Pacific Chapter

NEXT MEETING DATE: November 18-19, 2017
Location: Green Valley Ranch Resort/Spa/Casino, Henderson, NV (Las Vegas)

 

  • ABOUT

    The continuing medical education mission of the Pacific Chapter of the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society is to develop and promote programs that improve the scientific knowledge of physicians and other allied health professionals, in the Pacific Coast and Western regions of the United States and Canada, in matters related to undersea and hyperbaric environments and appropriate applications of hyperbaric oxygen therapy. 

  • CHAPTER OFFICERS

    President: 
    Ray Barrett, CHTraybarrettEmail: Click Here

    President-Elect: 
    Davut Savaser, MD
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    Past President
    Richard Baynosa, MD
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    Secretary:
    Annette Gwilliam, ACHRN 
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    Member at Large:
    Marc Robins, DO
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  • HOTEL/LOCATION INFORMATION

    HOTEL 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 that does not book under the UHMS room block, will not receive the special discounted amenities."


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    Green Valley Ranch Resort Spa and Casino
    2300 Paseo Verde Pkwy
    Henderson, NV 89052

    Reservations: 702-617-7777 or 1-866-782-9487 and use the code GCIUHMS
    ONLINE Reservations: https://aws.passkey.com/e/49074070

    ROOM RATE: $150* S/D
    (Each individual is required to provide a credit card and one night’s room and tax deposit.)

    Reservation Cut-off date: Friday, October 27, 2017

    Specific guest room types, numbers and floors cannot be confirmed at this time. We will do everything possible to note all such requests and satisfy as many as possible upon arrival.

    Please be advised that all rates quoted are per room, per night, single or double occupancy. A charge of $25 will be added for each guest room over double occupancy.

    *A $15.00 resort fee (reduced from $28.99) plus 14% tax per night will be applied to each guest room, which includes basic daily in-room internet (normally at $12.99 per day), daily newspaper, scheduled shuttle to and from McCarran International Airport and Strip, and admission to the exercise facility at the Resort (normally at $30.00 per day).

    Group rates will be subject to the prevailing room tax, which is currently 14%.

    The special room rates offered to the Group above are valid three (3) days prior to and three (3) days after the meeting subject to Hotel Availability.

     

    TRAVEL/TRANSPORTATION:

    Airport: McCarran International Airport (LAS)

    SHUTTLE:
    MCCARRAN AIRPORT TO GREEN VALLEY RANCH RESORT
    (The shuttle takes about 30 minutes each way (without traffic), it is complimentary.  For your return trip to the airport, you need to pick up a pass from the bell hop desk at the Resort).
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    • 7:30AM
    • 9:30AM
    • 11:30AM
    • 1:30PM
    • 3:30PM
    • 5:30PM
    • 7:30PM
    • 9:30PM
    GREEN VALLEY RANCH RESORT TO MCCARRAN AIRPORT
    (The shuttle takes about 30 minutes each way (without traffic), it is complimentary.  For your return trip to the airpor, you need to pick up a pass from the bell hop desk at the Resort).
    Drops off at departure level
    • 7:00AM
    • 9:00AM
    • 11:00AM
    • 1:00PM
    • 3:00PM
    • 5:00PM
    • 7:00PM
    • 9:00PM


    OTHER TRANSPORTATION OPTIONS FROM THE AIRPORT: https://www.mccarran.com/Transportation

  • MEETING REGISTRATION

    CLICK HERE  

    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: 

    MEETING REGISTRATION:



    •      Daily Rates: Sat: $160 / Sun: $80

    •      Daily Rates: Sat: $240 / Sun: $120

    •      Daily Rates: Sat: $200 / Sun: $100

    RECEPTION:

    • Attendee: Welcome Reception - $0.00
    • Accompanying Person: Welcome Reception - $40.00
  • SCHEDULE

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    SCHEDULE: Tentative 10/9/17 (subject to change)

    SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 18

    7:00

    8:00

    Registration

     

    8:00

    9:00

    Therapeutic concepts and practice: Advance wound healing & hyperbaric medicine

    Caesar Anderson

    9:00

    10:00

    UHMS update

    Enoch Huang

    10:00

    10:15

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    10:15

    10:35

    Altitude decompression sickness in F-18 pilots

    Aaron Heerboth

    10:35

    11:00

    Altitude DCS following hypobaric chamber exposure

    Kaighley Brett

    11:00

    11:15

    BNA research study: Inside tenders and DCS

    Annette Gwilliam

    11:15

    12:00

    HBO2 billing and coding update

    Marc Robins

    12:00

    1:00

    Lunch on Own

     

    1:00

    2:00

    Understanding hyperbaric dosing

    Enoch Huang

    2:00

    3:00

    Making your chamber critical care capable

    Jose Evangelista
    Dan Popa

    3:00

    3:15

    break

     

    3:15

    4:00

    Bubble trouble part deux: Iatrogenic AGE

    Jim Holm

    4:00

    5:00

    Zamboni Lecture: HBO2 in the military: Republic of Singapore Navy hyperbaric unit

    Richard Gustavson

    5:00

    5:30

    Cardiothoracic surgery and AGE

    Elizabeth Owen

    6:00 7:00 Welcome Reception with Exhibitors  

    SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 19

    7:00

    8:00

    Registration

     

    8:00

    9:00

    Fitness to dive lecture: Case series

    David Charash

    9:00

    10:00

    Inspirations gained from writing The Choice: A Story of Survival

    Monte Anderson

    10:00

    10:15

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    10:15

    11:15

    NEEMO mission training for space

    Dawn Kernagis

    11:15

    11:45

    Adjunctive medications in the treatment of DCS  

    Anthony Medak

    11:45

    12:15

    Dive lecture series: Military sub escape update

    Tony Bielawski

     

     

     

    CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

    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: 

    Physician CME: The Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society designates this live activity for a maximum of 12 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Nursing/RRT CEU is approved by the Florida Board of Registered Nursing Provider #50-10881. Northeast Chapter Credit hours 12.
    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

    CHT/CHRN CEU: This live activity is approved for 12 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


    CLICK HERE
     to register now OR download the PDF version: Download now


    The UHMS Pacific 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.

    The 2017 Pacific Chapter Meeting will be held at the Green Valley Ranch Resort, Spa & Casino, 2300 Paseo Verde Parkway, Henderson, NV 89052. Room Rate: $150* S/D, *Resort Charges:  Daily resort charge $15.00 per room, per night plus applicable state and local tax.  Reservation can be made by calling directly TEL: 866-782-94887.  Room reservation cut-off date is: October 20, 2017.

    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 outside of the meeting room door for all to view. Send you ppt, jpeg or gif to us.