Gulf Coast Chapter

NEXT MEETING DATE: September 6-7, 2019
Location: Crowne Plaza Dallas near the Galleria-Addison


  • About
  • Chapter Officers
  • GCC Awards
  • GCC Awards: Past Recipients
  • Hotel/Location Information
  • Meeting Registration
  • Schedule
  • Sponsors/Exhibitors

About

The Gulf Coast 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

Chapter Officers

President: 
Andrew Applewhite, MD
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President-Elect: 
Kaye Moseley, RRT

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Past President: 
Kip Posey, CHT

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Secretary: 
Debra Gonzalez, RN
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Member-At-Large: 
Laura Josefsen, RN
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Member-At-Large: 
Philip Schell, CHT
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GCC Awards

THE FOLLOWING AWARDS ARE PRESENTED AT THE GULF COAST CHAPTER ANNUAL MEETINGS.

 

For a list of PAST RECIPIENTS: Click Here            To NOMINATE someone for the 2019 Awards: Click Here


Jefferson Davis Memorial Award:
Presented each year to a selected member - an MD, DO, PhD - for contributions to clinical research or clinical excellence

Special Services Award:
Presented each year to selected member/members for their contributions to the Gulf Coast Chapter.

Edgar M. End, MD Memorial Lecture Award:
This lecture is in honor of Dr. Edgar M. End, MD (1910-1981) who made many pioneering contributions to undersea and hyperbaric medicine.  Dr End is best known for his work with helium-oxygen mixtures in the 1930’s that enabled him to break the US Navy deep-sea dive record and paved the way for the world record dives in excess of 500 fsw that he supervised. His successful use of hyperbaric oxygen for carbon monoxide poisoning in experimental animals led to its application in humans

Paul James Sheffield Award:
The Paul James Sheffield Award is presented each year to an individual who best represents the scholarship and character of this scientist and educator who has greatly contributed to and influenced the understanding of Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine.

Wilbur T Workman Award:
The Wilbur T Workman Award is presented each year to an individual who best represents the discipline and enthusiasm of this aerospace and hyperbaric physiologist who has been instrumental in establishing and maintaining safety standards for the specialized field of Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine.

Facility Award:
Presented to the host facility. 


 To NOMINATE someone for the 2019 Awards: Click Here

 

GCC Awards: Past Recipients

To NOMINATE someone for the 2019 Awards: Click Here 

YEAR Jefferson C Davis Memorial Award:
For contributions to clinical research or clinical excellence
YEAR Paul James Sheffield Award:
The Paul James Sheffield Award is presented each year to an individual who best represents the scholarship and character of this scientist and educator who has greatly contributed to and influenced the understanding of Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine.
2018 Nick Bird, MD 2018 Tom Bozzuto, DO
2017 Robert Sanders, MD 2017 Tracy LeGros, MD
2016 John Freiberger,MD 2016 Tony Alleman, MD
2015 Heather Murphy-Lavoie, MD 2015 Rob Sheffield
2014 Helen Gelly 2014 Jayesh B Shah, MD
2013 Tracy Leigh LeGros 2013 Keith Van Meter, MD
2012 Paul James Sheffield 2012 Heather Murphy Lavioe, MD
2011 Jayesh Shah, MD 2011    Suzanne Pack
2010 Keith Van Meter, MD 2010    Robert Warriner, MD
2009 Thomas Bozzuto, DO 2009    Caroline E. Fife, MD
2008 Christopher Morrison, MD    
2007 Jayesh Shah, MD    
2006 Stephen Rydzak, MD    
2005 Noel Olivera, MD    
2004 Caroline E. Fife, MD    
2003 Adrianne P. S. Smith, MD    
2002 Robert Warriner, MD    
2001 Ron Scott, MD    
2000 Not Presented    
1999 Thomas Bozzuto, DO    
1998 Richard D. Heimbach, MD, PhD    
1997 Paul J. Sheffield, PhD    
1996 Jeffery Stone, MD    
1995 Not Presented    
1994 Jack L. LeFrock, MD    
1993 R. Kelly Hill Jr., MD    
1992 Keith Van Meter, MD    
1991 Sheldon F. Gottlieb, PhD    
1990 Jon Mader, MD    
       

 

YEAR Wilbur T Workman Award:
The Wilbur T Workman Award is presented each year to an individual who best represents the discipline and enthusiasm of this aerospace and hyperbaric physiologist who has been instrumental in establishing and maintaining safety standards for the specialized field of Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine.
YEAR Special Services Award:
For contributions to the Gulf Coast Chapter.
2018 Paul Sheffield, PhD  2018 Debra Gonzalez, RN 
2017 Ravi Patel, MD & Connie Hutson 2017 Stacy Rupert
2016 Francois Burman 2016 Tom Workman, MS
2015 Kip Posey 2015 Tony Alleman, MD
2014 Brendt Caenepeel & Amanda Jones 2014 Julio Garcia & Derall Garrett
2013 Roy Cano

