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UHMS: Northeast Chapter Annual Meeting

9/28/2012 to 9/30/2012

When: 9/28/2012
12:00
Where: Springfield Marriott
2 Boland Way
Springfield, Massachusetts  01115
United States
Contact:
Lisa Tidd

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This is a DIRECTLY SPONSORED MEETING




THE "EARLY BIRD" DISCOUNT IS GOOD UNTIL 8/28/2012. DISCOUNT WILL BE APPLIED AT CHECKOUT.
 


NORTHEAST CHAPTER MISSION:
The Northeast Chapter of the UHMS continuing education mission is 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 28-30, 2012



SPRINGFIELD MARRIOTT
ONLINE ROOM RESERVATIONS: $119 per night

REGISTER EARLY for your ROOM - the "BIG E" will be going on at the same time as our meeting.


SPRINGFIELD MA  www.springfielddowntown.com

Springfield is the most populous city in Western New England, and the seat of Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States. Springfield sits on the eastern bank of the Connecticut River near its confluence with three rivers; the western Westfield River, the eastern Chicopee River, and the Eastern Mill River




REGISTRATION:   WORD   PDF             SPONSOR/EXHIBITOR INFORMATION:  WORD   PDF

ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR BOTH - LINK ABOVE PICTURE




TENTATIVE SCHEDULE: as of 7/27/2012
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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28: available credit hours: 5.75

10am

Registration

 

1-3p

CHT/CHRN Exam Study Hall

Kip Posey

3:30-6p

CHT/CHRN Exam

 

 

 

 

11:50

Welcome

Cooney/Salka

12:00-1:00

Are you Really Ready to Dive?

Dan Orr

1:00-2:00

Scuba Therapy…The Next Big Thing

Jim Elliot

2:00-3:00

Medical Considerations of Rapid Ascent and Review of United States Submarine Escape Training

LT Seth O’Donnell MD

3:00-3:30

Breaks/Exhibits

 

3:30-4:30


Massachusetts State Police Underwater Recovery Unit: Search, Rescue, Recovery – Scuba, Surface Air and Chamber Procedures

SGT C. Blake Gilmore


4:30-5:30

Public Safety Diving:  Medical, Physical and Psychological Issues

Tom Greenhalgh

5:30-6:00

 

Effects of Delayed Recompression on outcome of Decompression Illness and How This May Affect Your Dive Plan

Petar Denoble MD

 

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 29: available credit hours: 7.75

 

7:00-750

Continental Breakfast/Exhibits

 

7:50-8:00

Welcome

 

8:00-8:50

The Tell-Tale Signs of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning: A Historical and Hyperbaric Perspective

Sandra Wainwright MD

8:50-9:50

Doing the Right Thing and Getting Paid For It

Caroline Fife MD /
Toni Turner, CHT

9:50-10:20

Breaks and Exhibits

 

10:20-11:20

Mechanical Ventilation During HBO: Pressure Inside and Outside of the Chamber

Dan Fisher RRT

11:20-12:00

HBO Facility Safety: A Wake-up Call

Tom Workman CHT

12:00-1:00

Lunch

 

1:00-1:30

The Diminishing Number of 24/7 HBO Facilities

Marty McCafferty EMT-P, DMT, EMD-A

1:30-2:15

Hyperbaric Tunneling in New York City

Mark Chipps CHT

2:15-3:15

Improving the Profitability of the Wound and Hyperbaric Center

Tom Serena MD

3:15-3:45

Breaks/Exhibits

 

3:45-4:45

Material Selection for the Oxygen Enriched Atmosphere and UHMS Material Testing Advisory Committee Update

Richard Barry CHT

4:45-5:30

What Can I Do? What Should I Do? FAQs

Owen J. O’Neill MD /
Kip Posey, CHT

 

 

 

5:30-6:00

Chapter Business Meeting

 

6:30-8:30

Reception

 

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 30: available credit hours: 3.75

 

7:30-8:00

Continental Breakfast/Exhibits

 

8:00-8:30

The State of the UHMS Union: Insight on Society Opportunities and Initiatives

Brett Hart MD

8:30-8:45

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for Delayed Radiation Injury in Pt with a Non-Healing Back Wound

Suzanne Clarke ACHRN

8:45-9:00

Dartmouth Hyperbaric  Registry

Jay C. Buckey MD /
Judy A. Ptak, RN

9:00-9:50

Conducting Clinical Research in Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine

Tom Serena MD

9:50-10:50

Multisystem Approach to Wound Care and Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

Charles Rice MD

10:50-11:15

Break

 

11:15-11:30

Triple Threat Successfully Treated with HBO-Soft Tissue Radionecrosis, Osteomyelitis, Compromised Flap

Jaime Bastidas MD

11:30-12:00

A Medical Emergency in the Monoplace Setting – Is Your Code Team Ready? 

Scott Gorenstein MD

12:00-12:15

Questions/Wrap-Up/Adjourn

 

 
 
 
 
 



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 Northeast 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 (175 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. (175). 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



SPRINGFIELD MARRIOTT

2 Boland Way
Springfield, MA 01115
Direct: (419) 781-7111

ROOM RATE: $119.00
Hotel's room rates are subject to applicable state and local taxes (currently 12.45%) in effect at the time of check-out.
Block room nights: 9/27 - 9/30

RESERVATIONS:
Reservation Deadline Date: September 6, 2012

ONLINE RESERVATIONS CLICK HERE  or  call 1 (800) 228-9290
identify yourself as being with the "Undersea & Hyperbaric Medical Society NE Chapter"

AMENITIES:
  • Discount Parking Vouchers for $9 per person per day (regular rate $15)
  • Free in-room internet (regular rate: $12.95
  • All public areas non-smoking
  • Beauty shop, nearby (referral at front desk)
  • Cash machine/ATM
  • Coffee/tea in-room
  • Concierge Lounge Hours
  • Concierge desk
  • Foreign exchange, nearby
  • Gift/newsstand
  • Housekeeping service daily
  • Laundry on-site
  • Laundry on-site, coin operated
  • Local restaurant dinner delivery
  • Newspaper delivered to room, on request
  • Newspaper in lobby
  • Phone calls: toll-free
  • Room service, 6:00 AM-12:00 AM
  • Safe deposit boxes, front desk
  • Valet dry-cleaning
  • Vending machines
  • Video games
  • Virtual Concierge Available
  • Car rentals nearby:
    • Hertz 1238 Riverdale St. Rte 5, West Springfield, Massachusetts 01089; Phone: 1-413-732-0715

Check-in and Check-out

  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Express Check-In and Express Checkout
  • Video Review Billing , Video Checkout

TRAVEL/TRANSPORTATION

Area Airports

  • Bradley International Airport - BDL

    Phone: 1 860 292 2000

    Hotel direction: 18 mile(s) SW

    Driving directions:

    Take I-91 North to Exit 6 (Springfield Center). At the (5th) traffic light; the hotel will be in front of you. Park in the Tower Square Garage attached to the hotel. Park on C Level. There is an entrance to the Hotel with elevators that will take you to the lobby to check in.

    This hotel does not provide shuttle service.

    • Estimated taxi fare: 60.00 USD (one way)

Other Transportation

Bus Station

Train Station

Car Rentals

  • Nearby:
    • Hertz 

      1238 Riverdale St. Rte 5

      West Springfield, Massachusetts 01089

      Phone: 1-413-732-0715



 
 
 

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