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                                                   

TBA

1330-1415

Nurse point of view

TBA

1415-1500

Technologist point of view                                                     

TBA

1500-1515

Break

 

1515-1545

Organizational Planning                                            

Tom Workman

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 Hyperbaric Safety and Risk Assessment: Lessons Learned from Aerospace History Gary Toups, MD

0915 - 1015 The Role of the Medical Director in the Safety Program Marc Robins, DO

1015 - 1030

Break

 
1030 - 1050 Safety and the Hyperbaric Nurse Guidelines of Care, Annette Gwilliam, RN, BSN, CWON, CWS, ACHRN

1050 - 1110 Human Factors Affecting Hyperbaric Safety Richard “Gus” Gustavson, MPH, RN, CHRNC-A, CWCN, CHT-A, CRT

1110 - 1130 Tandem Therapy in the Monoplace Chamber: Pediatric Considerations 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 Compliance versus Safety Kip Posey, CHT

1530 - 1600 National 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