sponsor, if requested. Satchels must be received at UHMS 1 month prior to meeting.

Pen/Note Pad Sponsor: Provide pens/note pads for meeting. (150). Must be received at UHMS one (1) month prior to meeting.

-ALL satchel inserts must be received at the UHMS office one (1) month prior to meeting-



HOTEL INFORMATION
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Beau Rivage Resort & Casino


875 Beach Blvd.
Biloxi, MS 39530
Direct: 228-386-7111
www.beaurivage.com

BILOXI VISITOR INFORMATION


RESERVATIONS: 888-567-6667

Cut off date: August 15, 2012


ROOM RATE: (average 3 night stay = $129.00*; average 4 night stay = $121.50*)
*does not included daily Resort Fee of $7.00 (see below for Resort amenities)

Wednesday,  Sept 6: $99.00 S/D + $7.00 resort fee & applicable taxes
Thursday, Sept 7: $99.00 S/D + $7.00 resort fee & applicable taxes
Friday, Sept 8: $144.00 S/D + $7.00 resort fee & applicable taxes
Saturday, Sept 9: $144.00 S/D + $7.00 resort fee & applicable taxes

Rooms shall be available at rate of $99 per night for 3 day pre/post meeting dates based on availability

Resort fee:  a daily fee of $7.00 will be charge in addition to the room rates.  The fee includes:

  • Daily newspaper
  • Access to fitness facility
  • Bottled water (2 per guest room per day)
  • Access to notary
  • Unlimited local and 800 calls
  • Fax service (up to 5 pages per day)
  • Printing of boarding passes
  • Unlimited in-room internet access (Ethernet cord needed)
  • Complimentary self or valet parking and pool access
Room Deposit/Payment:
Individual deposits:  it is the attendee's responsibility to submit a credit card number, or a deposit equal to the first night's room/suite rate, plus tax as a guarantee, at the time reservation.  Attendee's credit card will be charge the first night's room rate plus tax at that time.  Room reservations not guaranteed will be automatically canceled by Hotel within fourteen (14) days of the reservation date.  Refunds will be issued on individual attendee's reservations canceled at least forth-eight (48) hours in advance of the confirmed arrival date.  Attendees must pay the balance of all room, tax and incidental charges upon check-out. 


 
 
 

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