Northeast Chapter

NEXT MEETING DATE: October 27-29, 2017
Location: Hilton Harrisburg, Harrisburg, PA
 

  • ABOUT

    The Northeast 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: 
    Scott Gorenstein, MD (18)
    GORENSTEIN
    Email: Click here

    President Elect
    Meeting Program Director:
     
    Dawn Salka, ACHRN
    dawn
     
    Email: Click here

    Past-President: 
    DawnSalka, ACHRN
    dawn




    Secretary: 
     (17)




    MAL-Emeritus: 
    Ron Brown, CHT  
    Ron Brown pic



     
    Member-at-Large: 
    Michael Hortner, MD (19)
    Hortner bio pic

    Member-at-Large:
    Rocky Fontaine, CHT (18)
    Rocky

    Member-at-Large: 
    Sunny Sonnerein (17)
    Sunny bio pic

  • 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."

     

    HH exterior 2 675x359 FitToBoxSmallDimension Center 1HILTON HARRISBURG
    ONE NORTH SECOND STREET
    HARRISBURGPENNSYLVANIA17101-1601
    USA 
    TEL: +1-717-233-6000 FAX: +1-717-233-6271

     

    Room Rate: $145 S/D

    Reservation Cut-off date: October 4, 2017
    Reservations may be made by Guests calling the Hilton Harrisburg at 717 233 6000 or call 
    1-800 HILTONS

    Individual reservations not canceled by 4:00 pm the day before arrival will be subject to a cancellation fee equal to one nights room and tax.  An Early Check-Out Fee of $50.00 will be charged to any guest who checks out of the hotel before their stated departure date.  Guests will have the opportunity to change their departure date at Check-In without being assessed the fee.  Any changes in departure after Check-In will result in the early departure fee being assessed to the guest.

     

    TRAVEL/TRANSPORTATION:

    **GPS Friendly Address is 200 Market St, Harrisburg, PA 17101**

    AIRPORTS:
     
    • Harrisburg International Airport:
      Directions: 283 West to 283 North to 83 South exit 43 (Second Street-Capitol Complex). Hotel is at the fourth traffic light on Market and Second Streets.
      Distance from Hotel:9 mi.
      Drive Time:30 min.
      Transportation from Harrisburg International:
      • Courtesy Bus: $14
      • Rental Car
      • Taxi: $25
    • Philadelphia International Airport
      Distance from Hotel:
      112 mi.
      Drive Time:110 min.
    • Baltimore/Washington International
      Distance from Hotel:
      90 mi.
      Drive Time: 90 min.

     

    DIRECTIONS FROM THE HOTEL STAFF

    From Interstate 83, take Harrisburg exit 43 (Second Street - Capitol Complex) north on Second Street to Market Street. Hotel is on corner of 2nd St and Market St.

    From Interstate 81, take exit 66 (Front Street - South). Follow Front Street approximately 5.5 miles to

    Market Street. Take a left on Market Street. Hotel is on next corner at 2nd St and Market St.

    Overnight Self Parking is available in the Walnut Street Garage located next to the Hilton Harrisburg. Please inform the Front Desk at Check In to receive the Hilton parking rate.

    **GPS Friendly Address is 200 Market St, Harrisburg, PA 17101**

     

    LOCATION: THINGS TO DO WHILE IN TOWN:  http://www3.hilton.com/en/hotels/pennsylvania/hilton-harrisburg-MDTHHHF/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:

    •     Daily rates: Friday: $118; Saturday: $188; Sunday: $94


    • Non-Member: NON-PHYSICIAN - $400.00
           Daily rates: Friday: $118; Saturday: $188; Sunday: $94

    RECEPTION:

    • Attendee: Welcome Reception, Oct 28 - $0.00
    • Accompanying Person: Welcome Reception, Oct 28 - $40.00

