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Medical Examiner of Divers

9/18/2014 to 9/21/2014

When: 9/18/2014
Where: Hyatt French Quarter Hotel
800 Iberville Street
New Orleans, Louisiana  70112
United States
Cindi Easterling


Course Cost:

UHMS Physician Member:  $850.00
Non-UHMS Physician Member:  $950.00
Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant:  $550.00
DMT/EMT:  $375.00

Physician Renewal only (last 2 days):
UHMS Member:  $425.00
Non-UHMS Member:  $475.00

Course Co-Directors:

John Freiberger, MD and Peter Bennett, PhD, DSc

Course Goal:

The goal of this course is to prepare physicians to examine professional, sport, research and other related public service divers, and, to determine their fitness to dive.

Course Topics:

Hyperbaric Physics
Hyperbaric Pathophysiology of Immersion
Pathophysiology of Decompression
Inert Gas Narcosis and Oxygen Toxicity
Characteristics of Various Divers
Diving Equipment
Regulations and Standards for Diving
Commercial Diving and Practical Demonstration
Dive Tables and Computers; Flying After Diving
Professional and Recreational Fitness Standards
Non-Dysbaric Diving Pathology
Medications Under Pressure
High Pressure Nervous Syndrome (HPNS)
Acute Dysbaric Disorders
Long Term Health Effects
Diver Incidents and Accidents
Fitness to Dive Standards
EKG Assessment
Fitness to Dive (Including Pulmonary Function Tests)
Fitness to Dive Assessment Cases

Course Schedule

Thursday, September 18, 2014    7:50 am - 5:00 pm
Friday, September 19, 2014    8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday, September 20, 2014     8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sunday, September 21, 2014    8:00 am - 4:15 pm

Hyatt French Quarter
00 Iberville Street
New Orleans, LA 70112
Telephone: 888-421-1441 or 402-592-6464
You must identify yourself as attending this Undersea & Hyperbaric Medical Society course to receive the special rate.

Room Rate: $145.00 s/d + taxes
Reservation Cut-off Date: Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Rates do not include applicable state and local taxes, currently 13%, or $1 per room per night occupancy tax, and a Louisiana State assessment of 1.75% on the daily hotel room rate.
Rates will be available 3 days prior and 3 days after the Event Dates, subject to availability.

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