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  • SCHEDULE OVERVIEW

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    Posted  2/14/19

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    TUESDAY, June 25

    4:00 PM

    11:00 PM

    UHMS Board of Directors Meeting (Private Meeting)

     


    WEDNESDAY, June 26

    8:00 AM

    5:00 PM

    Pre-Course: How to Prepare for Accreditation

    Caribbean 1

    8:00 AM

    5:00 PM

    Pre-Course: Treatment of Decompression Illness in Recreational Diving

    Caribbean 2

    8:00 AM

    5:30 PM

    Pre-Course: Hyperbaric Oxygen Safety: Clinical and Technical Issues

    Caribbean 3

    1:00 PM

    3:00 PM

    CHT/CHRN Study Hall

    Heron

    3:30 PM

    5:30 PM

    CHT/CHRN Exam

    Heron

    4:45 PM

    7:45 PM

    HBO Therapy Committee Meeting

    Canary

    5:30 PM

    7:30 PM

    Associate's Council Meeting

    Pelican

    7:00 PM

    9:00 PM

    WELCOME RECEPTION

    Ocean Terrace & Rio Mar Foyer


    THURSDAY, June 27

    7:00 AM

    8:00 AM

    CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST / EXHIBITS

    Rio Mar 5-Cord A

    7:00 AM

    8:00 AM

    Safety Committee Meeting

    Heron

    8:00 AM

    8:30 AM

    President's Address: Nick Bird, MD

    Rio Mar 6-10 & Cord B

    8:30 AM

    10:00 AM

    Plenary Session: Controversies in the Hyperbaric Management of Late
    Radiation Injuries

    Rio Mar 6-10 & Cord B

    8:30-9:00: 

    A new appraisal: The fibroatrophic model of LRTI and HBO2: John Feldmeier, MD

    9:00-9:30: 

    Controversies in hyperbaric oxygen for treatment and prevention of ORN: Robert Marx, DDS

    9:30-10:00: 

    Panel Discussion

    10:00 AM

    10:30 AM

    BREAK / EXHIBITS

    Rio Mar 5-Cord A

    10:00 AM

    12:00 PM

    Accreditation Council Meeting

    Heron

    10:00 AM

    11:00 AM

    ACEP UHM Section Meeting

    Canary

    10:30 AM

    11:30 AM

    Session A: HBO2 Theory & Mechanisms

    Rio Mar 6-10 & Cord B

    11:00 AM

    12:00 PM

    GME Committee Meeting

    Canary

    11:30 AM

    12:00 PM

    Poster Session A

    Rio Mar 1-4

    12:00 PM

    1:00 PM

    Stakeholders Summit Meeting (Private - invite only)

    Caribbean 1

    12:00 PM

    1:00 PM

    LUNCH

    Ocean Terrace/Rio Mar Foyer

    1:00 PM

    2:00 PM

    Kindwall Keynote: Modern surgical techniques and surgical adjuvants and hyperbaric oxygen: All have a role in mandibular ORN: Robert Marx, DDS

    Rio Mar 6-10 & Cord B

    2:00 PM

    3:00 PM

    Session B: Clinical HBO2

    Rio Mar 6-10 & Cord B

    3:00 PM

    3:30 PM

    BREAK / EXHIBITS

    Rio Mar 5-Cord A

    3:00 PM

    5:00 PM

    Editorial Board Meeting

    Heron

    3:30 PM

    4:00 PM

    Poster Session B

    Rio Mar 1-4

    4:00 PM

    5:00 PM

    Plenary Session: Physiology and Science in Hyperbaric Medicine

    Rio Mar 6-10 & Cord B

    4:00-4:30: 

    Stem cells and hyperberbaric oxygen therapy: Stephen Thom, MD 

    4:30-5:00: 

    Research topics that need to be done for our field: John Feldmeier, MD

    5:00 PM

    6:00 PM

    Education Committee Meeting

    Pelican

    5:00 PM

    6:00 PM

    BNA Board Meeting

    Canary

    6:00 PM

    7:00 PM

    Exhibitor Wine & Cheese Reception

    Rio Mar 5-Cord A


    FRIDAY, June 28

    7:00 AM

    8:00 AM

    CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST / EXHIBITS

    Rio Mar 5-Cord A

    7:00 AM

    8:00 AM

    Past President’s Breakfast

    Canary

    8:00 AM

    10:00 AM

    Plenary Session: DCI Theory & Mechanisms

    Rio Mar 6-10 & Cord B

    8:00-9:00: 

    Oxygen toxicity: Where are we now? Jay Dean, PhD

    9:00-9:30: 

    Navy dive operations: Lessons learned about planning, DCS prevention and treatment:
    Pete Witucki, MD

    9:30-10:00: 

    Wearable diving technology: John Florian, PhD

    10:00 AM

    10:30 AM

    BREAK / EXHIBITS

    Rio Mar 5-Cord A

    10:30 AM

    11:30 AM

    Session C: Decompression Theory and Mechanisms

    Rio Mar 6-10 & Cord B

    10:00 AM

    11:00 AM

    ECCHO Working Group Meeting

    Heron

    10:00 AM

    11:00 AM

    Publication Committee Meeting

    Canary

    11:00 AM

    1:00 PM

    ACHM-UHMS Meeting

    Heron

    11:30 AM

    12:00 PM

    Poster Session C

    Rio Mar 1-4

    11:30 AM

    12:30 AM

    Registry Meeting (Buckey)

    Canary

    12:00 PM

    1:00 PM

    Stakeholder Summit Meeting (Private - invite only)

    Caribbean 1

    12:00 PM

    1:00 PM

    LUNCH

    Ocean Terrace & Rio Mar Foyer

    1:00 PM

    2:00 PM

    Lambertsen Keynote: Decompression sickness as an inflammatory disease: 
    Simon Mitchell, MBBS, PhD