    Northeast Chapter Coffee Mug: $20.00
    Northeast Chapter Lapel Pin: $5,00

     
  • SCHEDULE

    SUBJECT TO CHANGE
    posted: 5/25/2017


    Friday, October 27, 2017

    8:00-10:00

    Preparation for Certification Exam

    International ATMO

    10:00-12:00

    CHT/CHRN test

    International ATMO

    Divers Day

    12:00-1:00

    Liquid Diving Therapy

    Donna Raleigh

    1:00-2:00

    Cave Diving at Tilley Mine

    Bernie Chowdhury

    2:00-3:00

    Career As USN Officer attached to Navy SEALS

    Grace Landers, USN

    3:00-3:30

    BREAK / EXHIBITS

     

    3:30-4:30

    A Highly Improbable  Rescue (HIR)

    Monte Anderson

    4:30-5:00

    TBD

     

    Saturday,  October 28, 2017

    7:00-7:50

    Continental Breakfast & Exhibits

     

    7:50-8:00

    Opening remarks

     

    8:00-8:30

    UHMS Update

    Sandra Wainwright, MD

    8:30-9:00

    Wound Care and Hyperbaric Suites Planning 101

    Dennis Noskin

    9:00-9:30

    HBO Side Effects-Quantifying Risk

    Marvin Heyboer MD

    9:30-10:00

    Hyperbaric Oxygen and the Treatment of Delayed Radiation Injury

    Matthew Kelly MD

    10:00-10:30

    BREAK / EXHIBITS

     

    10:30-11:00

    Hyperbaric Oxygen Emergencies

    Matthew Kelly MD 

    11:00-12:00

    Joe Namath and Traumatic Brain Injury

    Barry Miskin MD

    12:00-1:00

    LUNCH

     

    1:00-2:00

    The Science Behind  Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatment for TBI

    Barry Miskin MD

    2:00-2:30

    TBD

     

    2:30-3:00

    TBD

     

    3:00-3:30

    BREAK / EXHIBITS

     

    3:30-4:30

    TBA

    Kip Posey CHT

    4:30-5:30

    HBO Reimbursement Issues and HBO coding

    Gloria Miller

    5:30-6:00

    NE Chapter Business Meeting

     

    7:00-9:00

    Decompression Party

     

    Sunday, October 29, 2017

    7:00-8:00

    Continental Breakfast & Exhibits

     

    8:00-8:30

    Collaborative Approach – Lower Extremity Amputation Prevention

    James Geiger MD

    8:30-9:30

    Wound Healing: Evolution of Knowledge and Practice with Future Projections

    Nilifur Norworthy MD

    9:30-10:00

    BREAK / EXHIBITS

     

    10:00-10:30

    GYN Malignancies

    Scott Gorenstein, MD

    10:30-11:30

    Panel Discussion – Reimbursement Denial

    Gorenstein, Fontaine

    11:30-12:00

    Change of officers, Closing Remarks

     

     


    CONTINUING EDUCATION

    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 16 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. ASM Credit hours 16.
    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 16 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 Northeast 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 meeting will be held at the Harrisburg Hilton, One North Second Street, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 17101-1601.  USA TEL: +1-717-233-6000 FAX: +1-717-233-6271.  Room Rate: $145 s/d.  Reservations may be made by Guests calling the Hilton Harrisburg at 717 233 6000 or call 1-800 HILTONS - You must reference "Undersea & Hyperbaric Medical Society-NE Chapter" in order to get the group rate. 


    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.


    PREVIOUS MEETING SPEC

     

    ATTENDANCE: (1/3 MD; 1/3 RN’S AND 1/3 TECHS)

    2007: 125
    2008: 116
    2009: 145
    2010: 137
    2011: 142
    2012: 145
    2013: 160
    2014: 198
    2015: 178

    PREVIOUS EXHIBITORS

     

    Best Publishing Company
    ConvaTec Division of Bristo-Myers Squibb Co
    Diversified Clinical Services
    Kinetic Concepts Inc.
    Life Support Technologies, Inc.
    Leisure Pro LTD.
    Molnlycke Health Care
    National Baromedical Services
    New England Orthotics & Prosthetics, LLC
    Organogenesis
    OxyHeal Health Group
    Pan-America Hyperbarics, Inc
    Perimed, Inc.
    Phelps Memorial Hospital
    Radiometer America, Inc
    Reimers Systems
    Sea-Long Medical Systems Inc 
    Sechrist Industries
    Smith & Nephew
    Systagenix
    TEI Biosciences Inc.