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Thoracic and Pulmonary Issues in Diving 



The Thoracic and Pulmonary Issues in Diving pre-course will present the current understanding of diving related pulmonary and thoracic (P&T) issues using the most current diving medical guidance. Injury management, fitness to dive determination, best diagnostic practice and pathophysiology will be covered.  P&T issues specific to the type of diving will be outlined. Identifying differences among various diving medical authorities will also be included. 

Topics to be covered:

  • Imaging
  • Surgical and Traumatic Injuries
  • Work of Breath/Lung Mechanics
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Acute Non-fatal Drowning/Aspiration
  • Chest Pain
  • Asthma, exercise/cold induced
  • Chronic Lung Disease
  • Pulmonary Infection
  • Autopsy Findings

FEES:

EARLY-BIRD til 2/15: $225 
ADVANCE: 2/16 – 6/11: $275
AT-THE-DOOR: $325


Schedule

Date: Wednesday, June 12
Time: 8am - 5:00pm
Agenda posted: (subject to change): Coming soon

2024 Thoracic and Pulmonary Issues in Diving Pre-course

Event Properties

Event Start Date 06-12-2024
Event End Date 06-12-2024
Location Crowne Plaza New Orleans French Qtr - Astor
Categories UHMS Directly Provided Course

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Jim Chimiak

MD

0730

COFFEE

0755-0815

Welcome

Jim Chimiak, MD

1645-1700

Course Wrap Up, Q/A

Faculty