SCHEDULES

  • SCHEDULE OVERVIEW

    Subject to Change
    Posted  2/27/19  (please note that there will not be any Accreditation Surveyor Training at this year's Annual Meeting)

    START TIME

    END TIME

    EVENT

    LOCATION


    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: 

    Late Radiation Tissue Injury Below the Clavicles: Considerations with IMRT and the Fibroatrophic Model: John Feldmeier, DO

    9:00-9:30: 

    Answering the criticism and challenges to HBO2 in the treatment of radiated patients: 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: HBO2 in Chronic Radiation Injured Tissue and Osteoradionecrosis in Today’s Radiation Schemes: Needed Now Even More: 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 that we need to do in the field of hyperbaric medicine and some thoughts on how to achieve this goal: John Feldmeier, DO

    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: 

    CNS 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: 

    HBO2 and Inflammatory Bowel Disease 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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    Subject to change
    Posted 5/21/18


     

     

     

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  • PRE-COURSE SCHEDULES

    PRE-COURSES: WEDNESDAY, JUNE 26

    How to Prepare for Accreditation       Hyperbaric Oxygen Safety: Clinical and Technical Issues       
    Treatment of Decompression Illness in Recreational Diving

    subject to change: posted: 2/19/19 


    How to Prepare for Accreditation

    TIME

     LECTURE FACULTY

    0800-0815

    Welcome/Introductions                                                      

    Derall Garrett

    0815-1015

    Why Accredit Clinical Hyperbaric Facilities?       

    Derall Garrett

    1015-1045

    Break

     

    1045-1145

    Hyperbaric Facility Accreditation Program Design I  & II

    Derall Garrett

    1145-1245

    Lunch

     

    1245-1330

    Physician point of view                                                   

    Henry Schwartz

    1330-1415

    Nurse point of view

    Debra Gonzalez

    1415-1500

    Technologist point of view                                                     

    Tom Workman

    1500-1515

    Break

     

    1515-1545

    Organizational Planning                                            

    Derall Garrett

    1545-1600

    Discussion/Questions

     

    1600

    Adjourn

     

     Hyperbaric Oxygen Safety: Clinical and Technical Issues

    TIME   LECTURE FACULTY
    0800 - 0815                                Introductions: / Welcome  Marc Robins, DO
    Andrew Melnyczenko, CHT

    0815 - 0915 Safety considerations in hyperbaric medicine: Lessons from aviation, space, and other industries Gary Toups, MD

    0915 - 1015 The role of the medical director in the safety program Marc Robins, DO

    1015 - 1030

    Break

     
    1030 - 1050 How to implement the nursing guidelines of care to improve safety in your HBO program Annette Gwilliam, RN, BSN, CWON, CWS, ACHRN

    1050 - 1110 Human factors that impact safety in hyperbaric Richard “Gus” Gustavson, MPH, RN, CHRNC-A, CWCN, CHT-A, CRT

    1110 - 1130 Optimizing the pediatric hyperbaric oxygen therapy plan: Tandem therapy Nicholas Marosek, CHRN, ACCRN 

    1130 - 1200 Panel Q&A from the morning session  Moderator: 
    Andrew Melnyczenko, CHT

    1200 - 1300 

    Lunch   
    1300 - 1345 Safety-related trends revealed from the UHMS Facility Accreditation Program Tom Workman, CHT

    1345 - 1430 Assessing the safety of diver recompression chamber facilities. A retrospective review of the most common safety concerns encountered at a range of recompression facilities over a period of 13 years Francois Burman



    1430 - 1445

    Break  
    1445 - 1530 Safety versus Compliance Kip Posey, CHT

    1530 - 1600 International survey of equipment used in hyperbaric facilities Marc Pullis, EMT, CHT

    1600 - 1645 Biomedical devices in the hyperbaric environment Ian Millar, MD

    1645 - 1715 Panel Q & A from the afternoon session  Moderator: Ian Millar, MD

    1715 - 1730 Closing/ Course evaluations / Questions  Marc Robins, DO
    Andrew Melnyczenko, CHT


    Treatment of Decompression Illness in Recreational Diving

    Time

    Lecture

    Faculty

    08:00-08:30

    Current UHMS guidelines

    Nick Bird

    08:30-09:00

    Polling, hidden results: DCI treatment principles (see the list of Q&A in Appendix)

    Petar Denoble

    09:00-09:30

    Current practice in France

    Sébastien de Maistre

    09:30-10:00

    Current practice in China

    Wei-gang Xu

    10:00-10:30

    Coffee Break

     

    10:30-11:00

    Australian experience

    David Wilkinson

    11:00-11:30

    Could normobaric oxygen be accepted as a definitive treatment?

    Richard Moon

    11:30-12:00

    Use of short tables in treatment of DCI

    Brenna Derksen

    12:00-12:30

    Treatment of severe DCS cases

    Ian Grover

    12:30-13:30

    Lunch break

     

    13:30-13:45

    Use of deep tables in US Navy

    David Southerland

    13:45-14:30

    Is it ever too late to treat?

    Jake Freiberger

    14:30-15:00

    Flying after treatment

    Jim Chimiak

    15:00-15:30

    Return to diving after DCI

    Jake Freiberger

    15:30-15:45

    coffee break

     

    15:45-16:45

    Polling, public results: DCI treatment principles. Discussion of each question. Comparison of pre- and post- answers

    Petar Denoble

    16:45-17:00

    Concluding remarks

    Petar Denoble

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  • NON-PHYSICIAN TRACK SCHEDULE

    SATURDAY, JUNE 29
     (subject to change)
    (not approved for physician CME credits)

    TIME LECTURE

    FACULTY

    8:00-8:10

    Welcome & Introductions

    Kaye Moseley, RRT / Bradley Walker, RN

    8:10-8:20 

    UHMS Associates Update

    Jolene Comier, RN

    8:20-8:40

    BNA Update

     

    8:40 - 9:00

       

    9:00-9:30

       

    9:30-9:45

       

    9:45-10:00

       

    10:00-10:30

    Break/Exhibits

     

    10:30-10:45 

       

    10:45-11:00 

    Q & A

     

    11:00-11:15

    Achievement Recognition Scholarship Abstract:

     

    11:15-11:30 

       

    11:30-11:45

       

    11:45-12:00 

       

    1200-1:00

    LUNCH

     

    1:00-2:00

     

     

    2:00-2:45

       

    2:45-3:00

       

    3:00-3:30

    Break/Exhibits

     

    3:30-3:45

       

    3:35-4:00

       

    4:00-4:20

       

    4:20-5:00

       

     

     

     

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  • ABSTRACT SCHEDULE


     


     

     

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