UHMS 2017 Annual Scientific Meeting


Naples Grande Beach Resort
Naples, FL

JUNE 29 - July 1

PRE-COURSES: June 28
Pre-course 1: Management of DCI in the Field and Development of Best Practice Guidelines by Expert Committee
Pre-course 2: Hyperbaric Oxygen Safety: Clinical and Technical Issues
Pre-course 3How to Prepare for Accreditation

POST-COURSE: July 2 
The Reimbursement Rollercoaster-Provider & Facility Update

REGISTRATION FORM: ONLINE (CLICK REGISTER TO THE RIGHT) WORD  PDF
Affiliate Organizations receive a 50% discount off exclusive of Pre & Post, Social & AP events (membership will be verified)
Please contact lisa@uhms.org for the discount code.
  
Current Affiliate Organizations: CUHMA, EUBS, SPUMS SBHM & SIMSI

POSTED 1/26/2017: We are currently experiencing issues with the MEMBERS RATES showing on the ONLINE registration, until we have it fixed, we ask that, if you are a member and wish to register now, that you please use the WORD or PDF registration forms (links above) and email or fax to us.  Thank you.

SPONSORS/EXHIBITORS CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

SCHEDULE OVERVIEW: Click Here    PDF of schedule (not yet available)

 BROCHURE: PDF
 

Accommodation & Location Associate Scholarship Awards Call for Abstracts Continuing Education Credits
Keynote Lectures Plenary Sessions Pre-Course Info Social Events Sponsor & Exhibit Information


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The UHMS Annual Scientific Meeting's primary goal is to provide a forum for professional scientific growth and development of the participants to improve knowledge and competence in order to further patient outcome. The meeting provides a basis for exchange of ideas, both scientific and practical, among physicians, researchers, and other health professionals.The UHMS Annual Scientific Meeting consists of abstract and poster presentations, plenary sessions, the annual Kindwall and Lambertsen Lectures, and other social events. There will be exhibits from a number of hyperbaric, diving and wound care vendors. The Annual Meeting also affords an opportunity for participants to meet and interact with past and present leaders of the Society and to become active in Society affairs. 

Expected Results (Goals or Objective) 

  • To provide a forum for professional scientific growth and development of the participants.
  • To accomplish the aforementioned, the meeting is designed to meet the following additional goals
  • To provide an opportunity for participants to:
    • meet and interact with other scientists and medical practitioners. Specifically, participants should have the opportunity to renew old acquaintances and establish new contacts with basic and applied scientists and medical practitioners in hyperbaric and diving medicine as well as in the fields ancillary to hyperbaric medicine, i.e. nursing, allied health sciences, engineering, and health care administration;
    • attend oral or poster presentations in which ideas and data are presented pertaining to currently accepted uses of hyperbaric oxygen and diving medicine;
    • attend oral or poster presentations pertaining to the critique of current decompression schedules and/or the development of safer decompression schedules;
    • attend oral or poster presentations or special mini-courses pertaining to the physiology and pathophysiology of compression and decompression phenomena;
    • attend oral or poster presentations or special mini-courses pertaining to the physiologic, pharmacologic, pathologic, and biochemical effects of respirable gases, with special emphasis on oxygen, nitrogen, carbon dioxide, and the inert gases, especially in the hyperbaric environment, on different levels of biological organization;
    • attend oral or poster presentations or special mini-courses pertaining to the pathophysiology and treatment of toxic and anoxic disorders in which HBO2 is used either as the primary or as an adjunctive therapeutic modality, with special emphasis on carbon monoxide poisoning;
    • attend oral or poster presentations in which new ideas and data are presented pertaining to new directions of scientific inquiry and/or medical practice with respect to all aspects of high-pressure biology;
    • present material pertaining to their experiences within the diverse field of high-pressure biology and to receive critical reviews of their work;
    • be introduced to new diagnostic, research, or therapeutic techniques and equipment pertaining to hyperbaric medicine;
    • participate in forums or discussions pertaining to technical factors and engineering pertaining to the development and use of equipment for hyperbaric environments;
    • meet some of the past and present leaders of the Society and to discuss with them matters of scientific or clinical interest or matters of policy pertaining to the field or the Society;
    • learn of the varied activities of the Society and the past and future directions of the Society; and
    • become active in Societal affairs so that they could help influence the Society's future. 

As a result of having attended the meeting, the participants should have had the opportunity to: 

  • meet and interact with other scientists and medical practitioners: specifically, participants should have had the opportunity to renew old acquaintances and establish new contacts with basic and applied scientists and medical practitioners in hyperbaric and diving medicine as well as in the fields ancillary to hyperbaric medicine: nursing, allied health sciences, engineering, and healthcare administration;
  • attend oral or poster presentations in which ideas and data are presented pertaining to currently accepted uses of hyperbaric oxygen and diving medicine and, where applicable, incorporate these ideas into their practice;
  • gain a more in-depth knowledge and appreciation of scientific issues involved in critiquing decompression schedules and/or in developing safer decompression schedules;
  • gain a more in-depth knowledge of current issues pertaining to the physiology and pathophysiology of compression and decompression phenomena and, where applicable, be able to apply this information in their practice;
  • gain a more in-depth knowledge of the physiologic, pharmacologic, pathologic, and biochemical effects of oxygen, nitrogen, carbon dioxide, the noble gases, especially in the hyperbaric environment, on different levels of biological organization and, where applicable, be able to incorporate this information into their practice;
  • gain a more in-depth knowledge of the current status of treating toxic and anoxic disorders, especially carbon monoxide poisoning, with hyperbaric oxygen and, where applicable, be able to incorporate this knowledge into their practice;
  • gain new knowledge about the future scientific and medical directions of hyperbaric medicine and, where applicable, be able to incorporate the appropriate information into their practice to further improve patient outcomes;
  • present material pertaining to their experiences within the diverse field of high-pressure biology and to receive critical reviews of their work;
  • be introduced to new diagnostic, research, or therapeutic techniques and equipment pertaining to hyperbaric medicine and be able to incorporate the relevant knowledge and procedures into their practice;
  • meet some of the past leaders of the Society and to discuss with them matters of scientific or clinical interest or matters of policy pertaining to the field or the Society;
  • learn of the varied activities of the Society and the past and future directions of the Society;
  • become active in Societal affairs so that they could influence the Society's future. 