2013 Kevin Buford, MD, & Sean Hardy, MD
2012 Betty Knox Brown 2012 Robert Sheffield
 2011    Richard Barry, CHT 2011 John Peters
 2010    Dick Clarke, CHT 2010 Lisa Tidd
 2009    Robert Sheffield, BA, CHT 2009 Melissa Sikes
    2008 Laura Josefsen, RN & Keith Van Meter, MD
    2007 Helen Gelly, MD
    2006 Debbie Sheffield BSN, MSN & Sherrill White
    2005 Paul C. Baker, CHT
    2004 Matt Schweyer, CHT
    2003 Clyde O. Hagood, MD
    2002 W. Tom Workman, MS, CHT
    2001 Suzanne Pack
    2000 Not Presented
    1999 Helen Turcotte Davis
    1998 Suzanne Pack
    1997 Ken Wall and Dak Quarles
    1996 Dr. Judy Wilson, PhD
    1995 Not Presented
    1994 Robert Miller
    1993 Not Presented
    1992 Paul Baker
    1991 Dr. Richard A. Neubauer, MD
    1990 Lynn Scoggins, RN
    1989 Dick Rutkowski

 

YEAR Edgar M End Memorial Lecture Award:
This lecture award is in honor of Dr. Edgar M. End, MD (1910-1981) who made many pioneering contributions to undersea and hyperbaric medicine.  Dr End is best known for his work with helium-oxygen mixtures in the 1930’s that enabled him to break the US Navy deep-sea dive record and paved the way for the world record dives in excess of 500 fsw that he supervised. His successful use of hyperbaric oxygen for carbon monoxide poisoning in experimental animals led to its application in humans.
 2018 Paul Harsh, MD 
2017 Klaus Torp, MD
2016 Marc S. Robins, DO
2015 John Feldmeier
2014 John Chatterton
2013 Owen O'Neill, MD
2012 Not Presented
2011 Robert Sanders, MD
 2010   Stephen Rydzak, MD
 2009   James K. Culter, BS, MS
2008 Michael L Gernhardt, PhD
2007 Otto Boneta, MD
2006 Dan Rossignol 
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   

Hotel/Location Information

"The Society/Chapter has negotiated a special discounted room rate (room-block) with the hotel. Your patronage of this meeting hotel makes it possible for the Society/Chapter to secure the space necessary for this event at a greatly reduced cost. The hotel not only offers a discounted rate and the best networking opportunities, but staying in the group block helps the Society/Chapter meet its obligation to the hotel, avoid penalties, and keep meeting registration prices down. Any attendee who does not book under the UHMS room block will not receive the special discounted amenities."
 

HOTEL INFORMATION:

crowne plaza addison 5098116697 4x3
Crowne Plaza Dallas Near the Galleria-Addison

14315 Midway Road
Addison, TX 75001


Room rate: $129*
*room rate plus taxes: In the State of Texas currently the sales tax rate is 6%, and the hotel occupancy tax rate is 7%.

ONLINE RESERVATIONS: Undersea & Hyperbaric Medical Booking Link

RESERVATIONS: INDIVIDUAL CALL-IN: call 972-980-8877, push 1 for reservations, and request the group rate for the Undersea & Hyperbaric Medical group, or ask for block code UHM.  Reservation booking deadline: EXTENDED to Friday, August 30, 2019, Midnight CT. 

  • Quoted sleeping room rates will be offered, based on availability, 3 days before and 3 days after the above dates. 
  • Complimentary Guest Room Internet Access (Value $9.95 per person/day)
  • Discounted discount self-parking of $8.00 for day and $12.00 overnight with in/out access
  • Complimentary Hotel Shuttle Service within 3 miles, in Addison (Value $20.00 per room/day)
  • Check-in: 3pm; Check-out: 12pm
  • Early check-out fee: $50

 

LOCATION INFORMATION 

 

 

  • Airport: Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW)
  • Nearest Train Station: Amtrak Downtown Dallas- 20 minutes away
  • Closest City: DALLAS
  • Direction from City Center to Hotel: 12 MI/ 19.31 KM North East
  • Local Time Zone : GMT-6
  • Galleria: 7 min (2.0 mi) via Midway Rd and Alpha Rd
  • This hotel is in a suburban location

 Local Restaurant Guide

LOCAL INFORMATION

Must See

 

One of the must see things near the hotel in Addison is the Cavanaugh Flight Museum. The museum, located three miles from this Dallas hotel, is dedicated to preserving, maintaining, and operating vintage aircraft. Rides in select planes are available.

Must Do

Just two miles from our hotel is the upscale Galleria Dallas in Addison which boasts a variety of shopping, dining and events. There is even an ice-skating center & play place. There is something for everyone at Galleria Dallas.

What's New

Vitruvian Park in Addison offers easy access to shopping, recreation and entertainment including first-class events throughout the year. Be sure to check out the VITRUVIAN LIGHTS during the holidays. Millions of Sparkling LED lights brighten the park, transforming it into MAGICAL HOLIDAY WONDERLAND! Enjoy Holiday festivities with holiday activities, food, entertainment and more.

