Gulf Coast Chapter

NEXT MEETING DATE: AUGUST 25-26, 2017
Location: Hilton Clearwater Beach, Clearwater Beach, FL
 

  • 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: 
    Kip Posey, CHT
    Email: Click Here
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    President-Elect: 
    Andrew Applewhite, MD

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    Past President: 
    Tony Alleman, MD

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    Secretary:
     
    Debra Gongalez, RN
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    Member-At-Large:
     
    Laura Josefsen, RN
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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."
     

    28023 70 zHILTON CLEARWATER BEACH
    400 MANDALAY AVENUE
    CLEARWATERFLORIDA33767, USA
    TEL: +1-727-461-3222 FAX: +1-727-461-0610

    ONLINE RESERVATIONS: CLICK HERE



    Room Rate: $149* S/D

    *Resort Charges:  There is a daily resort charge currently $10.00 per room, per night plus applicable state and local tax, that is included in the guest room rate and offers the following:

    In Room Amenities:
    • Unlimited Internet Access
    • Unlimited Local, Toll Free, Domestic, & International Calls
    • Incoming & Outgoing Faxes
    • Two Bottled Waters Daily
    • Evening Turndown (by Request)
    Resort Amenities:
    • Two Signature Drinks (Per Stay)
    • Kids 5 & Under Eat Breakfast Free
    • 15% off at Provisions Co. & Gift Shop
    • 10% off at High Times Water Sports
    • Shoeshine Services
    • In addition to on-site exercise room located on 3rd Floor, we offer complimentary access to off-site Full Service Gym, Clearwater Beach Fitness, Located 2 blocks North of hotel
    Recreation Amenities:
    • Bicycle usage based on Availability  (must be 12+)
    • Children’s Activities
    • Pool Games
    • Pool Ambassador Service
    • Volleyball, Paddleball, Ping Pong, Corn Hole Toss, & Beach Chess

     

     TRAVEL/TRANSORTATION:

    Tampa International Airport
    DIRECTIONS
    Take Hwy 60 West to Clearwater Beach. Resort is at the corner of Hwy 60 and Mandalay Avenue.
    Distance from Hotel:20 mi.
    Drive Time:25 min.
    TypeTypical Minimum Charge
    Super Shuttle 25.00 USD
    Taxi 50.00 USD
    Various other 65.00 USD
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
    St. Petersburg-Clearwater International
    DIRECTIONS
    Turn right out of the airport proceed to Bayside Bridge exit ramp. Cross Bayside Bridge and exit at Hwy 60 west. Follow Hwy 60 West to Clearwater Beach. Hwy 60 ends at Mandalay Avenue. Hotel is on the corner of Mandalay and Hwy 60.
    Distance from Hotel:15 mi.
    Drive Time:20 min.
     

    DIRECTIONS FROM THE HOTEL STAFF

    From Tampa International Airport, take SR-60 W towards Clearwater. Continue on SR-60 W across Courtney Campbell Causeway, through Clearwater and then crossover the Memorial Causeway to Clearwater Beach. At roundabout take the 2nd exit on your right onto Mandalay Ave. The Hilton Clearwater Beach is on the left.

    From St. Petersburg / Clearwater International Airport, take CR-611 over the Bayside Bridge. Take SR-60 W towards Clearwater. Continue on SR-60 W across the Memorial Causeway to Clearwater Beach. At roundabout take the 2nd exit on your right onto Mandalay Ave. The Hilton Clearwater Beach is on the left.

    From Orlando, take I-4 W towards Tampa for approximately 60 miles. Then, take I-275S towards Tampa International Airport / St. Petersburg. Merge onto SR-60 W towards Clearwater. Continue on SR-60 W across Courtney Campbell Causeway, through Clearwater and then crossover the Memorial Causeway to Clearwater Beach. At roundabout take the 2nd exit on your right onto Mandalay Ave. The Hilton Clearwater Beach is on the left.

     

    THINGS TO DO WHILE IN TOWN: http://www3.hilton.com/en/hotels/florida/hilton-clearwater-beach-resort-and-spa-PIECBHF/attractions/index.html

  • 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:


    RECEPTION:
    • Attendee: Welcome Reception (8/25) - $0.00
    • Accompanying Person: Welcome Reception (8/25) - $40.00
     
    BANQUET:
     
     
     

  • SCHEDULE

    SCHEDULE: COMIING SOON

    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 19.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Nursing CEU is approved by the Florida Board of Registered Nursing Provider #50-10881. Northeast Chapter Credit hours 19.5.
    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

    NBDHMT: This live activity is approved for 19.5 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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     to register now OR download the PDF version: Download now


    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.

    The 2017 Gulf Coast Chapter Meeting will be held at the Hilton Clearwater Beach, 400 Mandalay Avenue, Clearwater, Florida, 33767.  Room Rate: $149* S/D *Resort Charges:  There is a daily resort charge currently $10.00 per room, per night plus applicable state and local tax.  Reservation can be made by calling directly TEL: +1-727-461-3222 or go online to: http://www.hilton.com/en/hi/groups/personalized/P/PIECBHF-UHMS-20170820/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG .  Room reservation cut-off date is: July 21, 2107.


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