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Disclosure: All faculty members and planners participating in continuing medical education activities sponsored by UHMS are expected to disclose to the participants any financial relationships with commercial interests. Full disclosure of faculty and planner financial relationship will be made at the activity.

 


FEES: 


June 28th, 2017 8:00 AM   through   July 2nd, 2017 5:30 PM
475 Seagate Drive
Naples Grande Beach Resort
Naples, FL 34103
United States

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Phone: 919-490-5140  ext. 101
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PRE-COURSES/WORKSHOPS: Wednesday, June 28
Pre-hospital Management of Decompression Illness: Towards Development of Definitive Modern Guidelines $180.00
Hyperbaric Oxygen Safety: Clinical and Technical Issues $180.00
How to Prepare for Accreditation $180.00
Pre-Course Box Lunch (Wed, June 28)
Veggie Wrap: spinach wrap, grilled zucchini yellow squash, roasted peppers hummus, portobello mushroom $10.00
Club sandwich: multi-grain roll, shaved turkey , bacon, lettuce, tomato $10.00
Ham sandwich: sourdough bread, swiss lettuce, tomato $10.00
PHYSICIAN/PHD OR EQUIVALENT REGISTRATION: 29 June-1 July
Member Rate - Thursday Only $285.00
Member Rate - Friday Only $285.00
Member Rate - Saturday Only $285.00
Member Rate - Thursday and Friday Only $570.00
Member Rate - Friday and Saturday Only $570.00
Member Rate - All three days, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday $795.00
Thursday Only $350.00
Friday Only $350.00
Saturday Only $350.00
Thursday and Friday Only $700.00
Friday and Saturday Only $700.00
All three days, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday $995.00
FELLOW/RESIDENT REGISTRATION: 29 June-1 July
Member Rate - Thursday Only $215.00
Member Rate - Friday Only $215.00
Member Rate - Saturday Only $215.00
Member Rate - Thursday and Friday Only $430.00
Member Rate - Friday and Saturday Only $430.00
Member Rate - All three days, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday $595.00
Thursday Only $240.00
Friday Only $240.00
Saturday Only $240.00
Thursday and Friday Only $480.00
Friday and Saturday Only $480.00
All three days, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday $695.00
NON-PHYSICIANS REGISTRATION: 29 June-1 July
Member Rate - Thursday Only $215.00
Member Rate - Friday Only $215.00
Member Rate - Saturday Only $215.00
Member Rate - Thursday and Friday Only $430.00
Member Rate - Friday and Saturday Only $430.00
Member Rate - All three days, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday $595.00
Thursday Only $240.00
Friday Only $240.00
Saturday Only $240.00
Thursday and Friday Only $480.00
Friday and Saturday Only $480.00
All three days, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday $695.00
POST COURSE: Sunday, July 2
The Reimbursement Rollercoaster-Provider & Facility Update $180.00
none $0.00
Post-Course Box Lunch (Sun, Jul 2)
vVeggie wrap: spinach wrap, grilled zucchini, yellow squash, roasted peppers, hummus, portobello mushroom $10.00
Club sandwich: multi-grain roll, shaved turkey, bacon, lettuce, tomato $10.00
Ham sandwich: sourdough bread, swiss lettuce, tomato $10.00
SOCIAL FUNCTIONS (Attendees Only)
Welcome Reception: Wednesday, June 28 $0.00
Exhibitor Reception: Friday, June 30 $0.00
Associate Business Luncheon: Thursday, June 29 (Non-Physician only) $0.00
Banquet + After Party: Saturday, July 1 (7pm-12am) $75.00
Banquet ONLY: Saturday, July 1 $50.00
After Party ONLY: July 1: 10pm-12midnight $25.00
ACCOMPANYING PERSONS FEES
AP Meeting Attendance (non-medical, non CME/CEU): includes: access to meeting, coffee breaks, welcome reception & exhibitor reception $375.00
AP Premium Package: includes: coffee breaks, welcome reception, exhibitor reception, banquet & after party $190.00
AP Basic Package: includes: welcome reception, exhibitor reception, banquet & after party $160.00
AP Welcome Reception: Wednesday, June 28 $50.00
AP Exhibitor Reception: Friday, June 30 $40.00
AP Banquet + After Party: Saturday, July 1 $75.00
AP Banquet ONLY: Saturday, July 1 $50.00
After Party ONLY: July 1: 10pm-12midnight $25.00
Additional AP Premium Package $190.00
Additional Accompanying Person: Basic Package $140.00
Additional Accompanying Person: Welcome Reception $50.00
Additional Accompanying Person: Exhibitor Reception $40.00
Additional Annual Meeting Banquet + After Party Tickets $60.00
Additional After Party Tickets (10pm-12am) $35.00

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