Don't Go Home Without

Don't go home without visiting the Dallas Zoo situated 3 miles south of downtown, the Dallas Zoo is home to over 2,000 animals. The 106-acre zoo is the oldest and largest zoological park in Texas and a must see!

Tips

Be sure to ask us for advice on things to do in Addison, Texas. With over 170 restaurant selections, and our great location to the Galleria our local expertise can help you make the right choice during your stay.

Meeting Registration


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TO REGISTER

Please click the above link to register or use the WORD or PDF registration forms (links below) and email or fax to us.  
Click here for the WORD version.     Click here for the PDF version.   Thank you.

FEES: 

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.

 

MEETING REGISTRATION:

  • Member: PHYSICIAN or EQUIVALENT - $300
         Daily Rates: Fri: $100 / Sat: $200
  • Member: NON-PHYSICIAN - $240
         Daily Rates: Fri: $80 / Sat: $160
  • Non-Member: PHYSICIAN OR EQUIVALANT - $360
         Daily Rates: Fri: $120 / Sat: $240
  • Non-Member: NON-PHYSICIAN - $300.00
         Daily Rates: Fri: $100 / Sat: $200

RECEPTION:

  • Attendee: Welcome Reception - $0
  • Accompanying Person: Welcome Reception - $40

BANQUET (Saturday):

  • Attendee: Banquet: $50
  • Accompanying Person: Banquet: $50

 

 
 

Schedule


Schedule: (subject to change)
posted: 7/23/2019


FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 6
    
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm   Registration    
1:00 pm - 1:15 pm  Welcome and Introductions  AJ Applewhite, MD 
1:15 pm - 1:45 pm  Update on the UHMS/Board activity  John Feldmeier, DO
1:45 pm - 2:45 pm

Radiation necrosis update-Review of RCT from Scandinavia of radiation cystitis and HBO2  John Feldmeier, DO

2:45 pm - 3:15 pm  Break / Exhibits  
3:15 pm - 4:15 pm


 Case studies: Assessment of the Hyperbaric Patient


 Jeffery Cooper, MD
Dana Winn, BSN, RN
Keri Fowler, BSN, RN
4:15 pm - 5:15 pm  BNA Update  Connie Hutson, RN
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm  Welcome Reception  

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 7
7:00 am - 8:00 am  Continental Breakfast/Exhibits  
8:00 am - 9:30 am  Reimbursement 101: A Primer in Reimbursement Practices for a Hospital Outpatient Department (HOPD)  Mike Crouch, CHT
9:30 am - 10:30 am  How to Prepare for a Target, Probe and Educate Audit for HBO2   Kaye Moseley, RRT
10:30 am - 11:00 am  Break / Exhibits  
11:00 am - 12:00 pm  New Technology in Non-Invasive Vascular Testing  Marcus Gitterle, MD
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm  Lunch  
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm  Lecture on the Buoyancy Lab at NASA  Bob Sanders, MD
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm  Emergent Conditions in HBO2  Sean Hardy, MD
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm  Patient responsibilities to the Hyperbaric facility  Laura Josefsen, RN
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm  Break / Exhibitors  
4:30 pm - 5:00 pm  The role of the nurse in HBO2 facilities  Annette Gwilliam, RN
5:00 pm - 5:30 pm  How to incorporate BNA guidelines for the care of the HBO patient  Annette Gwilliam, RN
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm  HBO2 and the intensive care patient  John Kirby, MD
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm  Banquet (separate fee)  

Chapter Goal: The Gulf Coast 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.

CONTINUING EDUCATION

Accreditation Statement: The Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statements:

The Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society designates this live activity for a maximum of 13 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Nursing CEU
Licenses Types Approved: Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner; Clinical Nurse Specialist; Licensed Practical Nurse; Registered Nurse; Certified Nursing Assistant; Respiratory Care Practitioner Critical Care; Respiratory Care Practitioner Non-Critical Care; Registered Respiratory Therapist; Certified Respiratory Therapist.  This live activity is approved for 13 contact hours by the Florida Board of Registered Nursing Provider #50-10881.

NBDHMT:
 This live activity is approved for 13 Category A credit hours by National Board of Diving and Hyperbaric Medical Technology, 9 Medical Park, Suite 330, Columbia, South Carolina 29203.

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 at the activity. 

Disclaimer
: The information provided at this CME activity is for Continuing Medical Education purposes only. The lecture content, statements or opinions expressed however, do not necessarily represent those of the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society.

 

 

 

Sponsors/Exhibitors


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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.

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.

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 acknowledgment 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 * 

Sponsor Organization:


• Platinum: $5,000
• Gold: $3,500 
• Bronze: $1,500
• Reception Sponsor: $3,000
• Break Sponsor: $1,000


Exhibit Table: $500.00

- 6 ft. draped table/2 chairs
- 1 representative
- product or informational flyer in satchel


Satchel Insert: $ 150.00

- If you cannot exhibit and would like for your informational flyer to be included in satchel. Inserts must be shipped to UHMS 1 month prior to the meeting.


Digital Display your AD: $250

Cannot attend? Why not display your information on a digital display. This display will be featured outsize of the meeting room door for all to view. Send you ppt, jpeg or gif to us.