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Diving Medicine & Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Course
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Diving Medicine & Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Course

3/22/2014 to 3/29/2014

When: 3/22/2014
Cindi Easterling, UHMS Education Coordinator

Phone: 877--533-8467 x 104; 919-490-5140 x 104


Goal & Topics

For over 40 years the UHMS has been the primary source of information for diving, wound care, and hyperbaric medicine and physiology worldwide. The course brings together faculty who will address cutting-edge topics from diving and hyperbaric medicine/wound care. The course is designed to update and prompt the participant with treatment methods, "hot topics”, and challenging medical cases.This course has as its goal to provide a quality CME opportunity to update knowledge and skills for physicians, emergency medical personnel, and other clinicians and personnel whose practice includes diving and hyperbaric medicine.  

Course Faculty

Peter B. Bennett, PhD, DSc - Course Director; Executive Director, UHMS; Emeritus Professor of Anesthesiology and Director, Hyperbaric Center, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC.  Founder and 1st President, Divers Alert Network (DAN).

Francois Burman, Pr. Eng., BSc (Eng), MSc, MSAIME, FSAIW – Technical Advisor, Southern African Undersea & Hyperbaric Medical Association (SAUHMA) and International Divers Alert Network (IDAN); Director, Hydra Engineering Services (Pty) Ltd; CEO, Managing Director, Divers Alert Network of Southern Africa, Cape Town, South Africa.

D. Scott Covington, MD, FACS, CHWS – Executive Vice President, Medical Affairs, Healogics Corporation, Ponte Vedra Beach FL.

Bruce Derrick, MD – Assistant Professor of Surgery, Department of Emergency Medicine; Attending Physician, Center for Hyperbaric Medicine & Environmental Physiology, and Emergency Department, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC.

Phi-Nga Jeannie Le, MD, UHM/ABPM – Staff Physician, Emergency Medicine, Memorial Herman Surgical Hospital Kingwood, Houston, TX.  Medical Examiner of Divers.

Simon J. Mitchell, MB, ChB, FUHM, FANZCA – Associate Professor and Head, Department of Anaesthesiology, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand. 


Cindi Easterling, MEd - Course Coordinator and Education Coordinator, Undersea & Hyperbaric Medical Society, Durham, NC. 

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