    Rio Mar 6-10 & Cord B

    2:00 PM

    3:00 PM

    QUARC Committee Meeting

    Heron

    2:00 PM

    3:00 PM

    Session D: Diving Medicine

    Rio Mar 6-10 & Cord B

    3:00 PM

    3:30 PM

    BREAK / EXHIBITS

    Rio Mar 5-Cord A

    3:00 PM

    4:00 PM

    BNA General Meeting

    Pelican

    3:00 PM

    4:00 PM

    Research Committee Meeting

    Heron

    3:30 PM

    4:00 PM

    Poster Session D

    Rio Mar 1-4

    4:00 PM

    5:00 PM

    Plenary Session: Altitude Decompression Sickness

    Rio Mar 6-10 & Cord B

    4:00-4:30: 

    Combating flier’s “bends” during unpressurized flight and explosive decompression in World War II:
    Jay Dean. PhD

    4:30-5:00: 

    USAF hypobaric exposures experience: Marc Robins, DO

    5:00 PM

    6:00 PM

    UHMS Business Meeting - Open meeting

    Rio Mar 6-10 & Cord B

    5:30 PM

    7:30 PM

    Specialty Council Meeting (Toups) PRIVATE Meeting

    Pelican


    SATURDAY, June 29

    7:00 AM

    8:00 AM

    CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST / EXHIBITS

    Rio Mar 5-Cord A

    8:00 AM

    5:00 PM

    Non-Physician "Associates" Breakout Session (not approved for physician
    CME credits)

    Caribbean 2-3

    8:00 AM

    10:00 AM

    Plenary Session: The Regulatory And Reimbursement Challenges Facing Nations And How These Have Been Addressed

    Rio Mar 6-10 & Cord B

    8:00-8:25: 

    Canada: Ken LeDez, MD

    8:25-8:50: 

    United Kingdom: Pieter Bothma, MD

    8:50-9:15: 

    United States: Caroline Fife, MD

    9:15-9:40: 

    Australia: Michael Bennett, MD

    9:40-10:00:  Panel discussion

    10:00 AM

    10:30 AM

    BREAK / EXHIBITS

    Rio Mar 5-Cord A

    10:30 AM

    11:30 AM

    Session E: HBO2 Operations, Chambers, and Equipment

    Rio Mar 6-10 & Cord B

    11:30 AM

    12:00 PM

    Poster Session E

    Rio Mar 1-4

    10:00 AM

    11:00 PM

    Chapter President's Committee Meeting

    Pelican

    10:00 AM

    12:00 PM

    Diving Committee Meeting

    Canary

    11:00 AM

    12:00 PM

    Membership Committee Meeting

    Pelican

    12:00 PM

    1:00 PM

    LUNCH

    Ocean Terrace & Rio Mar Foyer

    12:00 PM

    1:00 PM

    Associates Luncheon (limited to 50)

    Caribbean 1

    1:00 PM

    2:00 PM

    Plenary Session:

    Rio Mar 6-10 & Cord B

    1:00-1:30: 

    IBD update: Jay Buckey, MD

    1:30-2:00: 

    Thai dive rescue: Richard Walker, MD

    2:00 PM

    3:00 PM

    Session F: Top Case Reports

    Rio Mar 6-10 & Cord B

    3:00 PM

    3:30 PM

    BREAK / EXHIBITS

    Rio Mar 5-Cord A

    3:30 PM

    4:00 PM

    Poster Session F

    Rio Mar 1-4

    4:00 PM

    5:00 PM

    Plenary Session: Topics in Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine

    Rio Mar 6-10 & Cord B

    4:00-4:30: 

    Top articles in HBO2: Fellow (TDB)

    4:30-5:00: 

    Top articles in Undersea Medicine: Fellow (TDB)

    7:00 PM

    10:00 PM

    Awards Banquet (separate fee)

    Rio Mar 5-Cord A

    10:00 PM

    12:00 AM

    After Party (separate fee)

    Ocean Terrace & Caribbean 2-3

     

     

     

     

     

     

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  • GENERAL SESSION SCHEDULE

    THURSDAY, JUNE 27 - SATURDAY, JUNE 29
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    Posted 5/21/18


     

     

     

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  • PRE-COURSE SCHEDULES

    PRE-COURSES: WEDNESDAY, JUNE 26
    Coming soon

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  • NON-PHYSICIAN TRACK SCHEDULE

    THURSDAY, JUNE 27
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    (not approved for physician CME credits)

    8:00-8:30

    President's Address

    Nick Bird, MD i

    8:30-5:00

    NON-Physician Track Kick Off

    8:30-8:40 

    Welcome & Introductions

    Kay Moseley, RRT

    8:40-8:50 

    UHMS Associates Update

    Bradley Walker, RN

    8:50-9:00

    BNA Update

    Annette Gwilliam, ACHRN

    9:00-9:30

    9:30-9:45

    9:45-10:00

    10:00-10:30

    Break/Exhibits

    Break/Exhibits

    10:30-10:45 

    10:45-11:00 

     

    11:00-11:15

     

     

    11:15-1130 

     
    11:30-11:45  

    11:45-12:00 

    Responding to an active shooter – Learning from one facility’s experience

    Judy Ptak 

    12:00-1:00

    Associates Luncheon (registration sign-up required - limited to 50)

     

    1:00-2:00

    Lambertsen Memorial Keynote:

     

    2:00-2:45

     

    2:45-3:00

     

    3:00-3:30

    Break

    Break

    3:30-3:45

     

    3:45-4:00

     

    4:00-4:20

     

    4:20-5:00

     

     

     

     

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  • ABSTRACT SCHEDULE


     


     

     

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